Postgraduate Service Opportunities

The following list is not meant to be comprehensive—it simply identifies organizations of interest to our students in the past few years. For additional ideas, click on the resources listed in the left-side column. These resources identify hundreds of service opportunities in a wide variety of fields, locations, and organizations.

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A Simple House of Sts. Francis and AlphonsusVolunteers befriend the poor, spending time with them to build authentic relationships and understand ...10 months, beginning August 1
Academy Prep Education CentersTeach classes, supervise activities, and work closely with students and professional teachers at this ...12 months
Academy for Urban School Leadership (AUSL) ChicagoTeacher Residency training program that includes a Master's degree and placement in a ...12 months
Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE)Full-time teaching in under-resourced Catholic schools across the U.S., while earning ... 24 months, including summers
Amate HouseFellows dedicate a year of their lives to serving under-resourced, low-income communities ...11 months, early August to mid-June
Amigos de JesusAmigos de Jesus is not a volunteer program; it is a children's home ...13 months OR summer camp June-August
Andre House of ArizonaAndre House is a ministry of hospitality which blends the traditions of the Catholic ...12 months
Annunciation HouseVolunteers live and work in houses of hospitality, accompanying the poorest of the poor ...1 year or longer; summer internships available
Assumption Mission AssociatesAssumption Mission Associates (AMA) is a ministry of young adults in collaboration with the ...1-2 years
Bernardine Franciscan Volunteers in MissionVolunteers in Mission (VIM) is a volunteer program with service sites worldwide. VIM is ...1 week to 9 months
Bethlehem FarmFull-time volunteers or "caretakers" serve in a variety of roles at this Catholic ...1 year or more
Bon Secours Volunteer MinistryBon Secours Volunteer Ministry provides the opportunity for women and men to participate in ...12 months
Boston College Urban Catholic Teacher Corps (UCTC)Teaching in Boston Catholic schools serving urban students. Founded on the core values of ... 24 months
Boys Hope Girls HopeBoys Hope Girls Hope is an international organization centered on cultivating youth empowerment through ...1 year
Brethren Volunteer ServiceBrethren Volunteer Service (BVS) is a full time volunteer program that places volunteers in ...1 year (domestic); 2 years (international)
Cap Corps EastThe Capuchin Franciscan Volunteer Corps (Cap Corps) offers men and women the opportunity to ...1 year
Casa de EsperanzaCasa de Esperanza de los Niños - the House of Hope for Children - is ...1 year
Change a Heart Franciscan Volunteer ProgramChange A Heart Franciscan Volunteer Program is a 12-month service experience that empowers ...12 months
Christ HouseThe mission of Christ House is to provide comprehensive and compassionate health care to ...1 year
Christ the King Service CorpsCKSC is a parish-based and neighborhood-led gap year program, created by the ...1 year
Christian Appalachian ProjectChristian Appalachian Project (CAP) is an interdenominational, non-profit Christian organization committed to serving ...3 weeks-12 months
City YearCity Year works to bridge the gap in high-poverty communities between the support ... 11 months
College PossibleCoach low-income students to and through college. Dedicated AmeriCorps members serve as guides, ... 1 year
Colorado Vincentian VolunteersCVV invites young adults into a process of companionship with those who are poor ...Varies
Columban Center for Advocacy and OutreachColumbans have been serving the poor in a variety of ministries in fifteen different ...International: 3 months to 1 year; D.C.: 8 week summer internship, or semester length Fall and Spring
Con-solatioCon-solatio is a Brooklyn-based non-profit organization rooted in the Catholic faith. ...14–24 months
Covenant House Faith CommunityFor more than four decades, Covenant House has helped transform and save the lives ...1 year
Cristo Rey Brooklyn Residential Volunteer ProgramCristo Rey Brooklyn High School (CRBHS) is a Catholic high school that educates young ...2 years
Cristo Rey New York Residential Volunteer ProgramThe Cristo Rey New York Volunteer Program seeks dynamic, thoughtful young men and women ...2 years
Dismas Family FarmFellows live on a 35 acre organic farm where former offenders also live as ...1 year
Dominican Volunteers USADominican Volunteers USA is an 11 month service program that places committed individuals in ...11 months
Echo at the University of Notre DameEcho is a dynamic, two-year service-learning, formation program through the Institute for ... 24 months
Episcopal Service CorpsThe mission of Episcopal Service Corps is to develop and support a national network ...1 year
Farm of the ChildFarm of the Child offers volunteers a unique opportunity to live in a therapeutic, ...1-2 years, negotiable
FrancisCorpsFrancisCorps volunteers share their gifts and talents in a year long, faith based community ...12 months / can renew for second year
Franciscan Community VolunteersFranciscan Community Volunteers is a faith-based program in St. Cloud, Minnesota that provides ...11 months
