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. Spartans LINC Conference
  2. Peer Leadership Educator Program is Hiring
  3. Operation U-Lead Workshops
  4. Fall Elections Info Event
  5. Farmer Foodshare Donation Station Internships Available
  6. Healthy Futures Graduate Internship Available

Community-Based Service Opportunities

  1. Volunteers Needed for the Fairview Family Resource Center
  2. The Center for New North Carolinians is Seeking Volunteers
  3. New Arrivals Institute Service opportunity
  4. Volunteer with Second Harvest Food Bank
  5. Women’s Resource Center Volunteer Opportunity
  6. Become an Images mentor
  7. Become a Volunteer Note-Taker for the Office of Accessibility Resources and Services

Campus Events

  1. Prayer/Meditation Event in Solidarity for Syrians
  2. UNCG Geek Week
  3. “Georgia Tech: A conversation around LGBTQ+ identity, campus violence, and resiliency”
  4. Reel Talk: a Dialogue and Dinner Film Series
  5. UNCG Paint Party: 125-Year Celebration

Scholarships, Internships, Conferences, Etc.

  1. Greensboro Farmer’s Market Internship
  2. Community Empowerment Center Internship
  3. Citizen’s Climate Lobby Internship
  4. North Carolina Campus Voter Summit
  5. 2018 Capital Semester in Washington, DC
  6. Greater High Point Food Alliance is hosting their 3rd annual Food Security Summit

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Office of Leadership & Service-Learning

  1. Spartans LINC Conference

Spartans Leading for an Inclusive Campus 2017 | October 14, 2016 | 9:00am-2:00pm

Spartans LINC! is a leadership conference focused on the intersections of identity, inclusion and diversity. The purpose of this conference is to help students make new “linkages” on campus, reflecting on their own identity through storytelling, exploring other cultures, and recognizing commonalities within a community that celebrates difference.  Ultimately, the conference is meant to inform and inspire students as change agents, working toward social change on the campus community and beyond.Ways to Get Involved:

Register to attend the conference:

Complete this registration form by Friday, September 29 to attend the Spartans LINC! Conference.

Submit a workshop proposal:

Complete this submission form by Wednesday, September 20 to submit a workshop proposal. Workshops should either relate to leadership development or identity, inclusion, and diversity.

Volunteer during the conference:

Complete this submission form by Wednesday, September 20 if you would like to volunteer at the conference.

  1. Peer Leadership Educator Program is Hiring

Interested in developing yourself as a leader? Already a strong leader and want to impart your knowledge on your peers? Want to become more involved? Look no further, the Peer Leadership Educators (PLEs) are officially hiring! The initial application period will closes on Wednesday, October 4th. The application and more information about the PLE program can be found here: https://olsl.uncg.edu/students/peer-educators/. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Kynnith Francis-Vaughan via email, kjfranc2@uncg.edu.

  1. 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:

Impact Without a Title – 9/20/17, 1pm-2pm in EUC Azalea

Emotional Intelligence – 9/25/17, 11:30am-12:30pm in EUC Dogwood

Finding Your Passion – 10/12/17, from 1pm-2pm in EUC Dogwood

Impact Without a Title – 10/24/17, from 5pm-6pm in EUC Dogwood

Professional Communication – 10/30/17, from 12pm-1pm in EUC Azalea

Civic Engagement – 11/8/17, from 1pm-2pm in EUC Azalea

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

  1. Fall Elections Info Event

“What does the city council do and, why should I care and vote?” Come join OLSL and our partners for this free educational event. We will explain what City Council does and why it is important to vote locally, and give you the opportunity to register to vote. There will be a panel discussion with former Mayors; Keith Holliday & Robbie Perkins highlighting how the city changed during their time as Mayor & community activist Amy Murphy will explain how anyone can make a change to our city. This event will take place on Wednesday, October 11th from 7 pm to 8:30 pm in the EUC Cone Ballroom.

  1. Farmer Foodshare Internship ~5 hours/week
    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 we donate 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. Three internship positions are available for the fall semester (9/23/2017 – 12/2/2017), and applications are accepted on a rolling basis before Tuesday, September 26th at 8pm. Contact Dale Hacker at mdhacke2@uncg.edu with questions, or submit a resume to apply. This internship is unpaid but can count towards community service hour requirements.
  2. Healthy Futures Graduate Internship

OLSL is seeking a graduate student to work 15 hours/week to coordinate several food security related initiatives. This includes managing student volunteers and partnerships for the following projects: The curb market donation station, Piney Lake community garden, and National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. For a full position description, application instructions, pay rate, and other details please email Kristina at kmsnader@uncg.edu. Undergraduates with senior level status may be considered.

Community-Based Service Opportunities

  1. Volunteers Needed for the Fairview Family Resource Center

Fairview Family Resource Center (FFRC) is looking for passionate individuals to become volunteers. FFRC is an organization committed to the learning and development of youth. Volunteers are needed in the Incredible Years program and to serve as afterschool tutors. Interested applicants should email Iffat Maqsood at ffrcvolunteercoordinator@fpscares.org for a volunteer application or call for further inquiry at 336- 889- 2185 ext. 1147.

8.The CNNC is Seeking Volunteers

The Center for New North Carolinians (CNNC) is interested in orientating new and returning volunteers for a host of creative programming and services in our community. If you, or someone you know, are interested, please join them at the CNNC on one of the following dates: Wed 9/20(2:00 – 4:00pm), or Sat 9/23 (11:00am-1:00pm). Click here to register. These programs rely on committed, hardworking volunteers who are passionate about welcoming immigrants and refugees into the Greensboro community. They hope you will consider joining them.

  1. New Arrivals Institute Service opportunity

New Arrivals Institute is looking for a group of folks to paint two of their small preschool classrooms. Click here for the info and to sign up!

  1. Volunteer with Second Harvest Food Bank

Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest NC supplies food to over 450 programs for food, funding, nutrition education and advocacy in our communities

in NW North Carolina! They have many ways for you to help and love to welcome individual and group volunteers! Please email Tammy DeCicco at tdecicco@secondharvest.org to get started!

  1. Women’s Resource Center Volunteer Opportunity

Women’s Resource Center of Greensboro is looking for Community Resource Specialists!

This is a great volunteer opportunity for women aged 25 and up who enjoy helping others !Community Resource Specialists provide one-on-one appointments with community women to provide encouragement, support, problem-solving, goal-setting and referral information regarding community resources to help them work through life transitions. The next Community Resource Specialist training will be held on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, from 9:30am-12:30pm, October 10-26, 2017. Follow this link to learn more.

  1. Become an Images Mentor

IMAGES provides mentoring and empowerment to youth and their families. They provide a variety of services and programs to youth and single parents. In addition to mentors, IMAGES needs the following volunteers : Special Events Coordinator, Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator, and a Giving Program Coordinator. To learn more, please contact Cyatta Siler at imagesgso@gmail.com or click here to sign up!

  1. Become a Volunteer Note-Taker for the Office of Accessibility Resources and Services

The Office of Accessibility Resources and Services is seeking volunteer note-takers. Note taking consists of sharing the responsibility of taking notes with the student, instructor, and the Office of Accessibility Resources and Services. It is recommended that you have good listening skills, observation skills, writing skills, and are able to take comprehensive notes that are not word for word. If you are interested please contact Shay Page at sgpage@uncg.edu.

 

Campus Events

  1. Solidarity for Syrians

Join Unify for a global synchronized prayer and meditation event on September 24th at sunset in Syria (7:30pm). The event on Campus will take place on the EUC Front Lawn at 12:30 pm.

Unify believes our communities can come together to create a real shift for the lives of millions being affected by war in Syria and that through synchronized prayer and meditation they can serve as a foundation for healing, unity, and global action. This event is co-sponsored by the Office of Leadership and Service-Learning, Wesley-Luther Campus Ministries, Hillel, and Catholic Campus Ministries.

  1. UNCG Geek Week

Celebrate academic integrity and UNCG’s 5 core values during Geek Week. Drawings for program attendance, table participation, and survey completion will be held for prizes. 1 prize will be drawn at each program. Prizes include Amazon Echos, Echo Dots, and Firesticks. For disability accommodations, contact the OSRR at 336-334-4640 or ostt@uncg.edu. Please click HERE to view the full schedule for this event.

  1. “Georgia Tech: A conversation around LGBTQ+ identity, campus violence, and resiliency”

The Office of Intercultural Engagement is hosting a conversation around LGBTQ+ identity, campus violence, and resiliency on Thursday, 9/21 at 12pm in EUC Maple. This event is free and open to all students.

  1. Reel Talk: a Dialogue and Dinner Film Series

Reel Talk is sponsored by Office of Intercultural Engagement, Campus Activities and Programs, & Housing and Residence Life Faculty-in-Residence. They will be showing clips from Jordan Peele’s “Get Out”. FREE DINNER for the first 50 participants. Attend to be eligible for a FREE PRIZE! This series aims to prompt meaningful dialogue about identity, intersectionality, and contemporary social justice issues through films and film clips. The event will take place on Tuesday, 9/26 at 5:30pm in EUC Maple. For more information or disability accommodations, contact carla.fullwood@uncg.edu or 336.334.5090.

