Public Service News 4/22/19

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, please visit ccps.unc.edu. Join us today on Facebook at Public Service and Engagement UNC Chapel Hill to learn more about what Carolina is doing in public service and engagement or follow us on Twitter at UNC Public Service.

Table of Contents

OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE
4/24 – Community Service Scholarship applications due
5/14 – APPLES Course Development Institute
Funding available to develop service-learning courses
Updates for hurricane relief

EVENTS AND MEETINGS
[TODAY] 4/22 – Pre-Health and wellness panel
4/23 – Smart Snacking event
4/24 – Composting workshop at the Carolina Campus Community Garden
4/26 – Symposium on Information for Social Good
4/27 – Local government case competition for Carolina students

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
Summer internship with Hope Gardens

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
5/5 – Help run the Carrboro Day event
Opportunity to volunteer with refugees

OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

4/24 – Community Service Scholarship applications due
The Carolina Center for Public Service offers Community Service Scholarships to a select group of service-oriented Carolina students to receive training, mentorship and support in pursuing their particular public service interests. Scholars receive a $5,000 annual scholarship (renewable for up to three years) and participate in the Buckley Public Service Scholars program. Scholars are expected to engage in an average of at least 250 hours of service each year and participate in a four-day North Carolina Outward Bound School leadership course during their first year in the program. Applicants should be entering academic year 2019-2020 as second-year or third-year students. Applications are open from April 10 – 24 and can be submitted through the CCPS Application and Nomination Portal.

5/14 – APPLES Course Development Institute
The annual APPLES Course Development Institute on Service-Learning will be held 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14 in Frank Porter Graham Student Union, Room 2423. 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 but space is limited. Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided. Register by May 10 through the UNC Event Registration portal and email Becca Bender with questions.

Rolling Basis: Funding available to develop service-learning courses
Applications are currently open for faculty and instructors to apply for a Course Development Grant. These awards of up to $5,000 are provided to instructors to develop a new or modify an existing service-learning course. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through the CCPS application and nomination portal.

Updates for hurricane relief
As the Carolina community continues to help with North Carolina’s hurricane relief efforts, details will be shared through the Carolina Center for Public Service’s disaster relief webpage. Also, grants for relief trips for up to $1,000 are available and Carolina students, faculty or staff can submit applications through the Carolina Center for Public Service application portal. Faculty and staff may be eligible to use any available Community Service Leave hours for relief trips dedicated to areas affected by Hurricane Florence.

EVENTS AND MEETINGS

[TODAY] 4/22 – Pre-Health and wellness panel
As part of an effort to inspire students to pursue studies and/or research in the field of nutrition and wellness, UNC Flourish is hosting a pre-health and wellness panel from 7 – 8 p.m. on Monday, April 22 in the Student Union, Room 2422. Students will explore different careers within the field of human wellness, including nursing, nutrition, research, epidemiology and medicine. RSVP through the UNC Flourish Facebook page.

4/23 – Smart Snacking event
UNC Flourish is partnering with the Residence Hall Association and Carolina Dining Services to bring you a Smart Snacking event. Campus Dietician Kelli Wood will be presenting ways to make smart snacking choices from 5 – 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23 in Lenoir, Room 109. The event will include yogurt parfaits and Jeopardy games. Register through UNC Flourish’s sign-up page.

4/24- Composting workshop at the Carolina Campus Community Garden
Compost expert Brian Rosa will be leading a free workshop to teach compost methods. He will also be showing how to compost indoors and in dorm rooms. Workshop participants will have a chance to enter a raffle to win a worm bin. The workshop is from 2 – 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24. To register email Claire Lorch.

4/26- Symposium on Information for Social Good
The School of Information and Library Science (SILS) is hosting its third annual Symposium on Information for Social Good from 8 – 11 a.m. on Friday, April 26 in Manning Hall. The symposium will feature a series of panels and posters by SILS graduate and undergraduate students. The symposium will be followed by the annual Kilgour Lecture from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. at the Stone Center with lunch served after the lecture. This year’s Kilgour Lecture is “Black Women Tried to Tell Y’all: Race, Representation, and Self-Preservation through Digital Counternarratives” and will be given by Meredith Clark. Find more information on the SILS website.

4/27 – Local government case competition for Carolina students
The Lead for America GovChallenge is a program for college students to compete in teams and design solutions to pressing issues facing their local communities. Teams will go through various rounds and the winning team will present its proposal to local government officials. Go to the Lead for America Google document to find more information and register.

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

Summer internship with Hope Gardens
Hope Gardens is offering a paid internship for the upcoming summer. Interns take on the role of Summer Garden Manager, performing daily gardening and administrative tasks. While prior experience with gardening is preferred, applicants with no experience are welcome to apply. To find details and apply visit the Hope Gardens website. Email questions to the Hope Gardens co-chairs.

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

5/5 – Help run the Carrboro Day event
Carrboro Recreation Department is currently seeking volunteers for the Annual Carrboro Day Celebration to assist with family activities, crafts and interactive games on May 5. To find additional information and volunteer registration visit the Town of Carrboro website.

Opportunity to volunteer with refugees
Lutheran Services Carolinas is looking for volunteers to help clients empower themselves by teaching them how to navigate bus systems, go grocery shopping, practice job interview skills and establish relationships within their communities. Volunteers can contribute to the employment, education, transportation, welcome or mentor team. Please call Lutheran Services Carolina by phone at (919) 675-5446 for questions and to sign up. UNC Flourish’s event page.

FIND US ON THE WEB

Learn more about what Carolina is doing in public service and engagement. Visit us online, follow us on Twitter at UNC Public Service or join us today on Facebook at Public Service and Engagement UNC Chapel Hill!

ABOUT OUR NEWSLETTER

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 ccps.unc.edu. If you are involved in public service and would like to post an announcement, fill out our online request form at 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. 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. Unsubscribe online.

Public Service News 4/15/19

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, please visit ccps.unc.edu. Join us today on Facebook at Public Service and Engagement UNC Chapel Hill to learn more about what Carolina is doing in public service and engagement or follow us on Twitter at UNC Public Service.

Table of Contents

OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE
4/24 – Community Service Scholarship applications due
5/14 – APPLES Course Development Institute
Funding available to develop service-learning courses
Updates for hurricane relief

EVENTS AND MEETINGS
4/17 – UNC Public Policy Experiential Education Showcase
4/22 – Pre-Health and wellness panel
4/23 – Smart Snacking event
4/24- Composting workshop at the Carolina Campus Community Garden
4/27 – Local government case competition for Carolina students

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
Summer internship with Hope Gardens

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
5/5 – Help run the Carrboro Day event
SHAC Nutrition Education

OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

4/24 – Community Service Scholarship applications due
The Carolina Center for Public Service offers Community Service Scholarships to a select group of service-oriented Carolina students to receive training, mentorship and support in pursuing their particular public service interests. Scholars receive a $5,000 annual scholarship (renewable for up to three years) and participate in the Buckley Public Service Scholars program. Scholars are expected to engage in an average of at least 250 hours of service each year and participate in a four-day North Carolina Outward Bound School leadership course during their first year in the program. Applicants should be entering academic year 2019-2020 as second-year or third-year students. Applications are open from April 10 – 24 and can be submitted through the CCPS Application and Nomination Portal.

5/14 – APPLES Course Development Institute
The annual APPLES Course Development Institute on Service-Learning will be held 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14 in Frank Porter Graham Student Union, Room 2423. 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 but space is limited. Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided. Register by May 10 through the UNC Event Registration portal and email Becca Bender with questions.

Rolling Basis: Funding available to develop service-learning courses
Applications are currently open for faculty and instructors to apply for a Course Development Grant. These awards of up to $5,000 are provided to instructors to develop a new or modify an existing service-learning course. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through the CCPS application and nomination portal.

Updates for hurricane relief
As the Carolina community continues to help with North Carolina’s hurricane relief efforts, details will be shared through the Carolina Center for Public Service’s disaster relief webpage. Also, grants for relief trips for up to $1,000 are available and Carolina students, faculty or staff can submit applications through the Carolina Center for Public Service application portal. Faculty and staff may be eligible to use any available Community Service Leave hours for relief trips dedicated to areas affected by Hurricane Florence.

EVENTS AND MEETINGS

4/10 – Health advocacy workshop and panel
SHACtivism, a new health advocacy group out of the Student Health Action Coalition, will be holding a health advocacy workshop from 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10 in the Blue Cross Blue Shield Auditorium (Gillings School of Global Public Health). There will be panelists from the NC Rural Center, Healthcare for All NC and UNC to discuss topics in health policy. The panelists will also be working with attendees to problem-solve common challenges faced in grassroots and legislative advocacy. Go to the SHACtivism Facebook page to find more information.

4/17 – UNC Public Policy Experiential Education Showcase

Join UNC Public Policy for its spring Experiential Education Showcase, where students from Public Policy capstone, internship and social innovation courses will share experiences and work. Topics covered include human trafficking, education policy, youth financial empowerment and more. Drop in anytime between 12:30 – 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17 in the Stone Center, Hitchcock Multipurpose Room. For inquiries, email Anna Krome-Lukens.

