Community. Service. Transformation.

Quaker Voluntary Service is an experiment at the intersection of transformational spirituality and activism, a year-long Fellowship program for young adults.

Atlanta Program Sabbath

Read a joint letter from QVS staff and board about the April 2022 decision to pause the QVS Atlanta program.

Midwest Match, plus a special event!

Learn more about QVS’ impact in the Twin Cities and our exciting new matching challenge!

“Lead Poisoning is an Education Equity issue”

Sam Wilson, a QVS Atlanta Fellow, shares about serving as a communications fellow with the Southern Education Foundation (SEF).

From QVS to Pursuing a Legal Career

MaryGrace Menner served at Metrowest Worker Center – Casa del Trabajador during the 2017-2018 QVS year. Check out the following QVS Alumni Spotlight to learn about MaryGrace’s vocational path and how the key pieces of a QVS year stayed with her.

Applications Open for the 2022-2023 QVS Year

We are so excited that you are interested in a year with QVS! Check out this page for virtual info sessions and more!

“I feel really thankful to be in this community that is supporting my social justice work and spiritual growth.”

Zenaida Peterson

QVS Alum, 2016-2017

“The young people I work with are valued treasures. They inspire me to stay idealistic in my endeavors toward social justice and they embolden my commitment to Quaker values.”

Oskar Pierre Castro

Former Philadelphia Coordinator

“I am also glad, very glad to see such deeper reaching and very promising renewal projects such as… Quaker Voluntary Service, which is attracting and cultivating a new generation of Quaker leaders.”

Parker J. Palmer

Plenary at FGC Gathering 2015

“QVS provided an experience where my [Quaker] faith and spirituality became intertwined with my home life and work life, namely in my relationships and practices.”

Giovanna Selvaggio

QVS Alum, 2013-2014

Link to Atlanta QVS
Link to Boston QVS

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