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    Public Service at the University of Virginia


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    Learning in Action

    Public Service at the University of Virginia


Service Opportunities

Stirring Up Food Justice with Bryant Terry

January 18, 2017 -
7:30pm to 9:00pm

Jefferson School (233 4th St NW) - Carver Rec. Multi-Purpose Room

Bryant Terry, award-winning chef, educator, and author will share his insights on providing healthy food choices FOR ALL while cooking up examples of his signature Afro-Vegan cuisine.

United Way Mentor and Tutor Volunteer Fair

January 27, 2017 -
11:00am to 2:00pm

Omni-Charlottesville hotel

This free event is a fun, no-pressure way to learn about your community and how you can change someone's life! Representatives from local organizations will be on hand to share information about their programs and volunteer mentor/tutor opportunities.

Winter Activities Fair

January 27, 2017 -
11:00am to 2:00pm

Newcomb Ballroom

Meet with over 100 student organizations! The fair is a great opportunity to meet with CIO leaders and get involved in something new this year.

Public Service Spotlight

Madeline Kotoriy

Madeline Kotoriy

For many of us, the homeless are just people we see on the Corner, the people with cardboard signs we try our very best to ignore. For Madeline Kotoriy, however, the homeless of Charlottesville are her guests.

Kotoriy volunteers at the Haven, a day shelter outside of the Downtown mall which provides its guests with meals, shelter, and a variety of services.

“I think much of what motivated me to get involved with the Haven homeless shelter was the opportunity to make really meaningful connections with people in the greater Charlottesville community,”...


Public Service Resources

Student Council Public Service Committee

Helps students connect to public service within the University and Charlottesville communities.

Career Center: Public Service Community

Provides information and inspiration about industries like nonprofits, government, policy, international development, humanitarianism, diplomacy, intelligence and security, religious/spiritual organizations, and more.

Madison House

The University's student volunteer center.

Jefferson Public Citizens

An academic research-service program for all UVA undergraduates.


A weekly newsletter committed to connecting students, faculty, staff, and community members with opportunities for active engagement within and beyond the University. Event Submission.

Center for Undergraduate Research

Grant and fellowship opportunities in public service.