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Learning in Action, U.Va.

Learning in Action

Public Service at the University of Virginia

Public Service Resources

Student Council Community Service Committee

Helps students connect to public service within the University and Charlottesville communities.

Madison House

The University's student volunteer center.

Jefferson Public Citizens

An academic research-service program for all UVA undergraduates.

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.


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


Encourages cross-disciplinary collaboration by connecting scholars, researchers, artists, and external partners in ways that generate innovative new ideas with impact.

Center for 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.

Social Entrepreneurship

An online hub of courses, resources, and contacts to connect to social entrepreneurship opportunities at the University.

Peace Corps

The Peace Corps has a recruiter on Grounds at the University Career Center. To schedule an appointment, email

Center for Global Health

Promotes health in resource-limited settings by fostering the commitment of students, faculty, and partners to address the diseases of poverty.

Center for Nonprofit Excellence

A local resource center that works to strengthen nonprofits to realize the potential of our community.

UVA Health System

Brings resources to the community, provides vital health information, and supports people as they try to lead healthier lives.

Human Resources at UVA

Resources and opportunities for University of Virginia employees to volunteer in the community.

Community Relations

Provides accurate, timely information about UVA programs, services, news, and developments.

Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC)

A method for state employees to give to the charities of their choice.

The United Way Thomas Jefferson Area

A comprehensive website to search for and connect with volunteer opportunities in the Charlottesville area based on your schedule, interests, and skills.

Some of the opportunities and resources presented on Learning in Action are external to or separate from the University of Virginia. The existence of such content does not imply endorsement of the content by Learning in Action or the University of Virginia.