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Project Rousseau Mentoring

Are you looking for a way to give back to high school students through mentoring? Project Rousseau welcomes you to apply! Project Rousseau is a non-profit organization that helps underserved youth reach their full potential and pursue higher education by administering four pillars of programming: one-to-one mentoring, academics, community service, and broadening horizons. They’re looking [...]

Filed under Opportunities, Service on January 16, 2017.

FAB: Food Security Spring Weekend Trip 2017

There is a great service trip with Florida Alternative Breaks (FAB) through the David and Wanda Brown Center for Leadership and Service this upcoming 2017 Spring Break. The trip focuses on Food Security and will be at Nashville, Tennessee where we will work in collaboration with Second Harvest Food Bank.
Second Harvest is one of the [...]

Filed under Opportunities, Service on January 16, 2017.

Student Health Interdisciplinary Program (SHIP) Spring 2017 Application

Student Health Interdisciplinary Program (SHIP) is a campus-community outreach program with the mission of bringing undergraduate and graduate students from various disciplines together to volunteer at local elementary schools and after school organizations in at-risk/low income neighborhoods.  More specifically, SHIP volunteers teach third through fifth grade students about the fundamentals of health and safety, as [...]

Filed under Opportunities, Service on January 16, 2017.

Spring Break Service Trip

Interested in going on an enriching service-learning trip this spring break? Florida Alternative Breaks is leading a trip to Atlanta, GA for one week this March to assist in refugee resettlement. Sign up at the David and Wanda Brown Center for Leadership and Service in the Reitz with a $105 deposit. Scholarships available, more information [...]

Filed under Opportunities, Service on January 16, 2017.

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 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 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 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.