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Murphy Center Room 374
Office Hours: Monday–Friday 8 a.m.– 4:30 p.m.
Career Services
900 Viterbo Drive
La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601
Phone: 608-796-3828
Fax: 608-796-3050


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Service Opportunities:

National Service Opportunities


HECUA is an organization of 17 liberal arts colleges, universities and associations dedicated to education for social justice 


  • A non-profit, searchable databank of volunteer and paid positions.
  • Animal welfare, crime and safety, disaster relief, environmental issues, homelessness, human rights, peace and conflict resolution, and much more

 Public Allies 

  • Places young adults in paid one-year community leadership positions in non-profits or government agencies
  • 10 months on intensive leadership training and professional apprenticeship
  • Receive living allowance, health and child care benefits, and an educational award


  • Similar to Peace Corps, but positions available in the US
  • One year of service with a living stipend and an educational award of $4,725 for further education or student loans
  • Members serve in areas such as education, environmental, home

Catholic Network of Volunteer Service 

  • Opportunities for service for all denominations
  • Many provide housing, AmeriCorps education awards
  • Also search their databasefor opportunities: national and international

America's Charities 

Volunteer Match
A website that will actually match your interests and geographical preference with volunteer opportunities

 The St. Vincent Pallotti Center 


International Service Opportunities

Peace Corps  

  • A federal service program requiring a two year commitment to service in other countries
  • Highly competitive program with little or no cost to the participant
  • Most placements require a bachelors degree in specific areas- intensive training required

Global Citizens Network
1,2 and 3 week team projects in rural communities around the world

Visions in Action
6-12 month volunteer opportunities in Uganda, Tanzania, South Africa and Liberia. 

Volunteers for Peace
This site contains great short term service opportunities around the world
Paid traineeship or volunteer for a non-profit organization

Amigos de las Americas 

  • 6- 8 week programs throughout South America
  • Health, Education, Home Improvement, Youth Leadership

Cross-Cultural Solutions 

  • Three week and long-term programs available in Ghana and India and Peru
  • Focus on Health Care, Education, and Social Development

Global Service Corps (GSC) 

  • Short term (2-6 weeks) and long term(2-four months) programs and internships
  • Placements in African, Asian, European, and Latin American countries.

Helps International
Increase and improve water, medical care, education, housing, agricultural and economic development; short-term opportunities in teams

Institute for International Cooperation & Development 

  • 12-24 month programs for individuals- includes two months training in the U.S. and an additional month of educating the public upon return to the U.S.
  • Africa, South America and India
International Volunteer Program Association
Association of non-governmental groups involved in international volunteerism and internships.


Various short-term group mission projects all around the world

One Small Planet 

  • International work, study, volunteer and travel opportunities abroad database
  • Travel information including: Visa information, embassy listings, travel warnings, and a currency converter

Arranges international volunteer service projects around the world for colleges, universities, and service organizations; primarily short-term experiences

Transitions Abroad

Choose a volunteer opportunity by your country of interest!

World Teach 

  • Nonprofit organization based at the Harvard Institute for International Development
  • Contribute to international education by living and working as volunteer teachers in developing communities throughout Asia, Latin America, Africa and Eastern Europe
  • Teaching experience not required, 25 hours of EFL or ESL necessary




Graduate Survey 

O*Net Resource Center 

Optimal Resume 

Type Focus 

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