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Public Service News 6/13/2016
June 13, 2016

The Carolina Center for Public Service (CCPS) publishes the Public Service News to keep students, faculty, staff and community members up-to-date on current public service resources, programs and volunteer opportunities. For more information on CCPS, visit us online at ccps.unc.edu/. Follow us on Twitter at UNCServes or join us on Facebook at Public Service and Engagement UNC Chapel Hill to learn more about what Carolina is doing in public service and engagement.

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INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS

Communications/development internship with Club Nova
One Act peer educators needed

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

Stop Hunger Now seeks volunteers
Carolina Campus Community Garden needs volunteers
Summertime volunteer opportunities at The Arc
Special Olympics seeks volunteer summer swim coaches
July 4th volunteers needed
Fitness Breaks seeks volunteers
Volunteer drivers needed

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS

COMMUNICATIONS/DEVELOPMENT INTERNSHIP WITH CLUB NOVA


Club Nova is an intentional community for adults living with serious and persistent mental illness. A paid intern is needed to expand Club Nova’s web presence, fine-tune web and social media tools, and assist in development efforts. This is an opportunity to utilize and build skills in communications and nonprofit administration, and to have a formative impact on Club Nova’s communications methods. For details, visit Club Nova.

ONE ACT PEER EDUCATORS NEEDED


Are you passionate about sexual and interpersonal violence prevention? Do you want to educate Carolina students about bystander intervention? One Act is accepting applications for peer educators. Training is Aug. 15 – 19. After training, peer educators have the opportunity to receive pay for leading One Act trainings. Applications are available at Student Wellness and are due June 5.

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

STOP HUNGER NOW SEEKS VOLUNTEERS

All incoming first-year students at UNC who attend orientation will engage in a meal packaging event with Stop Hunger Now, an international hunger relief organization that coordinates food distribution and other life-saving aid around the world. Sign up for volunteer shifts at Stop Hunger Now.

Carolina Campus Community Garden needs volunteers

Do you love to garden or want to learn how to garden? Carolina Campus Community Garden (CCCG) provides fresh produce to UNC housekeepers and needs summer volunteers to plant, weed, water, turn compost and harvest during garden workdays on Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday afternoons. CCCG is only a five-minute walk from the Old Well. For more information, visit Carolina Campus Community Garden or contact Claire Lorch.

Summertime volunteer opportunities at The Arc

The Arc advocates and supports individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in all areas of their life. Several summertime volunteer opportunities are available: Make a Difference – Make a Friend Community Connections Partner Program that matches volunteers with an adult. Volunteers are also needed for cooking class on Tuesdays from 1 – 3 p.m., Petals with a Purpose class on Wednesdays 1 – 2:30 p.m. and spin class Thursdays 1 – 3 p.m. For details, contact Susan Chandler.

Special Olympics seeks volunteer summer swim coaches

Special Olympics Orange County seeks volunteer swim coaches to teach lessons to athletes ages 3 – 80. Athletes range from non-swimmers to advanced, so coaches may be of all swim abilities as well. Practices are Tuesday or Thursday 5:30 – 6:15 p.m., 6:25 – 7:25 p.m. at the outdoor pool, or at the indoor pool at 6:30 – 7:15 p.m., 7:25 – 8:25 p.m. Sessions are June 14 to Aug. 4. For more information, contact Colleen Lanigan or call or 919-968-2810.

July 4th volunteers needed

Volunteers are needed to assist with Carrboro’s annual July 4th event. Available shifts are 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., 1 – 5 p.m. and 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Jobs areas are the information table, pie-eating contest, recycling patrol, welcome wall, stage assistants and many more. Visit Carrboro July 4th to select a job preference and shift time. For more information, contact Caitlin Knepp.

Fitness Breaks seeks volunteers

Fitness Breaks, a student-run work site wellness program, seeks volunteers to provide wellness training to UNC grounds staff and housekeepers. Volunteers will work with employees two to three times a week for 10 – 15 minutes to plan and teach safe and effective workouts to prevent occupational injury and promote health. If interested, complete the online registration form.

VOLUNTEER DRIVERS NEEDED

Meals on Wheels of Durham delivers meals to Durham County seniors who are unable to provide or prepare meals for themselves. Volunteer drivers are needed to deliver nutritious meals along with friendly, personal contact that enhances seniors’ quality of life. Deliveries can take as little as one hour. If interested, contact annette@mowdurham.org or to learn more, call 919-667-9424.

CCPS WEBSITE – FIND US ON THE WEB

The Carolina Center for Public Service’s website (www.ccps.unc.edu) features the latest information about the APPLES Service-Learning, Buckley Public Service Scholars, and Faculty Engaged Scholars programs as well as details about Public Service Awards and Fellowships. You can also read stories of Carolina students, faculty and staff who are making a difference. The Carolina Center for Public Service: Connecting Carolina and Communities – be sure to bookmark the site. Learn more about what Carolina is doing in public service and engagement. Visit us online, follow us on Twitter at UNCServes or join us today on Facebook at Public Service and Engagement UNC Chapel Hill.

UNC’S DISASTER RESPONSE

Whenever disasters strike – in North Carolina, the United States or around the world – Carolina students, faculty and staff immediately ask, “What can we do to help?” If you are aware of disaster response or recovery efforts being coordinated on campus that you would like listed on this page, send an email to CCPS.

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The Carolina Center for Public Service (CCPS) publishes the Public Service News to keep students, faculty, staff and community members up-to-date on current public service resources, programs and volunteer opportunities. For more info on CCPS, please visit http://ccps.unc.edu. If you are involved in public service and would like to post an announcement, fill out our online request at http://ccps.unc.edu/news-events/public-service-news-listserv/next-weeks-listserv/. The deadline for inclusion is 5 p.m. on the Wednesday prior to Monday publication. The Public Service News is published only when class is in session, once per week during the academic year and bi-weekly during the summer sessions. To unsubscribe, click here or, send a blank email to leave-34847996-76489955.07b7484471051a00b41b3bf1990b60eb@listserv.unc.edu. Thank you.

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