Public Service News 6/17/19

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
For first-year students! APPLES Service-Learning Initiative applications open
Faculty/Instructors – Do you need funds to start/improve a service-learning course?
Updates for disaster relief and recovery: Announcing grants to support disaster recovery projects!

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS
Carolina Campus Community Garden seeks a Social Media Intern for the 2019-20 Academic Year

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
Town of Carrboro needs volunteers for July 4th Celebration
Orange County needs volunteers for Community Health Assessment
Refugee and Immigrant Summer Enrichment Camp needs volunteers
Afterschool Art and More needs summer camp volunteers
Writing Wonders needs summer camp volunteers
Youth Flag Football Coaches Needed
Youth Baseball Coaches Needed
Edible Campus UNC Needs Volunteers
Blood Donation Center Needs Platelet Donors

OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

For first-year students! APPLES Service-Learning Initiative applications open
Incoming first-year students are invited to apply for the Service-Learning Initiative: Launch (SLI), an immersive three-day service experience before the start of fall-semester classes. Students learn about public service and community engagement at Carolina while volunteering with local organizations and getting to know other students who are interested in service. To apply, visit the CCPS Application and Nomination Portal by July 12.

Faculty/Instructors – Do you need funds to start/improve a service-learning course?
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 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 disaster relief and recovery: Announcing grants to support disaster recovery projects!
Over the last two years hurricanes have resulted in long-term impact on communities across North Carolina that will take years of recovery. The Carolina Center for Public Service encourages students, staff and faculty to continue exploring ways to assist in the recovery efforts. The Center manages a Disaster Relief Fund to support hurricane recovery efforts in North Carolina. Grants of up to $5,000 are available to enable project-based public service efforts by UNC-Chapel Hill students, staff and faculty. For the Request for Proposals (RFP), go to the CCPS application and nomination portal. Through this RFP, CCPS encourages the Carolina community to think creatively about how it can contribute its resources and expertise to assist in the recovery. All projects should be conducted with a community partner and address a stated need of the community. While proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis, CCPS will review project grants quarterly at the following deadlines: May 31, August 30, December 5, and February 28. For questions, contact Kate Palmer at kate.palmer@unc.edu or 919-843-6616.

Additionally, if you would like to submit an application for a disaster relief trip, the CCPS has limited funds available to support campus efforts. Grants for relief trips for up to $1,000 are still available and Carolina students, faculty or staff can submit applications through the CCPS application and nomination 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.

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS

Carolina Campus Community Garden seeks a Social Media Intern for the 2019-20 Academic Year
Do you have an eye for nature and design? Interested in social media? Want to gain valuable communication experience and give back to the community? Carolina Campus Community Garden is seeking a Social Media Intern for the upcoming 2019-2020 academic year. Prospective interns should be knowledgeable in creating and editing WordPress pages and the upkeep of social media pages for public relations and advertising purposes. To learn more about the position, check the Garden’s Facebook page or contact Claire Lorch.

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

Town of Carrboro needs volunteers for July 4th Celebration
Carrboro Recreation and Parks seeks volunteers for Annual July 4th Celebration to assist staff with fun and interactive children’s arts, crafts, games and tattoo booths. Children’s activities are located at the Carrboro Town Commons and Weaver Street Market. To participate, complete the volunteer application.

Orange County needs volunteers for Community Health Assessment
Orange County seeks volunteers to help with the data collection process for the county’s 2019 Community Health Assessment. Volunteers will go door-to-door to randomly selected households to get their opinions of the health of the county. Volunteers will receive first-hand Orange County public health experience with an opportunity to connect with community residents, training on the process, and a dry fit t-shirt. Volunteers are needed for the following dates and times: Saturday, June 22nd, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Thursday, June 27th, 12 – 5 p.m. Click here to access the volunteer sign-up form (or copy and paste this link in your browser https://forms.gle/kbSDUPEodwUPziDT7).

Refugee and Immigrant Summer Enrichment Camp needs volunteers
World Relief is currently seeking volunteers for our Refugee and Immigrant Summer Enrichment (RISE) Camp. RISE Camp is a great opportunity to practice language skills (especially Arabic, Swahili or French) while promoting equity by helping refugee and immigrant youth combat summer learning loss. If you are interested in volunteering or finding out more, check out the website or contact Delaney Welsh.

Afterschool Art and More needs summer camp volunteers
Seeking volunteers who enjoy working with children (ages 5-11) in a cool, organized and relaxing environment. The writing camp runs from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and the art camp runs from 12:30 – 4 p.m. The camps are held at Christ United Methodist Church in Southern Village. Volunteers are needed for the weeks of July 22-26, July 29-Aug 2 and Aug 19-23. If interested please submit a cover letter and three references to afterschoolartandmore@gmail.com. For more information visit http://www.afterschoolartandmore.com/.

