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Service Opportunities

Sort Food on Sundays

Bread Across Borders is a volunteer nonprofit group that collects surplus food from small stores and farms and distributes to the working class communities of Charlottesville – mainly to immigrant communities (Middle...

Visit Monticello for Free

Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson, is extending free admission to all UVA students for the 2022-23 academic year. You can reserve your free ticket online or in person. Be sure to take your UVA ID when you...

Virtual Volunteer with Seniors

Conversations to Remember is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated towards combating loneliness and isolation felt by senior citizens. Our virtual visit program matches 2-3 college students with residents of long-term care...

Hoos Serving

Hoos Serving: Vedat Dilek

Vedat Dilek is a fourth-year in the McIntire School, majoring in Commerce with a Finance concentration. Vedat is the co-president of Blossom Together, a student-led humanitarian organization that supports living standards in third-world African countries. Founded in 2018, Blossom Together has raised nearly $200,000, worked in five different countries, and partnered with reputable institutions like the World Bank. After graduation, Vedat will go into investment banking.

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 independent volunteer center for University of Virginia students.


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

Office of Undergraduate Research

Grant and fellowship opportunities in public service.


Offers the resources and inspiration needed to ensure, both individually and institutionally, a more sustainable future.