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Public Service News 4/25/2016
April 25, 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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OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

5/10 – Course Development Institute on Service-Learning

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS

Serve a year as an SAGA Fellow
Intern with Compass Center this summer
North Carolina Folklife Institute seeks summer intern
Summer internship with A Helping Hand

EVENTS & MEETINGS

5/11 – Courageous Dialogue on the Narratives of the Trauma of Immigration

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

4/25 – Campus stream clean-up volunteers needed
WOW and move-in volunteer sign-ups
Herban Garden call for summer volunteers

OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

 5/10 – COURSE DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE ON SERVICE-LEARNING

The annual Course Development Institute on Service-Learning will be held 8:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. May 10 in Frank Porter Graham Student Union, room 3102. Topics include service-learning pedagogy, faculty course models, partnership development and course design. Faculty and instructors new to service-learning as well as those with experience are encouraged to attend. There is no cost for UNC-Chapel Hill participants, however, space is limited. Contact Kim Allen for more information. Register online.

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS

Serve a year as an SAGA Fellow


The SAGA Fellowship is a 10-month post-graduate service opportunity to serve in an underperforming Chicago or New York City public school. SAGA Fellows serve as part tutor, part mentor and part coach to the same 14 students every day in groups of one tutor to two students. For more information and to apply, visit SAGA Fellows.

Intern with Compass Center this summer


Compass Center for Women and Families, a nonprofit that helps individuals and families prevent and end domestic violence and become self-sufficient, is recruiting a volunteer recruitment and outreach intern, an information and referral specialist, and a support group intern. If interested, contact Bridget to submit a resume and cover letter. To learn more about volunteer opportunities, visit Compass Center.

North Carolina Folklife Institute seeks summer intern


The North Carolina Folklife Institute seeks motivated, driven, independent students for summer 2016 to design and implement project-based programming in the areas of publicity, social media campaigns, educational programming and general administration. For details, visit North Carolina Folklife volunteer opportunities. Interested candidates should send resumes and a brief interest statement to Evan Hatch. Internships start June 6.

Summer internship with A Helping Hand


A Helping Hand is a nonprofit companion care agency serving older adults and individuals with disabilities who live in the Triangle. The Service-Learning Internship program offers future healthcare and social service providers an opportunity to gain direct experience working one-on-one with older adults through 90 hours of volunteerism and training on topics related to aging. For more information visit A Helping Hand.

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EVENTS & MEETINGS

5/11 – Courageous Dialogue on the Narratives of the Trauma of Immigration

The School of Nursing will host Courageous Dialogue on the Narratives of the Trauma of Immigration, noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 11 in Carrington Hall, room 217. Discussion will focus on two documentaries; Syrian Refugee Camps of Lesbos and Pure Lung: Life in Honduras. For details, visit the School of Nursing.

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

 4/25 – CAMPUS STREAM CLEAN-UP VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

UNC Stormwater Management needs volunteers for its biannual clean-ups for campus streams event 4 p.m. April 25. Student volunteers will meet in the Ehringhaus Residence Hall parking lot and walk to Meeting-of-the-Waters Creek to pick up trash. For details and to volunteer, visit Campus Stream Clean-up.

5/1 – WOW and move-in volunteer sign-ups

The Office of New Student and Carolina Parent Programs needs volunteers to help welcome the newest Tar Heels to Carolina. Volunteers are needed for the Week of Welcome (WOW) and move-in. Both opportunities count for service hours and can be included on a resume as leadership experience. This is also a great way to get involved with the Office of New Student and Carolina Parent Programs if you are interested in being a T-link mentor, orientation leader, Tar Heel Beginnings board member or project coordinator. For more information on WOW and move-in volunteers, visit New Student and Carolina Parent Programs.

HERBAN GARDEN CALL FOR SUMMER VOLUNTEERS

Are you interested in growing food, building community or mentoring youth? Herban Garden, a new community space that nurtures and inspires youth through food cultivation, is a community-supported partnership between Hope Gardens, Street Scene Teen Center and the Jackson Center. Volunteers who share a passion for youth, community, environmental justice, local food and/or gardening are needed to facilitate a variety of activities and events aimed at immersing underrepresented groups in sustainable agriculture. To volunteer, complete the volunteer form or contact Herban Garden.

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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