4/22 – Pre-Health and wellness panel
As part of an effort to inspire students to pursue studies and/or research in the field of nutrition and wellness, UNC Flourish is hosting a pre-health and wellness panel from 7 – 8 p.m. on Monday, April 22 in the Student Union, Room 2422. Students will explore different careers within the field of human wellness, including nursing, nutrition, research, epidemiology and medicine. RSVP through the UNC Flourish Facebook page.

4/23 – Smart Snacking event
UNC Flourish is partnering with the Residence Hall Association and Carolina Dining Services to bring you a Smart Snacking event. Campus Dietician Kelli Wood will be presenting ways to make smart snacking choices from 5 – 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23 in Lenoir, Room 109. The event will include yogurt parfaits and Jeopardy games. Register through UNC Flourish’s sign-up page.

4/27 – Local government case competition for Carolina students
The Lead for America GovChallenge is a program for college students to compete in teams and design solutions to pressing issues facing their local communities. The teams will go through various rounds and the winning team will present its proposal to local government officials. Go to the Lead for America Google document to find more information and register.

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

Summer internship with Hope Gardens
Hope Gardens offering a paid internship for the upcoming summer. Interns take on the role of Summer Garden Manager, performing daily gardening and administrative tasks. While prior experience with gardening is preferred, applicants with no experience are welcome to apply. To find details and apply visit the Hope Gardens website. Email questions to the Hope Gardens co-chairs.

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

5/5 – Help run the Carrboro Day event
Carrboro Recreation Department is currently seeking volunteers for the Annual Carrboro Day Celebration to assist with family activities, crafts and interactive games on May 5. To find additional information and volunteer registration visit the Town of Carrboro website.

SHAC Nutrition Education
Student Health Action Coalition (SHAC) sets up tables with nutrition information from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the Carrboro SHAC Clinic (301 Lloyd Street). Volunteers are needed to interact with patients in the waiting room and teach them about nutrition information and disease prevention. Sign up through UNC Flourish’s event page.

FIND US ON THE WEB

Learn more about what Carolina is doing in public service and engagement. Visit us online, follow us on Twitter at UNC Public Service or join us today on Facebook at Public Service and Engagement UNC Chapel Hill!

ABOUT OUR NEWSLETTER

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 ccps.unc.edu. If you are involved in public service and would like to post an announcement, fill out our online request form at 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. 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. Unsubscribe online.

Public Service News 4/8/2019

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, please visit ccps.unc.edu. Join us today on Facebook at Public Service and Engagement UNC Chapel Hill to learn more about what Carolina is doing in public service and engagement or follow us on Twitter at UNC Public Service.

Table of Contents

OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE
5/14 – APPLES Course Development Institute
Funding available to develop service-learning courses
Updates for hurricane relief

EVENTS AND MEETINGS
4/10 – Health advocacy workshop and panel
4/17 – UNC Public Policy Experiential Education Showcase
4/22 – Pre-Health and wellness panel
4/23 – Smart Snacking event
4/27 – Local government case competition for Carolina students

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
4/14 – Apply to be on Campus Y’s communication team

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
4/14 – Community egg hunt in search of volunteers
5/5 – Help run the Carrboro Day event
SHAC Nutrition Education

OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

5/14 – APPLES Course Development Institute
The annual APPLES Course Development Institute on Service-Learning will be held 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. on May 14 in Frank Porter Graham Student Union, Room 2423. 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. Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided. Register May 10 through the UNC Event Registration portal and email Becca Bender with questions.

Rolling Basis: Funding available to develop service-learning courses
Applications are currently open for faculty and instructors to apply for a Course Development Grant. These awards of up to $5,000 are provided to instructors to develop a new or modify an existing service-learning course. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through the CCPS application and nomination portal.

Updates for hurricane relief
As the Carolina community continues to help with North Carolina’s hurricane relief efforts, details will be shared through the Carolina Center for Public Service’s disaster relief webpage. Also, grants for relief trips for up to $1,000 are available and Carolina students, faculty or staff can submit applications through the Carolina Center for Public Service application portal. Faculty and staff may be eligible to use any available Community Service Leave hours for relief trips dedicated to areas affected by Hurricane Florence.

EVENTS AND MEETINGS

4/10 – Health advocacy workshop and panel
SHACtivism, a new health advocacy group out of the Student Health Action Coalition, will be holding a health advocacy workshop from 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 10 in the Blue Cross Blue Shield Auditorium (Gillings School of Global Public Health). There will be panelists from the NC Rural Center, Healthcare for All NC and UNC to discuss topics in health policy. The panelists will also be working with attendees to problem-solve common challenges faced in grassroots and legislative advocacy. Go to the SHACtivism Facebook page to find more information.

4/17 – UNC Public Policy Experiential Education Showcase

Join UNC Public Policy for its spring Experiential Education Showcase, where students from Public Policy capstone, internship and social innovation courses will share experiences and work. Topics covered include human trafficking, education policy, youth financial empowerment and more. Drop in anytime between 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 17 in the Stone Center, Hitchcock Multipurpose Room. For inquiries, email Anna Krome-Lukens.

4/22 – Pre-Health and wellness panel
As part of an effort to inspire students to pursue studies and/or research in the field of nutrition and wellness, UNC Flourish is hosting a pre-health and wellness panel from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. on Monday, April 22 in the Student Union, Room 2422. Students will explore different careers within the field of human wellness, including nursing, nutrition, research, epidemiology and medicine. RSVP through the UNC Flourish Facebook page.

4/23 – Smart Snacking event
UNC Flourish is partnering with the Residence Hall Association and Carolina Dining Services to bring you a Smart Snacking event. Campus Dietician Kelli Wood will be presenting ways to make smart snacking choices from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23 in Lenoir, Room 109. The event will include yogurt parfaits and Jeopardy games. Register through UNC Flourish’s sign-up page.

4/27 – Local government case competition for Carolina students
The Lead for America GovChallenge is a program for college students to compete in teams and design solutions to pressing issues facing their local communities. The teams will go through various rounds and the winning team will present its proposal to local government officials. An information session is being held at 9 p.m. on April 8 and 9 at Launch Chapel Hill (306 West Franklin Street). Go to the Lead for America Google document to find more information and register.

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

4/14 – Apply to be on Campus Y’s communication team
The Campus Y is seeking applications for its 2019 – 2020 communication team. Although previous experience is not required,applicants should care about social issues. Relevant skill sets include: graphic design, web design, social media strategy, photography, videography, editing and writing. Apply by April 14 through the Campus Y Google Form and email Campus Y with questions.

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

4/14 – Community egg hunt in search of volunteers
The Carrboro Community Egg Hunt Celebration is looking for volunteers to assist with family activities and an egg hunt for children ages 2 – 10. The event is from 11:30 – 2:30 on Saturday, April 13 or on April 14 if it rains. To register, fill out a form on the Town of Carrboro website.

5/5 – Help run the Carrboro Day event
Carrboro Recreation Department is currently seeking volunteers for the Annual Carrboro Day Celebration to assist with family activities, crafts and interactive games on May 5. To find additional information and volunteer registration visit the Town of Carrboro website.

SHAC Nutrition Education

Student Health Action Coalition (SHAC) sets up tables with nutrition information from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday at the Carrboro SHAC Clinic (301 Lloyd Street). Volunteers are needed to interact with patients in the waiting room and teach them about nutrition information and disease prevention. Sign up through UNC Flourish’s event page.

FIND US ON THE WEB

Learn more about what Carolina is doing in public service and engagement. Visit us online, follow us on Twitter at UNC Public Service or join us today on Facebook at Public Service and Engagement UNC Chapel Hill!

ABOUT OUR NEWSLETTER

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 ccps.unc.edu. If you are involved in public service and would like to post an announcement, fill out our online request form at 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. 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. Unsubscribe online.

Public Service News 4/1/19

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, please visit ccps.unc.edu. Join us today on Facebook at Public Service and Engagement UNC Chapel Hill to learn more about what Carolina is doing in public service and engagement or follow us on Twitter at UNC Public Service.

Table of Contents

OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE
Funding available to develop service-learning courses
Updates for hurricane relief

EVENTS AND MEETINGS
4/27 – Local government case competition for Carolina students

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
[DUE TODAY] 4/1 – Summer service-learning internship with A Helping Hand
[DUE TODAY] 4/1 – Humanities Professional Pathways Fellowship
4/14 – Apply to be on Campus Y’s communication team
Farm looking for summer interns
TABLE needs interns for nutrition education and administrative tasks

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
[DUE TODAY] 4/1 – CarolinaServes event needs volunteers
4/6 – STEM volunteer opportunity
4/8 – Volunteer at the EAC Earth Day Event
4/14 – Community egg hunt in search of volunteers
5/5 – Help run the Carrboro Day event
Tutor English with LINC

OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

Rolling Basis: Funding available to develop service-learning courses
Applications are currently open for faculty and instructors to apply for a Course Development Grant. These awards of up to $5,000 are provided to instructors to develop a new or modify an existing service-learning course. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through the CCPS application and nomination portal.

