Volunteer Center

Volunteer Center FAQ

Where is the Volunteer Center located?
The Volunteer Center is located on the first floor of the Atherton Union in AU100 (right behind the bulldog).

What are the hours it is open?
The Center is open Monday-Thursday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

What is the Volunteer Center listserv? How often does it go out?
The student listserv is a weekly email with a list of upcoming one time and new ongoing projects on campus and in the community. It also highlights nonprofit internships as well as upcoming Volunteer Center events. To sign-up email volunteer@butler.edu or stop by the Volunteer Center.

How can I find out about service opportunities?

  • The Volunteer Center Listserv
  • Non-profit Agency Directory
  • Visit the Volunteer Center
  • The Volunteer Center Website
  • Bulletin Boards

How are the student staff positions filled?
The Volunteer Center puts out applications for the following year's staff in the spring of each year. The Associate Director of PuLSE and outgoing and incoming Student Directors all participate in the selection of the new staff. All Student Staff members are required to hold 7-9 office hours, attend weekly staff meetings, plan a service project, as well as the individual job responsibilities.

What programs does the Volunteer Center sponsor?

  • Monthly service projects
  • Make a Difference Day
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. day of service
  • Volunteer Opportunities Fair (held every September)
  • Bulldogs Into the Streets (BITS)

What can I expect at a service site?/What does a service site expect of me?
Check out our Volunteer Guidelines to find out.

Why should I do service?
Check out Why Serve? to find out.

Where can I find more information about Service Learning?
Check out the Center for Citizenship and Community Website