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For more ideas about opportunities in the not-for-profit sector or other post-graduation volunteer programs, see the links below:
Plattsburgh State Career Development Center
The Career Development Center (CDC) at Plattsburgh State works with students to design a 4-year plan, from their first semester as a freshman to the completion of their senior year. The CDC office will help students explore career options, write resumes, and find out what employers are looking for. Learn more
Created in 1993, AmeriCorps is a network of national service programs designed to meet needs in education, public safety, health, and the environment. Most members serve a one-year term of service and, in exchange, receive modest living allowances and an education award that can be used for future educational expenses or to help pay existing student loans. Learn more.
In 1961, President John F. Kennedy established the Peace Corps to promote world peace and friendship. Peace Corps volunteers currently serve in 72 countries and work in areas such as education, health & HIV/AIDS, business, agriculture, youth, and community development. In exchange for their service, Peace Corps volunteers receive professional, educational, and financial benefits. Learn more.
City Year was founded in 1988 with the belief that young people in service could be a powerful resource for addressing society's most pressing issues. During their 10-month service program, City Year corps members work in areas such as education, youth development, mentoring, and diversity. Learn more.
Teach For America
Founded in 1990, Teach for America members commit two years to teaching in low-income rural and urban communities where they strive to attain dramatic academic gains for their students. Their vision is that one day, all children in the United States will have the opportunity to attain an excellent education. Teachers receive teachers' salaries in the districts they work in, as well as education awards through AmeriCorps. Learn more.
If you would like to learn more about Volunteerism at SUNY Plattsburgh, we invite you to stop in, or call:
Cori Jackson, Director of Campus Activities
Student Activities and Volunteerism
Office Location: Angell College Center 101
Phone: (518) 564-4830