Lawrence University is committed to preparing “students for lives of achievement, responsible and meaningful citizenship, lifelong learning, and personal fulfillment.” The Volunteer and Community Service Center (VCSC)  aims to support this commitment by meeting and working with students to encourage critical thought and reflection on the purpose, responsibility, and potential for lifelong learning through service and engagement within the context of a Lawrence University education. To best find your volunteer match you might consider subscribing to our weekly email highlighting upcoming one-time and ongoing volunteer opportunities near campus.

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One-time Opportunities

This page lists volunteer events such as charitable walks, Habitat for Humanity builds, and Saturdays of Service (S.O.S.). Most of these events require about 3-4 hours of service, but are usually a one day commitment. On this page you will also find information about the VCSC's Social Justice Series. CHECK BACK REGULARLY!

Student Service Organizations

Want to volunteer with others? Learn about the 50+ service and Greek student organizations and theme houses focused on service. Also, learn about how the Committee on Community Service and Engagement (CCSE) supports organization leaders and students interested in funding for service through the Humanitarian Projects Grant.

Ongoing Opportunities

Here you will find a list of organizations seeking volunteers willing to volunteer a few hours per week, including our strongest community partners near campus.

Post-Graduate Service Opportunities

Explore long-term post-graduate volunteer opportunities in your area of interest. Includes questions to ask yourself when choosing an opportunity, a database of the most popular opportunities, and opportunities specific to those interested in teaching.

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