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Service Opportunities

Red Kettle Campaign

Are you looking for a way to ring in the holiday season? Then volunteer to be a bell ringer during The Salvation Army of Charlottesville VA Red Kettle campaign.  Since 1891, when Salvation Army Captain Joseph McFee...

ReadyKids Holiday Party

Help with their holiday party for pregnant and postnatal mothers. Volunteers can serve food and help at the cookie decorating table, the play dough station, and the "pictures with Santa" booth. Help also needed for...

Loaves & Fishes

Loaves & Fishes is a year-round food pantry in Albemarle. Check their online schedule for volunteer shift openings. Options to distribute food, restock, and/or work directly assisting clients. Regular shifts Tues...

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Volunteer of the Week: Summer Maxwell

Summer Maxwell is a fourth-year in the College double-majoring in economics and psychology. While at UVA, Summer has been involved in Dance Marathon, One Less, PULSE Sustained Dialogue, and is currently the co-director of Camp Kesem. Next year, she is moving to Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to work in wealth management for Baird.

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.


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.