Now more than ever…

Whether or not you were involved in service during your time here at BC, there are opportunities after graduation that allow you to explore more deeply your interest in service and justice issues. Over the years, hundreds of BC graduates have pursued full-time service through a variety of programs. Explore your passions, learn new skills, build community, and make a difference for and with others.

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  • One-on-One Advising
    If you are wondering what full-time service is all about, we are here to help. It’s never too early or too late to consider your options. Contact Kate Daly to set up a time to chat.

  • Catholic Volunteer Network
    The Catholic Volunteer Network (CVN) offers a database of programs with full-time opportunities, as well as additional resources for potential volunteers.  Many programs are still accepting applications well into the spring (2020).

  • Americorps
    Americorps is a network of service organizations created to meet the needs of the underserved in the United States.

  • Post Graduate Service Fair
    There will be two virtual opportunities, on November 9-10, 2020 and January/February 2021, to learn about full-time domestic and international service programs. Please check back for more information.

  • Resume Writing
    The Career Center offers 15-minute drop-in sessions, Monday-Friday, 12-4 p.m., if you would like someone to review your resume. You can also view sample resumes from BC students.

  • Funding Opportunities
    W. Seavey Joyce, S.J. Grant: BC seniors who would like to pursue full-time domestic faith-based service but who have concerns about finances can apply for this funding opportunity.

    "The Seavey Joyce grant was really helpful in my being able to follow my passion and do a year of service without as much stress." -2020 W. Seavey Joyce Grant recipient


If you are a student with questions about any of the events above, or if you are part of an organization interested in attending the Post Graduate Service Fair, please contact us.

 

Considering a year of full time service?

Join us for two full weeks of programming to help you decide.

Date Topic
Monday, February 8 at 7:00 p.m.  An evening of discernment
Is Post Grad Service the next right step for you?
Tuesday, February 9 at 7:30 p.m. Which program is right for you? Faith-based or secular?
Join Dani Hargus,'17 who did a year with JVC & a year with Americorps.
Wednesday, February 10 at 7:30 p.m.  Alternative Paths to Service
Rob Mudge,'16 worked for a year before joining JVC;
Anna Fedoryk,'21 joined MVC between her junior and senior year 
Thursday, February 11- Monday, February 15  Instagram takeovers
See what 2020 BC grads are up to in their service placements including JVC, Amate House, Quaker Voluntary Ministry, St. Joseph Worker Program and more... 
Tuesday, February 16 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Virtual Post Grad Service Fair
Learn about 20+ organizations with opportunities domestically and internationally. Registration is required.

Contact kate.daly@bc.edu for more information.

Below is a list of organizations that offer full-time, supported, post graduate volunteer opportunities. Many of these organizations will visit Boston College for the Post-Grad Volunteer Fair that takes place each Fall.

Class of 2020 Full-Time Volunteers


Cameron Cullen
ACE Teaching Fellow at Notre Dame

Kathleen Walsh
Alliance for Catholic Education

Monica Mascolo
Amate House

Jamie Sung
Amate House

Ryan Wexler
AmeriCorps with Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program

Collin Quigley
AmeriCorps Habitat for Humanity

Matthew Davis
House of Brigid

Meghan Boyer
Jesuit Volunteer Corps

Carly Sullivan
Jesuit Volunteer Corps

Clare Ryan
Jesuit Volunteer Corps

Anna Ferron
Jesuit Volunteer Corps

Walter Haracz
Jesuit Volunteer Corps

Maura Burke
Jesuit Volunteer Corps

Aaron Salzman
Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest

Mollie Clark
Jesuit Volunteer Corps Northwest

Noella D'Souza
Red Cloud Volunteer Program (AmeriCorps)

Eugene Callahan
Special Olympics Massachusetts

Gabrielle Silberman
St. Joseph Worker Program

 

If there is a post-grad volunteer program that you are interested but do not see on this list please contact the VSLC for more information. If you are a recent graduate and would like to add your information to this list, please contact kate.daly@bc.edu.

Post-Grad Service Alumni Reflections

Insights from the Career Center Blog

During These Difficult and Uncertain Times, How Can We Help?  Link to article
Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many students have seen their summer opportunities canceled or postponed. While there are still many
May 04, 2020
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Reflections on Post-Graduate Service: Maureen Regan ’13, M.S.N. ’17  Link to article
Maureen (M.E.) Regan, BA ’13, was a Rostro de Cristo volunteer in the Arbolito neighborhood of Durán, Ecuador from 2013-2014. 
February 28, 2020
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Can I Afford to do a Year of Service?  Link to article
During my senior year of college, I was thrilled to be offered a position working for Advocates for Children of
October 30, 2019
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