Post-Graduate Service Opportunities
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.
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
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 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.
Martinez 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:
Local / National
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 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 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 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.
Washinton 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.
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 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.
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
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.