Post-Graduate Service & Fellowships

Post-Graduate Service Opportunities 

Local

Earthcorps logo.EarthCorps brings together passionate and hardworking young adults from the US and countries around the world, for a yearlong leadership training program in Seattle, Washington. 

 


Rainier Valley Corps

Community Impact Fellowship
Rooted in Vibrant Communities Community Impact Fellowship 
                             Program places talented leaders of color in a two-year full-time 
                             position atlocal grassroots organizations led by communities of
                             color. Curriculum involves four key areas: nonprofit management,
                             adaptive and collective leadership, advocacy and policy,
                             community organizing, and cultural dynamics. Embedded within
                             the curriculum are focuses on systemic racism, power, privilege,
                             and intersectionality. This fellowship is a paid opportunity
                             with benefits. Ongoing professional development training is
                             provided.

                        Green Pathways Fellowship
                             The Green Pathways Fellowship Program creates a pathway to the
                             green sector for low-income young adults in living wage entry-
                             level positions in the environmental justice movement. This new
                             program is a partnership between Rainier Valley Corps and Got
                             Green
 to cultivate leaders through a racial equity and
                             intersectional lens and place them at a host environmental justice-
                             focused organization, providing them with technical skill building
                             and training in leadership development that is culturally relevant,
                             community-center, and context driven. Fellows will be hired and
                             placed, in partnership, with host sites for two-year fellowships.
                             Along with leadership coaching and development, fellows will be
                             paid a living wage with benefits.
 

Solid ground logo.Solid Ground programs include JustServe*AmeriCorps, MLK VISTA Corps, Washington Reading Corps, or Service Learning VISTA Corps. Focus areas include: domestic and youth violence prevention, elementary school literacy, and support for anti-poverty organizations. One year commitment, living stipend, and education award offered.
 

Technology Access FoundationMartinez Fellowship Program
Technology Access Foundation is committed to improving teacher
                             diversity and retaining teachers of color in their profession.
                             Through the Martinez Fellowship, fellows will have access to early
                             career coaching, assistance with employment and placement, the
                             opportunity to attend seminars and conferences.
                             Undergraduate Program Application Deadline: 
                             
Feb 1, May 1, October 1, December 1
                             Graduate Program Application Deadline: 
                              
January

 

Local / National

Americorps logo.AmeriCorps is a national network of service programs. Placements are in nonprofits, public agencies, and faith-based organizations. Focus areas: Disaster Relief, Education, Environment, Health, Homelessness, Community Development, and many more.

 

City Year logo.City Year aims to “unite young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service, giving them the skills and opportunities to change the world.” Volunteers serve in schools as tutors, mentors, role models, and leaders of afterschool programs. A stipend and education award are offered. 
 

Literacy Americorps logo.Literacy Americorps is a national service program that provides literacy services to youth, adults and families in communities throughout the United States. Service areas include: computer literacy, teaching and tutoring English Language Learners (ELL), naturalization, GED-prep, adult basic skills, family literacy, and vocational literacy. An 11 month commitment is required. A living
                             stipend and education award are offered.
 

Lutheran Volunteer corps logo.Lutheran Volunteer Corps provides direct service, community organizing, indirect service, advocacy and public policy to a variety of different non-profit organizations. LVC volunteers are committed to the four values of social justice, spirituality,
                             simplicity, and community. Volunteers commit to one year of
                             service and live together in intentional household communities. A
                             living stipend and education award are offered.

Washington conservation corps logoWashinton Conservation Corps members gain hands-on experience in the environmental field. Members commit one year to build trails, do restoration plantings, biological monitoring, and
                             service projects in the community. WCC members attend a series
                             of paid trainings throughout the year (e.g. Wilderness First
                             Responder, Wildland Firefighting, Hazardous Materials Response,
                             Ethnobotany, and GIS/GPS). Must be 18 - 25 years old. Earn
                             $8.55/hour and receive an AmeriCorps education award.

 

National

Teach for America logo.Teach for America Corps Member 
Requires a two year commitment serving as full-time paid teacher in an urban or rural public school in low-income areas of the country. An education award is offered. Members do not have teacher certification but must pass certain exams required by their district. Some graduate schools offer members the opportunity to
                             earn a Masters degree in Education.
                            Application Deadlines: Feb 1, Mar 1, Sept 14, Oct 17, Dec 5*
                            *5 application windows throughout the year

 

Local / National / International 

Habitat for Humanity logo.Habitat Humanity AmeriCorps members commit ten- to twelve-month serving with a team to build affordable housing for and with low-income families. No previous construction experience required. Living allowance and AmeriCorps education award are offered.
 

Jesuit Volunteer Corps logo.The Jesuit Volunteer Corps is a local, national, and international program. Volunteers make a one to two year commitment to serve where the need is greatest, to work with people who are marginalized by society and to live in an apostolic community with other JVs. A living stipend and education award are offered.

 

National / International 

Global Health Corps logo.A Global Health Corps fellowship is an exciting opportunity to build skills and gain experience with a high-impact health organization, but it’s also much more than that. It’s a year that will catalyze your personal and professional growth as a leader, placing you within a global and diverse network of bright, young, and committed health equity champions. 

 

Upcoming Deadlines

Post-grad Fellowships

Why choose service after graduation?

  • The opportunity to serve others
  • Explore your vocation and receive experience in your career of interest
  • Learn new skills
  • Work and possibly live in a place that is culturally different than your familiar surroundings
  • Gain new perspectives
  • Student loan deferment
  • Education award
  • Living stipend and health insurance/benefits (varies by program)