Service Opportunities

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Town Hall

December 2, 2016 -
11:00am to 5:00pm

Newcomb Theater

At this town hall, we will discuss academics, leadership, institutions, and culture. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to noon, and various conversations and break-out groups will run from noon to 5 p.m.

Call for Papers: Global History of Black Girlhood Conference

Deadline: Dec. 16 to

We are calling for a variety of disciplinary perspectives such as art, poetry, spoken word, visual media, and any form that engages with research on global black girlhood is welcomed.

Holiday Gift Wrapping at Barnes & Noble

December 17, 2016 to December 24, 2016

Barnes & Noble (Barracks Road)

Will you be in Charlottesville for the holidays? Volunteer to gift wrap at Barnes & Noble to benefit the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA and Caring for Creatures! Multiple shifts available, usually 9a-1p, 1-5p, or 5-9p from Dec. 9-21. Contact Joan Tepper to schedule a shift.

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.


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Center for Undergraduate Research

Grant and fellowship opportunities in public service.