Epistle on Palestine

Epistle on Palestine

Photo: Lit tea candles on a Keffiyeh that creates a shrine.   ​ Quaker Voluntary Service (QVS) is founded upon the values of peace and community-building. We believe there is a Divine Light in every person. Because of our values and beliefs, it has been...
Supporters’ Briefing: Program Shift Updates

Supporters’ Briefing: Program Shift Updates

On January 24, 2024 Quaker Voluntary Service held a special Supporters’ Briefing. While we usually hold this event annually in June, we felt it was important to hold an event sooner to share with supporters the program shifts recently approved by the Board of...
A Reawakening in the Twin Cities

A Reawakening in the Twin Cities

Photo: A potluck hosted by the Local Support Committee in the Twin Cities last year.   Local enthusiasm for QVS kept the door open for a possible return to the Twin Cities Last Spring, the QVS Board of Directors made the difficult decision to pause the program in...
We’re expanding our programing!

We’re expanding our programing!

Photo: The QVS Boston house on retreat in Sandwich, NH in the summer of 2023.   If you read our blog about a shortened program year, you might be wondering, what will QVS do with the extended summer break? We are piloting a summer program! There are endless...
Addressing Financial Challenges

Addressing Financial Challenges

Photo: The QVS Fellows and Staff at National Orientation in August 2023.   Young adults are feeling enormous financial pressure. This is one of the greatest obstacles to participation in QVS. We’ve received this feedback over and over, from the survey we...

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