Current Service Opportunities

Check out these recent announcements sent to our office from local community organizations. If you don’t find an opportunity here you can always browse our “My Service” Database.

Office of Leadership & Service-Learning

  1. Fall Weekend Spartan Service Trip: Nov. 17-19
  2. Operation U-Lead Workshops
  3. Last Chance to Register for the Bronze Leadership Challenge
  4. Fall Book Drive with Brown Girl Fearless
  5. Farmer Foodshare Internship

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

  1. Empty Bowls Hunger Banquet
  2. servGSO: Out of the Garden Project – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
  3. Game Night
  4. CommUNITY Dialogue: Who’s Hangry

Community-Based Service Opportunities

  1. Volunteer with Exceptional Readers become Leaders
  2. Greensboro Parks and Recreation needs Coaches
  3. Special Event Volunteers Needed by Greensboro Farmer’s Market
  4. New Arrivals Institute
  5. Second Harvest Food Bank Needs Volunteers with Good Handwriting
  6. Royalty in Training is Seeking Volunteers

Campus Events

  1. International Education Week (Nov. 13-17)
  2. 17.Culture Fest & Global Connections Fair
  3. New Arrivals Institute Food Drive
  4. Stop by Camp Kesem’s Camp-A-Thon

Scholarships, Internships, Conferences, Etc.

  1. Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Fellowships, Non Profit and Summer Internships
  2. Jesuit Volunteer Corps Internship

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Office of Leadership & Service-Learning

  1. Fall Weekend Service Trip: November 17-19

Looking for a fun way to catch up on service hours or want to have fun making a difference through service? Join us on our upcoming Spartan Service Trip to Camp Royall in Moncure, NC to celebrate individuals with Autism through a fun camp experience. Find out more about Spartan Service Trips and apply here.

  1. 2. Operation U-Lead Workshops

Peer Leadership Educators are offering workshops for all UNCG students throughout the fall semester!  Sign-up for workshops here. Dates and sessions are as follows:

Leaving a Legacy – 11/16/17, from 5pm-6pm in EUC Dogwood

  1. Last Chance to Register for the Bronze leadership Challenge

Still interested in starting the Bronze Leadership Challenge?

We are offering an additional “What is Leadership” session this fall to get you started!  It is  November 20th!  For more info, visit our website or click here to sign-up for workshops!

  1. Fall Book Drive with Brown Girl Fearless

Brown Girl Fearless is hosting a book drive from November 2nd to December 1st. All the books contributed will be donated to shelters and transitional housing programs serving individuals, families, and children experiencing homelessness. Feel free to bring new or used books for ages 4-18 to any yellow donation stations around campus or to the Office of Leadership & Service-Learning in the EUC. OLSL is located on the top floor, suite #217. For more information, please contact Lauren Cunningham at 336-256-1085.

  1. Farmer Foodshare Internship

Farmer Foodshare connects people who grow food to people who need it through local farmer’s markets. Here’s how it works: customers donate produce or cash to the Donation Station table at the market, then Farmer Foodshare donates the collected produce to community organizations addressing food insecurity in Greensboro. The farmers make some extra sales and the food gets out to folks who need it – everyone wins! UNCG students run the Farmer Foodshare donation station at the Greensboro Farmer’s Curb Market. Farmer Foodshare is currently accepting interns for the Winter Semester (12/02/2017 – 01/06/2018). If you are interested and available please contact Dale Hacker at mdhacke2@uncg.edu to sign up for a mandatory training either on 11/11/2017 or 12/02/2017. This internship is unpaid but can count towards community service hour requirements.

 

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

This National week is being recognized on-campus with a series of events November 11-19. We hope you’ll join us in raising awareness of these important issues.

 

  1. Empty Bowls Hunger Banquet

Tuesday 11/14, 5-7pm, EUC Maple

Help raise awareness about a growing issue in our society today and participate in a simulation of food hardship that many people experience locally and globally. Bring a box of cereal to donate to Spartan Open Pantry. RSVP HERE.