Updates for hurricane relief
As the Carolina community continues to help with North Carolina’s hurricane relief efforts, details will be shared through the Carolina Center for Public Service’s disaster relief webpage. Also, grants for relief trips for up to $1,000 are available and Carolina students, faculty or staff can submit applications through the Carolina Center for Public Service application portal. Faculty and staff may be eligible to use any available Community Service Leave hours for relief trips dedicated to areas affected by Hurricane Florence.

EVENTS AND MEETINGS

4/27 – Local government case competition for Carolina students
The Lead for America GovChallenge is a program for college students to compete in teams and design solutions to pressing issues facing their local communities. The teams will go through various rounds and the winning team will present their proposal to local government officials. An information session is being held at 9 p.m. on April 8 and 9 at Launch Chapel Hill (306 West Franklin Street). Go to the Lead for America Google document to find more information and register.

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

4/1 – Summer service-learning internship with A Helping Hand
A Helping Hand is looking for pre-health service-learning interns for this summer. Interns will work one-on-one with older adults and adults with disabilities, assisting them with transportation to errands and medical appointments, socialization and in-home tasks. A car is required to participate. Go to A Helping Hand’s website to find more information and submit an application by April 1.

4/1 – Humanities Professional Pathways Fellowship
The Graduate Certificate in Participatory Research (GCPR) program is partnering with the Humanities for the Public Good initiative to support GCPR student research. The Humanities Professional Pathways Fellowship is open to GCPR graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. Students pursue project-based applied research in conjunction with cultural institutions and/or cultural professionals. The fellowship is during the summer of 2019. Applications are due by midnight on April 1 and can be submitted on the Humanities for the Public Good website.

4/14 – Apply to be on Campus Y’s communication team
The Campus Y is seeking applications for its 2019 – 2020 communication team. Although previous experience is not required,applicants should care about social issues. Relevant skill sets include: graphic design, web design, social media strategy, photography, videography, editing and writing. Apply by April 14 through the Campus Y Google Form and email Campus Y with questions.

Farm looking for summer interns
A farm in Efland, NC has partnered with TABLE to grow and distribute produce for local children. Summer interns are needed for 10 hours per week from May 15 – Aug. 15 to help with gardening and farming work. Carpooling to the farm may be available. Email a resume and cover letter to TABLE to apply.

TABLE needs interns for nutrition education and administrative tasks
TABLE is a nonprofit that provides healthy foods to local children. TABLE is searching for interns to help with project-based activities and nutrition education. Responsibilities would include leading a weekly volunteer shift, performing administrative tasks and developing program activities. Interns should have organizational and communication skills and be detail-oriented. Email a resume and cover letter to TABLE to apply.

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

4/1 – CarolinaServes event needs volunteers
CarolinaServes is an annual event with the mission to engage the campus community by celebrating Carolina’s community service achievements of this year. The event also provides interactive service opportunities through on and off-campus organizations. CarolinaServes is looking for student volunteers to help run the event on April 11 and 12. Apply through the CarolinaServes Google Form.

4/6 – STEM volunteer opportunity
STEMinority is volunteering at the UNC Science Expo and needs volunteers to help lead an enrichment on electrical circuits. The event needs is from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 6. Sign-up using the STEMinority volunteer form and email Phyllis Elliott for inquiries.

4/8 – Volunteer at the EAC Earth Day Event
The Environmental Affairs Committee (EAC) will be hosting an event on April 8 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Pit. The event will include a discussion of how much waste is generated at UNC and how to reduce it and an exploration of environmental justice issues. Volunteers are needed for one hour shifts to help with running the event. Sign up on the EAC Google Sheet.

4/14 – Community egg hunt in search of volunteers
The Carrboro Community Egg Hunt Celebration is looking for volunteers to assist with family activities and an egg hunt for children ages 2 – 10. The event is from 11:30 – 2:30 on Saturday, April 13 or on April 14 if it rains. To register, fill out a form on the Town of Carrboro website.

5/5 – Help run the Carrboro Day event
Carrboro Recreation Department is currently seeking volunteers for the Annual Carrboro Day Celebration to assist with family activities, crafts and interactive games on May 5. To find additional information and volunteer registration visit the Town of Carrboro website.

Tutor English with LINC
Linking Immigrants to New Communities (LINC) is a sub-committee under Campus Y that provides resources to the immigrant and refugee populations in Chapel Hill/Carrboro. LINC is looking for volunteers who are available to tutor English from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. on either Tuesdays or Thursdays. To learn more and volunteer email LINC for more information.

FIND US ON THE WEB

Learn more about what Carolina is doing in public service and engagement. Visit us online, follow us on Twitter at UNC Public Service or join us today on Facebook at Public Service and Engagement UNC Chapel Hill!

ABOUT OUR NEWSLETTER

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 ccps.unc.edu. If you are involved in public service and would like to post an announcement, fill out our online request form at 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. 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. Unsubscribe online.

Public Service News 3/25/19

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, please visit ccps.unc.edu. Join us today on Facebook at Public Service and Engagement UNC Chapel Hill to learn more about what Carolina is doing in public service and engagement or follow us on Twitter at UNC Public Service.

Table of Contents

OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE
Funding available to develop service-learning courses
Updates for hurricane relief

EVENTS AND MEETINGS
3/26 – Health Schools Info Fair
3/26 – Flourish at Carolina general body meeting
3/28 – O.C.E.A.N.S. interest meeting
3/28 – Public Administration Leadership Challenge
4/27 – Local government case competition for Carolina students

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
3/31 – Pupusas for Education 2019 Scholarship
4/1 – Summer service-learning internship with A Helping Hand
4/1 – Humanities Professional Pathways Fellowship
Farm looking for summer interns
TABLE needs interns for nutrition education and administrative tasks

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
3/31 – Carrboro Annual Kite Fly in search of volunteers
3/30 – Splash UNC volunteer opportunity
4/1 – CarolinaServes event needs volunteers
4/8 – Volunteer at the EAC Earth Day Event
4/14 – Community egg hunt in search of volunteers
5/5 – Help run the Carrboro Day event
Coach with Rainbow Soccer
Tutor English with LINC

OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

Rolling Basis: Funding available to develop service-learning courses
Applications are currently open for faculty and instructors to apply for a Course Development Grant. These awards of up to $5,000 are provided to instructors to develop a new or modify an existing service-learning course. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through the CCPS application and nomination portal.

Updates for hurricane relief
As the Carolina community continues to help with North Carolina’s hurricane relief efforts, details will be shared through the Carolina Center for Public Service’s disaster relief webpage. Also, grants for relief trips for up to $1,000 are available and Carolina students, faculty or staff can submit applications through the Carolina Center for Public Service application portal. Faculty and staff may be eligible to use any available Community Service Leave hours for relief trips dedicated to areas affected by Hurricane Florence.

EVENTS AND MEETINGS

3/26 – Health Schools Info Fair
University Career Services and Alpha Epsilon Delta is holding the Health Schools Info Fair for those interested in graduate programs in health. The event is from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26 the Great Hall. Representatives from graduate programs will be there to discuss a range of health fields, including allopathic/osteopathic medicine, PA studies, pharmacy, and public health. To view the complete list of participating organizations visit the Career Services website.

3/26 – Flourish at Carolina general body meeting
Flourish at Carolina is an organization with a mission to help the underserved find health. Flourish will be having a general body meeting from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Tuesday, March 26 in Greenlaw Hall, Room 103. At the meeting, participants will discuss future events, such as the upcoming Health Fair and Pre-Health Panel/Networking Night. Information about executive board applications will also be introduced. RSVP for the meeting on the Flourish Facebook page.

3/28 – O.C.E.A.N.S. interest meeting
O.C.E.A.N.S. stands for Outreach, Community Engagement, Advocacy, and Non-Discriminatory Support with a goal of empowering adolescents with obesity. O.C.E.A.N.S. is in search of volunteers and will hold an interest meeting at 6:30 p.m. on March 28 at the 1789 Venture Lab on Franklin Street. Attend the meeting to learn more about the O.C.E.A.N.S. 5k run/walk, policy-based advocacy and volunteering. Please email O.C.E.A.N.S. to RSVP for the meeting.

3/28 – Public Administration Leadership Challenge
The Public Administration Leadership Challenge (PAL Challenge) is a case study competition where teams of UNC undergraduate students present solutions to a real public service issue. Participants present their solution to local leaders and practitioners to compete for a $1,000 cash prize and leadership award. The event is at 5 p.m. on March 28 at the School of Government, Room 2601. Apply for the challenge on the PAL Challenge website.

