Volunteer Organizations

Check out some of the many organizations that will allow you to put your sustainability experience to work in the world.

Opportunities in the US

AmeriCorps is your chance to put your ideals into action while learning new skills, making new connections, and earning money to pay for college.

FoodCorps is a nationwide team of leaders that connects kids to real food and helps them grow up healthy. Service members teach kids about healthy food, build and tend school gardens and bring high-quality food into school cafeterias.

Lutheran Volunteer Corps has placements all over the United States and offers the opportunity to build community, work for justice and live simply and sustainably.

Jesuit Volunteer Corps offers women and men an opportunity to work full-time for justice and peace. Jesuit Volunteers are called to the mission of serving the poor directly, working for structural change in the United States, and accompanying people in developing countries.

Urban Servant Corps is located in Denver, Colorado where volunteers commit to living in intentional community and embrace values of simplicity and spirituality as they serve at inner-city Denver nonprofits. 

International Opportunities

Peace Corps offers opportunities in the areas of health care, agriculture, education and the environment. Interested in graduate school?  Peace Corps offers programs that allow participants to complete graduate school work in the field.  This program will allow you to put your sustainability experience to work in the world.

ELCA Young Adults in Global Mission (YAGM) invites you to step out of your comfort zone and challenge yourself in a one year international mission service and learning opportunity.