  1. servGSO with Out of the Garden Project  – VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Tuesday 11/14, Wednesday 11/15, and Friday 11/17, 2-4:30pm each day

Join us for one of three community service opportunities with Out of the Garden Project’s fresh mobile market. Transportation is provided and details will be sent to registered volunteers. Register HERE.

  1. Game Night

Thursday 11/16, 7:30-8:30pm, EUC Azalea

Come learn more about issues of hunger and homelessness and what you can do about them while playing games, meeting new friends, and enjoying free snacks.

  1. CommUNITY Dialogue: Who’s Hangry

Friday 11/17, 1:30-2:30pm, EUC 062

Join the Office of Intercultural Engagement for a conversation about hunger and homelessness in our community. Free giveaways for the first 15 attendees

Community-Based Service Opportunities

  1. Volunteer with Exceptional Readers Become Leaders

Exceptional Readers Become Leaders is a non-profit organization that was created to help students of all ages and grade levels become better readers. Exceptional Readers become Leaders seeks to partner with local schools, community organizations, and stakeholders who recognize the importance of investing in our youth’s long term success. Exceptional Readers become Leaders is currently partnered with Reidsville Middle School in Reidsville, NC and the program is set to launch on January 19, 2018. If anyone is interested and would like to volunteer to be apart of this amazing opportunity please feel free to contact Cheyenne Moore: 336-587-5196 or cheyenne.moore@greensboro.edu.

  1. Greensboro Parks and Recreation Needs Coaches

Greensboro Parks and Recreation is seeking volunteers to serve as coaches for the Gamma Phi Rho Step Club at Peeler and Warnersville Recreation Centers. Volunteers should have experience with and know the history of stepping, and have a passion for working with youth. The position lasts from February-April at Warnersville & Peeler Recreation Centers. If interested, please contact Chamreece Diggs (336-373-7503) or Alex Zaleski (336-373-7507)

Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department is seeking volunteers to serve as basketball coaches for children ages 5-16 years old at City recreation centers. The season runs from December through February. To volunteer, click here to submit a Volunteer Enrollment form.

Greensboro Parks & Recreation is also seeking a Volunteer Receptionist. This volunteer will support the administrative team by answering phones and providing customer service to building visitors. Volunteers must complete a background check and interview.

If interested, please contact Alex Zaleski  at 336-373-7507.

  1. Special Event Volunteers Needed by Greensboro Farmer’s Market

Volunteers needed Saturday, November 18 -for Apple Pancake Day and Celebration. 6 volunteers each for the following shifts: 7am – 9am: setup crew, 8am – 10am: servers, general event assistants, 10am – 11:30am: servers, general event assistants, 11am – 12:30: event cleanup, grounds and equipment cleaning. Click here to sign up! Volunteers also needed Sundays, November 12 and December 3 for MADE 4 the Holidays. 6 volunteers each for the following shifts: 9:45am – 12pm: Door greeters and raffle ticket sales, 12pm – 2pm: Door greeters and raffle ticket sales, 2pm – 4pm: Door greeters and raffle ticket sales, 3pm – 5pm: Event clean up.

Click here to sign up!

  1. New Arrivals Institute

Volunteers with strong backs are needed to help prepare for a new community children’s outdoor learning area for our local community including newly arrived refugees and immigrants.  Duties will include heavy lifting , so you and your group could skip the gym that Saturday! Contact Lynn Thompson to set up your shift! Also needed: After school tutors and Preschool Helpers!  Please contact Lynn to learn more and to sign up!

  1. Second Harvest Food Bank Needs Volunteers with Good Handwriting

Volunteers will be handwriting special ordered holiday gift cards. Good handwriting is needed.  Volunteers will be needed no more than two hours per shift. Times are flexible! Please email Chelsey Wilson to sign up!