4/27 – Local government case competition for Carolina students
The Lead for America GovChallenge is a program for college students to compete in teams and design solutions to pressing issues facing their local communities. The teams will go through various rounds and the winning team will present their proposal to local government officials. An information is being held at 9 p.m. on April 8 and 9 at Launch Chapel Hill (306 West Franklin Street). Go to the Lead for America Google document to find more information and register.

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

3/31 – Pupusas for Education 2019 Scholarship
Pupusas for Education is a nonprofit organization committed to supporting undocumented students pursuing higher education. A scholarship is awarded annually to two high school seniors who will graduate in the spring semester and plan to enroll in a two-year or four-year institution in the fall for $1,000 per year. Visit the Pupusas for Education website to find more information and to apply.

4/1 – Summer service-learning internship with A Helping Hand
A Helping Hand is looking for pre-health service-learning interns for this summer. Interns will work one-on-one with older adults and adults with disabilities, assisting them with transportation to errands and medical appointments, socialization and in-home tasks. A car is required to participate. Go to A Helping Hand’s website to find more information and submit an application by April 1.

4/1 – Humanities Professional Pathways Fellowship
The Graduate Certificate in Participatory Research (GCPR) program is partnering with the Humanities for the Public Good initiative to support GCPR student research. The Humanities Professional Pathways Fellowship is open to GCPR graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. Students pursue project-based applied research in conjunction with cultural institutions and/or cultural professionals. The fellowship is during the summer of 2019. Applications are due by midnight on April 1 and can be submitted on the Humanities for the Public Good website.

Farm looking for summer interns
A farm in Efland, N.C. has partnered with TABLE to grow and distribute produce for local children. Summer interns are needed for 10 hours per week from May 15 – Aug. 15 to help with gardening and farming work. Carpooling to the farm may be available. Email a resume and cover letter to TABLE to apply.

TABLE needs interns for nutrition education and administrative tasks
TABLE is a nonprofit that provides healthy foods to local children. TABLE is searching for interns to help with project-based activities and nutrition education. Responsibilities would include leading a weekly volunteer shift, executing administrative tasks and developing program activities. Interns should have organizational and communication skills and be detail-oriented. Email a resume and cover letter to TABLE to apply.

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

3/31 – Carrboro 2019 Annual Kite Fly in search of volunteers
The 2019 Annual Kite Fly in Carrboro, N.C. is seeking volunteers to assist with children activities, kite making and flying. Special events assistant volunteer forms can be completed on our website. The event is from 12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 31. To find more information visit the CROP Hunger Walk website.

3/30 – Splash UNC Volunteer Opportunity
Splash UNC is an educational enrichment program where high school students take classes created and taught by Carolina students. Splash UNC is hosting its bi-annual program on Saturday, March 30 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. The program needs volunteers to help with operations and logistics. Volunteers can choose the length of their shift and will receive a free t-shirt and lunch. To register to volunteer, please visit the Splash UNC website.

4/1 – CarolinaServes event needs volunteers
CarolinaServes is an annual event with the mission to engage the campus community by celebrating Carolina’s community service achievements of this year. The event also provides interactive service opportunities through on and off-campus organizations. CarolinaServes is looking for student volunteers to help run the event on April 11 and 12. Apply through the CarolinaServes Google Form.

4/8 – Volunteer at the EAC Earth Day Event
The Environmental Affairs Committee (EAC) will be hosting an event on April 8 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Pit. The event will serve as a discussion of how much waste is generated at UNC and how to reduce it and an exploration of environmental justice issues. Volunteers are needed for one hour shifts to help with running the event. Sign up on the EAC Google Sheet.

4/14 – Community egg hunt in search of volunteers
The Carrboro Community Egg Hunt Celebration is looking for volunteers to assist with family activities and an egg hunt for children ages 2 – 10. The event is from 11:30 – 2:30 on Saturday, April 13 or on April 14 if it rains. To register, fill out a form on the Town of Carrboro website.

5/5 – Help run the Carrboro Day event
Carrboro Recreation Department is currently seeking volunteers for the Annual Carrboro Day Celebration to assist with family activities, crafts and interactive games on May 5. To find additional information and volunteer registration visit the Town of Carrboro website.

Coach with Rainbow Soccer
Rainbow Soccer is seeking youth coaches that can attend practice on Mondays at 5 p.m. and advanced recreational coaches for practices that are twice a week at 5 p.m. Prior experience with youth necessary and soccer playing or coaching experience is a plus. Opportunities include all-girls’ teams and ages 5-12. The season starts on March 18. Email Karen Aldridge for more information.

Tutor English with LINC
Linking Immigrants to New Communities (LINC) is a sub-committee under Campus Y that provides resources to the immigrant and refugee populations in Chapel Hill/Carrboro. LINC is looking for volunteers who are available to tutor English from 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. on either Tuesdays or Thursdays. To learn more and volunteer email LINC for more information.

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Learn more about what Carolina is doing in public service and engagement. Visit us online, follow us on Twitter at UNC Public Service or join us today on Facebook at Public Service and Engagement UNC Chapel Hill!

ABOUT OUR NEWSLETTER

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 ccps.unc.edu. If you are involved in public service and would like to post an announcement, fill out our online request form at 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. 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. Unsubscribe online.

Public Service News 3/18/19

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, please visit ccps.unc.edu. Join us today on Facebook at Public Service and Engagement UNC Chapel Hill to learn more about what Carolina is doing in public service and engagement or follow us on Twitter at UNC Public Service.

Table of Contents

OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE
3/18 – APPLES Alternative Breaks seeking graduate assistant (graduate student opportunity)
3/18 – SMART Mentoring applications are available
3/18 – APPLES Summer Fellowship
3/20 – Applications for ImpactNC grants are open
Funding available to develop service-learning courses
Updates for hurricane relief

EVENTS AND MEETINGS
3/28 – O.C.E.A.N.S. interest meeting
3/28 – Public Administration Leadership Challenge

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
3/23 – UNC Alpha Phi Omega’s Community Engagement Grant
3/31 – Pupusas for Education 2019 Scholarship
4/1 – Summer service-learning internship with A Helping Hand
4/1 – Humanities Professional Pathways Fellowship

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
3/20 – Apply to be on the Refugee Health Initiative executive board
3/24 – Help with the Chapel Hill-Carrboro CROP Hunger Walk
3/30 – Splash UNC Volunteer Opportunity
4/1 – CarolinaServes event needs volunteers
4/8 – Volunteer at the EAC Earth Day Event
Volunteer with the Student Health Action Coalition Clinic
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools in search of volunteers
Coach with Rainbow Soccer

OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

3/18 – APPLES Alternative Breaks seeking graduate assistant (graduate student opportunity)
APPLES is seeking applicants for a graduate assistantship for the Alternative Breaks program during 2019 – 2020. The position is open to any current graduate student at UNC and involves working with students to plan alternative break service experiences. The graduate assistant will collaborate on program logistics, partnerships and evaluation and serve as a teaching assistant for an academic course. See the position description on the CCPS website and email a resume and cover letter to APPLES by March 18.

3/18 – SMART Mentoring applications are available
SMART Mentoring is a year-long program engaging Carolina undergraduate students with local middle school students in mentoring relationships. Mentors take SOCI/WMST 444 and SOCI 393 and complete 45 service hours. Mentors also receive Experiential Education (EE) and service-learning course credits. Trainings within the program count towards Buckley Public Service Scholar training requirements. To apply, go to SMART Mentoring webpage and submit by March 18. For questions email Jenna Tan.

3/18 – APPLES Summer Fellowship
CCPS and APPLES Service-Learning is seeking applicants for the APPLES Summer Fellowship. This is a 350-hour paid fellowship that collaborates with CCPS staff on a variety of service-learning programs throughout the summer. Review the position description on the CCPS website and email a resume and cover letter to APPLES by March 18.

3/20 – Applications for ImpactNC grants are open
ImpactNC is a foundation board run in conjunction with the Philanthropy as a Tool for Social Change course at UNC. The course is supported by the Buckley Public Service Scholars program and funded by the Learning by Giving Foundation, and implements sustainable, long-term change in the local community. ImpactNC grants support organizations that connect and equip students with access to quality education to further empower communities in North Carolina. To view the request for proposals and apply for an Impact grant, go to the CCPS website. Applications are due on March 20 and questions should be emailed to ImpactNC.

Rolling Basis: Funding available to develop service-learning courses
Applications are currently open for faculty and instructors to apply for a Course Development Grant. These awards of up to $5,000 are provided to instructors to develop a new or modify an existing service-learning course. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through the CCPS application and nomination portal.

Updates for hurricane relief
As the Carolina community continues to help with North Carolina’s hurricane relief efforts, details will be shared through the Carolina Center for Public Service’s disaster relief webpage. Also, grants for relief trips for up to $1,000 are available and Carolina students, faculty or staff can submit applications through the Carolina Center for Public Service application portal. Faculty and staff may be eligible to use any available Community Service Leave hours for relief trips dedicated to areas affected by Hurricane Florence.

