Marist Solidarity is the name given to the over-arching arm of the international aid and volunteering offices of the Australian Province.
It works to empower young people by enhancing their human dignity and developing their capacity to transform their own lives and communities.
The three main faces of Marist Solidarity are:
AMS is an agency responsible for our international development projects in Asia and the Pacific Islands. These projects adhere to the development criteria set out by the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID).
Marist Asia-Pacific Solidarity (MAPS)
MAPS is responsible for Marist formation and ministry projects in Asia and the Pacific Islands. These projects include Marist training projects that are not development activities.
Marist Volunteers Australia coordinate placements of young Australian volunteers in areas of need. There are 3 broad categories of volunteers:
- young Marists solidarity experiences,
- skilled volunteers, and