VolunteerMatch strengthens communities by making it easier for good people and good causes to connect. The organization offers a variety of online services to support a community of nonprofit, volunteer and business leaders committed to civic engagement. Our popular service welcomes millions of visitors a year and has become the preferred internet recruiting tool for […]
United We Serve
A nationwide service initiative to help meet the growing social needs resulting from the struggling economic climate. The initiative aims to both expand the impact of existing organizations by engaging new volunteers in their work and encourage volunteers to develop their own “do-it-yourself” projects. Serve.gov offers an online resource for finding volunteer opportunities in your […]
As an international non-profit organization, United Planet (UP) strives to create a world in which all people understand, respect, and support one another. United Planet’s global network of leaders and volunteers fosters cross-cultural understanding and addresses shared challenges to unite the world in a community beyond borders. The underlying principle of our programs is the […]
Job search website that posts jobs in the non profit sector.
Provides international volunteer opportunities.
American Red Cross of Greater Chicago
Red Cross offers youth volunteer and training opportunities. Classes in CPR, First Aid, Aquatics, Professional Rescuers, Caregiving, Pet First Aid, and Emergency Preparedness Presentations.
Jobs in Sports
This is an online database with jobs in sports. They have been around since about 2000. They work with more than 4,500 sports employers. They have a database full of sports jobs and sports internships in every part of the country.
National Runaway Switchboard
Offers fee based training for individuals interested helping keep American runaways and at risk youth safe and off the street. Individuals in training must pay for class fees and travel expenses. Utilizes a Solution-Focuses Crisis Intervention Model to support youth, runaway prevention, case management, and the commercial sexual exploitation of children. In Chicago Crisis Line […]
Jumpstart is working toward the day when every child in America enters school prepared to succeed. Jumpstart partners highly trained college students with low-income preschool children in a mentoring relationship for an entire school year. Jumpstart’s curriculum focuses on building language and literacy skills in preschool children so that they can enter school aged programs […]
Washburne Culinary School
Basic certification program held part-time evenings. Associate degree programs M-R 8am-2pm. Parrot Cage restaurant.
Small Business Administration
Aid, counsel, assist and protect interests of small business. Counseling and training resources. Startup kit. Information on financing.
Provide paid apprenticeships and job training for various careers. Requires a HS diploma or GED.
Courses in healthcare and IT
Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship
The Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship’s mission is to provide programs that inspire young people from low-income communities to: stay in school to recognize business opportunities to plan for successful futures.
This is a post high school training program in computer technology. Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED. The program is particularly geared to young people that have overcome adversity in their life. Using project-based learning, participants work in teams on a range of projects during this intensive training course and two year […]
Greater West Town Project
Youth education and career development programs. West Town Academy – Alternative high school. Youth mentoring and employment service. Provide job training in two areas: 1. Woodworking and solid surface manufacturing 2. Shipping and Receiving Both training centers are at the location above.
French Pastry School
3 main programs: 1)L’Art de Patisserie – full time, 24 week pastry and baking certificate program. 2) L’Art du Gateau – full time, 16 week professional cake baking and decorating program. 3) Continuing Ed courses – 3 to 5 day long classes year round.
Flight Attendant Facts
This website provides information about what a flight attendant is and what kind of life and career could a person like you have as a flight attendant.Get the facts about becoming a flight attendant along with the best and the worst in the airline industry. Get the information directly from internal source who live it […]
Provide trainings to educators and youth regarding entrepreneurial skills. “We achieve this through: Instructor Training Direct Instructional Services Business Development Services Financial Literacy & Asset Building Programs Curriculum Resources Program Design Support”
CISCO Education-to- Careers
CISCO provides students with a complete look at all aspects of careers in the construction industry. Ground Breakers gives students the information they need to choose a career wisely. The program consists of four parts: 1) A construction industry overview; 2) Choosing a trade to focus on; 3) Touring an apprenticeship program related to the […]
Chicago Women in Trades
Supports and trains women in high-skilled, high wage, non-traditional careers. Training and advocacy for women in the trades. Information sessions on regular basics that shows people how to get into the trades.