EVENTS AND MEETINGS

3/28 – O.C.E.A.N.S. interest meeting
O.C.E.A.N.S. stands for Outreach, Community Engagement, Advocacy, and Non-Discriminatory Support with a goal of empowering adolescents with obesity. O.C.E.A.N.S. utilizes socials, a 5k run/walk and policy-based advocacy to reach these goals. An interest meeting is being held at 6:30 p.m. on March 28 at the 1789 Venture Lab on Franklin Street. Please email O.C.E.A.N.S. to RSVP for the meeting.

3/28 – Public Administration Leadership Challenge
The Public Administration Leadership Challenge (PAL Challenge) is a case study competition where teams of UNC undergraduate students present solutions to a real public service issue. Participants present their solution to local leaders and practitioners to compete for a $1,000 cash prize and leadership award. The event is at 5 p.m. on March 28 at the School of Government, Room 2601. Apply for the challenge on the PAL Challenge website.

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

3/23 – UNC Alpha Phi Omega’s Community Engagement Grant
UNC community service fraternity Alpha Phi Omega will be offering four $1,000 grants to nonprofit organizations in Chapel Hill and the Triangle. The application is due Saturday, March 23 at 11:59 p.m. and can be submitted through the Alpha Phi Omega survey. For inquiries, email Alexis Phelps.

3/31 – Pupusas for Education 2019 Scholarship
Pupusas for Education is a nonprofit organization committed to supporting undocumented students pursuing higher education. A scholarship is awarded annually to two high school seniors who will graduate in the spring semester and plan to enroll in a two-year or four-year institution in the fall for $1,000 per year. Visit the Pupusas for Education website to find more information and to apply.

4/1 – Summer service-learning internship with A Helping Hand
A Helping Hand is looking for pre-health service-learning interns for this summer. Interns will work one-on-one with older adults and adults with disabilities, assisting them with transportation to errands and medical appointments, socialization and in-home tasks. A car is required to participate. Go to A Helping Hand’s website to find more information and submit an application by April 1.

4/1 -Humanities Professional Pathways Fellowship
The Graduate Certificate in Participatory Research (GCPR) is partnering with the Humanities for the Public Good to support GCPR student research. The Humanities Professional Pathways Fellowship is open to GCPR graduate students in the humanities and humanistic social sciences. Students pursue project-based applied research in conjunction with cultural institutions and/or cultural professionals. The fellowship is during the summer of 2019. Applications are due by midnight on April 1 and can be submitted on the Humanities for the Public Good website.

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

3/20 – Apply to be on the Refugee Health Initiative executive board
The Refugee Health Initiative (RHI) is looking for graduate and undergraduate students who are interested in working to promote and support the local refugee community. Go to the RHI Google Form to submit an application. For any questions email the RHI executive board.

3/24 – Help with the Chapel Hill-Carrboro CROP Hunger Walk
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro CROP Hunger Walk needs volunteers to assist with event set-up, clean-up and to serve as street monitors. The walk is scheduled for March 24 and starts and ends at Carrboro Town Commons. If interested, email Mae McLendon to submit an application. To find more information visit the CROP Hunger Walk website.

3/30 – Splash UNC Volunteer Opportunity
Splash UNC is an educational enrichment program where high school students take classes created and taught by Carolina students. Splash UNC is hosting its bi-annual program on Saturday, March 30 from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. The program needs volunteers to help with operations and logistics. Volunteers can choose the length of their shift and will receive a free t-shirt and lunch. To register to volunteer, please visit the Splash UNC website.

4/1 – CarolinaServes event needs volunteers
CarolinaServes is an annual event with the mission to engage the campus community by celebrating Carolina’s community service achievements of this year. The event also provides interactive service opportunities through on and off-campus organizations. CarolinaServes is looking for student volunteers to help run the event on April 11 and 12. Apply through the CarolinaServes Google Form.

4/8 – Volunteer at the EAC Earth Day Event
The Environmental Affairs Committee (EAC) will be hosting an event on April 8 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the Pit. The event will serve as a discussion of how much waste is created at UNC, how to reduce it and to explore environmental justice issues. Volunteers are needed for one hour shifts to help with running the event. Sign up on the EAC Google Sheet.

Volunteer with the Student Health Action Coalition (SHAC) Clinic
UNC Flourish hosts nutrition education information sessions every week at the SHAC Clinic. Volunteer every Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. to interact with patients in the waiting room and teach them about nutrition information and disease prevention. Sign up for shifts through the UNC Flourish portal and email questions to the head staff.

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools in search of volunteers
Chapel Hill-Carrboro Schools are looking for volunteers to dedicate one hour a week to tutoring students, guiding students who do not speak English, working in the library and more. Volunteers choose their own schedules and roles. No experience is needed. Visit the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Schools website to sign-up and find opportunities.

Coach with Rainbow Soccer
Rainbow Soccer is seeking youth coaches that can attend practice on Mondays at 5 p.m. and advanced recreational coaches for practices that are twice a week at 5 p.m. Prior experience with youth necessary and soccer playing or coaching experience is a plus. Opportunities include all-girls’ teams and ages 5-12. The season starts on March 18. Email Karen Aldridge for more information.

FIND US ON THE WEB

Learn more about what Carolina is doing in public service and engagement. Visit us online, follow us on Twitter at UNC Public Service or join us today on Facebook at Public Service and Engagement UNC Chapel Hill!

ABOUT OUR NEWSLETTER

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 ccps.unc.edu. If you are involved in public service and would like to post an announcement, fill out our online request form at 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. 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. Unsubscribe online.

Public Service News 3/4/19

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, please visit ccps.unc.edu. Join us today on Facebook at Public Service and Engagement UNC Chapel Hill to learn more about what Carolina is doing in public service and engagement or follow us on Twitter at UNC Public Service.

Table of Contents

OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE
3/8 – APPLES Service Learning Initiative (SLI): Engage
3/18 – APPLES Alternative Break seeking graduate assistant (graduate student opportunity)
3/18 – SMART Mentoring applications are available
3/18 – APPLES Summer Fellowship
3/20 – Applications for ImpactNC grants are open
Funding available to develop service-learning courses
Updates for hurricane relief

EVENTS AND MEETINGS
3/5 – Train to give cooking demonstrations to UNC employees

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
3/10 – The Eastern North Carolina Internship Program
3/15 – Intern needed to shadow TABLE’s executive director
3/31 – Pupusas for Education 2019 Scholarship
4/1 – Summer service-learning internship with A Helping Hand

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
3/23 – Booker Creek Clean Up
4/1 – CarolinaServes event needs volunteers
Volunteer with the Student Health Action Coalition Clinic
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools in search of volunteers

OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

3/8 – APPLES Service Learning Initiative (SLI): Engage
The APPLES Service Learning Initiative (SLI): Engage is a two-day service experience that is open to all students at Carolina. The program is from April 5 – 6 and participants will engage in eight service hours with community organizations, complete a Buckley Service Scholars (BPSS) skills training and participate in reflection discussions. There is a $15 fee that will cover all meals, transportation and an APPLES t-shirt. Apply through the CCPS application and nomination portal by March 8. To find more information visit the CCPS website.

3/18 – APPLES Alternative Breaks seeking graduate assistant (graduate student opportunity)
APPLES is seeking applicants for a graduate assistantship for the Alternative Breaks program during 2019 – 2020. The position is open to any current graduate student at UNC and involves working with students to plan alternative break service experiences. The assistant will collaborate on program logistics, partnerships, and evaluation and serve as a teaching assistant for an academic course. See the position description on the CCPS website and email a resume and cover letter to APPLES by March 18.

3/18 – SMART Mentoring applications are available
SMART Mentoring is a year-long program engaging Carolina undergraduate students with local middle school students in mentoring relationships. Mentors take SOCI/WMST 444 and SOCI 393 and complete 45 service hours. Mentors also receive Experiential Education (EE) and service-learning course credits. Trainings within the program count towards Buckley Public Service Scholar trainings. To apply, go to SMART Mentoring webpage and submit by March 18. For questions email Jenna Tan.

3/18 – APPLES Summer Fellowship
CCPS and APPLES Service-Learning is seeking applicants for the APPLES Summer Fellowship. This is a 350-hour paid fellowship that collaborates with CCPS staff on a variety of service-learning programs throughout the summer. Review the position description on the CCPS website and email a resume and cover letter to APPLES by March 18.

3/20 – Applications for ImpactNC grants are open
ImpactNC is a foundation board run in conjunction with the Philanthropy as a Tool for Social Change course at UNC. The course is supported by the Buckley Public Service Scholars program and funded by the Learning by Giving Foundation, and implements sustainable, long-term change in the local community. ImpactNC grants support organizations that connect and equip students with access to quality education to further empower communities in North Carolina. To view the request for proposals and apply for an Impact grant, go to the CCPS website. Applications are due on March 20 and questions should be emailed to ImpactNC.

