Full-Time Opportunities

Civic Engagement Center
Markim Hall, Third Floor
651-696-6030 (fax)

Academic-Year Hours
Monday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Tuesday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Summer Hours
Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m.-noon

The CEC has compiled the following list to assist you in your search for a full-time service opportunity. We neither advocate nor endorse these organizations or programs. Please use caution and discretion when seeking opportunities.

Each year, AmeriCorps offers 75,000 opportunities for adults of all ages and backgrounds to serve through a network of partnerships with local and national nonprofit groups. Email or call 202-06-5000 with questions.

CollegePossibleCOLLEGE POSSIBLE (formerly Admission Possible) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit making college admission and success possible for low-income students through an intensive curriculum of coaching and support.  After-school services include (1) academic support through ACT/SAT test preparation; (2) college application assistance; (3) financial aid consulting; (4) guidance in the college transition; and (5) support toward college degree completion.  As an AmeriCorps organization, College Possible is recruiting college graduates to serve for one year to help make a college degree possible for low-income students.  


CORO trains ethical, diverse civic leaders nationwide. Coro leaders develop skills; master tools needed to engage and empower communities; gain experience in government, business, labor and not-for-profit community organizations; and participate in special community and political problem solving processes. Email with questions.


CROSS-CULTURAL SOLUTIONS operates volunteer programs around the world in partnership with sustainable community initiatives, bringing people together to work side-by-side while sharing perspectives and fostering cultural understanding. For more information, email or call 800-380-4777.

Global RoutesGLOBAL ROUTES is committed to strengthening the global community through voluntary work overseas. To this end, Global Routes designs foreign exchange programs based on community service, bringing people with different worldviews together. Email or call 413-585-8895 with questions.

Global Volunteers

GLOBAL VOLUNTEERS is a private, non-profit, non-sectarian, non-governmental organization engaging short-term volunteers on micro-economic and human development programs in close partnership with local people worldwide. Email or call 800-487-1074 with questions.

Jesuit VolunteersJESUIT VOLUNTEER CORPS is a national and international program whose volunteers make a commitment to serve where the need is greatest, to work with people who are marginalized by society and to live in apostolic community with other JVs. In all, about 300 JVs each year work in the United States and in six countries around the world. Email or call 313- 345-3480 with questions.

JETJapan Exchange and Teaching Programme (JET) aims to promote grass roots internationalization at the local level by inviting young overseas graduates to assist in international exchange and foreign language education in local governments, boards of education and elementary, junior and senior high schools throughout Japan.

Lutheran VolunteerLUTHERAN VOLUNTEER CORPS (LVC) unites full-time stipended volunteers with financial supporters, non-profit organizations and ministries to work for peace with justice across the nation. In addition to working for justice, LVC Volunteers live together in intentional household communities of 4-7 people to encourage simple, sustainable living. Opportunity also to join the Food Justice House in Milwaukee - combine passion for sustainable agriculture with your desire to serve & learn. Email or call 202-387-3222 with questions.

Mennonite MissionMENNONITE VOLUNTARY SERVICE adults 21 and older in community houses in 22 locations across the US to serve and learn together as they live out their faith.  Email or call 866-866-2872 with questions.

Peace Corps is an independent U.S. government agency that provides volunteers for countries Peace Corpsrequesting assistance around the world. Volunteers work with local governments, communities, schools, and entrepreneurs to address changing and complex needs in education, health and HIV/AIDS, business development, information technology, the environment agriculture,  and youth development.
Call 800-424-8580 with questions.

Teach for America  is the national corps of outstanding recent college graduates of all Teach for Americaacademic majors and career interests who commit two years to teach in urban and rural public schools and become leaders in the effort to expand educational opportunity. Email or call 800-832-1230 with questions.

VisionVisions in Actions in Action  is committed to achieving social and economic justice in the developing world through grassroots programs and communities of self-reliant volunteers.  Email or call 202-625-7402 with questions.

WorldTeachWorldTeach partners with governments and other organizations in developing countries to provide volunteer teachers to meet local needs and promote responsible global citizenship.  Email or call 800-483-2240 with questions.

PardadaParada Paradi Educational Society helps empower girls from Anoopsha hr, India, through academics and vocational work. There are one-year volunteer positions available as a Business or English volunteer.
Email with questions.