In the Bible story of the Last Judgment (Matthew 25: 31-46), we are told about the connection between the way we act in society and our religious faith. Since love of God is so closely connected to love of neighbor, we show our faith into action by loving our neighbors. We “are called to reach out to the hurting, the poor, and the vulnerable in our midst in concrete acts of charity.” (
There are many ways you can offer you time and talent to help make a difference to others.
is an annual event taking place in the fall. This year the Service Fair is scheduled for
. This is an opportunity for students to visit with representatives from different organizations offering long-term volunteer opportunities (from a few weeks to a couple of years) and gather information materials on display.
Current Volunteer/Service opportunities Need:
(Volunteer/Service opportunity announcments are posted when received. Visit this page regularly to get the most updted info.)
Good Shepherd Volunteers
Good Shepherd Volunteers offers a year-long volunteer experience for recent college graduates to live simply and in community with other volunteers, while exploring spirituality and social justice. They need people who are compassionate, flexible, and are up for the challenge that this year brings. They are currently accepting applications on a rolling basis until all positions are filled. They have positions available in youth counseling, education, domestic violence, foster care and public policy.
For more info, visit
or contact Rachael Brugman, Good Shepherd Volunteers Marketing and Recruitment Coordinator at (718) 943-7488 or
(Posted April 2017)
Cristo Rey Jesuit high school in Houston
Cristo Rey is now accepting full-time volunteers who would give a year of service working for the mission of the school, which caters to low-income families. Whether teaching is a passion of yours or not, the volunteer program offers a variety of capacities to serve in. You would be housed in a beautiful residence on campus, student loans would be deferred for one year, and you would be given a healthy monthly stipend to cover all personal expenses. There is a guided formation program that is coupled with this year of service, and you will develop your professional skills, live in community with other volunteers, and build your resume significantly. Cristo Rey Jesuit is staffed by several A&M graduates and it is indeed an opportunity to make a great impact on the lives of others!
See the website at
and application page
for more information.
(Posted April 2017)
Jesuit Volunteer Corps
Are you looking for a way to put your faith into action after graduation? Do you desire a community that will challenge and support you in working towards a more just and hopeful world? The Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) offers young men and women an opportunity to live simply, in intentional communities with fellow Jesuit Volunteers (JVs) in 37 cities across the US. Our domestic program continues to accept applications on a rolling basis throughout late spring and early summer. The JVC experience opens the minds and hearts of JVs and dares them to change themselves and their communities for the better. Nearly all of our domestic program ministries—including legal services, education, social work, religious ministry, and more—currently have openings!
Interested? Seeking more information? Please visit
or contact our recruiters at
(Posted April 2017)
is a national service organization that employs millennials, ages 18-25, to serve as near-peer mentors, tutors, and community leaders for 11 months. Recent college grads at TAMU or Blinn would be working as a full-time mentor and community leader in one of our
at a particular school with students in 3rd-9th grade who need extra support in order to graduate on time. This is an 11-month full time paid position, and we offer a scholarship award of over $5,800 at the end of your service term.
If you are about to graduate or looking to do something different and meaningful before you begin your career or graduate school, and is interested in knowing more about the program, contact
. Their last application deadline is April 30.
(Posted April 2017)
Christ in the Christ
Christ in the Christ is a Catholic organization dedicated to forming missionaries, volunteers and communities in knowing, loving and serving the poor. They have one-month experience of community life during the summer as well as a year-long misssionary program.
For more info visit
(Posted April 2007)
Spiritus is a missionary team of young, faith filled Catholics in their 20s who live and work together for 9 months leading retreats for youth in grades 2-12. It's really rewarding to give so much of yourself and in turn be so well taken care of for your full-time service. You're provided with food and housing, transportation, formation classes and one-on-one mentoring, health insurance, a stipend and allowance, spiritual direction, youth ministry internships, and a community to pray, learn, and grow in faith with. Please check us out and consider helping to inspire thousands of kids to love the Catholic faith like you do! Visit us at
(Posted March 2007)
Paradisus Dei Summer Intern
Paradisus Dei, a national lay Catholic ministry based out of Houston, Texas, helps couples and families experience the superabundance of God. Guided by Pope John Paul II’s vision of the family’s importance to the Church, Paradisus Dei produces multimedia, interactive programs that are recognized for their excellence and ability to impact modern audiences. If you would like to assist us in this mission while also gaining experience in media and program development as well as non-profit management, please consider joining us as a volunteer intern for the summer of 2017. Contact Mr. Jamie Gonzales for more information at
(Posted March 2017)
Hiring Activity Leaders for 2017 Austin Area MLF Summer Camps
Do you enjoy working with kids and helping others? Will you be in Austin this summer? Are you in need of a summer job? Mobile Loaves & Fishes (MLF) is currently hiring Summer Activity Leaders to work with 1
Graders at MLF Day Camps in NW Austin this summer. This year’s theme is “SERVE those who SERVE”. Campers will learn to recognize the dedication of those who serve our country, appreciate their sacrifice, and understand the challenges they face. Campers will also explore how they themselves can serve and help to meet the needs of those who serve. To apply or find out more see the attached flyer or go to