Application Process:

Applicants must submit an application to both the AmeriCorps portal and each service site.

1. AmeriCorps Application:

  • Go to the AmeriCorps Portal and click on “Search Listings”
  • Under program name, enter “Notre Dame” then press “Search”
  • Select the city listing where you’d like to apply, and submit your completed AmeriCorps application.

2. Notre Dame – AmeriCorps Application:


To become a member you must meet the following conditions:

    • Be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident
    • Be at least 21 years old
    • Have a high school diploma, GED, or commit to working towards a GED while serving
  • Be able to serve full time (1,700 hours) over an eleven month period (40 hours / week)

Make sure you’ve completed all the steps for applying. Carefully review the checklist and make sure you have not forgotten anything.

Application Checklist:

  1. Complete application through AmeriCorps portal
  2. Complete application to Service Site Director
  3. Send list of preferred service placements to Site Director
  4. Send transcript to Site Director

Next Steps:

After submitting your application, next steps may include:

  • A phone or in-person interview with a site director
  • An interview with a site supervisor at potential daily service site
  • Criminal History Check – instructions provided following interviews

Step 1

Applications open for year of service beginning in September and ending in July the following year.

Step 3

Acceptance letters sent to all applicants