SALT Alumni have found that the first years after college are a great time to intensify their work for Christian mission and social justice. These are also opportunities to pick up some valuable skills and learn key life lessons.
Some of the organizations that would welcome your service are listed below.
Domestic service with an opportunity to pay off college loans.
BaseCamps Volunteer Abroad Program is one of the longest running and most affordable international volunteer programs in the world.
A short term alternative to the Peace Corps with programs ranging from one to twelve weeks.
One-year service opportunities around the world.
an undergraduate program offered by Northwestern University
The Student Mission Experience program will provide Lutheran college/university students with the opportunity to live and serve in a cross-cultural overseas setting for a period of 6 months to 2 years.
Service and community in the US and six countries abroad.
Short term (less than six months) and long term, even career, mission and other service opportunties. The database is searchable by type of work and duration.
Service and community in ten metro areas across the US.
An initiative of the Kennedy administration. Two year service and development around the world
SCA is America's conservation corps. Our members protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces in all 50 states.
Service projects of varying lengths nearly anywhere in the world with a comprehensive online catalog.
Erasmus Mundus is a scholarship and exchange program designed for Master degree / PhD degree seeking students. If you browse the above link, you will see there as well that there are a number of degrees related to social-justice based themes. It's similar to the Fulbright in that you receive tuition and a generous stipend, but it's run through the EU and you study in at least 2-3 different countries.