About The Volunteer Center
The Volunteer Center is the place to start your service at
Butler University. This student-staffed office is dedicated to
helping you find volunteer opportunities on and off campus.
Volunteer Center representatives are here to serve you in your
search for a service match. They are trained to locate specific
service sites and to help you explore what your interests may be
and how to best suit them. Our staff is involved with service
themselves and can serve as wonderful resources for both individual
students and organizations. Whether you are looking for a one-time
opportunity or an ongoing service experience, please stop by to see
us in AU100!
Some of the services we provide are:
- A weekly listserv of upcoming and ongoing service opportunities
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indicate within the email if you would like to be put on our
- Monthly service projects throughout Indianapolis
- Individual service consultations
- Support for planning group service projects
- The Volunteer Opportunities listserv serving student
- Contacts and resources for Indianapolis based community
- An interactive and informative website
- A monthly newsletter to let you know what's going on and who's
The mission of the Butler University Volunteer Center is to
assist members of the Butler University community in finding
meaningful volunteer experiences and to provide opportunities to
reflect on these experiences; thereby deepening the education of
students and making a significant contribution of service to
Indianapolis and the larger community.
Critical program elements are preparation, action and
- To educate the "whole" student through community
- To actively promote volunteerism and volunteer opportunities to
members of the Butler University community
- To serve as a liaison between university volunteer and
community service agencies
- To assist individuals and groups in finding worthwhile
- To lend support to new an existing volunteer activities and
groups on campus
- To enhance students' understanding of societal issues through
- To educate our future community leaders and prepare them for
what they will face
- To recognize and celebrate the volunteer efforts of members of
the Butler University community
Location: Atherton Union 100
Telephone: (317) 940-6006
FAX: (317) 940-6421
4600 Sunset Ave.
Indianapolis, IN 46208
Monday: Thursday 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Please note that the Volunteer Center is closed during school
breaks, including summer.