  1. Royalty in Training is Seeking Volunteers

Royalty In Training Inc. has been providing young ladies and young men ages 7 to 19 from the surrounding community with self-esteem coaching, tutoring, and mentoring for the past two years. Many of these children come from broken or struggling households and their program is a haven for them, whenever they need it.This upcoming semester they are in search of students who can pass a background check and can commit up to 7 hours a week and one Saturday of each month from 11am-2pm. Each volunteer will attend their volunteer training in which they will be taught how to host once a week check in conferences to review academic and behavioral success for our participants, what to expect when we have our once a month community service events, and what to do during a lunch buddy meeting session which will take place once a month. If you have any questions or are interested in signing up, please feel free to contact Sydney Carroll via email at trainingroyalty@gmail.com

Campus Events

  1. International Education Week (Nov. 13-17)

Several campus events will be taking place around UNCG for International Education Week. For more information about what to expect throughout the week, please click here.

  1. Culture Fest & Global Connections Fair

UNCG is hosting a Culture Fest & Global Connections Fair on Thursday, November 16th from 2:00pm – 4:30pm in the EUC Auditorium. Please attend for performances by K-nights, K-Code, UNCG Jalwa and Ritmo Latino. There will be free food and refreshments. For disability accommodations, please contact Lauren Hudson at isssga@uncg.edu or 334-5404.

  1. New Arrivals Institute Food Drive

New Arrivals Institute is sponsoring a month-long food drive (Nov 1- Nov 28). The mission at NAI is to help refugees and immigrants achieve self-sufficiency through education but the agency also has services such as a food pantry which help to assist their holistic needs. We are collecting the following items to help stock the food pantry: Sugar, Oil, Dried Beans, 5 lb bag white rice, Dried hot peppers, Canned Tomatoes, Canned Tomato Sauce, Canned Green Beans, Canned Corn, Salt, Black pepper, Fish sauce, and Soy sauce. Donation boxes are located at the EUC Information Desk and in the Stone building, room 268.

  1. Stop by Camp Kesem’s Camp-A-Thon

Camp Kesem, a student organization that provides year round support to children whose parents have cancer, will be hosting a Camp-A-Thon on Wednesday, November 29th. They will be raising awareness and collecting donations on the Library Lawn (facing college ave) from 6pm – 6am. There will be plenty of snacks, camp games, activities, and songs going on throughout the night. If you are interested in getting involved in this event, there will be a meeting on Wednesday, November 15th, from 7pm – 8pm in the School of Ed Building (Room 102).

 

Scholarships, Internships, Conferences, Etc.

  1. Z. Smith Reynolds Fellowships, Non Profit and Summer Internships
  • Non-Profit Internship Program. 30+ paid summer internships at nonprofits across North Carolina with grantee organizations of participating funders. Eligible applicants must be natives or residents of North Carolina and/or currently enrolled in an accredited North Carolina college or university. Additionally, students must be Pell grant eligible. For more information, click here or APPLY HERE. Application deadline is February 12, 2018 at noon.
  • ZSR Fellowship. A two-year, full-time, paid fellowship, to work at the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, for an individual with interests in philanthropy, public policy, community service, and/or in the nonprofit sector. Eligible candidates must be natives or residents of North Carolina and/or graduates of an accredited North Carolina college or university. For more information, click here or APPLY HERE. Application deadline is January 8, 2018 at noon.
  • ZSR Summer Internship. An eight-week, paid summer internship for one student who is currently enrolled in an accredited North Carolina undergraduate or graduate program. The intern will work at the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation in Winston-Salem. A housing stipend is available. For more information, click here or APPLY HERE. Application deadline is January 8, 2018 at noon.
  1. Jesuit Volunteer Corps Internship

Considering a year of service after graduation? Meet with the Recruiter from Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC) Northwest at UNC Greensboro! JVC Northwest offers college graduates full-time service opportunities to support people on the margins of society and fragile ecosystems in the Northwest. Each year, we support over 140 JVs in a year of service in Alaska, Montana, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. We challenge our volunteers to live out the values of community, spirituality, simple living, and social and ecological justice.  Check out more our program here: www.jvcnorthwest.org. Megan, the JVC Northwest Recruiter, will be on campus on November 8. Call or text her at 503-808-0408, or email recruitment@jvcnorthwest.org,  to meet up!