Taylor spent a year in Aberdeen, Washington with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps. Part of his experience was to serve in a parish and also help in meal program. He speaks about the fear of entering into an experience like this, how success is based on the ability to be open, have a willingness to learn and to live in the moment.
Kimberly Van Beek is a Development Associate at Cristo Rey Jesuit school in Milwaukee. She graduated from UW -Whitewater and then spent one year working before she became a service year volunteer in Pittsburgh through the Change a Heart. In this video she shares the life-changing impact of saying yes and being open. She was changed by her service and community.
Laura Hancock is a Theology teacher at Messmer High School. After college she participated in a faith and service based gap experience in Denver, Colorado through the Colorado Vincentian Volunteers. n this video she shares the life-changing impact of her service year. It influenced her career, faith, friendships- every aspect of her life. We hope you will consider participating in an extraordinary experience like a gap year.