Writing Wonders needs summer camp volunteers
Seeking volunteers who enjoy working with children (ages 5-11) in a cool, organized and relaxing environment. The writing camp runs from 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and the art camp runs from 12:30 – 4 p.m. The camps are held at Christ United Methodist Church in Southern Village. Volunteers are needed for the weeks of July 22-26, July 29-Aug 2 and Aug 19-23. If interested please submit a cover letter and three references to writingwondersandmore@gmail.com. For more information visit http://www.writingwondersandmore.com/.

Youth Flag Football Coaches Needed
Carrboro Recreation & Parks is seeking Youth Flag Football Coaches. Ideal candidates should have a passion for flag football, experience relating to youth and good communication skills to effectively correspond with parents and recreation department staff. If interested, contact Craig Wolfe or call 919-918-7376.

Youth Baseball Coaches Needed
Carrboro Recreation & Parks is seeking Youth Baseball Coaches. Ideal candidates should have a passion for baseball, experience relating to youth and good communication skills to effectively correspond with parents and recreation department staff. If interested, contact Craig Wolfe or call 919-918-7376.

Edible Campus UNC Needs Volunteers
Volunteer with Edible Campus UNC this summer! Volunteer workdays will be held throughout the summer on Mondays and Thursdays from 3-5 p.m. at the big Edible Campus Garden behind Davis Library. Other opportunities are available if you can’t make that time. E-mail Miah Araba at ediblecampusunc@gmail.com if you have questions.

Blood Donation Center Needs Platelet Donors
The UNC Blood Donation Center is in urgent need of platelet donors this summer. The center is located on the third floor of the NC Cancer Hospital and has snacks, drinks, free parking, and more! Sign up today at www.tinyurl.com/donateplatelets. Bring one friend and get free movie tickets or bring two or three friends and get free pizza! For questions, contact Trilby.norton@unchealth.unc.edu or call (984) 974-8290.

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 6/3/19

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
For incoming first-year students! APPLES Service-Learning Initiative applications open
Faculty/Instructors – Do you need funds to start/improve a service-learning course?
Updates for disaster relief and recovery: Announcing grants to support disaster recovery projects!

EVENTS AND MEETINGS
Carolina Blood Drive

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
Youth Flag Football Coaches Needed
Youth Baseball Coaches Needed
Edible Campus UNC Needs Volunteers
Blood Donation Center Needs Platelet Donors

OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

For first-year students! APPLES Service-Learning Initiative applications open
Incoming first-year students are invited to apply for the Service-Learning Initiative: Launch (SLI), an immersive three-day service experience before the start of fall-semester classes. Students learn about public service and community engagement at Carolina while volunteering with local organizations and getting to know other students who are interested in service. To apply, visit the CCPS Application and Nomination Portal by July 12.

Faculty/Instructors – Do you need funds to start/improve a service-learning course?
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 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 disaster relief and recovery: Announcing grants to support disaster recovery projects!
Over the last two years hurricanes have resulted in long-term impact on communities across North Carolina that will take years of recovery. The Carolina Center for Public Service encourages students, staff and faculty to continue exploring ways to assist in the recovery efforts. The Center manages a Disaster Relief Fund to support hurricane recovery efforts in North Carolina. Grants of up to $5,000 are available to enable project-based public service efforts by UNC-Chapel Hill students, staff and faculty. For the Request for Proposals (RFP), go to the CCPS application and nomination portal. Through this RFP, CCPS encourages the Carolina community to think creatively about how it can contribute its resources and expertise to assist in the recovery. All projects should be conducted with a community partner and address a stated need of the community. While proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis, CCPS will review project grants quarterly at the following deadlines: May 31, August 30, December 5, and February 28. For questions, contact Kate Palmer at kate.palmer@unc.edu or 919-843-6616.

Additionally, if you would like to submit an application for a disaster relief trip, the CCPS has limited funds available to support campus efforts. Grants for relief trips for up to $1,000 are still available and Carolina students, faculty or staff can submit applications through the CCPS application and nomination 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

Carolina Blood Drive
Help the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill celebrate 31 years of saving lives at the 30th annual Carolina Blood Drive, 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 4 at the Dean E. Smith Center. All presenting donors will receive a commemorative blood drive T-shirt and free food. Schedule your appointment today at Carolina Blood Drive. You also can call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or use the Blood Donor App and enter sponsor code: UNC. To volunteer for the drive, complete the volunteer form.

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

Youth Flag Football Coaches Needed
Carrboro Recreation & Parks is seeking Youth Flag Football Coaches. Ideal candidates should have a passion for flag football, experience relating to youth and good communication skills to effectively correspond with parents and recreation department staff. If interested, contact Craig Wolfe or call 919-918-7376.