Franciscan Mission ServiceFranciscan Mission Service (FMS) offers both international and domestic opportunities for long-term service, ...2 years international; 12-13 months domestic; short-term mission trips
Franciscan Outreach VolunteersFranciscan Outreach Volunteers connect people who are homeless with human needs of food, shelter, ...12 months (renewable)
Franciscan Volunteer MinistryInner-city ministry, providing services to the poor and marginalized in Durham, NC, Philadelphia, ...Mid-August through mid-July
Glenmary Volunteer ProgramThis is an opportunity for adult Catholics to assist a resident director in the ...3 months to 2 years
Good Shepherd VolunteersGood Shepherd Volunteers recruits, educates, and supports full-time volunteers to serve women, adolescents, ...12 months
Holy Child Volunteers Dominican RepublicHoly Child Volunteers seeks graduating students with good Spanish language skills to serve as ...11 months
Holy Family Service CorpsVolunteers will have the opportunity to live simply in community while serving in one ...1 year; 3-6 month placements, when available
House of Brigid, Inc.House of Brigid, Inc. invites recent college graduates to live as an intentional lay ...10 months (late August to June)
Humility of Mary Volunteer ServiceThe Humility of Mary Program (HM Volunteers) provides an opportunity for young adult women ...12 months
Ignatian Service Corps at LMU...11 months
Jesuit Volunteer CorpsBased in four core values—spirituality, simple living, community, and social justice—the Jesuit ...12 months domestic, 24 months international
Jesuit Volunteer Corps NorthwestJesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest engages women and men in a transforming experience of full-...12 months
Jesuit Volunteer Program at Christ the KingThe Christ the King Jesuit Volunteers strive to become men and women for others ...2 years
Jesuit Volunteer Program at Cristo Rey Jesuit High SchoolThe Cristo Rey Jesuit Volunteer Program connects men and women who wish to serve ...24 months
Jubilee Consortium Episcopal Urban Intern ProgramA 2017 Service Year Alliance Program Impact designee, Jubilee’s Urban Service Program is ...11.5 months
KNOM Radio Mission, Inc.Throughout Western Alaska, KNOM is a source of information, inspiration, and companionship, striving to ...1 year
LalanneLalanne teachers make a two-year commitment to teach in an under-resourced Catholic ...26 months
Lasallian VolunteersThe Lasallian Volunteers program provides dedicated, well-trained volunteers for one or more years ...12 months
Lay Mission-HelpersLay Mission-Helpers are called by baptism to live their Catholic faith, to share ...3 years
Legal Aid ChicagoMake equal justice a reality and gets people back on track. Legal Aid Chicago ...1 year
Loretto Volunteer ProgramLoretto Volunteers work for a year with social justice organizations while living a simple, ...1 year
Loyola University Chicago Opportunities in Catholic Education (LU CHOICE)Loyola University Chicago Opportunities In Catholic Education (LU-CHOICE) is a two-year service-...24 months
Lutheran Volunteer CorpsLutheran Volunteer Corps (LVC) is a one-year, full-time program that offers an ...12 months
L’Arche Greater Washington, D.C.L’Arche GWDC is a faith-based non-profit community that provides life-long ... 12 months or more with a preference for a two year commitment.
L’Arche USA and InternationalL’Arche communities in the United States provide homes and workplaces where people with ... 1 or 2 years
Maggie’s PlaceMaggie’s Place provides houses of hospitality for pregnant and parenting women in need ...12-24 months
Magis Catholic Teacher CorpsMagic Catholic Teacher Corps is a service-based graduate program centered on teaching, graduate ...2 years
Maryknoll Bolivia ProgramSponsored by the Maryknoll Mission Center in Latin America, the Maryknoll Bolivia Volunteer Program ...6 weeks to 1 year
Maryknoll China Teachers ProgramMaryknoll is a Catholic organization that is very committed to service work in China. ...12 months
Maryknoll Fathers and BrothersFor over 100 years, Maryknollers have been serving with the poor on the margins ...Range from 6 weeks to 1 year
Maryknoll Lay MissionersMaryknoll Lay Missioners is a Catholic organization inspired by the mission of Jesus to ...42 months, negotiable
Match EducationMatch Education operates high-performing urban public charter schools, a unique graduate school of ...12 months
Mennonite Central CommitteeMennonite Central Committee is a global, nonprofit organization that strives to share God’s ...11 months, beginning in August
Mercy Volunteer CorpsMercy Volunteer Corps seeks to model service that is characterized by mutuality and respect ...12 months
MercyWorks Volunteer Program at Mercy Home For Boys & GirlsSince 1887, Mercy Home for Boys and Girls has provided residential care for Chicago ...12 months (July-June)
Misericordia HomeOur program offers participants the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of ...12 months / renewable
Mississippi Teacher CorpsThe Mississippi Teacher Corps (MTC) is a two-year program that trains non-education ...24 months
Nativity PrepResident teachers serve one or two years with AmeriCorps while making a difference every ... 1 - 2 years
Nazareth FarmNazareth Farm is a Catholic community in rural West Virginia that transforms lives through ...1 to 2 years
