Welcome to Learning in Action – the front door to public service at the University of Virginia, dedicated to connecting students, faculty and community partners to social entrepreneurship, community engagement and co–curricular service opportunities.
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Service Events and Opportunities
The Women’s Initiative is a local nonprofit organization that provides mental health services to women in our community who have no insurance or are underinsured. We are looking for dedicated volunteers to commit to working one- to three-hour shifts weekly for at least one semester doing various administrative duties. We have several positions available and ask that you download their descriptions to see what interests you. Please contact the Clinical Coordinator, Jessica Blurton at 434-872-0047, extension 106 or by email at email@example.com when you are ready to begin! You can also check out our website to learn more about us at http://thewomensinitiative.org. Please click the positions to download the description for (1) Essential Front Desk Support, (2) Database Enterer Extraordinaire, and (3) Play Ground Facilitator ...
June 19, 12 to 1 p.m., Newcomb Hall 481
Make a difference by joining Sustainability Partners, a group of employees interested in creating and promoting a Grounds-wide commitment to sustainability. The group of volunteers meets monthly to network, share ideas and learn about sustainability. Join us this week to discuss the Earth Week Community Briefing, the current status of recycling and trash bins on Grounds, and bid farewell to Laura Sprung ...
Early registration: June 30
Event: September 15, Old Trail Village in Crozet
Over the past eight years, the Cycling Challenge has grown into Virginia's premier fall cycling event. During the Challenge, you'll course through the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. There are 25, 50, 75 and 100-mile routes. There's also an 8-mile family fun ride from Old Trail to Chiles Peach Orchard and back. After the ride, cyclists and their families are treated to a finish line pool party including lunch, local wine and beer, and live music. Funds raised from registrations and donations directly support the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Virginia, which serve over 1,800 youth annually. Register before June 30 and save 20% ...
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Public Service News
HPAC is a club based on a love for Harry Potter. We wish to hold HP-themed social and charitable events and further our love for JK Rowling's creation.... More.
The Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership was founded in 1993 to bring together diverse individuals with a passion for politics and public service. All have a wide variety of viewpoints and backgrounds but want to work together for the common good. Their non-partisan mission is to strengthen and enhance the quality of government at all levels throughout Virginia.