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Lead Computer Classes at Greenstone

Greenstone on 5th is a 202-unit multi-family property for low-income residents. We are in need of three or four volunteers to lead computer classes or tutor our residents on a monthly basis beginning in November. Our...

Charlottesville Heart Walk

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

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.

Literacy Tutors

We are seeking compassionate and enthusiastic volunteers ages 18+ to tutor adults in reading, writing, or speaking English. Help our students achieve their goals by calling 434-977-3838 to register for our new tutor...

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Volunteer of the Week: Kyle Matthews

Kyle is a fourth-year accounting and marketing student in the McIntire School of Commerce. Kyle has been involved with tutoring in Madison House throughout his four years at UVA and is now the head program director for Tutoring. Kyle also co-founded Totem, a digital resource for nonprofits to digitally raise funds and manage their networks of donors and volunteers.

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.