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ESL Tutors Needed

Tutors are needed to work one-on-one or with several members of one family, to help newly arrived refugees practice English skills. No experience necessary; training will be provided. Contact:...

Paid Internship with Learning in Action

Applications due Aug. 21, 5 p.m.

We are seeking creative and motivated applicants for a paid internship with Learning in Action. The intern will manage LIA social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram) and the monthly newsletter and will...

Preschool Gardening Volunteer

Unpaid/volunteer planting and maintaining two small raised gardens with preschoolers ages 3-5 years of age.

Preferred Experience and Education:

Gardening experience and knowledge to...

Hoos Serving

Volunteer of the Week: Savannah Maxwell

Savannah is a fourth-year in the Batten school with a major in public policy and leadership and a minor in Spanish. She volunteers with Camp Kesem, whose mission is "to support children through and beyond their parent's cancer with innovative, fun-filled programs that foster a lasting community." Savannah and other volunteers work during the week-long summer camp and also provide year-long support to their campers to ensure that every child touched by a parent's cancer is never alone.

Public Service Resources

Student Council Community Service Committee

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

Public Service & Government Career 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.