There are countless pathways available for you to do social good and help expand opportunity for all. There are several opportunities available with our partner organizations and other groups we admire in the field of social change.
AmeriCorps VISTA is a national service program designed specifically to fight poverty. Gain memorable experiences, problem solving skills, and a sense of belonging to a community in this full-time, one-year commitment.
City Year is an education-focused nonprofit that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year, aimed at keeping students on-track to graduation. Serve full-time in schools as a tutor, mentor, and role model. You’ll provide academic support and encouragement to promote a positive school climate.
Reading Partners envisions a future where all children have the reading skills necessary to reach their full potential. Make an impact on students by leading the day-to-day operations of its reading centers, recruiting volunteers, or coaching volunteer tutors.
TNTP Teaching Fellows
TNTP prepares exceptional teachers for the students who need them most. TNTP believes teaching is a privilege, and those who rise to meet them join an elite group of educators. Together, they’re proving the transformative power of great teaching and what’s possible in public education.
Have a direct impact on students as a classroom teacher. Countless opportunities for those without a background in education exist nationwide.
Achievement First is a growing network of high-performing K-12 public charter schools in Connecticut, New York, and Rhode Island. The mission of Achievement First is to deliver on the promise of equal educational opportunity for all of America's children. Achievement First believes that all children, regardless of race or economic status, can succeed if they have access to a great education. Achievement First schools provide students with the academic and character skills they need to graduate from top colleges, to succeed in a competitive world and to serve as future leaders of our communities.
The Charter Substitute Teacher Network has earned a reputation for providing the best substitute teachers to schools. CSTN’s mission is to source, cultivate and place the highest caliber teachers in as many schools as possible. Founded by a Teach for America alumnus in Chicago, CSTN has since expanded to Denver, Houston, Minneapolis, Indianapolis, and New York.
IDEA Public Schools believes that each and every child can go to college. Since 2001, IDEA Public Schools has grown from a small school with 150 students to the fastest-growing network of tuition-free, Pre-K through 12 public charter schools in the United States. The network now serves thousands of college-bound students in dozens of schools across three Texas regions.
IDEA Public Schools seeks instructional and campus leadership staff for the upcoming school year, as well as operational and headquarter staff to be hired on a rolling basis.
KIPP Public Charter Schools is a nonprofit network of college-preparatory schools educating early childhood, elementary, middle, and high school students.Find opportunities at its schools nationwide.
Relay Teaching Residency is hosted by the Relay Graduate School of Education. It sees talented, curious, passionate individuals who are eager to launch a career in teaching and serve as the next generation of committed teachers.
Upon successful completion of the intensive, paid, two-year program, Relay Teaching Residents will be licensed to teach, have earned a Master of Arts in Teaching, and be equipped with the practical knowledge and skills to develop students academically and personally.
Rocketship Education is a network of public K-5 charter schools dedicated to eliminating the achievement gap in our lifetime. Rocketship is more than a school system—it’s a growing family of teachers, leaders, parents, and communities all dedicated to making a positive change for our future.
Teach For America Colorado’s Launch Fellowship is a highly selective, two-year leadership development program with three key components. First, Fellows are employed full-time as teachers-in-training alongside a mentor teacher at one of our partner schools. Second, they are enrolled in one of our partner universities to build instructional expertise in teaching through a two-year Master’s Degree program. Finally, each Fellow commits to a cohort experience with Teach For America. Fellows explore topics and issues of their choice to develop as leaders who will drive long-term systemic change.
TNTP prepares exceptional teachers for the students who need them most – those in the most disadvantaged communities, where too many children start school behind and struggle to catch up. TNTP teachers develop the skills to hit the ground running on day one and have the passion to continue improving for years to come.
TNTP believes teaching is a privilege and holds high standards. Those who rise to meet them join an elite group of educators, more than 35,000 strong. Together, they are proving the transformative power of great teaching and what’s possible in public education. Contact them to learn more about starting salary and benefits.
Urban Teachers is a four-year alternative certification program that works to close the achievement gap in city schools by improving teacher quality and preparing a pipeline of high-performing career teachers. With a rigorous approach to teacher preparation, Urban Teachers offers a residency program and clinical coursework through a partnership with Johns Hopkins University.
