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.

Service Area

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.

Service Length

Members commit to serve full-time for 11 months to one year.

Program Size

495 domestic AmeriCorps members in over 20 cities nationwide, and 2-4 international volunteers (2015-2016 program year).

Requirements

Individuals ages 21 and older, college degree and/or work experience.

Financial Arrangements

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.

Living Arrangements

Community living is available in select domestic cities. Housing is provided for international members.

Training

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.

Application Deadline

Rolling. Domestic applications open in February for service beginning September 1.

Contact:

Jackie Simon

Address

5405 Loch Raven Blvd
Baltimore, 21239
Phone: 410 532-6864

Email:

[email protected]

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Affiliation

Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur and AmeriCorps

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