Overview

“ We are all one family in the world. Building a community that empowers everyone to attain their full potential through each of us respecting each other’s dignity, rights and responsibilities makes the world a better place to live. ” - Pope John Paul II

Whether you are a newly graduated high school student, someone coming to the end of your teaching career, or somewhere in between, there is a Marist mission that could use your unique skills and experience. A person who applies to MVA does so because they have an interest in working with children and young people and they wish to share in the Marist mission in a unique way

Volunteer Stories

7th March, 2017

Celeste Rebbechi

In January, 2017 Celeste spent six weeks volunteering for the Marist International Solidarity Foundation (FMSI) in Rome, Italy. FMSI promotes innovative thinking and practical initiatives for the benefit of children and young people, especially those considered most vulnerable and neglected. 

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8th August, 2016

Peter Pichler

In July 2016 Peter returned to the New Horizons centre in Vietnam for his third volunteering stint. An experienced teacher with a rich background working with students, Peter returned for two months and worked in various roles within the centre assisting students and teachers. The New Horizons project is run by the Brothers with the assistance of two staff and volunteers. It provides learning opportunities to young people from this under-resourced and developing area that is located 15km to the west of Ha Noi city. 


12th January, 2017

Ben Hawtin

Ben and Rosie (both pictured) travellws through Asia and also volunteered at the New Horizons Centre, Vietnam in November and December, 2016. The New Horizons project is run by the Brothers with the assistance of two staff and volunteers. It provides learning opportunities to young people from this under-resourced and developing area that is located 15km to the west of Ha Noi city. 

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20th December, 2016

Max Martin

Spending Christmas 2016 in India, Max volunteered at Operation Rainbow located in the countries south. Operation Rainbow, a Marcellin Trust project, was established in 2003 by the Marist Brothers to provide support to families and children affected by HIV. It works with families in their own settings and assists them access resources available within their local communities.