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Hello! We are so glad you are interested in joining Notre Dame Mission Volunteers-AmeriCorps! Below is all the information you will need to apply to our program.

If you need more information, or if any questions come up as you fill out your application, please contact Liz Carroll at 410-532-6864 x12, or e-mail her at She is always happy to help. We look forward to receiving your application and talking with you soon!

Important Dates

Notre Dame-AmeriCorps is currently accepting applications for the 2009-2010 service year, which begins on September 2, 2009 and ends on August 1, 2010. Members can start as late as October.


We invite applications from individuals who are over 21 and have work experience or a college education. A high school diploma is required unless the applicant is enrolled in a GED or diploma preparation program while serving and receives his or her diploma by the end of the year of service.

Applicants should also possess:

  • The willingness to spend a year in the service of others.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to be flexible, adaptive, and work on a team.
  • U.S. citizenship or be a lawful permanent resident alien.
  • Commitment to serve as a full-time volunteer for 11 months (or 5 months as a 900 hour volunteer).

Application Checklist

+ AmeriCorps Application

Online Application** (preferred) or PDF version (fax or mail)
**If you choose to use the online application and your reference does not have access to email, you can print reference forms from the Microsoft Word document included here.

+ Notre Dame essay and self-reference form - MS Word (email, fax, or mail)

Be sure to name your first, second, and third choice placements.

+ An official transcript from your last college or university or a copy of your high school diploma (mail)

+ A criminal background check from your state of residence (mail)

Submit your application to:
410-532-2418 fax
Attention: Recruitment Coordinator
403 Markland Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21212

Liz will contact you shortly by phone or email!