Corporation for National & Community Service

Overarching site with links to all national service volunteer and community service opportunities.  

www.serve.gov

 

AmeriCorps

Offers paid service opportunities through its State & National, VISTA, and NCCC programs to provide direct and indirect service to improve communities throughout the United States.  Benefits include:

* Modest living allowance (often housing is provided as well) and free health coverage plan

* Ability to put student loans in forbearance or deferment

* Work and life skills are learned, gained, and used for the betterment of our communities.

http://www.americorps.gov/

 

City Year

Graduates dedicate at least a year to civic engagement and transformative service in schools in communities across US. City Year is wholly focused on fighting the national dropout crisis.

www.cityyear.org/

 

Teach for America

Outstanding graduating college seniors and recent college graduates hired to teach in low-income communities across the country.

www.teachforamerica.org

 

Venture for America

A program for young, talented grads to spend two years in the trenches of a start-up with the goal that these graduates will become socialized and mobilized as entrepreneurs moving forward.

www.ventureforamerica.org

 

Peace Corps

Volunteers work across the world in the following areas: education, youth outreach, community development; health and HIV/AIDS; agriculture and environment; business development; and information technology.

www.peacecorps.gov/

 

College Possible

College Possible AmeriCorps members make college admission and success possible for low-income students through an intensive curriculum of coaching and support.

http://www.collegepossible.org/

 

Green Corps

Yearlong, full-time, paid Environmental Leadership Training Program.

www.greencorps.org/

 

Student Conservation Corps

Offers college students and graduates extraordinary opportunities to serve our nation's most prized public treasures: its natural and cultural resources.

www.thesca.org/

 

National Health Service Corps

Health-based opportunities allow for the repayment of loans or scholarships in exchange for community work.

http://nhsc.hrsa.gov/

 

Public Allies

Allies work for ten months at a local nonprofit organization in areas such as public health or youth, community and, economic development.

www.publicallies.org/

 

Jesuit Corps

Offers women and men an opportunity to work full-time for justice and peace.

www.JesuitVolunteers.org

 

Episcopal Service Corps

Young adult service programs across the United States that strive for justice and peace among all people.

http://episcopalservicecorps.org

 

Avodah: The Jewish Service Corps

The Jewish Service Corps strengthens the Jewish community's fight against the causes and effects of poverty in the U.S. by engaging participants in service and community building.

http://www.avodah.net/

 

Lutheran Volunteer Corps

Provides essential services in the areas of education, public safety, human needs, and the environment.

www.lutheranvolunteercorps.org/

 

Border Servant Corps

Serves border communities in NM & TX, living simply, working for social justice, and exploring spirituality.

www.borderservant.com

 

Stanford Fellowships and Service Programs Database

A large database with opportunities for undergraduates, recent graduates, and graduate students.

http://haas-old.stanford.edu/

 

Corporation for National and Community Service

The nation’s largest grant maker supporting service and volunteering, providing opportunities for Americans of all ages and backgrounds to express their patriotism while addressing critical community needs.

http://www.nationalservice.gov/

 

United We Serve

Americans can access volunteer opportunities offered by a range of partner organizations across the country or around the world. Serve.gov is managed by the Corporation for National and Community Service on behalf of the White House.

http://www.serve.gov/