The Humility of Mary Volunteer Service (HMVS) aims to bring more abundant life wherever we serve. They seek and encourage young adults who are interested in an opportunity to live out their faith in hope for others.


HMVS partners with NDA in four cities: Youngstown, OH; Cleveland, OH; and Immokalee, FL. HMVS may require NDA applicants to submit a different supplemental application. More information will be shared by the Site Director during the application process.


HMVS members serve at the following sites:

In Cleveland:

Boys Hope Girls Hope

Boys Hope Girls Hope is a residential program that focuses on expanding college access. Scholars live in the BHGH house full-time during the school year and receive homework help, counseling, and support with enrichment activities. Scholars are committed to growing into men and women for others.


Catholic Charities – Migration and Refugee Services

The MRS program at Catholic Charities Implements public health education. They focus on nutrition, medicine safety, physical education, and other topics to help refugee families navigate health care system.


Metro Catholic

Metro Catholic School on Cleveland’s Near West Side is a Catholic elementary school and a ministry of the Sisters of Notre Dame. Metro Catholic serves 575 students from Pre-school to Grade 8. Metro Catholic offers extensive programs for both refugee students and students with cognitive learning differences.


Near West Theatre

Near West Theatre builds community by engaging different people in the performing arts. It has a unique identity as a grassroots, intergenerational theatre with an emphasis on serving youth.


In Youngstown:

Ursuline Sisters of Youngstown

The Ursuline Sisters live out a variety of ministries. Two major focuses are youth education and providing assistance to individuals living with HIV/AIDS. Members assist in these two areas by serving as classroom assistants and health educators.


In Immokalee:

Guadalupe Center

The Guadalupe Center provides children of Immokalee access to high-quality academic support programs. Programs serve kids from early childhood through college graduation. Three core programs provide over 1,100 children in Immokalee with the hope of a prosperous and productive life. NDA members provide academic assistance and help address other needs.