Ecela Spanish Schools
Travel, study, and volunteer in SOuth America. Join a group of other forward-thinking recent graduates for three months of Spanish immersion plus one month service project in Argentina, Chile and Peru.
Carpe Diem Education
Carpe Diem’s study abroad programs are designed to safely challenge every student. Through service, travel, community and cultural exchange, our students
Cactus gap year programs combine language, tuition, travel and practical training, allowing you to turn your once-in-a-lifetime experience into lifelong skills. Programs are quality checked, and can be customized to suit your aims and interests. Locations: Spain, Argentina, Costa Rica, United States, Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland
Aspire by API: Gap Year Abroad Programs
Aspire by API provides comprehensive gap year abroad (France, Ireland, Spain) programs for recent high school graduates. Our language and cultural immersion programs provide students with opportunities to learn and develop global skills in an exciting, enriching and safe setting.
Adventures Cross- Country￼
Adventure/leadership trips for young people. Teamwork, personal growth. Innovative trips – they change every year. Group students by age whenever possible. Community service credit. Trips are all over the world, US and Canada.
Youth Conservation Corps
National parks are in disrepair. Historic buildings are crumbling, native species are losing the fight to invasive species, trails are disappearing. We need you! Get paid to accomplish needed conservation work on public lands.
United We Serve Corporation for national and Community Service
President Obama’s nationwide service initiative. This initiative aims to both expand the impact of existing organizations by engaging new volunteers in their work and encourage volunteers to develop their own do-it-yourself” projects.
Urban Corps – San Diego, California
Urban Corps of San Diego County is a certified local conservation corps and charter school whose mission is to provide young adults with the tools to expand their career opportunities through education, life skills training, and paid work experience on projects that benefit our communities. | Civilian Corp Opportunities
is working towards the day when a year in a national service program like AmeriCorps is a common expectation for Americans, and when national service is universally accepted as a strategy for putting people to work, tackling pressing social challenges and uniting Americans in common purpose.
Student Conservation Association
is where tens of thousands of green professionals, from park superintendents to urban planners, can trace their start. This is where college and high school students connect with nature, render hands-on service, gain new skills and perspectives, and launch a lifetime of stewardship. | Civilian Corp Opportunities
advances new leadership to strengthen communities, nonprofits, and civic participation. Since 1992, we have been developing a new generation of diverse leaders and promoting innovative leadership practices that meet the demands of changing times.
National Conservation Corps
are comprehensive youth development programs that provide their participants with job training, academic programming, leadership skills, and additional support through a strategy of service that improves communities and the environment. | Civilian Corp Opportunities
Green Job Corps California Volunteers
brings together a statewide network of local volunteer connector agencies and online volunteer connector tools to provide support and help recruit volunteers for our state’s nonprofits and public agencies.
Global Peace Foundation
strives to positively impact the youth culture by bringing together young leaders of all faiths, cultures, nationalities, and interests under a common vision and universal principles.
environmental service is a uniquely effective way to build community. When people put their hands into the dirt together and see their efforts transform a threatened area into a more vibrant landscape, they forge a special bond, empowering themselves and their community.
City Year Corps
You can make a difference. In schools. In classrooms. In neighborhoods. City Year corps members serve full-time at one of 24 locations across the United States as tutors and mentors, running after-school programs and leading youth leadership programs. | Civilian Corp Opportunities
California Climate Corps
In California, climate change is a growing threat to systems and people across the state. The impacts to our environment and health are worsening as we experience longer and more frequent droughts, devastating wildfires, and more. Each of us has a role to play. You can take meaningful action today to help communities across our […]
AmeriCorps engages more than 80,000 Americans in intensive service each year at nonprofits, schools, public agencies, and community and faith-based groups across the country. AmeriCorps programs do more than move communities forward; they serve their members by creating jobs. | Civilian Corp Opportunities
The Virtual Student Federal Service (VSFS)
hosted by the U.S Department of State, is the largest virtual internship program in the world, connecting the passion and power of U.S. students – virtually – to over fifty federal agencies each year. Students #ApplyInJuly for an academic-year-long internship, working remotely from wherever they are! (NEW)
Environmental Science Internships
Preserve precious ecosystems and learn sustainable practices for some of the world’s most beautiful locations on Environmental Science, Marine Biology, Agriculture and Wildlife Conservation internships.
