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Our Mission

is to empower young people to chart professional lives that work toward the betterment of humanity.

We connect young people to social change organizations by offering vocational mentorship and promoting community and international service as a component of any career path.



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Recent Happenings

Check Out Our New Logo!

This spring, the Next Generation of Service worked with the senior level graphic design class at San Diego State University  […]

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April 23rd Stories of Service

Everyday people are inspired by stories of entrepreneurs, CEO, PhDs, but there are not nearly enough stories about leaders who […]

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We connect students with service

and educate them about existing service opportunities. We also work with non-profits to carve out and create new long-term or stipend-supported volunteer options.

Stories of Service

Strong Women, Strong Girls by Makissa Lewis

When I was an undergraduate student I wrote a paper titled, Female Delinquents: A Study in Neglect. The paper expressed […]

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Brother Erik on Service Through the Franciscan Lens

“You have one life, how are you going to spend the time you got? What kingdom are you going to […]

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Doing it for the Love in San Antonio

Hassan Barzani shares experience as a college student serving as an AmeriCorps at San Antonio Youth.  Listen Here.   Excerpts […]

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Rebecca's AmeriCorps VISTA Year of Service [Part 2/2]

Today’s post is part of a two-part series on AmeriCorps. Rebecca is currently working at the Center for Investigative Reporting […]

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Student / University of San Diego

NGS is such a wonderful resource, with mentors who make an otherwise overwhelming process seem much more manageable and exciting. Their first-hand experience in these service programs allows for invaluable advice and encouragement. I greatly appreciate the one-on-one support that I have received!





Student / University of San Diego

My dream for several years now has been to join the Pearce Corps after college. However, I didn’t actually know how to go about making my dream into a reality. The sessions have given me a lot of perspective and have helped me put my passion into a concrete plan and timeline.