Do you have a passion?

  • Do you love outdoor pursuits, or would you rather be involved in issues pertaining to local or national heritage?
  • Do you care deeply about environmental and conservation issues and want to focus your efforts in that area?
  • Are you interested in working in a healthcare or mental health setting?
  • Do you prefer working with children, young people, or older adults?

How much time can you give?

  • Can you serve during the week, or does your schedule limit the amount of time you can commit?
  • Can you make a minimum one-year commitment?

What do you bring, or want to acquire?

  • What skills do you bring? For example, are your skills and interests more administrative and managerial? Would you want to help run an organization?
  • Are you willing to go through a training program?
  • Is service a way for you to get practical training and experience to help you get a job, or to get certification or credentials for a current job or educational pursuit?
  • What do you hope to gain from the experience, building skills, helping people, working on a team, making friends?

Where and how do you want to serve?

  • Would you like to work with someone on a one-on-one basis, such as mentoring a teen or helping an adult learn to read?
  • Do you prefer working in a group—as part of a team—such as helping to renovate a community center or preparing and serving food at a homeless shelter?
  • Are you comfortable responding to situations as they arise, or do you need to know what to expect when you come in?
  • What supports, such as transportation or child care, would you need?
  • Would you like to work independently on issues such as creating community assets or developing local agencies’ abilities to serve their communities better?

Benefits of Service

  • Do you want to acquire qualities of leadership and gain a sense of satisfaction from taking on responsibilities that directly affect peoples’ lives?
  • Do you want to learn new skills that can help you prepare for a job?
  • Do you want to earn an Education Award to pay off qualified student loans or to finance college, graduate school, or vocational training?
  • Do you want to help your community, help yourself and make a difference in the lives of someone in need?
  • Do you want to earn a small stipend for your regular service?

Ready to Join?

If you’re ready to join Click the link to Sign-up Here:  Join FFSJ