Alpha Public Schools (San José, CA)
Baltimore City Public Schools (Baltimore, MD)
Breakthrough Schools (Cleveland, OH)
Center for Inspired Teaching (Washington, D.C.)
Denver Fellows (Denver, CO)
- Denver Teacher Residency (Denver, CO
DSST Public Schools (Denver, CO)
Ewing Marion Kauffman School (Kansas City, MO)
Excel Academy Charter Schools (Boston and Chelsea, MA)
Explore Schools (Brooklyn, NY)
Harrison School District 2 (Colorado Springs, CO)
Henderson Collegiate (Henderson, NC)
Mastery Schools of Philadelphia and Camden (Philadelphia, PA and Camden, NJ)
Match Education (Boston, MA)
New Visions-Hunter College Urban Teacher Residency (New York, NY)
Noble Network of Charter Schools (Chicago, IL)
- NYC Men Teach (New York, NY)
Our Sisters’ School (New Bedford, MA)
Phoenix Charter Academy (Boston and Springfield, MA)
Project Inspire Teacher Residency (Chattanooga, TN)
Prospect Fellows (Cambridge and Somerville, MA)
Rocky Mountain Prep Teaching Fellowship (Denver, CO)
- Success Academy Charter Schools (New York, NY)
Teach Kentucky (Louisville, KY)
Tulsa Public Schools (Tulsa, OK)
UP Education Network (Boston, Lawrence, and Springfield, MA)
Washington Elementary School District (Phoenix, AZ)
YES Prep Public Schools (Houston, TX)
“Teach For America is one important part of a much broader movement that is happening all over this country.”
Find opportunities nationwide to work alongside students and communities to increase opportunity in a non-classroom teacher role.
AmeriCorps NCCC strengthens communities and develops leaders through direct, team-based national and community service. In partnership with nonprofits, local municipalities, federal and state governments, national and state parks, Indian tribes, and schools, members complete service projects throughout the region they’re assigned.
AmeriCorps VISTA is a national service program designed specifically to fight poverty. AmeriCorps VISTA is a full-time, one-year commitment open to citizens or lawful permanent residents, age 18 and older. Gain memorable experiences, problem solving skills, and a sense of belonging to a community.
Blue Engine partners with schools to raise student achievement and prepare future teachers to succeed in the classroom. Blue Engine teaching apprentices have the opportunity to work and teach on a team. Apprentices learn how to differentiate lessons, develop culturally responsive instruction, and build strong relationships with students.
Blueprint Schools Network is a national nonprofit organization that partners with states, districts, and schools to promote educational equity and improve life outcomes for students. Blueprint is currently working with public school districts in Oakland, CA and East St. Louis, IL to plan, implement, and monitor rigorous school improvement initiatives. A key component of its work is an intensive, in-school math tutoring program called the Blueprint Fellows Program.
Blueprint Math Fellows are full-time tutors charged with providing students with daily, personalized tutoring in mathematics during the regular school day.
All children deserve the opportunity to discover and achieve their dreams. Citizen Schools, an AmeriCorps program, makes this possible for middle school students by offering extended learning time in school districts nationwide where students engage in hands-on learning.
Extended time accelerates the rate of student learning, reduces absenteeism, and prepares students for college. Opportunities available in California, Massachusetts, and New York City.
For more than 20 years, City of the Lakes AmeriCorps has served the students of the Minneapolis Public Schools as tutors, out-of-school enrichment leaders, and positive adult role models who inspire youth to reach their full potential. Full-time Academic Coaches serve in middle schools throughout the Minneapolis Public School district providing academic support for English language learners. Members build one-on-one relationships with students in order to support their academic and developmental needs.
City Year is an education-focused AmeriCorps program that unites young people of all backgrounds for a year, aimed at keeping students in school and on-track to graduation. AmeriCorps members serve full-time in schools during the academic year as tutors, mentors, and role models.
