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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 AM to 6 PM and Friday 10 AM to 12 PM.

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 or stop by the Volunteer Center.

How can I find out about service opportunities?

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 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?

Serving While in School?

If students are interested in a career in the non-profit sector, volunteering while in school can be an excellent way to get their foot in the door. With so many people interested in this area, it is very important to be able to stand out from the crowd. This guide covers all aspects of getting into a non-profit career, and how to head there while in school. The guide even covers scholarships that are specifically for this area, and degrees that are a good fit for this career path.

Check out the guide here!