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Brethren Volunteer Service


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Maturity, two-year commitment, concern for peace, computer and other office skills, and basic repair knowledge are prerequisites. Stamina and good health are helpful - the location of the center requires considerable walking and bike riding. Interest in the Japanese language and culture, the ability to speak and write clearly and to work with others required. A college degree helpful but not essential. a married couple preferred.

Requirements to serve in BVS international assignments include: 21 years of age or older; four-year college degree; sound physical and mental health; willingness to examine the Christian faith; commitment to the goals of BVS; participation in the three-week volunteer orientation. Opportunities for international persons wishing to serve through BVS are very limited.


  • English


Service benefits include: housing, food, full medical insurance, a monthly stipend between $60 and $80, and the opportunity to serve others. In most cases, qualifying educational loans may be deferred for up to three years.

Experience Required


Application Process Involves

  • Letters of Reference
  • Phone/Video Interview
  • Resume
  • Transcript
  • Written Application

Typically The Application Process Time is

one month