Marly Johonna Yanez Ortiz and husband Arbey Gutierrez, pictured at their home with Stephen Arbey Gutierrez (16 months oldÃÂphoto permission on file), arrived in Calgary, Alta., from Colombia in 2007, under the Canadian government's refugee program.

Advancement Director

British Columbia

The Advancement Director is the chief marketing officer that provides leadership to donor relations, communications and the general advancement of MCC BC toward its mission by collaboratively developing and implementing strategies that generate awareness, relationships, engagement, support and va

photographs of Yiriam Moyano (black sweater,jean coat) from Colombia and her children Lina and David.  Erwin and Alice (grey hair) Unrau are from Foothills Mennonite Church.

Interim Donations Receiver/Sorter

British Columbia

The MCC Abbotsford Clothing Shop is actively engaged in receiving and selling used clothing, small housewares, books, toys, and collectibles with all proceeds designated to support the relief and development work of Mennonite Central Committee, all in a manner that is efficient and fosters Christ

Forward Step Restorative Justice Office (Person to Person). Mark (with back to camera) is a core member of Forward Step.

Executive Assistant

Kitchener, Ontario

The Executive Assistant in this role will work closely with the Executive Director on tasks relating to church conferences, board communications, staff planning/reporting and inter-MCC issues.

Volunteer and Youth Engagement Coordinator


    Volunteer and Youth Engagement Coordinator (Term: 8 Months) Location: Winnipeg, MBApplications accepted until October 10, 2014  

Jake Bergen scoops up German borscht during the West Coast relief sale in Fresno, Cali at Fresno Pacific University.

Human Resources Coordinator - West Coast

Reedley, CA

The Human Resources Coordinator will interpret human resources policies and administer human resource procedures for staff and service workers within the region.

Leah Wang talks about the foreign language program at Sea Turtle Foreign Language Training. Leah Wang is the founder of Peace in China, a cross-cultural and peacebuilding training program, and Sea Turtle Foreign Language Training, an extracurricular English language training program for children in China.

Legislative Assistant and Communications Coordinator

Washington D.C.

This position will focus half-time on public policy advocacy, with the primary emphasis on the U.S. criminal justice system (restorative justice, juvenile justice, mass incarceration, gun legislation), and a secondary emphasis on U.S. militarism.

Students Ashley Sarria, Estefani Buzano and Yahaira Quezada read together at Rayito del Sol, a school in Managua, Nicaragua.

Program Assistant


The program assistant will support MCC Nicaragua / Costa Rica and its partners by: 1. Providing assistance / accompaniment in Planning Monitoring and Evaluation for assigned MCC partners in Nicaragua and Costa Rica. 

Idris Fikak, Waleed Abdalla, Khadija Fikak holding Weam Abdalla, Waeil Abdalla. Forest Grove worked with MCC to sponsor the Fikak family.

Material Warehouse Coordinator


The Material Warehouse Coordinator functions as the link between the Manitoba (local) and overseas expressed needs and the local constituency.  In addition, the coordinator will also function as an educator for groups and individuals interested in learning more about MCCs material resources work.

Catechist Elijah Choji, left, and Rev. Fr. Basil try out the new pump at the official opening of a borehole in Barkin Ladi, Nigeria.

MCC Nigeria Representative

Jos, Plateau State

The representative oversees all aspects of the MCC Nigeria program.  This includes building on annual and strategic program direction/planning, budgeting, developing and supporting national staff and expatriate volunteers, developing and overseeing partnership relationships/grants and the provisi

Leonie Lwamba from Congo was sponsored by Mount Royal Mennonite Church..Eric Olfert(green jacket) is a member at Mount Royal and was able to provide the translation for this interview..Story details available from Gladys Terchow @ MCC Canada

Co-Facilitateurs au Programme de Seed- Afrique des

Africa Great Lakes Region

Deux Co-Facilitateurs organiseront et mettront en œuvre un nouveau programme de Seed dans la région de l'Afrique des Grands Lacs, au sein duquel 9 jeunes adultes du Burundi, du Rwanda et de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC), ainsi que du Canada, des États-Unis d'Amérique ou de l'Europe, s

This photo was taken at Don Bosco Technical Institute in Kolkata, India.

Connecting Peoples Coordinator & Peace Resource Person


The Connecting Peoples Coordinator and Peace Resource Person (CPC/PRP) will work toward developing relationships and building partnerships with individuals, organizations, and churches that will strengthen MCC’s program in Ukraine, a region still struggling to determine its post-Soviet identity.

In Lusaka, the capital city of Zambia, MCC sponsors a network of school peace clubs that enable students to share their problems, resolve conflicts and help others to do the same.

Connecting Peoples Coordinator - Nicaragua/Costa Rica


The Connecting Peoples (CP) coordinator will be responsible for administrating the various programs of MCC Nicaragua & Costa Rica that involve exchanges between people. MCC views "connecting" work as a key component of peace-building.

Jhosselin Dorado Ardaya, 18, is training to be a beautician through her longterm involvement with Casa de la Amistad, a project that provides nutritional meals and school support for 120 children who live in prison with their parents in Cochabamba, Bolivia.

Connecting Peoples Facilitator


Connecting Peoples is a central component of MCC Bolivia’s peace building work, creating opportunities for people of diverse economic, cultural and religious backgrounds to experience each other’s reality in ways that bring mutual learning and transformation.

Luis Casteon (is the nephew of Marcelino Casteon and lives in the same house as Marcelino) is served a beverage.

Ecumenism Promoter

San Cristobal de las Casas

The Ecumenism Promoter will be working to strengthen the implementation of the different community peace and development projects with an emphasis on ecumenism.

This photo was taken in the village of Laksham in the Noakali district of Bangladesh.

Food Security Advisor


MCC Nepal’s food security projects involve increasing agricultural production and strengthening livelihoods, improving nutrition knowledge, and building the capacity of local farmers’ groups and community-based organizations.