You’ll help students by providing academic support, delivering behavior and attendance coaching, and encouraging engagement to promote a positive school climate. You’ll be assigned to a diverse team of 8-15 young adults and will remain with that team throughout the year.
DART is a network of 22 diverse and multi-faith community organizations fighting for racial and economic justice in the midwest and southeastern United States. Through community organizing, DART wins policy changes that improve the lives of low-to-moderate income residents and communities of color.
DART hires and trains full-time community organizers to build relationships with faith leaders and community members from diverse backgrounds, develop their organizing skills, and deepen their participation in the work of their local organizations.
East Harlem Tutorial Program partners with Hunter College School of Education and AmeriCorps to offer a highly selective teacher-training program that develops, supports, and certifies aspiring educators to become elementary teachers in New York.
Its Teaching Residency is designed for recent college graduates and career-changers who are looking for an innovative pathway into education. The program aims to improve educational outcomes for East Harlem students and similar communities in greater New York.
Extraordinary Ventures, Inc. is a nonprofit that starts and manages businesses that employ adults with autism and developmental disabilities. Extraordinary Ventures seeks applicants for a two-year entrepreneurship position who want to learn how to manage a real business and help solve a national problem—high unemployment for adults with developmental disabilities.
Great Oaks Tutor Corps is a selective cohort of recent college graduates who deliver at least two hours of individualized instruction to every student every day. This academic model was inspired by the Match School of Boston, which has a proven track record of success in preparing students for college success using the Tutor Corps model.
Great Oaks seeks 270 full-time AmeriCorps Tutors each year to lead small group instruction in Math and English Language Arts.
KEYS members dedicate their energy to creating brighter futures for youth throughout Allegheny County.
As a KEYS AmeriCorps member, you will work directly with school-age children to help them reach their academic potential through structured after-school programs.
The Literacy Lab recognizes that many high-need schools are faced with the challenge of both an achievement gap and a resource gap. It seeks to close the resource gap for our schools and communities so they can close the achievement gap for children. Its approach to this challenge is to provide schools with evidence-based literacy intervention and assessment tools, rigorously trained full-time tutors to implement the model, and a coaching and support structure that ensures the success of the program and students.
Literacy Lab tutors are full-time, professional staff that serve for the entire academic year.
Practice Makes Perfect’s intensive five-week program uses an innovative near-peer mentorship model that pairs students in grades K-8 with high-achieving role models from the same community.
Its competitive fellowship places those with an interest in education and a passion for narrowing the achievement gap in classrooms that need them the most. Opportunities available in New York City.
Reading Partners envisions a future where all children have the reading skills necessary to reach their full potential. Its mission is to help children become lifelong readers by empowering communities to provide individualized instruction with measurable results.
Reading Partners AmeriCorps members are critical to the organization’s success. AmeriCorps members make an impact on students by leading the day-to-day operations of its reading centers, recruiting volunteers, or coaching volunteer tutors.
SAGA Innovations is dedicated to transforming public education by driving the expansion of intensive daily tutoring. The SAGA Fellows program is a full-time, in-school professional math tutoring opportunity. Unlike traditional tutoring that happens outside of school hours, SAGA tutoring occurs as a stand-alone class period and is built into the regular school day as an elective course for credit. Fellows focus intently on individualized instruction and building personal relationships with students.
Aclipse recruits adventurous university graduates to teach English in Asia, primarily in Korea and China. Offering a variety of teaching opportunities, Aclipse helps you land the perfect position teaching English. Aclipse assists you every step of the way, from the initial evaluation to obtaining your visa and finally booking your plane ticket to Asia.
Masa Israel Journey
Masa Israel Journey hosts a 10-month fellowship for college graduates between the ages of 21 and 30. Teach English to Israeli children while immersing yourself in Israeli society. Become an integral member of the city in which you live, teach, and volunteer.
Peace Corps is an overseas, all-expenses-paid experience that will provide you with personal and professional growth. Peace Corps Volunteers serve in more than 70 host countries around the world on issues ranging from AIDS awareness and English education to business and community development to information technology and environmental preservation.
Raise the Children
Raise the Children International is a nonprofit organization that provides educational opportunities to high potential orphans from rural remote communities.