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As we seek to serve the community and transform lives
Grace Year offers recent college graduates the opportunity to live in community for a year, work with local organizations that serve the common good, and develop leadership skills and spiritual practices for a transformed future.
Could your organization benefit from hiring a Grace Year fellow for a year? They are talented, motivated and ready to help further your organization’s mission. Hiring a Grace Year fellow is a win-win--they gain experience and skills and your organization benefits from their creativity and drive. It is economical as well —the cost is $15/hour for 32 hours per week (preferably) or 16 hours per week for the program year (September-May). Our partners help our fellows gain experience and skills, while benefiting from their creativity and drive.
Think a Grace Year fellow might be right for your organization? Contact us below!
Past and Present Partners
Based in Kingston, NY, Angel Food East prepares and delivers more than 300 meals each week to ill and homebound residents of Ulster County. Our fellow serves as assistant kitchen manager, helping to plan and prepare nutritious meals and learning about the operation of a non-profit.
Based in Ulster County, NY, these food pantries offer food assistance to address food insecurity among students and staff. The Grace Year fellow assists in stocking and delivering food to students in need, and also with communications.
Based in Millbrook, NY, Cary Institute conducts research into environmental issues with a focus on urban ecology, disease ecology, forests and fresh water. Our fellow worked in their communications department developing a blog series, writing press releases, and helping plan events in Dutchess County and New York City.
Grace Immigrant Outreach which provides support, services and education for all immigrant communities in Northeast Dutchess County. Our fellow works under the supervision of the director, providing case management, immigration assistance, food and other services as needed.
Based in Poughkeepsie, NY. Hudson River Housing offers a continuum of services that improves lives and communities through housing with compassion and development with vision. They offer pathways out of homelessness and helps develop and sustain affordable housing. Our fellow worked closely with the Director of Strategic Initiatives, and was Hudson River Housing’s liaison to the Tri-Town Coalition, which worked to coordinate affordable housing in eastern Dutchess.
Located in Millbrook, NY, Cardinal Hayes offers residential care and treatment for developmentally disabled young people. The Grace Year fellow worked directly with the residents, helping them with daily tasks and developing social skills.
EPIC is ayouth empowerment program for high school students in Dutchess County that meets weekly to develop leadership skills, study social problems, and learn how to advocate for their communities. Our fellow designed the curriculum, applied for grants, and ran case management of the members.
Based in Millbrook, NY, Millbrook at Home is a network of senior citizens seeking to live in their homes with dignity and joy. Our fellow was involved in outreach and providing services to seniors seeking assistance.