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 Center for Community Engagement and Social Change (CCE) 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.

Virtual Opportunities

Lawrence is still offering virtual volunteer opportunities during this difficult time period. To find out exactly what we offer, please go to GivePulse and read about what we offer and how you can help.

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.

Service Areas

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.