  1. UNCG Paint Party: 125-Year Celebration

ACE and CAP are celebrating 125 years of UNCG on Wednesday, September 20th at the Soccer Stadium and they need you to help make the 125 picture and paint party a success! You can help by volunteering or participating. There are two available shifts to sign up to volunteer and volunteers will receive a free tshirt! Questions? Email Erin Parrish (enparris@uncg.edu) Sign up here: https://goo.gl/forms/JycocqSclttAnHMu1.The more bodies they have to create the 125 formation, the better the picture will look! Head out to the Soccer Stadium tomorrow (9/20) with a white t-shirt to be a part of this commemorative photo. Please encourage your friends to attend! Students will receive a free white #UNCG125 tee and the picture will be followed by the paint party on the Quad Lawn.

Scholarships, Internships, Conferences, Etc.

  1. Greensboro Farmer’s Market Internship

The Greensboro Farmer’s Market is currently accepting internship applications. Internships range from 12 hours to 35 hours weekly. Hours are variable and determined by the needs of the intern and mutually agreeable with the market. Internships are available for class credit or experiential depending on area of study. If interested, please send your resume, time-frame (begin and end dates), interested hours, availability weekdays/weekends for consideration and areas of interest from the following: Non-Profit Management, Marketing/Social Media Engagement, Food Security/Communications/ Social Justice, Event Planning/Management, Public Health, Business Administration, Food Service Management, Sustainable Agriculture, Sustainability, Education.

Please send resumes to GSOFarmersMarket@gmail.com.

For questions please contact GFMAssistant@gmail.com.

 

  1. Community Empowerment Center Internship

The Community Empowerment Center has implemented a STEM Academy Afterschool Program and are partnered with the City of Greensboro’s Juvenile Justice and Police Department. Their target programs are catered towards all youth and teens ages 10-17. They are currently seeking college interns majoring in any of the STEM fields and/or Childhood Education to assist with tutoring and working with US First Robotics Team that they are developing. Hours needed are: M & W from 3:30 – 6:30 (Academic Tutoring) or T & Th from 3:30 – 6:30 (STEM/PC Assembly) for the school year. Please reach out to Randi Francis at rfrancis@be-a-nehemiah.org  if you have any interest in helping to empower a younger generation and preparing them for the 4 million STEM and IT jobs available in the U.S.

 

  1. Citizen’s Climate Lobby Internship

Internships with Citizens’ Climate Lobby give students real world experience in building political will for climate solutions. Working with local chapter leaders, interns can help build support for legislative climate solutions and work behind the scenes to expand the local chapter’s membership and capacity. Interns may be responsible for: expanding membership and volunteer engagement of the local chapter, establishing a student group using CCL’s methods to advance carbon pricing, conducting outreach and education on climate change and carbon pricing, planning events, meetings, and conferences, conducting research, data entry, and list management, and providing administrative, technical, and communications support to local groups. Any student over 18 is welcome to apply.  Internships are unpaid and without employment benefits. Academic credit may be available depending on the student’s educational institution’s policies. Please contact Ellen Van Velsor at ellenvanvelsor@gmail.com for more information and an application.

 

  1. North Carolina Campus Voter Summit

This conference is meant for Students and Campus Administrators (Faculty/Staff) who lead or support non-partisan, campus-wide civic and electoral engagement initiatives. The goals of this conference include sharing election engagement challenges, best practices, and resources, including lessons learned from 2016, supporting students and administrators as they plan for campus-wide election engagement in 2017 and 2018, sharing strategies for cultivating active citizenship beyond election engagement, and providing key info on NC elections and issues relevant to college student voters. Interested attendees should contact Kristina Gage at kmsnader@uncg.edu for registration and more info.

 

  1. 2018 Capital Semester in Washington, DC

The Fund for American Studies is accepting applications for the Spring 2018 International Affairs and Public Policy focused Capital Semester program in Washington, DC. This is an important time to be in Washington – The early application deadline is October 5. Students who apply for this deadline will receive a 5% discount on their tuition balance as well as priority consideration for scholarships. Capital Semester combines substantive internships, 12 academic credits, career development activities, site briefings and lectures led by foreign and domestic policy experts. This comprehensive program includes internship placements in the fields of international affairs and public policy, courses for academic credit through George Mason University, and furnished housing the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, D.C. Please visit www.DCinternships.org/CS for more information and to begin an online application. Scholarship funding is awarded based on need and merit. Questions may be directed to Mary Stankus, Recruitment and Admissions Director at 202-986-0384 ormstankus@tfas.org.

 

  1. Greater High Point Food Alliance is hosting their 3rd annual Food Security Summit

The Greater High Point Food Alliance strives to create and improve the effectiveness of sustainable supplemental food systems within our area. Through food education, urban agriculture, food pantries, public policy and advocacy work, we collaborate with local organizations to help alleviate hunger in our cities. These neighborhood-focused initiatives additionally help foster unity, develop responsibility and empower communities. On September 29th, the Greater High Point Food Alliance will hold its 3rd Annual Food Security Summit which they would like to invite UNCG students and faculty to attend.  The event is of no cost, and they welcome attendees as well as volunteers. For more details, event information, and breakfast RSVP, please visit www.ghpfa.org.