Funding available to develop service-learning courses
Applications are currently open for faculty and instructors to apply for a Course Development Grant. These awards of up to $5,000 are provided to instructors to develop a new or modify an existing service-learning course. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through the CCPS application and nomination portal.

Updates for hurricane relief
As the Carolina community continues to help with North Carolina’s hurricane relief efforts, details will be shared through the Carolina Center for Public Service’s disaster relief webpage. Also, grants for relief trips for up to $1,000 are available and Carolina students, faculty or staff can submit applications through the Carolina Center for Public Service application portal. Faculty and staff may be eligible to use any available Community Service Leave hours for relief trips dedicated to areas affected by Hurricane Florence.

EVENTS AND MEETINGS

3/5 – Train to give cooking demonstrations to UNC employees
UNC Flourish is hosting a cooking demonstration skills training from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 5 at the Connor Community Kitchen. Jessica Soldavini will be teaching students how to use equipment, work with ingredients and outline recipes. Sign up for the training on the UNC Flourish online portal.

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

3/10 – The Eastern North Carolina Internship Program
Led by a former Buckley Public Service Scholar, the Eastern North Carolina Internship Program (ENCIP) is a nonprofit in Tarboro, N.C. that matches motivated students from around the country with thoughtfully designed and community-focused internships. ENCIP facilitates meaningful and sustainable community development and provides high-quality learning opportunities for young leaders. Applications are due on March 10. Visit the ENCIP website to find more information and to apply.

3/15 – Intern needed to shadow TABLE’s executive director
TABLE has grown and is looking for extra support from an intern in their junior or senior year. Interns will have flexible scheduling and a commitment of 10 – 12 hours per week from late March – May 15. The intern will shadow the executive director and learn about the workings of a nonprofit. The responsibilities include providing administrative support, writing grants and assisting in childcare and project management. Send a resume and cover letter with the subject “ED Internship” to Ashton Tippins by March 15.

3/31 – Pupusas for Education 2019 Scholarship
Pupusas for Education is a nonprofit organization committed to supporting undocumented students pursuing higher education. A scholarship is awarded annually to two high school seniors who will graduate in the spring semester and plan to enroll in a two-year or four-year institution in the fall for $1,000 per year. Visit the Pupusas for Education website to find more information and to apply.

4/1 – Summer service-learning internship with A Helping Hand
A Helping Hand is looking for pre-health service-learning interns for this summer. Interns will work one-on-one with older adults and adults with disabilities, assisting them with transportation to errands and medical appointments, socialization and in-home tasks. A car is required to participate. Go to A Helping Hand’s website to find more information and submit an application by April 1.

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

4/1 – CarolinaServes event needs volunteers
CarolinaServes is an annual event with the mission to engage the campus community by celebrating Carolina’s community service achievements of this year. The event also provides interactive service opportunities through on and off-campus organizations. CarolinaServes is looking for student volunteers to help run the event on April 11 and 12. Apply through the CarolinaServes Google Form by March 1.

Volunteer with the Student Health Action Coalition (SHAC) Clinic
UNC Flourish hosts nutrition education information sessions every week at the SHAC Clinic. Volunteer every Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. to interact with patients in the waiting room and teach them about nutrition information and disease prevention. Sign up for shifts through the UNC Flourish portal and email questions to the head staff.

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools in search of volunteers
Chapel Hill-Carrboro Schools are looking for volunteers to dedicate one hour a week to tutoring students, guiding students who do not speak English, working in the library and more. Volunteers choose their own schedules and roles. No experience is needed. Visit the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Schools website to sign-up and find opportunities.

FIND US ON THE WEB

Learn more about what Carolina is doing in public service and engagement. Visit us online, follow us on Twitter at UNC Public Service or join us today on Facebook at Public Service and Engagement UNC Chapel Hill!

ABOUT OUR NEWSLETTER

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 ccps.unc.edu. If you are involved in public service and would like to post an announcement, fill out our online request form at 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. 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. Unsubscribe online.

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Public Service News 2/25/19

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, please visit ccps.unc.edu. Join us today on Facebook at Public Service and Engagement UNC Chapel Hill to learn more about what Carolina is doing in public service and engagement or follow us on Twitter at UNC Public Service.

Table of Contents

OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE
3/8 – APPLES Service Learning Initiative (SLI): Engage
3/18 – APPLES Alternative Break seeking graduate assistant (graduate student opportunity)
3/18 – SMART Mentoring applications are available
3/18 – APPLES Summer Fellowship
3/20 – Applications for ImpactNC grants are open
Funding available to develop service-learning courses
Updates for hurricane relief

EVENTS AND MEETINGS
2/22 – Art Auction for Habitat
2/27 – UNC Interfaith Service Day

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
2/28 – Intern with Cape Town
3/15 – Intern needed to shadow TABLE’s executive director
3/31 – Pupusas for Education 2019 Scholarship
4/1 – Summer service-learning internship with A Helping Hand

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
3/23 – Booker Creek Clean Up
4/1 – CarolinaServes event needs volunteers
Volunteer with the Student Health Action Coalition Clinic
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools in search of volunteers

OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

3/8 – APPLES Service Learning Initiative (SLI): Engage
The APPLES Service Learning Initiative (SLI): Engage is a two-day service experience that is open to all students at Carolina. The program is from April 5 – 6 and participants will engage in eight service hours with community organizations, complete a BPSS skills training and participate in reflection discussions. There is a $15 fee that will cover all meals, transportation and an APPLES t-shirt. Apply through the CCPS application and nomination portal by March 8. To find more information visit the CCPS website.

3/18 – APPLES Alternative Breaks seeking graduate assistant (graduate student opportunity)
APPLES is seeking applicants for a graduate assistantship for the Alternative Breaks program during 2019 – 2020. The position is open to any current graduate student at UNC and involves working with students to plan alternative break service experiences. The assistant will collaborate on program logistics, partnerships, evaluation and serve as a teaching assistant for an academic course. See the position description on the CCPS website and email a resume and cover letter to APPLES by March 18.

3/18 – SMART Mentoring applications are available
SMART Mentoring is a year-long program engaging Carolina undergraduate students with local middle school students in mentoring relationships. Mentors take SOCI/WMST 444 and SOCI 393 and complete 45 service hours. Mentors also receive Experiential Education (EE) and service-learning course credits. Trainings within the program count towards Buckley Public Service Scholar trainings. To apply, go to SMART Mentoring webpage and submit by March 18. For questions email Jenna Tan.

3/18 – APPLES Summer Fellowship
CCPS and APPLES Service-Learning is seeking applicants for the APPLES Summer Fellowship. This is a 350-hour paid fellowship that collaborates with CCPS staff on a variety of service-learning programs throughout the summer. Review the position description on the CCPS website and email a resume and cover letter to APPLES by March 18.

3/20 – Applications for ImpactNC grants are open
ImpactNC is a foundation board run in conjunction with the Philanthropy as a Tool for Social Change course at UNC. The course is supported by the Buckley Public Service Scholars program and funded by the Learning by Giving Foundation, and implements sustainable, long-term change in the local community. ImpactNC grants support organizations that connect and equip students with access to quality education to further empower communities in North Carolina. To view the request for proposals and apply for an Impact grant, go to the CCPS website. Applications are due on March 20 and questions should be emailed to ImpactNC.

Funding available to develop service-learning courses
Applications are currently open for faculty and instructors to apply for a Course Development Grant. These awards of up to $5,000 are provided to instructors to develop a new or modify an existing service-learning course. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through the CCPS application and nomination portal.

Updates for hurricane relief
As the Carolina community continues to help with North Carolina’s hurricane relief efforts, details will be shared through the Carolina Center for Public Service’s disaster relief webpage. Also, grants for relief trips for up to $1,000 are available and Carolina students, faculty or staff can submit applications through the Carolina Center for Public Service application portal. Faculty and staff may be eligible to use any available Community Service Leave hours for relief trips dedicated to areas affected by Hurricane Florence.

EVENTS AND MEETINGS

2/22 -Art Auction for Habitat
Mixed Concrete is a fundraising art show that raises funds, awareness and support for families with inadequate housing in Chapel Hill, N.C. The show will be from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22 in Top of the Hill’s Great Room. It will feature donated art from UNC students and professional artists from across the country. Visit the Mixed Concrete website to find more information.

2/27 – UNC Interfaith Service Day
UNC’s Newman Center, UNC Hillel and UNC Wesley have organized an Interfaith Service Day on March 3rd. The day is designed to give students of all faith groups an opportunity to serve our community together. Registration is open to students, faculty and community members until Feb. 27. Please email Jessica Thompson for more information and go to the UNC Interfaith Service Day website to get tickets.

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

2/28 – Intern with Cape Town
The internship with Cape Town is a program that aims to immerse participants into the living history of South Africa by directly involving them in institutions that are helping to create a democratic civil society. The internship allows students to gain Honors Carolina credit and experience. The application is open to all Carolina students with a 3.0 GPA. Apply by Feb. 28 through the Honors Carolina website.

