Notes from the Field are reports from young people volunteering in ministries of Catholic sisters, a project in partnership withCatholic Volunteer Network since the summer of 2015. This latest round in the series features volunteers in New York City and Wickatunk, New Jersey.
Notes from the Field - A quote from Dallas Clayton reminds me to get out of my head and step into the real world — to get growing right where my two feet find themselves planted. This is much easier said than done.
Notes from the Field - If working at Good Shepherd Services has taught me anything, it's that we are allowed to feel and have our own thoughts, but we also need to consider the people we represent and our own power at the table.
Notes from the Field - A tradition for Good Shepherd Volunteers is Collier Chats, lighthearted conversations with co-workers that allow me to get to know the people who make Collier High School what it is.
Notes from the Field - During this year of hibernation, I've struggled to feel what I used to feel — free and autonomous — while being a Good Shepherd Volunteer. Then a weekend with friends shifted my perspective.