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Service Opportunities

Volunteer with the UVA Music Department

The Music Department seeks talented volunteers for the 2017-18 academic year. Email Marcy Day at with any questions.

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 work on average six hours per week. Compensation will be $9.00 per hour.

Charlottesville Heart Walk

October 29, 2017 -
11:00am to 4:00pm

Fontaine Research Park

The American Heart Association is hosting the Charlottesville Heart Walk at Fontaine Research Park, and we need volunteers! Volunteers will need to stay for a minimum of 2 hours. Please contact David Magat for more information.

Public Service Spotlight

Natalie Conners

Natalie Conners

In this spotlight, we meet Natalie, a third-year philosophy and foreign affairs double-major. Natalie has been involved with Take Back the Night (TBTN) since her second year and volunteers in the Charlottesville community through a local arts organization. Read on to learn more about TBTN and other ways to get involved with sexual violence prevention efforts around Grounds. More information.

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.