Current Service Opportunities

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

OLSL Opportunities & News

  1. Summer Spartan Service Trip

Community-Based Service Opportunities

  1. Garden Volunteers Needed at Peeler Elementary School
  2. Guilford Education Alliance Family Fun Day
  3. New Arrivals Institute
  4. Girls on the Run Spring 5k

Scholarships, Internships, Jobs, Conferences, etc.

  1. Vermont Campus Compact
  2. Franciscan Volunteer Ministry
  3. All Arts, Sciences, & Technology Camp Counselor and Instructor Positions
  4. Maryland-DC Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA Positions
  5. Center for New North Carolinians Hiring AmeriCorps Members
  6. New York Campus Compact Recruiting for 2017-18 VISTA Projects

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OLSL Opportunities

  1. Summer Spartan Service Trip

Couldn’t do a trip during the academic year? If you love animals and community service please join the Spartan Service Trip program for our last trip of the year from May 14-20. Students will travel to Tennessee to work with Horse Creek Wildlife Sanctuary and Animal Rescue to volunteer with the dog rescue program and do educational activities for k-12 students to help teach responsible pet ownership. Visit our website to learn more and contact Amanda McDole (a_mcdole@uncg.edu) with any questions.

Community-Based Service Opportunities

  1. Garden Volunteers Needed at Peeler Elementary School

5-6 volunteers are needed to help re-frame gardens beds at Peeler Elementary School on Sunday, May 7 from 1:00 – 5:00pm. Contact Joanna Lower at jklower@uncg.edu if you’re interested.

  1. Guilford Education Alliance Family Fun Day

Can you spare 2 hours, have fun, and do some good? Join the Guilford Education Alliance May 20th at City Lake Park in Jamestown for some family fun. Volunteers are needed to welcome guests, staff the merry-go-round, the train, paddle boats and more. Click here to volunteer.

  1. New Arrivals Institute

Help shape a child’s future! Helping children through tutoring or providing items for their program, is “investing in the future.” It isn’t only the future for one child or individual, but it is helping an entire family. That child’s success is tied to their family’s eventual self-sufficiency and success. There is an urgent need for After School Tutors and Summer Enrichment (SLAMM) Volunteers!

Teens are welcome and college students are welcome!! Creative Volunteers are also need to improve the early childhood education spaces!  If you have a little time to give, you can make a BIG difference! Please click here to learn more and sign up!

  1. Girls on the Run Spring 5k

The morning of May 6th, Girls on the Run will host its inaugural celebratory 5k at Country Park. Girls on the Run (GOTR) is an international program that hosts an after school curriculum all about empowering young females- mind, body and soul. Part of the curriculum focuses on learning to run/walk a 5k at your happy pace. The celebratory 5k is all about celebrating the girls and their accomplishments.They need as many volunteers as possible.The volunteer roles include monitoring the course, face painting, handing out refreshments, watching over our Photo Booth area, manning the water station, and so much more. You can register as a group or an individual. If you have any questions please contact Kim Siomkos by email: kimberly.siomkos@gmail.com. To learn more please visit: https://www.gotrtriad.org/.

Scholarships, Internships, Jobs, Conferences, etc.

  1. Vermont Campus Compact

Vermont Campus Compact is currently recruiting for 9 AmeriCorps VISTA members for the 2017-2018 cohort, including a VISTA leader position.  Positions begin in early August and focus on issues related to college access and success. Please click on here for more details. Please direct all question to kevin@vermonthec.org and carrie@vermonthec.org.

  1. Franciscan Volunteer Ministry

As graduating students discern their next steps, please keep in mind that Franciscan Volunteer Ministry has rolling admission for their service year program, and they usually accept volunteers up to July. Applications can be accessed here.  If any students have any questions about post-graduate service or FVM, feel free to contact Lizzy Heurich by phone or email (office: 215-427-3070; cell: 919-602-0485; email: fvmadir@gmail.com).

  1. All Arts, Sciences & Technology Camp

AASTC is a weeklong day and residential summer camp focused on providing children with an exciting, hands-on, and educational camp experience on UNCG’s campus from July 16th – 21st, 2017. Campers choose from a variety of course offerings in the arts, sciences, and technology field from 16 Hour Film Challenge to Crazy Catapults to Code Writing. The camp is looking for students interested in becoming counselors or instructors who have a passion for working with children in a fun and dynamic atmosphere. Job descriptions and links to apply can be found here:  http://allarts.uncg.edu/employment/positions_available.php  If you have questions, please contact Kelsey Myers, Assistant Director at allarts@uncg.edu.

  1. Maryland-DC Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA Positions

Now recruiting for the 2017-2018 Maryland-DC Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA cohort. The Maryland-DC Campus Compact (MDCCC) is a non-profit membership association of public, private, 2- and 4-year colleges and universities. MDCCC provides leadership to colleges and universities in Maryland and Washington, D.C. by advocating, supporting, and encouraging institutional participation in academic and co-curricular based public service and civic engagement programs. See their available AmeriCorps VISTA positions and links to apply here: 2017-2018 Abstracts. For more information contact: Karin Abma, MDCCC VISTA and Communications Coordinator: abma@mdccc.org or Nick Seitler, MDCCC AmeriCorps VISTA Leader: seitler@mdccc.org.

  1. Center for New North Carolinians Hiring AmeriCorps Members

The Center for New North Carolinians is hiring for their AmeriCorps Program for the 2017-2018 year. AmeriCorps is a ONE YEAR COMMITMENT to LEARN, SERVE, and earn a SMALL MONTHLY STIPEND and EDUCATION AWARD while performing community service. The 2017-18 program year will begin September 15th, 2017 and end August 31st, 2018. These are full-time AmeriCorps positions in the Greensboro, Raleigh, Durham or Charlotte. More information and applications are on their website – https://cnnc.uncg.edu/americorps-apply-to-be-a-member/

  1. New York Campus Compact Recruiting for 2017-18 VISTA Projects

Do you know someone interested in taking a gap year before grad school? How about a year of national service in New York (state). New York Campus Compact is recruiting for VISTA members to support campus-community partnerships across the state of New York. Check out www.nycampuscompact.org for a complete list of projects available.