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Post Graduate Volunteer Opportunities 
We offer programming to help students discern their next steps after leaving Fordham University.  In this role, we help students navigate the many opportunities to engage in full-time post-graduate service or paid non-profit work.  In addition to our services, we have also compiled a list of different volunteer programs that are now accepting applications for domestic and international positions.

Amate House
Serve homeless, jobless, at-risk children and youth, elderly, mentally disabled, immigrants, refugees, uninsured young mothers and their children, those in need of legal aid, medical aid, or other emergency assitance, in partnership with the Archdiocese of Chicago
Rolling admission until May 31st

Amigos de Jesus
Opportunities available in Teaching, social work, youth, ministry, music, nursing and construction at a children’s home in Honduras
March 19, 2008

Covenant House
Full time service to homeless and runaway youth under the age of 21. Volunteers typically serve in direct care roles as resident advisors, youth advisors, or case managers, but many placements are also available. Volunteers share in community living with 4-6 other volunteers. While founded in the Roman Catholic tradition, we welcome and respect people with all or no faith backgrounds and religious traditions
Rolling acceptance

Cristo Rey NY High School
Two-year commitment to teach, coach and otherwise assist, lead and pioneer at a relatively new high school in east Harlem
Priority given to submitted applications before March 1st

Dominican Volunteers
Community organizing, nurses, case/social workers, teachers/teachers aides, adult educators, environmental educators, peace/justice organizers, advocates for workers/immigrants, youth or Hispanic ministry
Early acceptance: March 1st
Deadline: June 30th

Good Shepherd Volunteers 
One-year domestic and two-year international placements primarily serving women, children, and adolescents who have been affected by abuse, poverty, or neglect in social service agencies  

Inner-City Teaching Corps
As a
Corps member the challenges of such a calling are great, but the rewards of service are immeasurable. Our teachers touch the lives of countless children.  Equally important, this two-year experience inspires and empowers Corps members whose lives are enriched by making a real difference in the world.  Corps members also have the opportunity to get a Master’s from Northwestern University. 
Early Admission: J
anuary 21st
Domestic: June 1st
International: Feb. 1st

Jesuit Volunteer Corps
Education, Health Care, Legal Services, Community Organizing, economic development, HIV/AIDs ministry, food and hunger, housing development and advocacy, pastoral ministry, refugee and immigration services, social services and much more, domestic and international
International- Feb 1st
Domestic- March 1st
Applications accepted through July


Lasallian Volunteers
This Program of the USA/Toronto Region of the De La Salle Christian Brothers provides dedicated, well-trained Volunteers for one or more years of service to schools and agencies of the Brothers whose Mission is to serve the poor. Acting out of faith, rooted in the Gospel, and sharing community with the Brothers and other Lasallians, the Volunteers empower the poor by personalized service primarily through education. Lasallian Volunteers change the world for the better and discover themselves transformed in the process.

Priority deadline: March 15

Deadline April 1


Marianist Volunteer Program
Volunteers work in a variety of agencies while living in community. Agency placements include opportunities in community organizing, education, after-school programs, GED classes, construction, affordable housing, healthcare, and social services          
April 1st


Mercy Volunteer Corps
Adolescents and children development, direct care, education, elderly persons, healthcare, people w/physical and mental challenges, social work, teenage mothers
March 2008

Mercy Works Volunteer Program
Volunteers work in s residential facility in Chicago serving at-risk youth aged 11-21 as youth care workers, education coordinators, Aftercare care managers or admissions case managers
Priority deadline: August 1st


New York Teacher Volunteers
Teach in inner city girls Catholic high schools- in Manhattan/Bronx     
March 2008

Teach elementary or secondary school in the Archdiocese of Baltimore, live in 7-9 member community, earn stipend of $11,500 annually and earn a Master of Arts in Teaching from the College of Notre Dame of Marylan
March 1, 2008

Passionist Volunteers
Accompaniment Service in Jamaica, W.I., Honduras, C.A.
February 1, 2008

Peace Corps
Education, Youth Development, Health, HIV/AIDS awareness, Environment, Business, IT, Agriculture
None- Apply 3-12 months in advance

Earn Masters Degree in Education and Education Credential while teaching in an under-resourced Catholic school and living in community.  
Rolling admission


ProWorld Service Corps

Hands-on development work internships, accredited semester abroad, customized group programs with projects in health, the environment, and social and economic development in Peru, Belize, Mexico, India, and Thailand    
3 months before program start

Teaching, retreats and youth, youth centers, mission clinics, orphanages, street kids, coaching, urban, rural, suburban villages
April for Eastern US 
November and March for Western US


Response Ability 
Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Washington DC are sites for teachers and co-teachers. Volunteers live with each other and share a faith-based community experience. In D.R. and Chile, female volunteers live with SHCS and share in faith-based community while working in education and social service placements
Rolling admission      


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