Student Staff

Each year the Center for Sustainable Service & Volunteerism selects outstanding leaders who are committed to service to serve in leadership roles within the office. These student leaders work together to plan events and engage the UA community in service projects. There are several Student Team Leaders who provide leadership in the areas of Al's Pals Mentoring Program; Alternative Break; Generations; Campus Kitchens Project; Beat Auburn Beat Hunger; Impacting Bama; Serving Bama; Bettering Bama; Working for Bama. Each Student Team Leader has Assistant Team Leaders (ATLS) who work with them to plan projects and activities to tackle social issues and engage other students in advocacy and service related to those areas.

Assistant Team Leader Applications Open. Click Here to apply

    Assistant Team Leader Requirements: (ALL requirements should only add up to 5 hours a week.)

    - Attend mandatory weekly Community Action Team meeting( 1 hour/week) - Attend mandatory monthly CSSV staff meetings (1 hour/month) - Attend mandatory, one-day retreat in the Spring: April 12, 2015 - Attend mandatory, two-day retreat in the Fall: August 7-8, 2015 Participate in a 2 hour service experience at the same community partner each week (2 hours/week) - Manage volunteer hours using SLPro - Attend office events and service projects whenever possible - Complete other jobs and tasks that are not necessarily within any committee member's job description - Mandatory participation in Ripple Effect: August 18, 2015, Camp 1831 Day of Service August 7 & 12 - Office hours for planning (2 hours/week)


    - Maintain a positive and professional attitude and dress - Uphold and promote the overall mission of the CSSV - Work with your community action team to ensure the best possible outcomes for the area you are working for - Address problems and obstacles in a manner that is beneficial and productive - Establish and continue to build strong relationships with the outside campus community, student service organizations, and their particular Community Action Team -Acquaint the incoming staff with the duties/responsibilities of their respective Assistant Student Team Leader position before the year ends - Spend 85% of time on their own projects & 15% of their time supporting other SD's & office initiatives


    - Personal satisfaction of aiding and serving an area of the community, state, nation, or world that is in need - Event and project planning experience - Verified SLPro hours - *Student Team Leaders and Assistant Team Leaders are only allowed 3 absences from meetings. More than 3 missed meetings will result in immediate dismissal

Community Action Team Descriptions for 2015-2016

-Campus Kitchen Projects: Mission: The mission of The Campus Kitchens Project is to use service as a tool to: Strengthen Bodies by using existing resources to meet hunger and nutritional needs in our community; Empower Minds by providing leadership and service learning opportunities to students, and educational benefits to adults, seniors, children and families in need; and Build Communities by fostering a new generation of community-minded adults through resourceful and mutually beneficial partnerships among students, social service agencies, businesses and schools.

-Al’s Pals Mentoring Program (must have been a Student Leader prior): Mission: To organize and promote the Al’s Pals afterschool mentoring program for at-risk youth in the Tuscaloosa community. Students will serve as mentors to elementary students at Mckenzie Court Community Center, Central Elementary School, Northington Elementary School, and Maxwell Elementary School. Must have been an Al’s Pals Student Leader prior to applying for these positions.

-Impacting Bama: Mission: To organize projects concerning awareness of issues surrounding poverty and meeting basic human needs throughout the year and educate the UA community. This team will also be responsible for our large scale service projects such as Hands On Tuscaloosa. Issues such as hunger, homelessness, health, etc Sample projects could include: Sleep-out on the Quad, Hunger Banquet,

-Beyond Bama: Alternative Break: Mission: To plan and organize events for the UA student body during Fall, Winter, and Spring break. To also promote service once a month through Habitat for Humanity. ATL must attend the break that they are in charge of planning. Costs for breaks are covered for the ATL for their trip. Sample projects could include: Alternative Spring Break, Alternative Winter Break (HOUSE UNITED), and Alternative Fall Break

-Serving Bama: Weekly Service Team: Mission: Will develop a team of servers and plan and facilitate one weekly continuous and meaningful service project. Includes: Transportation, Waivers, Training of Volunteers, Relationships with Community Partners, and Reflection.Weekly Service locations can be but not limited to: Boys & Girls Club, Project Literacy, West Alabama Food Bank, Habitat for Humanity, SPAN Tuscaloosa, Headstart, SPCA Etc. Service locations will be determined by the passions of the assistant team leaders with the guidance of their team leader.

-Bettering Bama: Health & Wellness Outreach: Mission: The mission of this team is to provide service in the health and wellness field. This team will volunteer through activities that provide health and wellness outreach to our local community.

-Working For Bama: Days of Service: Mission: This team will plan large scale days of service for the entire campus community. These days will be one day service days that will provide opportunities for the students of The University of Alabama to be participants in helping make their community better. Sample Days Are: Ripple Effect, Freshmen Days of Service, Serve Better Together, Hands On Tuscaloosa

Civic Responsibility & Engagement Team Leader
Katie Brinser
ATL: PR, Recruitment, Adv
Lauren Brown
ATL: Events/Education
Anna Saunders 
Campus Kitchens Team Leader
Chisolm Allenlundy
ATL: PR, Recruitment, Adv
Lauren Matthews
ATL: Weekly
Claire Sielaff
ATL: Logistics
Madalyn Schorr
ATL: Event/Education Coordinator
Beth Mask
Impacting Poverty Team Leader
Keith Johnson
ATL: PR, Recruitment, Adv
Jala Lockhart
ATL: Weekly
Camille Driver
ATL: Weekly
Mary Frances Maranto
ATL: Event/Education Coordinator
Katie Cater
Beat Auburn, Beat Hunger Team Leader
Addie Bunn
Co-Team Leader
Amanda Fenton
ATL: Weekly Food Bank Service Project Coordinator:
Joey Neff
ATL: Event Coordinator:
Jordan Stacks
ATL: BABH 5K Coordinator:
Jackson Knappen
ATL: Business/Corporation Liaison:
Tara King
ATL: Community Partner Liaison:
Maggie Beasley
ATL: Campus Liaison:
Andrea Rock
ATL: Alumni Liaison:
Cassie Shepherd
ATL:Public Relations/Marketing/Advertising:
Tori McKinney
Generations Team Leader
Bailey Chandler
ATL: PR, Recruitment, Adv
Dominicia Herring
ATL: Event/Education Coordinator
Molly Mitchell
Alternative Breaks: Beyond Bama Team Leader
Taylor Wood
ATL: PR, Recruitment, Adv
Kiandra Jones
ATL: Monthly
Tyler Sullivan
ATL: Event/Education Coordinator
Kyle Glisson
Al's Pals Team Leader
Rachel Guiles

Danielle Cassady


Jessika Banks


Sarah Beth Kimbrell


Emily Sager


Carey Wood


Vivian Spearman

Collaboration/Outreach Team Leader
Elliot Spillers
Administrative Team Leader
Jillian Hutt

Center for Sustainable Service & Volunteerism

1100 Ferguson
Phone: 205-348-2865
Fax: 205-348-7610

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