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UVA Public Service is the front door to public service at the University of Virginia, designed to connect students, faculty, and community partners to social entrepreneurship, community engagement, and co–curricular service opportunities.


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Public Service Week | October 11-18, 2023

Public Service Week, October 11-18, 2023, is a time to highlight the contributions of UVA students, staff, and faculty to public service, outreach, community-engaged teaching, public impact…

McKenzie Samuels

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McKenzie Samuels

McKenzie Samuels (she/her) is a second-year in the College of Arts & Sciences intending to double-major in Public Policy and African and African-American studies. McKenzie is a Peer Advisor through the Office of African American Affairs, a Resident Advisor, and an executive board member of SOCA (Student Organization of Caribbean Awareness) as Special Events Coordinator. Read More >>

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Service Opportunities

Connect Cville
The Ix Art Park Foundation 522 2nd St. SE, STE D

Call for Volunteers - Join us for the Connect Cville Fashion & Music Festival: 


Mentor Preschool to High School Students - Online or In-Person
Gift a student an hour of your time by working with children who need extra support, emotionally or academically.

Bread Across Borders
Close to Downtown Charlottesville

We collect surplus food from stores & farms and redistribute to the working-class communities of Charlottesville – to a variety of low-income members of the Charlottesville community, to immigrant communities (Middle Eastern, African, Latin American), and also, to elders and folks with disabilities. Currently, we serve 15 - 20 families each week, we hope to increase the no.

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