Posted January 5, 2017 in Around the Synod

Feb 1 Promo ImageThe Young Adult Volunteer program is a yearlong service opportunity for young folks, ages 19-30, in 21 separate sites across the United States and around the world through the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). The YAV experience occurs during the academic year, August through July. For more information about each YAV site, visit the link below:

Young Adult Volunteer Active Sites

If you would like to receive more information, fill out the form using the link below and you’ll be sent more materials. This link may be used at any time during the year. Materials such as the Frequently Asked Questions and YAV palm cards are also available in both Spanish and Korean.

YAV Material Request Form

If you are interested in hosting a local gathering of youth pastors, young adults, youth groups, etc., a visit can be arranged through Blake Collins, the associate for recruitment and relationships with the YAV program, at

Below are the recruitment dYAV- Social Media Promotionates for the current 2017-18 application season. The YAV application can be accessed here.

  • Feb. 1, 2017 (Final date to apply for International Placement)
  • April 1, 2017 (Third Application Round – National Placements Only)
  • June 1, 2017 (Final application date)

Also, following @yavprogram on all major social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) is a great way to receive up-to-date announcements. Right now current YAVs are taking over the Instagram account for behind-the-scene views at each site. This is a great way for potential candidates to receive an unfiltered view into a YAV year. Finally, a short (three-minute) promotional video can be accessed online here. Please share!