U.S. Department of Labor: Employment and Training Administration
Apprenticeship.gov is the one-stop source to connect career seekers, employers, and education partners with apprenticeship resources. Discover apprenticeships across industries, how programs are started by employers, and how to become an apprentice.
Public Service Corps (PSC)
The New York City Public Service Corps (PSC) is the nation’s first and largest off-campus internship program for college students. PSC is dedicated to providing undergraduate and graduate students with opportunities to serve their communities. The Public Service Corps currently offers Federal Work-Study Program internships as well as placements in which students may work for […]
At YouthBuild programs in the United States and across the globe, low-income young people learn construction skills to help build affordable housing and other community assets such as community centers and schools.
On Earth Peace Intern Program
On Earth Peace helps you build peace…in yourself, family, church, community, nation, and world. Our professional staff and network of experienced volunteers provide skills, support, and spiritual foundations for overcoming violence with the power of love, through a range of powerful programs of training and accompaniment.
is a United States career and technical student organization serving more than 395,000 high school, college and middle school students and professional members enrolled in training programs in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations. Scholarships are also available to SkillsUSA members through the #KeepCraftAlive initiative sponsored through constuction industry sponsors. See #KeepCraftAlive […]
Job training programs Search
The Department of Labor’s ETA funds job training programs to improve the employment prospects of adults, youth, and dislocated workers.
is the world’s largest internship marketplace bringing students, employers and higher education institutions together in one centralized location.
union apprenticeship is an excellent career choice if you like to work with your hands; are willing to serve an apprenticeship for up to five years, depending on the trade you select.
is the only national level job search site, also offering android friendly app, that specifically addresses finding jobs for high school students. (NEW)
Get a chance to work side by side with one of our lead CALPIRG staff, focusing on real problems that affect people in their daily lives. We are currently hiring undergraduate, graduate and JD interns on a rolling basis to work with us on our various campaigns.
Occupational Outlook Handbook is a resource of the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the United States Department of Labor and provides information on what workers do; the work environment; education, training, and other qualifications. Very useful tool.
L.A. Youth at Work
is respected by over 150 companies, who appreciate the quality of our candidates. Preparing yourself by earning the Certificate reduces your stress and leads to success with a job or paid internship, so get started now.
Teens for Hire
If you are a teen 14 to 19 looking for a full-time, part-time, summer, seasonal, volunteer or vocational job, Join Now and create your membership profile.
A Guide to College for Undocumented Students
Undocumented students attending college must navigate a continually evolving landscape. Learn about legal protections, financial help, and selecting a school that will give you the support you need while undocumented.
(World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms)link people who want to volunteer on organic farms to learn about organic lifestyles.
Trip Leader for HF Holidays, Europe
Volunteer as a walking holiday leader and experience, enthusiasm and common love of the great outdoors for our walking holidays.
Sudan Volunteer Programme
is a London based charity dedicated to sending graduates and under-graduates to Sudan to teach English at schools, colleges and Universities.
Search our directory of study abroad programs, find scholarships, follow study abroad student bloggers or use our student guide to help you prepare for your study abroad adventure.
Pueblo Inglés, Spain
We are always looking for professional, dedicated and above all enthusiastic individuals for different positions to work in a multicultural environment.
Worldwide | Watch Peace Corps’ film short, Be a Volunteer, and learn about the unique experience and benefits of service. Be part of our mission to promote world peace and friendship.
Israel | Basically there are more jobs to do on a kibbutz than there are people to do them. You will not understand what a good time can be had unless you try it.
Worldwide is an online listing of host organic farms, non-organic farms, farm-stays, home-stays, ranches, lodges, B&Bs, backpackers hostels and even sailing boats who invite volunteer helpers to stay with them short-term in exchange for food and accommodation.
