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Post-Grad Volunteering

Beyond UD Fair

Are you thinking about spending a year or two doing full-time volunteering after you graduate? Come to the Beyond UD Post-grad Volunteer Programs Fair to meet with representatives from many programs. The Fair will be held on Wednesday, October 19, 7:00 - 9:00 pm in Kennedy Union. Make sure to drop in!

Contact Nick Cardilino for more information.

Programs Attending the 2022 Fair

  • ACE Teaching Fellows, Notre Dame
  • Amate House
  • Assumption Mission Associates
  • Bethlehem Farm
  • Bon Secours Volunteer Ministry
  • Catholic Theological Union
  • Center for FaithJustice
  • Change A Heart Franciscan Volunteer Program/Minist
  • Christian Appalachian Project
  • City Year
  • Colorado Vincentian Volunteers
  • Echo Graduate Service Program | University of Notre Dame
  • FrancisCorps
  • Friends Committee on National Legislation
  • Glenmary Home Missioners (Vocations and Volunteer Program
  • Holy Family Service Corps
  • In My Shoes
  • Jesuit Spiritual Center
  • Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest
  • Lalanne at the University of Dayton
  • Maggie's Place
  • Marianist PULSE
  • Mercy Volunteer Corps
  • Precious Blood Volunteers
  • PULSE Pittsburgh
  • Red Cloud Volunteer Program
  • Salesian Lay Missioners
  • St. Joseph Worker Program
  • Vincentian Volunteers of Cincinnati

What are you doing after graduation?

Before you jump head first into the corporate world or get stuck behind a desk,

think about a year of volunteer service!

There are a lot of great reasons to do a year or two of full-time volunteering. Plus your parents will want to know why you're working for a small stipend and living expenses.

Why Volunteer?


To make the right volunteer choice, it's essential to get reliable information and speak to informed people. You can find good resources and supportive people right here on campus.

  • Nick Cardilino can help you get started. He can explore with you your reasons for considering a volunteer year, your service and location preferences, and help to match you with some organizations that offer what you're looking for. He can also put you in touch with UD grads who are presently volunteering and some who have returned.
  • Every fall, the Beyond UD Fair brings representatives from dozens of post-grad volunteer programs to campus for you to speak to.  You'll get a ton of information without feeling any pressure to commit. Check back here for dates and times for the 2022 fair. Don't miss it!
  • The Beyond UD Panel Supper annually features a panel of 4-6 former and current volunteers with a wide variety of experiences. Some have volunteered overseas; others in the U.S. Some have served in faith-based programs; others in government-run or civic programs. Some have lived in community with other volunteers; others have lived alone or found their own roommate. Each will speak for about 5 minutes about their experience. The rest of the evening is open to questions from all of those who come to learn more about volunteering. This year, the supper will be in early February. Check back here for the date and time, and to find out if it will be in-person or virtual.
  • Check out the web links below
...or how about a social justice-oriented internship?

You can spend a summer or a semester doing service or social justice advocacy work. Some of these are paid; some aren't. Some are full-time; others are part-time. But from time to time, we learn of internships that would be great experiences for those interested in making a difference in the world.

Check out these opportunities

Campus Ministry's Center for Social Concern

Liberty Hall
300 College Park Ave.
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0408
CSC Website