Serve with NDMVA

Choosing to serve with Notre Dame Mission Volunteers and AmeriCorps is life changing. Gain professional experience, attend a national conference about education and service, make connections, and create memories to last a lifetime. Ready to start your service journey?

Here’s how: applicants must submit an application with Notre Dame Mission Volunteers, AmeriCorps, and each service site. Follow the steps below to complete your NDMVA application.

1. Notre Dame – AmeriCorps Application:


2. 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.



To become a member you must meet the following conditions:

    • Be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident
    • Be at least 18 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:

  • Complete application through AmeriCorps portal
  • Complete application to Service Site Director
  • Send list of preferred service placements to Site Director
  • Send transcript to Site Director

Next Steps:

After submitting your application, next steps may include:


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