A volunteer in a blue sweatshirt holds a white cat in her arms while a tabby cat looks onLawrence 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.

To find more opportunities you can log on to GivePulse.

One-time Opportunities

The Volunteer Center organizes many volunteer opportunities in the community throughout the year in a variety of different specific service areas. We will organize an engaging project, secure transportation, and recruit students. All you have to do is show up! Go to https://lawrence.givepulse.com and click on "Events" to see a list of all upcoming events.

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

We have several different areas of service and you can find more information about each area here. You can also find a few community organizations that are under each service area.

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.

Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube