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Winter Youth Retreat Coordinator Position Available MCEC, Silver Lake Mennonite Camp, Rockway Mennonite Collegiate and Conrad Grebel are looking for someone who enjoys working with youth to join the Winter Youth Retreat Planning Team. As part of this team you will work directly with the above ministry partners, as well as another retreat coordinator, to help plan the Winter Youth Retreat weekend. Responsibilities include: securing and working with a resource person/group, coaching a team of youth to plan the worship time, creating a schedule for the weekend (including a set up and clean up schedule), organizing the overnight accommodations, and being present during the retreat to oversee the event. For more information about this position or to apply, please contact Liz Weber at lweber@mcec.ca or 519-650-3806 ext. 105 Enlace - Enlace provides eye-opening and transformative experiences for 16-19 year olds in Guatemala. Apply now for this 4 week adventure of service and learning on July 27-August 24. Visit: mcco.ca/enlace.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED BY MENNONITE DISASTER SERVICE! MDS Ontario is partnering with MDS New York in the rebuilding phase on Staten Island, NY, as a result of Hurricane Sandy, last fall. We need short term volunteers (1 to 2 weeks) as well as long term leaders such as Project Director, Office Manager, Cooks and Crew Leaders to help people get back into their homes. MDS appreciates the volunteers that have already signed up, March is filled and Apr is filling quickly. This is a long term response. If interested please contact Jason Ecker, 519-562-8551 or jasonecker@hotmail.com for more information and scheduling. Allow 3 weeks to process border crossing letters. Check out the “MDS Sandy Report” video on the MDS website, www.mds.mennonite.net

SANDY RESPONSE: MDS is seeking volunteers (especially those who can serve for several weeks in leadership roles) to go to Staten Island, New York. We want to keep working through the summer and particularly need volunteers for spring and summer. Call Evelyn at 866-261-1274 if you are interested in serving.

ATTENTION FAMILIES: This summer MDS is building cabins at a church camp in Alberta and we are inviting FAMILIES to participate. The project is located at Camp Evergreen, a Mennonite Brethern facility near Sundre. AB. We need 6 families per week from July 21/13 to August 16/13. All you provide is your time, a positive work ethic and work clothes for the construction sites including good work shoes with steel toes (if available). Sites are available with power for your RV. There are a few RV's available if you don't have an RV, but you must indicate this at the time of registration. MDS will provide supervision, cooks, tools and food for everyone on the project! There will be a nominal registration fee of $75.00 per family. Please contact our office in Winnipeg at 866-261-1274 for registration and additional information.

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Employment Opportunities with MCC Ontario - MCC Thrift on Kent is hiring 4 Full-time Assistant Managers in each of these areas: Furniture, Retail, Shipping & Receiving and Business. Interested applicants should send a resume and letter of intent outlining relevant experience and qualifications to Michelle Brenneman at michelleb@mennonitecc.on.ca This posting closes June 7th, 2013. For more info visit http://serve.mcc.org/positions/employment


Volunteer Opportunities

Serving and Learning Together (SALT) - Spend a year living somewhere that you never dreamed you'd go. New postings available for year-long, cross-cultural service experience for Christian young adults. Visit salt.mcc.org.


MCC Ontario will lead the response to an invitation from community leaders to erect modular homes in Attawapiskat. MDS suppports and encourages skilled (licensed) volunteers to participate in construction. If interested please contact Lyndsay M-K at 705-264-2494.


DONATIONS AND FUNDRAISERS

Crisis in Syria: Mennonite Central Committee is appealing for donations to continue its humanitarian assistance and grassroots peacebuilding in Syria, Jordan and Lebanon. Your prayers and donations make a difference. Donations can be made online at donate.mcccanada.ca or at any MCC office. Gifts should be designated Syria Crisis.



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