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A service for Returned Missioners, this resource page lists available job positions and study opportunities.

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Connecting Our Spirituality With the Four Elements

Sr. Efu Nyaki, MM and Kathleen Bond, MKLM

POSTED August 18, 2020

Saturday, August 29 at 11 am EDT. Through Family Constellation dynamic, Somatic Experiencing and the Yoga Elements of Breathing, Movement and Meditation, this interactive Zoom workshop will explore ways to enrich our spirituality through the four elements of water, air, earth and fire. Efu Nyaki and Kathleen Bond, Maryknoll missioners in Brazil for more than 25 years, focus their ministries on healing, body work and touch. Efu is the co-founder of AFYA: Holistic Center for Women in Joao Pessoa, Brazil, and focuses on trauma healing. Kathy is a Hatha Yoga professor and teaches trauma-informed yoga, Yogaterapia and inclusion, yoga for pregnant women, Baby yoga and Shantala baby massage.

The workshop is free, but goodwill donations can be made to support our ministries in Brazil (split between the Maryknoll Sisters and Maryknoll Lay Missioners) at https://mklm.org/donation-efu-and-kathy/. Zoom on line information can be obtained by emailing kbond@mklm.org.

Digital Outreach Associate

Catholic Volunteer Network

POSTED July 6, 2020

We are pleased to share with you that we are now accepting applications for our exciting new position, Digital Outreach Associate. This position reflects our new approach to volunteer recruitment during this time of social distancing. Rather than focusing on in-person visits, we will dedicate energy to expanding our reach to prospective volunteers online. We are excited about the new connections we can make through this strategy.

For details, see the full job description here. Interested applicants can send their cover letter and resume to Mike McCormick. No phone calls please.

Vice president curriculum and training

The Chalmers Center

POSTED July 6, 2020

The Chalmers Center in the northern part of Georgia equips churches and ministries to help people who are poor experience lasting transformation. For many years, GLP has seen evidence of them embracing the principles and practices of a learning-centered approach, and we are pleased to share this announcement.

The Vice President of Curriculum & Training is responsible for overseeing a department that manages the development of the Chalmers Center’s curricula and online courses and that maintains training standards throughout the organization. The person in this role leads a team that works in a highly collaborative fashion with other departments and with partner organizations to create and adapt curricula and training that equips churches around the world to walk alongside people who are poor.

Healing Traumas through Grounding and Connection in Uncertain Times

POSTED June 18, 2020

Sunday, June 28, 2 pm EDT: Online Interactive Workshop on ZOOM with Maryknoll Sister Efu Nyaki and Maryknoll lay missioner Kathleen Bond in benefit of Maryknoll Sisters and Maryknoll Lay Missioners. Through family-constellation dynamic, somatic experiencing and the yoga elements of breathing, movement and meditation, this workshop will explore ways to ground and connect in order to become resilient in the uncertainty of these times. Efu Nyaki and Kathleen have been Maryknoll missioners in Brazil for more than 25 years. They are social educators who focus their ministries on healing, body work and touch. Efu is the co-founder of AFYA: Holistic Center for Women in João Pessoa, Brazil. She is also an internationally known instructor of family-constellation and somatic experiencing with a focus on trauma healing. Kathleen is an Hatha Yoga professor with a focus on trauma-informed yoga, yogaterapia and inclusion. She also teaches yoga for pregnant women, baby yoga and shantala baby massage. She leads health circles for pregnant women and new moms at public health posts and teaches yoga at AFYA in João Pessoa. The workshop is free. Goodwill donations can be made online through this link. Proceeds will be split between the Maryknoll Sisters and Maryknoll Lay Missioners. https://mklm.org/donation-healing-traumas/

friends in solidarity

POSTED May 13, 2020

Associate Administrative Officer

Friends in Solidarity, Inc., an initiative of U.S. Catholic religious men and women in support of religious working in South Sudan and beyond, is looking to hire an Associate Administrative Officer. The position is responsible for supporting the financial health and sustainability of the organization by overseeing grant writing, fundraising, and donor engagement.  The Associate Administrative Officer is an organized, independent worker with excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills, proven success in acquiring grant funding, and supportive of the mission and vision of the organization. This position reports directly to the Chief Administrative Officer. For more information contact: Joan Mumaw IHM at  jmumaw.solidarity@gmail.com


All MKLM Returned Missioners are encouraged to share job openings and study opportunities on this web page. Please send an e-mail to alwaysamissioner@mklm.org, including the following information:

 Organization/Company name

 Location of position/study opportunity (city and state)

 Title of position if applicable

 Brief description of position/skills required if applicable

 Complete contact information

 Application deadline