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Volunteer with Gator Pals

Gator Pals is a student-run organization that volunteers at Sidney Lanier, a local school for students of varying abilities. Members volunteer with students with different disabilities by playing with them during their P.E. classes. We not only teach them about various sports but also enhance their social, behavioral and emotional well-being.
Applications for the Spring 2017 [...]

Filed under Newsletter, Opportunities, Service on January 9, 2017.

MLK Weekend FAB Trips

Start your year off by committing to new experiences and making positive change. Sign ups for Florida Alternative Breaks MLK Trips in January are open! We have two service trips during the break: Environmental Preservation in St Marks Florida and Farmworkers Rights in Piersen FL.  Sign up today at the Brown Center for Leadership and [...]

Filed under Newsletter, Opportunities, Service on January 9, 2017.

Habitat for Humanity Spring Break Trip

Apply to Habitat for Humanity’s Collegiate Challenge spring break trip! Travel to a Habitat affiliate in a nearby state and spend a week building houses and building friendships! Applications due January 31.
http://www.ufhabitat.org/collegiate-challenge
Apply to Habitat for Humanity’s Collegiate Challenge spring break trip! Travel to a Habitat affiliate in a nearby state and spend a week building [...]

Filed under Newsletter, Opportunities, Service on January 9, 2017.

Florida Alternative Breaks Trip: Community Development

This Spring Break, March 4 to 11 2017, they will be working with Habitat for Humanity of Northwest Alabama and five universities from the Southeastern Conference Compact. The goal is to help build and/or renovate homes for those who need housing assistance and also to get to know the local community of Guin, Alabama.

The [...]

Filed under Opportunities, Service on January 2, 2017.

Florida Alternative Breaks: Farmworkers Rights

Are you looking for something fun to do after Winter Break? Join Florida Alternative Breaks (FAB) for a service trip for Farmworkers Rights during MLK Weekend (January 13-16)! The trip focuses on the rights and education for Florida’s farmworkers in Pierson, Florida where they will work with the Florida Association of Farmworkers Rights Hope Community [...]

Filed under Opportunities, Service on January 2, 2017.

Graduate Student / SCORE Mentor

SCORE of North Central Florida (NCF), located in downtown Gainesville, will launch a business Startup Grant Program January, 2017.  Three grants of $1,500 each will be awarded to provide startup funds to individuals seeking financial support. The SCORE NCF Startup Grant Program is open to active SCORE clients who have, or plan to complete a [...]

Filed under Opportunities, Service on January 2, 2017.

Habitat for Humanity Spring Break Trip

Apply to Habitat for Humanity’s Collegiate Challenge spring break trip! Travel to a Habitat affiliate in a nearby state and spend a week building houses and building friendships! Applications due January 31.
http://www.ufhabitat.org/collegiate-challenge

Filed under Opportunities, Service on January 2, 2017.

MLK Day of Service

The time is always right to do what is right. – MLK

Join UF students and community members on January 16 for the National MLK Day of Service, hosted by the David & Wanda Brown Center for Leadership and Service. Get involved in the campus-wide celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his [...]

Filed under Opportunities, Service on December 30, 2016.

United Way VITA Recruiting Volunteers

United Way’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program is recruiting volunteers for tax season from end of January through mid-April. Free tax preparation trainings in November and January and free IRS certification. Build your resume with a nationally recognized program while learning valuable life skills and providing a valuable service to the community. Internships are [...]

Filed under Opportunities, Service on December 30, 2016.

Admissions Volunteer Ambassadors Membership

Apply to be an Admissions Volunteer Ambassadors (AVA)! AVA is an exciting student organization that provides support to the Office of Admissions and university community by engaging and interacting with prospective UF students in an effort to recruit them to UF. As an AVA, you will have the opportunity to recruit the next generation of [...]

Filed under Opportunities, Service on December 30, 2016.