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Applications accepted for 2016-2017 placements
December 17, 2015
The Public Affairs Office

The deadline nears for applications for the 2016-2017 placements in the Young Adult Service Corps, commonly known as YASC.

Sponsored by The Episcopal Church, young adults (21-30 years old) have an opportunity to transform their own lives while engaging mission and ministry in the Anglican Communion by joining the Young Adult Service Corps.

The application with additional information and instructions is available here The application deadline is Friday, January 8, 2016.

Currently YASC missionaries are serving throughout the Anglican Communion and in several international dioceses of The Episcopal Church. They are working in administration, agriculture, chaplaincies, development, education, parish-based and refugee ministries. They are serving in Brazil, Costa Rica, El Salvador, England, France, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Panama, the Philippines, South Africa, and Tanzania.

YASC blogs with their thoughts and reflections are here

New opportunities for service are available each year. Among the possible placements for 2016-17 are Brazil, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, England, France, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Mexico, Panama, the Philippines, South Africa, South Korea, Tanzania and Zambia. .

For more information contact Elizabeth Boe, Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society Global Networking Officer, at or Grace Flint, Young Adult Service Corps, Networking at

Here is a video from Episcopal News Service: Transformed by service in South Africa: Young Adult Service Corps


YASC: What's it like to be in YASC

Nancy Cox Davidge
Public Affairs Officer