3/15 – Intern needed to shadow TABLE’s executive director
TABLE has grown and is looking for extra support from an intern in their junior or senior year. Interns will have flexible scheduling and a commitment of 10 – 12 hours per week from late March – May 15. The intern will shadow the executive director and learn about the workings of a nonprofit. The responsibilities include providing administrative support, writing grants, assisting in childcare and project management. Send a resume and cover letter with the subject “ED Internship” to Ashton Tippins by March 15.

3/31 – Pupusas for Education 2019 Scholarship
Pupusas for Education is a nonprofit organization committed to supporting undocumented students pursuing higher education. A scholarship is awarded annually to two high school seniors who will graduate in the spring semester and plan to enroll in a two-year or four-year institution in the fall for $1,000 per year. Visit the Pupusas for Education website to find more information and to apply.

4/1 – Summer service-learning internship with A Helping Hand
A Helping Hand is looking for pre-health service-learning interns for this summer. Interns will work one-on-one with older adults and adults with disabilities, assisting them with transportation to errands and medical appointments, socialization and in-home tasks. A car is required to participate. Go to A Helping Hand’s website to find more information and submit an application by April 1.

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

3/23 – Booker Creek Clean Up
There will be a Booker Creek Clean up on March 23 in Chapel Hill, specifically near the Eastgate Shopping Center. Email Carson White for questions and to sign up.

4/1 – CarolinaServes event needs volunteers
CarolinaServes is an annual event with the mission to engage the campus community by celebrating Carolina’s community service achievements of this year. The event also provides interactive service opportunities through on and off-campus organizations. CarolinaServes is looking for student volunteers to help run the event on April 11 and 12. Apply through the CarolinaServes Google Form by March 1.

Volunteer with the Student Health Action Coalition Clinic
UNC Flourish hosts nutrition education information sessions every week at the SHAC Clinic. Volunteer every Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. to interact with patients in the waiting room and teach them about nutrition information and disease prevention. Sign up for shifts through the UNC Flourish portal and email questions to the head staff.

Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools in search of volunteers
Chapel Hill-Carrboro Schools are looking for volunteers to dedicate one hour a week to tutoring students, guiding students who do not speak English, working in the library and more. Volunteers choose their own schedules and roles. No experience is needed. Visit the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Schools website to sign-up and find opportunities.

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ABOUT OUR NEWSLETTER

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 ccps.unc.edu. If you are involved in public service and would like to post an announcement, fill out our online request form at 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. 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. Unsubscribe online.

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Public Service News 02/18/2019

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, please visit ccps.unc.edu. Join us today on Facebook at Public Service and Engagement UNC Chapel Hill to learn more about what Carolina is doing in public service and engagement or follow us on Twitter at UNC Public Service.

Table of Contents

OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE
2/23 – APPLES Expedition: Day Trip to the Special Olympics
Funding available to develop service-learning courses
Updates for hurricane relief

EVENTS AND MEETINGS
2/22 – Art Auction for Habitat
2/27 – UNC Interfaith Service Day

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
2/28 – Intern with Cape Town
3/31 – Pupusas for Education 2019 Scholarship
4/1 – Summer service-learning internship with A Helping Hand

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
2/23 – 2019 ASK Conference in search of volunteers
3/23 – Booker Creek Clean Up
Coach with Rainbow Soccer

OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

2/23 – APPLES Expedition: Day Trip to the Special Olympics
APPLES Expeditions is hosting its first trip of the semester to Greensboro, N.C. to volunteer with the Special Olympics during their Triad Chill challenge. The van will leave at 8 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 23 and will return to campus that night by 5 p.m. This is open to all interested undergraduate students and is a great way to learn more about APPLES Service-Learning. Transportation and lunch is provided. Sign-up is first come first serve and can be completed through the APPLES Google Form.

Funding available to develop service-learning courses
Applications are currently open for faculty and instructors to apply for a Course Development Grant. These awards of up to $5,000 are provided to instructors to develop a new or modify an existing service-learning course. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through the CCPS application and nomination portal.

Updates for hurricane relief
As the Carolina community continues to help with North Carolina’s hurricane relief efforts, details will be shared through the Carolina Center for Public Service’s disaster relief webpage. Also, grants for relief trips for up to $1,000 are available and Carolina students, faculty or staff can submit applications through the Carolina Center for Public Service application portal. Faculty and staff may be eligible to use any available Community Service Leave hours for relief trips dedicated to areas affected by Hurricane Florence.

EVENTS AND MEETINGS

2/22 -Art Auction for Habitat
Mixed Concrete is a fundraising art show that raises funds, awareness and support for families with inadequate housing in Chapel Hill, N.C. The show will be from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22 in Top of the Hill’s Great Room. It will feature donated art from UNC students and professional artists from across the country. Visit the Mixed Concrete website to find more information.

2/27 – UNC Interfaith Service Day
UNC’s Newman Center, UNC Hillel and UNC Wesley have organized an Interfaith Service Day on March 3rd. The day is designed to give students of all faith groups an opportunity to serve our community together. Registration is open to students, faculty and community members until Feb. 27. Please email Jessica Thompson for more information and go to the UNC Interfaith Service Day website to get tickets.

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

2/28 – Intern with Cape Town
The internship with Cape Town is a program that aims to immerse you into the living history of South Africa by directly involving you in institutions that are helping to create a democratic civil society. The internship allows you to gain Honors Carolina credit and experience. The application is open to all Carolina students with a 3.0 GPA. Apply by Feb. 28 through the Honors Carolina website.

3/31 – Pupusas for Education 2019 Scholarship
Pupusas for Education is a nonprofit organization committed to supporting undocumented students pursuing higher education. A scholarship is awarded annually to two high school seniors who will graduate in the spring semester and plan to enroll in a two-year or four-year institution in the fall for $1,000 per year. Visit the Pupusas for Education website to find more information and to apply.

4/1 – Summer service-learning internship with A Helping Hand
A Helping Hand is looking for pre-health, service-learning interns for this summer. Interns will work one-on-one with older adults and adults with disabilities, assisting them with transportation to errands and medical appointments, socialization and in-home tasks. A car is required to participate. Go to A Helping Hand’s website to find more information and submit an application by April 1.

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

2/23 – 2019 ASK Conference in search of volunteers
Child Care Services Association (CCSA) is a local nonprofit and in need of volunteers for the 46th Annual Advancing Skills & Knowledge Conference on Feb. 23. at East Chapel Hill High School. The ASK Conference focuses on workshops for teachers and early childhood professionals. To sign up to volunteer email Beverly Williams or call at 919-403-6950 ext. 6855.

3/23 – Booker Creek Clean Up

There will be a Booker Creek Clean up on March 23 in Chapel Hill, specifically near the Eastgate Shopping Center. Email Carson White for questions and to sign up.

Coach with Rainbow Soccer
Rainbow Soccer is seeking youth coaches that can attend practice on Mondays at 5 p.m. and advanced recreational coaches for practices that are twice a week at 5 p.m. Prior experience with youth necessary and soccer playing or coaching experience is a plus. Opportunities include all-girls’ teams and ages 5-12. The season starts on March 18. Email Karen Aldridge for more information.

FIND US ON THE WEB

Learn more about what Carolina is doing in public service and engagement. Visit us online, follow us on Twitter at UNC Public Service or join us today on Facebook at Public Service and Engagement UNC Chapel Hill!

ABOUT OUR NEWSLETTER

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 ccps.unc.edu. If you are involved in public service and would like to post an announcement, fill out our online request form at 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. 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. Unsubscribe online.

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Public Service News 2/11/19

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, please visit ccps.unc.edu. Join us today on Facebook at Public Service and Engagement UNC Chapel Hill to learn more about what Carolina is doing in public service and engagement or follow us on Twitter at UNC Public Service.

DEADLINE EXTENSIONS FOR THREE CCPS OPPORTUNITIES!

2/11 – Applications for North Carolina Outward Bound Scholarships
The Community Engagement Fellowship program awards a maximum of eight fellowships of up to $2,000 each year to develop engaged scholarship projects that employ innovative, sustainable approaches to address complex social needs and have an academic connection. Returning, full-time graduate and professional students at Carolina are eligible to apply. Application deadline has been extended to Monday, Feb. 11. Apply online through the CCPS application and nomination portal. Visit the CCPS website for more information.

2/11 – Applications for North Carolina Outward Bound Scholarships
Each year, the Carolina Center for Public Service awards scholarships for undergraduate students at Carolina to participate in a 28-day course over the summer through the North Carolina Outward Bound School. Recipients receive full tuition for the course and Wilderness First Aid certification when completed. The course dates are from July 1 – 28, and students also enroll in a one-credit hour education course in fall 2019. Application deadline has been extended to Monday, Feb. 11. Apply online through the CCPS Application and Nomination Portal. Visit the CCPS website.

2/15 – Nominations for 2019 Public Service Awards
The Carolina Center for Public Service is currently accepting nominations for the Robert E. Bryan Public Service Awards, Office of the Provost Engaged Scholarship Award and Ned Brooks Award. Nominations for all awards are due Feb. 15. Nominations are accepted through the Carolina Center for Public Service Application and Nomination Portal. For questions, email CCPS.

