Sisters of St. Joseph of CarondeletDecember 17, 2018

St. Joseph Worker Program

In 2010, the Sisters of St. Joseph, Albany Province, began a new program, St. Joseph Worker, a volunteer program for young women between 21 and 35 who wish to spend a year in volunteer service, focusing on community, systemic change, spirituality and leadership.  

St. Joseph Workers commit to a year of service exploring justice, leadership for social change, spirituality, intentional community, living simply and developing their skills by: working within diverse communities and addressing the needs of the poor and marginalized in CSJ ministries:
  • Education
  • Immigration
  • Healthcare
  • Social Change
  • Being mentored into leadership for social and spiritual transformation through
  • A 36-hour per week work placement
  • AmeriCorps Educational Award potential
  • College loan deferments potential
  • Graduate or undergraduate course credits at the College of Saint Rose
  • Deepening spirituality supported by the Sisters of St. Joseph through spiritual development opportunities
  • "Sharing of the Heart" sessions
  • Quarterly retreats
  • Spiritual direction
  • Developing intentional community with a focus on living simply.

To help support this focus, the program provides:

  • Food
  • Housing with other St. Joseph Workers
  • Health insurance
  • Monthly stipends
  • Transportation to and from placement sites
To learn more about the program, click here to view the St. Joseph Worker website.  

Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet • 385 Watervliet-Shaker Road • Latham, NY 12110-4799
Main Provincal House Number (518) 783-3500 • Fax (518) 783-5209

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