Habitat for Humanity
U.S./International | Be part of the solution, volunteers mobilized by Habitat for Humanity have participated primarily in construction activities. Today volunteers, while always taking action related to the theme of housing, provide much more.
Appalachian Trail Conference
USA | Over 6000 volunteers contribute more than 200,000 hours each year keeping the Appalachian Trail (A.T.) available for all to use. Volunteers are active in all aspects of Trail work, from basic maintenance to major projects such as building bridges and shelters and building new sections of the A.T.
The National Mentoring Partnership
helps children by delivering resources to mentoring programs nationwide and promoting quality for mentoring through standards, cutting-edge research and state of the art tools.
The Center for Green Schools
support undergraduate students from diverse backgrounds in pursuing studies and careers in fields related to sustainability by offering their mentees networking opportunities and career building experiences.
United Nations Online Volunteer Program
service connects volunteers with organizations working for sustainable human development. Volunteers contribute their skills online to help organizations address development challenges.
United States Forestry Fire & Aviation Management
Is a wide field, encompassing firefighters, fire ecologists, fuels specialists, fire managers, administrative personnel, helicopter and fixed wing pilots, aviation and ground safety professionals, radio communications and electronic technicians, dispatchers, fire prevention specialists, and communicators.
The Alliance of European Voluntary Service Organisations
is presently made up of 50 members from 28 countries in Europe, Asia and America. Each member organisation runs an annual programme of International Volunteer Projects in their own country and exchanges volunteers with each other following the Alliance Quality Charter.
Its mission is to advance new leadership to strengthen communities, nonprofits and civic participation.
Travel That Feeds the Soul® Join a volunteer vacation abroad or a USA volunteer program for one to three weeks. Life-affirming service programs for families, groups and individuals.
Since 2003, more than 10,000 world-travelers/volunteers have participated in Global Crossroad’s Volunteer Abroad, Mini-Ventures, Adventure Travel, Seasonal Escapes, and to Teach Abroad.
Council on International Education Exchange
With the CIEE High School Abroad programs, U.S. high school students take classes with native students and live with a native host family, which will challenge you to push your own boundaries and immerse yourself in another language and culture.
EVS – The European Volunteer Service
This database contains information on all the organisations that are accredited for EVS. It also informs if the organisation offers possibilities for young people with fewer oppportunities.
World Youth Alliance
United Nations is a global coalition of young people committed to promoting the dignity of the person and building solidarity among youth from developed and developing nations. We train young people to work at the regional and international levels to impact policy and culture. Through this lived experience of the dignity of the person, young […]
UNAOC Programmes and Projects page. l Youth Solidarity Fund (YSF)
Cities must go beyond fostering tolerance among diverse communities and strive to create a sense of belonging and of sharing for our residents, whereby all individuals feel valued, heard, and included and their rights are respected. – Since its inception, the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) has become a leading United Nations platform for […]
Volunteer Coaching Sports Abroad
is an online sports and live events job match-making engine that connects 2.2 million applicants with the right jobs and 750+ employers wiThrough well-established relationships with local teams, clubs, and carefully structured sports placements, we are able to assist volunteers regardless of coaching experience.
Guide To College for Students Experiencing Homelessness
Students experiencing homelessness while in college have the right to many of the necessities they need to focus on their studies. Discover programs that provide food, shelter, financial aid, and guidance for students in need.
Homeless Students and Education
More than 1.7 million teenagers experience homelessness within the United States each year.Resources for K-12 and college students experiencing homelessness.
Cultural & Art Activism
has emerged, mainly among urban youth, as a counter-cultural movement of the arts. Identifying itself with social movement themes, counter-militarism, racial and sexual discrimination for example, but focused on addressing these social problems through cultural expression, this type of activism has become a gathering community that did not historically identify with the mainstream arts or […]
Alliance for California Traditional Arts
In our increasingly fractured society, we believe ACTA will play a critical role in shaping a positive future for California where the unique value of every culture is respected, sustained, and appreciated. Through our programs, services, and funding opportunities for the traditional arts, we are weaving a more integrated, just, and empathetic social fabric across […]
Artist Immersion Program
The artist immersion program allows students of all backgrounds to live as artists while traveling abroad. Students learn new skills such as painting, drawing, and drama, while studying historical works of art. This Program includes 4 destinations: India, Spain, France and Italy.