Table of Contents

OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE
Funding available to develop service-learning courses

EVENTS AND MEETINGS
2/12 – Masters of Public Administration online information session
2/13 – Speed Dating at Campus Y
2/13 – Join UNC’s health and wellness magazine
2/14-17 – The Talk: written and performed by Sonny Kelly
2/15 – Priceless Gem Black and Blue tour, part two
2/16 -Twenty-fourth Annual African-American Celebration
2/22 – Art Auction for Habitat

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
2/15 – Farming and Nonprofit Intern Needed
Summer internships for undergraduate students with Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation
Apply to be a Northside Residential Fellow (graduate/professional student opportunity)
North Carolina Department of Administration seeking intern

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
2/15 – Pupusas for Education is searching for volunteers
2/15-17 – Volunteer at 2019 Pearl Hacks
2/17 – Applications for the Healthy Heels Ambassadors peer education program
2/23 – 2019 ASK Conference in search of volunteers
Field trip volunteers needed at the Durham Public Schools Hub Farm
Volunteer with Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools

OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

Funding available to develop service-learning courses
Applications are currently open for faculty and instructors to apply for a Course Development Grant. These awards of up to $5,000 are provided to instructors to develop a new or modify an existing service-learning course. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis through the CCPS application and nomination portal.

EVENTS AND MEETINGS

2/12 – Masters of Public Administration online information session
An online information session is being held for those interested in learning about the Masters of Public Administration program at UNC. The session will be hosted by the Director of Admissions, Cara Robinson, and a current student. The session will start at 7:00 p.n. on Tuesday, Feb. 12. RSVP through the UNC School of Government website.

2/13 – Speed dating at Campus Y
Campus Y is holding a Speed Dating event to share information about public service and social justice committees at Carolina. The event will be from 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at Campus Y, Anne Queen Lounge. For inquiries email Kipp Williams.

2/14-17 -The Talk: written and performed by Sonny Kelly
In association with the Department of Communication at UNC, The Talk is a virtuosic, one-person show about the difficult conversation a father must have with his son in a divided America. The next show on Carolina’s campus is at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14 at Historic Playmakers Theatre. Visit the Piedmont Performance Factory website to find more show times and information.

2/15 – Priceless Gem Black and Blue tour, part two
The UNC Visitors Center offers its Priceless Gem Black and Blue tour, part two at 3 p.m. on Feb. 15. This distinctive walking tour, led by professor Robert Porter, focuses on the University’s 19th and 20th century African-American history. Tour stops include the Old Chapel Hill Cemetery, School of Government SERVICE mural, Sonja Haynes Stone Center and more. Spaces can be reserved through the UNC Visitors Center website to find more show times and information.

2/16 -Twenty-fourth Annual African-American Celebration
The Ujima Group, Inc. in partnership with the Town of Cary’s Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources, will host the Twenty-fourth Annual African-American Celebration. The event invites discussion of the black experience and celebrates with food, music and social activities. The event is from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 122 East Chatham Street. Please visit the Twenty-fourth Annual African-American event portal to find more information.

2/22 -Art Auction for Habitat
Mixed Concrete is a fundraising art show that raises funds, awareness and support for families with inadequate housing in Chapel Hill, N.C. The show will be from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 22 in Top of the Hill’s Great Room. It will feature donated art from UNC students and professional artists from across the country. Visit the Mixed Concrete website to find more information.

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

2/15 – Farming and Nonprofit Intern Needed
TABLE is partnering with a local farm to grow and distribute produce to youth. The project needs two interns who can work 15 hours per week from March 15 – May 15. Interns will gain hands-on farm, gardening and nonprofit experience. Send a resume and cover letter with the subject “Farm/Nonprofit Internship” to Ashton Tippins by Feb 15.

Summer internships for undergraduate students with Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation
The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation has 38 openings for its summer internship program. The positions are for undergraduate students with interests in philanthropy, public policy, community service or the nonprofit sector. Visit the Z. Smith Reynolds website to find more information and to apply.

Apply to be a Northside Residential Fellow (graduate/professional student opportunity)
The Northside Residential Fellowship is a unique program that provides affordable housing and opportunities for community service and engagement while living in Northside, a historically black neighborhood in Chapel Hill. Through program activities, students will live, work and have the opportunity to build lasting relationships. Visit the Marian Cheek Jackson Center website to apply and email Adele Henderson for more information.

North Carolina Department of Administration seeking intern
The North Carolina Council for Women and Youth Involvement is looking for an undergraduate Research Analyst Intern for five to ten hours per week for eight weeks for course credit or community service hours. Preferred skills include experience analyzing quantitative and/or qualitative data, excellent writing skills, familiarity with North Carolina state policy and the ability to collaborate. Please go to the North Carolina Department of Administration website to download the application and email the completed application and a resume to Emily Hagstrom.

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

2/15 – Pupusas for Education is searching for volunteers
Pupusas for Education is a nonprofit organization that focuses on closing the opportunity gap for undocumented students and those in the DACA program. Volunteers can submit an application by Feb. 15 through the Pupusas for Education Google Document.

2/15-17 – Volunteer at 2019 Pearl Hacks
Volunteers are needed to help at Pearl Hacks, a weekend-long hackathon for female and nonbinary college students. The event is held at Gillings School of Public Health from Feb. 15 – 17. Food and t-shirts will be provided to volunteers. Sign up on the Pearl Hacks website.

2/17 – Applications for the Healthy Heels Ambassadors peer education program
Healthy Heels Ambassadors are leaders on campus that aim to empower fellow Tar Heels through public health and prevention principles. Ambassadors facilitate workshops related to various wellness topics and coordinate events throughout the academic year. UNC undergraduate and graduate students should apply by Feb. 17 through the Healthy Heels online form.

2/23- 2019 ASK Conference in search of volunteers
Child Care Services Association (CCSA) is a local nonprofit and in need of volunteers for the 46th Annual Advancing Skills & Knowledge Conference on Feb. 23. at East Chapel Hill High School. The ASK Conference focuses on workshops for teachers and early childhood professionals. To sign up to volunteer email Beverly Williams or call at 919-403-6950 ext. 6855.

Field trip volunteers needed at the Durham Public Schools Hub Farm
This spring, more than 1,000 fifth grade students from Durham Public Schools will be attending the EcoBloom field trip program. Volunteers are needed to help facilitate groups of students and run the different activity stations that will consist of 10 to 12 students at a time. Each day, there will be up to 100 students out at the farm. Students will be broken into small groups of 10-12 and will visit each station throughout the day. To sign up, fill out the form on the Hub Farm website.

Volunteer with Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools
Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools have many opportunities available for volunteers, such as classroom volunteers, tutors and mentors. To register, visit the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools website. After registering, or to find more information, email the volunteer office or call 919-967-8211.

HURRICANE RELIEF

As the Carolina community continues to help with North Carolina’s hurricane relief efforts, details will be shared through the Carolina Center for Public Service’s disaster relief webpage, where you can find information regarding volunteer trips, recovery resources, disaster relief research and more.

If you are aware of disaster response or recovery efforts being coordinated on campus, or if you are organizing efforts to help, please send the information to ccps@unc.edu. To sign up for the university’s Disaster Relief Listserv, send your name and email to ccps@unc.edu.

Scott Ainslie concert for hurricane flood benefit in Lumberton, N.C.
Blues singer, songwriter and educator, Scott Ainslie will be performing at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16 in the Osterneck Auditorium in Lumberton, N.C. in support of hurricane flood survivors. A bundle of five tickets costs $25, with ticket levels available for up to $300. All tickets are donations to benefit local agencies in Roberson County. Visit the Event Brite website to purchase a ticket and visit the Jumbo Arts International website to find more information.

Funding available for hurricane relief trips
Thanks to the generosity of donors, CCPS has funds available to support selected campus efforts and is pleased to encourage folks to apply for relief trip grants. The grants are for up to $1,000 for relief trips organized by UNC-Chapel Hill students, staff or faculty members to affected areas.

Students and student organizations must have a faculty or staff advisor for the relief trip who will be asked to submit a statement of support during the application process. All trip proposals should be in direct response to the impact of the hurricane. Applications will be accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis and can be submitted through the Carolina Center for Public Service application portal.

Community Service Leave for faculty and staff
For relief trips to areas affected by Hurricane Florence, faculty and staff may be eligible to use any available Community Service Leave hours as outlined by Human Resources.

FIND US ON THE WEB

Learn more about what Carolina is doing in public service and engagement. Visit us online, follow us on Twitter at UNC Public Service or join us today on Facebook at Public Service and Engagement UNC Chapel Hill!

ABOUT OUR NEWSLETTER

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 ccps.unc.edu. If you are involved in public service and would like to post an announcement, fill out our online request form at 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. 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. Unsubscribe online.

Thank you.