Notre Dame Mission VolunteersNotre Dame Mission Volunteers work to empower the economically disadvantaged and oppressed through education ...1 year
Nuestros Pequenos Hermanos USANuestros Pequenos Hermanos (NPH) provides a permanent family and home for orphaned, abandoned, and ...12 months or more
Olancho Aid FoundationThe Olancho Aid Foundation provides a quality, Catholic education to youth living in an ...11 months
Open Arms Home for ChildrenWe provide a loving residential environment that serves the emotional, physical, and developmental needs ...12 months (beginning July)
Operation TEACHOperation TEACH is a two year post-graduate service teaching program in the Baltimore ...24 months
PHJC Volunteer ProgramVolunteers share the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ Mission, Vision and Core Values as ...3 to 12 months
PULSEPULSE cultivates a community of young servant leaders to transform Pittsburgh. We invite talented ...11 months (August-September)
Pacific Alliance for Catholic Education (PACE)PACE is a two-year residency teaching program serving Catholic schools in Alaska, California, ...26 months
Partners in Los Angeles Catholic Education: PLACE CorpsThe PLACE Corps is Loyola Marymount University’s nationally recognized Catholic teacher service corps. ...24 months
Passionist Volunteers InternationalPassionist Volunteers International is a post-graduate, faith-based, year-long volunteer program serving ...12 months; option for second year
Peace CorpsThe Peace Corps is a service opportunity for motivated changemakers to immerse themselves in ...27 months or more
Precious Blood VolunteersGrow in your faith and discern your life calling while serving those living in ...Long term: one year. Short term: varied lengths based on organizational needs and applicant's availability.
Project Horseshoe FarmProject Horseshoe Farm (HSF) is a non-profit organization based in Greensboro, Alabama that ...13 months
Providence Alliance for Catholic Teachers (PACT)PACT, established at Providence College in 2001, is a unique teacher education program that ...24 months
Red Cloud Volunteer ProgramRed Cloud Volunteers work for and stand with the Oglala Lakota people on the ...10 months
Redeemer Ministry CorpsRedeemer Ministry Corps volunteers serve in the ministries of the Sisters of the Holy ...11 months
Robinson Community Learning Center/AmeriCorpsThe mission of the Robinson Community Learning Center (RCLC)is to strengthen the Northeast ...10 months
Rostro de CristoRostro de Cristo (face of Christ in Spanish) is a year long service program ...12 months
SAGA InnovationsAGA Innovations is an education nonprofit that provides in-school tutoring to students in ... 10 months (mid-August to mid-June)
SOME Volunteer CorpsSOME (So Others Might Eat) Volunteer Corps is a year-long, full time, residential ...1 year
Saint Michael Indian SchoolSt. Michael Indian School provides students from local Native American communities with a quality ... 10 months
Salesian Lay MissionersThe Salesian Lay Missioners (SLM) is a Catholic association of men and women, seeking ...12 months or more
Servant YearOpen to people of all faith traditions, Servant Year is a program of the ...1 year
Seton Teaching FellowsFellows serve underprivileged children in the South Bronx as they develop the knowledge, character, ... 11 months
Share FoundationShare Foundation With the Handicapped assists mentally retarded/other-abled people by encouraging them ...12 months
St. Joseph Worker ProgramThe St. Joseph Worker Program Is a one year volunteer experience for women who ...11 months
St. Martin de Porres AcademySaint Martin de Porres Academy is a faith-based, middle school that provides tuition-...
St. Peter Claver Catholic Worker HouseSt. Peter Claver Catholic Worker House practices the ministry of hospitality as inspired by ...
Stonehill Service CorpsStonehill Service Corps is a postgraduate service experience in which participants live in Brockton, ...11 months
Su CasaSu Casa is Catholic Worker house on the South Side of Chicago which provides ...
Teach For AmericaTeach For America is a national corps of outstanding recent college graduates and professionals ...24 months
Tom Dooley and Volker Blankenstein FellowshipsThe Tom Dooley and Volker Blankenstein Fellowships are one-year ministries at Sr. Maura ...12 months
United Way/AmeriCorpsUnited Way of St. Joseph County is a nonprofit organization that identifies, participates with ...
Urban Teachers CorpsUrban Teachers was founded in 2009 to solve a critical challenge in urban education: ...4 years
Vincentian Mission CorpsThe Vincentian Mission Corps is a faith-based, yearlong volunteer program for young adults, ...11 months
Vincentian Volunteers of CincinnatiThrough work placements including healthcare and direct social services, VVC members deliver immediate and ...12 months
Westmoreland Volunteer CorpsThe Westmoreland Volunteer Corps offers five adults, typically recent college graduates, the opportunity to ...1 year
White Violet Center for Eco-JusticeWhite Violet Center for Eco-Justice (WVC), a ministry of the Sisters of Providence, ...3, 6 or 12 months
WorldTeachWorldTeach partners with governments and other organizations in developing countries to provide volunteer teachers ...12 month, summer, and semester programs.
Xavier High School MicronesiaTeaching and mentoring at a residential, international school. Xavier High School is a private, ...1 - 2 years