Notre Dame Mission Volunteers
Goal of Program
Notre Dame Mission Volunteers (Notre Dame-AmeriCorps and -International) work to empower the economically disadvantaged and oppressed through education and personal hands-on support. Our program holistically aims to strengthen the community through their families; every person has an important role to play.
Type of Placement
Service opportunities include tutoring (K-12, GED, ESL); after school programs; conflict resolution; parent effectiveness; adult literacy. Educational service may be in conjunction with social services, volunteer coordination, migrant workers, counseling, and environmental agencies. International placements may also include agricultural or pastoral work.
Domestic placements are available in Apopka, FL; Atlanta, GA; Baltimore, MD; Bend, OR; Boston, MA; Boulder, CO; Chicago, IL; Cincinnati, OH; Dayton, OH; Hartford, CT; Los Angeles, CA; New Orleans, LA; New York, NY; Philadelphia, PA; Phoenix, AZ; Rochester, NY; San Francisco Bay Area, CA; San Diego, CA; Seattle, WA; Washington, DC; Watsonville, CA and Wilmington, DE. International placements are available in Haiti and Nicaragua.
Members commit to serve full-time for 11 months to one year.
495 domestic AmeriCorps members in over 20 cities nationwide, and 2-4 international volunteers (2015-2016 program year).
Individuals ages 21 and older, college degree and/or work experience.
Domestic: $12,530 living allowance, health insurance, $5,775 AmeriCorps education award upon completion of 1,700 hours and full term of service (2016-2017 figures). Child care benefits and forbearance of eligible student loans, if applicable. International: Housing, health insurance, personal stipend, travel costs.
Community living is available in select domestic cities. Housing is provided for international members.
Domestic members: one-week orientation in September, on-site training, national training/retreat in February, and biweekly local training meetings. Additional retreats and workshops offered throughout the year. International members: One week orientation in Baltimore prior to departure, on-site training, and additional opportunities throughout the year.
Rolling. Domestic applications open in February for service beginning September 1.
5405 Loch Raven Blvd
Phone: 410 532-6864
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