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To Request a YAV Display and Materials for a Recruiting Event:

Please complete this short form, and we will get back to you to let you know if we can have materials available at that time. Please give 2-3 weeks’ notice. If you have other questions, send an email to Bridgette Lewis,, or call 800-728-7228, extension 5274. 

Recruitment Reports

If you have talked with an individual or a group about the Young Adult Volunteer program, please fill out this short form letting us know. These help us keep track of where we are - and where we need to be!


To Inquire about a YAV Alum Representative: 

With over 1,500 volunteers completing the program, there are Young Adult Volunteer Alum all over! Because of this, we are more than happy to help find alum to speak to your college group, congregation, or event. Please contact Emily Miller, Associate for Recruitment & Relationships, to help organize alum to speak to your group. She can be reached at 800-728-7228, extension 5300, or at

YAV Articles

"Lives of Substance," Second Year YAV Vincent Grossi

" As I matured, my ideas of a life of substance began to change as I quietly began wondering if God really wants people live a life of suffering. Or, does God want what a person does in the search for meaning to also bring joy."

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Tucson Young Adult Volunteer Hanbyeol Nam and the Community Home Repair Project of Arizona is highlighted in a news article by the Presbyterian Mission Agency.

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Read about YAV site in Daejeon (South Korea) and what the 2013-14 YAVs are doing there.  
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YAV Videos


The 2015/2016 Hollywood, Tucson, and San Antonio volunteers got a chance to talk about what a year of service looks like for them. 


Dwell stories 2015 from DOOR Miami on Vimeo.


Tisha Mason (South Korea YAV 13-14) was interviewed on Different Drummers, a broadcast of the Greater Chicago Broadcast Ministries.  

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Eric Lipka  and Ashley Bair (New Orleans 11-12) tell about the YAV program. 

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Hospitality House Resources

Hospitality is a central theme of the Christian tradition.  Our approach is to extend that hospitality to a generation of young people who find themselves in times of transition-times when they may feel particularly vulnerable or isolated.  In your community there are likely a number of young adults in need of food, affordable housing, fellowship and community-young adults serving agencies like AmeriCorps and Teach For America. Their presence provides us a unique opportunity to live out our call to hospitality. 

Join Faith3 and The Presbyterian Mission Agency in transforming your church and community into a space of welcome. Here are some resources to get you started:

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