Nonprofits & Volunteering
Nonprofits hire using a different process than large private sector firms. You won’t find many nonprofits recruiting on campus, but that doesn’t mean the jobs aren’t out there! The staff in the Career Center can advise you about how to find the kinds of jobs you’re looking for.
The Big Guys
These programs are some of the largest volunteer organizations of their kind. They serve both in the US and abroad.
- Peace Corps - Peace Corps Volunteers travel overseas to make real differences in the lives of real people.
- AmeriCorps*VISTA - AmeriCorps places individuals with community-based agencies to help find long-term solutions to the problems caused by urban and rural poverty. Lots of volunteer opportunities available.
- Teach for America - Large program to help educate children. Site also has an online application.
- Catholic Volunteer Network - The largest and most comprehensive guide to Catholic and Christian volunteer programs available. The RESPONSE Directory allows you to search all volunteer opportunities offered by 200 member programs.