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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 are interested in our International Program, please visit the
NDMV International Page.

Applicants submit their applications directly to the city/cities in which they are interested in serving. Please review the service locations we offer in order to discern your top choices. If you need more information, help chosing the location that best fits your interests, or if any questions come up as you fill out your application, please contact Courtney at 410-532-6864 x22, or e-mail her at serve@ndmva.org. She is always happy to help. We look forward to receiving your application and talking with you soon!

Important Dates


Notre Dame-AmeriCorps will begin accepting applications in February 2014 for the next service year, which begins September 2, 2014 and ends on July 31, 2015. Applications will be accepted until all positions are filled. Timelines may vary by city.

Requirements


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 program while serving and completes his or her GED 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.
  • Commitment to serve as a full-time volunteer for 11 months.

Application Checklist


+ AmeriCorps Application

Online** (preferred) - Search "Notre Dame" and find desired city/cities
or
PDF version (fax or mail)

** The online AmeriCorps application includes two references, which are also required. 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 Application

Essay and Self-Reference Form
*Be sure to name your first, second, and third choice placements.

+ Educational Record

Transcript from most recent college or university (preferred)
or
Copy of high school diploma

You may have a single copy sent to the National Office in Baltimore (address found at the bottom of this page) rather than sending multiple copies to individual service cities.

+ Criminal History Background Check

Prior to service, members will be required to consent to a National Service Criminal History Check, which includes:

FBI Criminal History Record
and
State-wide Background Check (statewide criminal history repository list)

More information on completing this step will be provided upon acceptance into the program.

Submit your application

Submit your application to the local Site Director(s) for the location(s) you are interested in. E-mail addresses are in the form <cityname>@ndmva.org, or individual contact information can be found by clicking on the links below:

Apopka, FL (Orlando area)

Atlanta, GA

Baltimore,MD

Bend, OR

Boston, MA

Boulder, CO

Chicago, IL

Cincinnati, OH

Dayton, OH

Hartford, CT

Los Angeles, CA

New Orleans, LA

New York, NY

Philadelphia, PA

Phoenix, AZ

Rochester, NY

San Diego, CA

San Francisco, CA

Seattle, WA

Washington, DC

Watsonville, CA

Wilmington, DE

For additional information, or to submit a transcript, contact:

Notre Dame Mission Volunteers
Attention: Recruitment Coordinator
5405 Loch Raven Blvd
Baltimore, MD 21239
serve@ndmva.org
Phone: 410-532-6864 x22
Fax: 410-532-2418