Amate House offers a year-long program that supports and develops individuals rooted in faith and dedicated to service. Volunteers are placed in schools, parishes, and social service agencies throughout Chicago and live in intentional communities of six to twelve people. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but priority application deadline is in April.
American Friends Service Committee
The American Friends Service Committee is a quaker organization which includes people of various faiths who are committed to social justice, peace, and humanitarian service. Volunteer service opportunities and fellowships offered throughout the country. Applications accepted throughout the year based on state-to-state volunteer opportunities.
AVODAH is a Jewish service corps that combines front-line, anti-poverty work, Jewish learning, and community building into a one-year program. Corps members work on issues across the board: immigration, education, public health, homelessness, and more. Applications due in February each year.
Christian Appalachian Project
The Christian Appalachian Project (CAP) is an interdenominational, nonprofit Christian organization committed to serving people in need in Appalachia by providing physical, spiritual and emotional support through a wide variety of programs and services. Various programs available. Applications accepted throughout the year.
JDC Jewish Service Corps
The JDC Jewish Service Corps offers qualified individuals the chance to serve a Jewish community abroad in such areas as Jewish outreach, community development, health, and social welfare. Applications are accepted throughout the year.
Jesuit Volunteer Corps
The Jesuit Volunteer Corps provides room/board, stipend, loan deferment, and health insurance for recent graduates to live in community and work in community service for one year. International opportunities, a three-year commitment, are also available. Round one applications are due in January; round two applications are due in March.
Jewish Organizing Initiative
The Jewish Organizing Initiative offers a one-year service program, in community building, working with Boston area community and labor organizations. Regular sessions include training in community organizing, Jewish identity and tradition, and group projects in the community. Applications due in March each year.
Lutheran Volunteer Corps
The Lutheran Volunteer Corps is open to individuals 21 and over who are willing to commit to at least one year of full-time service in urban social justice organizations in ten cities across the United States. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis with three deadlines: January 15, March 15, and April 30.
MASA Israel Journey
The MASA Israel Journey enables thousands of Jewish youth to spend a semester or a year in Israel in any of over 160 programs, helping them build a life-long relationship with Israel and a firm commitment to Jewish life. Applications accept throughout the year based on availability of opportunities.
Mercy Volunteer Corps
The Mercy Volunteer Corps is a year-long service program in both urban and rural regions. Mercy volunteers work with those who are economically poor or marginalized in a spirit of solidarity and mutuality, live simply in community, and commit to personal and spiritual growth. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis, but final application deadline is June 1 of each year.
Vincentian Service Corps
The Vincentian Service Corps is for men and women who want to give one year of their lives to serve the poor, live in community with other Corps members, and experience a simple lifestyle. Applications are accepted throughout the year.