Arts and Culture Internship / Cultural Museum
The Institute for Global Studies offers the possibility of working in the halls of prestigious museums around the world and conducts research in the area of cultural marketing through an internship program for young people.
Berridge Creative Semester
Berridge Programs offers gap year and summer high school arts programs in the US and France led by professional artists. This 10-week program has 6 modules that blends cultural and community engagement, outdoor exploration, creative practice and French language learning.
Acting Intensive- ArtsBridge GapYear is a 15-week virtual intensive actor training program designed to bridge the high school and college experiences for young artists. With a core focus on Meisner technique, ArtsBridge GapYear offers a robust curriculum for acting and musical theater students led by renowned educators with college admission support and guidance by ArtsBridge […]
M.C. Richards Program
The M.C. Richards Program is a 9-month, residential program for passionate participants between 18 and 35 years old. This is based in Free Columbia, an arts initiative and school in the heart of Columbia County, NY.
Arts and Culture Internship / Community Theater
The Institute for Global Studies offers the opportunity to train you in different areas of Community Theater, whether acting, behind the scenes, in the production or marketing of plays. This experience prepares you and opens the doors to more prestigious theaters.
The College Guide for LGBTQ Students
LGBTQ students face a unique set of challenges in college. This guide is focused on helping those students face those challenges and providing them with the resources to do so.
Scholarship Tips & Advice
Tips that you should know about maximizing your success in seeking out financial support for your university education
Student Scholarship Search
database is considered the largest and most comprehensive source for finding scholarships online and is 100% free for students to use.
Scholarships for First Generation
Access to higher education is an important measure of progress, so families that are sending their first members to college are given special consideration in the form of First in Family Scholarships.
Scholarships for Average Students
from every walk of life are available. Such scholarship opportunities for average students are changing the face of college campuses which are no longer reserved just for the straight-laced academic.
Scholarships categorized by race and ethnicity
National database of scholarships with this section focusing on grants available to specific ethnicities. Additional information includes search by category. Also lists of student loan application sources, nursing training and funding resources and a top school list
SallieMae College Answer Scholarship Search
is the nation’s No. 1 financial services company specializing in education. Celebrating 40 years of making a difference, Sallie Mae continues to turn education dreams into reality for American families, today serving 25 million customers. With products and services including college savings plans,
Federal Work Study Program
provides funds for part-time employment to help needy students to finance the costs of postsecondary education. Students can receive FWS funds at approximately 3,400 participating postsecondary institutions. Hourly wages must not be less than the federal minimum wage.
Federal Government Pell Grant
A Federal Pell Grant, unlike a loan, does not have to be repaid. The maximum Pell grant for the 2011-12 award year (July 1, 2011, to June 30, 2012) is $5,550.The amount depends on your financial need, costs to attend school, status as a full-time or part-time student, and plans to attend school for a […]
Apply for Grants
U.S. Government Grants Application Site | Federal Student Aid, a part of the U.S. Department of Education, is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. At the office of Federal Student Aid, our 1,200 employees provide more than $150 billion in federal grants, loans, and work-study funds each year to more than […]
helps students who need options in education and an adult who helps them through the process. Our teachers take the time to understand each student, and then tailor his or her education to meet their specific needs. This is our proven model of personalized learning, flexibility, one-on-one attention and workforce readiness programs. Each step of […]
Land Grant and Universities: A Primer
The history of land grant colleges of agriculture is intertwined with the history of higher education for U.S. citizens of average means.The land grant system began in 1862 with the passage of the Morrill Land Grant Act. This law gave states public lands provided the lands be sold or used for profit and the proceeds […]