Volunteer Opportunities – After Graduation
There are thousands of opportunities to serve in AmeriCorps. Each one provides an
incredible opportunity to make a difference in your life and in the lives of those around
you. Whether your service makes a community safer, gives a child a second chance, or
helps protect the environment, you have the ability to find solutions and make a difference.
To join the ranks of more than 70,000 individuals who are currently getting things done for
their community and country, choose the type of service you would like to participate in
and the state in which you’d like to serve.
Peace Corps service is a life-defining leadership experience. Since 1961, the Peace Corps has shared
with the world America’s most precious resource – its people. Volunteers serve in 77 countries in
Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central and South America, Europe, and the Middle East. Peace Corps
Volunteers live, learn, and work with a community overseas for 27 months, providing technical
assistance in six program areas: education, youth and community development, health, business
and information and communications technology, agriculture, and environment.
City Year unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service, giving them
the skills and opportunities to change the world.
As tutors, mentors and role models, these diverse young leaders help children stay in
school and on track, and transform schools and communities across the United States, as
well as through international affiliates in Johannesburg, South Africa and London, England.
Just as important, during their year of service corps members develop civic leadership
skills they can use throughout a lifetime of community service.
Lutheran Service Corps
Lutheran Service Corps volunteers have the opportunity to serve for eleven months as
a full-time, non-paid employee in one of several social service agencies. Each individual
makes a commitment to work for social justice, live in community, live simply, and develop
spiritually. Expenses paid.
Teach for America
Teach For America provides a critical source of well-trained teachers who are helping
break the cycle of educational inequity. These teachers, called corps members, commit to
teach for two years in one of 39 urban and rural regions across the country, going above
and beyond traditional expectations to help their students to achieve at high levels.