AmeriCorps Position at Shepherd’s Corner: 2022-2023

Notre Dame Mission Volunteers AmeriCorps Position

At Shepherd’s Corner  

 

Images of previous AmeriCorps members that Shepherd's Corner has had over the years completing tasks. Shearing sheep, teaching about butterflies, and caring for our animals.

NDMV AmeriCorps Legacy Members

 

Shepherd’s Corner is an ecological ministry supported by the Dominican Sisters of Peace. This 160-acre natural oasis is located at 987 N. Waggoner road in Blacklick Ohio on a property that has been owned
by the sisters since the 1960s. Its diverse range of habitats offers a haven for wildlife and native flora. It is also a place of peace, natural beauty, and spiritual refreshment for harried humans.

Shepherd’s Corner offers environmental education programs for youth and adults, donates produce to local food pantries, and provides opportunities to walk its mediation trail and outdoor labyrinth. The Notre Dame AmeriCorps Member is involved in in all aspects of Shepherd’s Corner‘s ministry. This includes participation in environmental educational programs offered to children and youth, programs for adults including ELL classes and other Earth centered opportunities, care of the animals (sheep, llama, and chickens), assisting with special events, seasonal gardening, working with volunteers, and outside work with the land manager.

For more information on this position, which runs from September 2022 to July of 2023, please contact Sister Rose Ann, at (614) 866-4302 or by email.

Additionally, you can find more information about the Notre Dame Mission Volunteers on their website, http://www.ndmva.org/.

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Upcoming Programs & Events

Join us for our monthly labyrinth walk May 18th. The walk will be held from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. Please register by calling or via the form.

Our 30th Anniversary 5K Fun Run/​Walk is being held on June 11th at 9:00 am. You can register here for the 16th Annual Event.

Join us in celebrating 30 years of Shepherd’s Corner! Our 30th Anniversary Celebration will be held on September 24th from 1:00 – 3:30 pm. More information will be shared on our website & Facebook as the date approaches.

Here is a printable flyer of our upcoming programs..

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30th Anniversary 5K: June 11th

Join us for our Annual all terrain Fun Run/Walk on June 11th 2022.

On June 11th, we will be hosting our 16th Annual 5K in honor of Shepherd’s Corner’s 30th Anniversary! You can register, or learn more about this event here! Be sure to mark the date and stay tuned to our Facebook page or website for more information about this year’s 5K event.
Our annual 5K will be just one part of our celebration of Shepherd’s Corner Ecology Center. We will host a 30th Anniversary Celebration on September 24th from 1:00 – 3:30 pm!

For the second year Shepherd’s Corner is partnering with From Scratch Farm in our efforts to connect people in need with fresh, naturally grown produce. Proceeds from this race are instrumental in helping us continue this partnership.

 

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