Youth Baseball Coaches Needed
Carrboro Recreation & Parks is seeking Youth Baseball Coaches. Ideal candidates should have a passion for baseball, experience relating to youth and good communication skills to effectively correspond with parents and recreation department staff. If interested, contact Craig Wolfe or call 919-918-7376.

Edible Campus UNC Needs Volunteers
Volunteer with Edible Campus UNC this summer! Volunteer workdays will be held throughout the summer on Mondays and Thursdays from 3-5 p.m. at the big Edible Campus Garden behind Davis Library. Other opportunities are available if you can’t make that time. E-mail Miah Araba at ediblecampusunc@gmail.com if you have questions.

Blood Donation Center Needs Platelet Donors
The UNC Blood Donation Center is in urgent need of platelet donors this summer. The center is located on the third floor of the NC Cancer Hospital and has snacks, drinks, free parking, and more! Sign up today at www.tinyurl.com/donateplatelets. Bring one friend and get free movie tickets or bring two or three friends and get free pizza! For questions, contact Trilby.norton@unchealth.unc.edu or (984) 974-8290.

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 5/20/19

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
For incoming first-year students! APPLES Service Learning Initiative Applications open
Faculty/Instructors – Do you need funding to start or improve a service-learning course?
Updates for disaster relief and recovery: Announcing grants to support disaster recovery projects!

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS
Communications Intern opportunity with Child Care Services Association
ArtsCenter summer intern opportunity
SwingPals Social Emotional Learning Development Intern (Fall & Spring)

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
Youth Flag Football Coaches Needed
Youth Baseball Coaches Needed

OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

For first-year students! APPLES Service Learning Initiative Applications open
Incoming first-year students are invited to apply for the Service-Learning Initiative: Launch (SLI), an immersive three-day service experience before the start of fall-semester classes. Students learn about public service and community engagement at Carolina while volunteering with local organizations and getting to know other students who are interested in service. To apply, visit the CCPS Application and Nomination Portal by July 12.

Faculty/Instructors – Do you need funding to start or improve a service-learning course?
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 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 disaster relief and recovery: Announcing grants to support disaster recovery projects!
Over the last two years hurricanes have resulted in long-term impact on communities across North Carolina that will take years of recovery. The Carolina Center for Public Service encourages students, staff and faculty to continue exploring ways to assist in the recovery efforts. The Center manages a Disaster Relief Fund to support hurricane recovery efforts in North Carolina. Grants of up to $5,000 are available to enable project-based public service efforts by UNC-Chapel Hill students, staff and faculty. For the Request for Proposals (RFP), go to the CCPS application and nomination portal. Through this RFP, CCPS encourages the Carolina community to think creatively about how it can contribute its resources and expertise to assist in the recovery. All projects should be conducted with a community partner and address a stated need of the community. While proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis, CCPS will review project grants quarterly at the following deadlines: May 31, August 30, December 5, and February 28. For questions, contact Kate Palmer at kate.palmer@unc.edu or 919-843-6616.

Additionally, if you would like to submit an application for a disaster relief trip, the CCPS has limited funds available to support campus efforts. Grants for relief trips for up to $1,000 are still available and Carolina students, faculty or staff can submit applications through the CCPS application and nomination 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.

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

Communications Intern opportunity with Child Care Services Association
The mission of Child Care Services Association (CCSA) is to ensure affordable, accessible and high-quality child care for all families. The intern will gain valuable insight into the world of nonprofit communications and resource development by working directly with the CCSA Development and Communications division. Submit your resume and cover letter to communications@childcareservices.org.

ArtsCenter summer intern opportunity
The ArtsCenter is looking for a summer intern for the ArtsCamp and Ready for K program (in partnership with Family Success Alliance). The position hours are Monday – Friday June 17 – Aug 3 (seven weeks) with training dates to be announced for late May-early June. This position pays a stipend of $1,400 throughout the summer ($200 a week). The position is ideally suited to a Spanish-speaking student who is looking to gain experience in arts education administration and programming. Interested students should contact Natalie Rambaldi.

SwingPals Social Emotional Learning Development Intern (Fall & Spring)
The nonprofit SwingPals is looking for full-time and part-time staff members or interns for the fall and spring. The intern will serve in Durham middle schools to coach on mindfulness and self-awareness in classrooms and work with school guidance counselors and students at SwingPals’ golf facility to help instill self-awareness and confidence using golf. The position is paid based on experience; Spanish fluency, in addition to English, is a plus but not required. If interested, email a resume and cover letter to doug@swingpals.org (open until filled).

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

Youth Flag Football Coaches Needed
Carrboro Recreation & Parks is seeking Youth Flag Football Coaches. Ideal candidates should have a passion for flag football, experience relating to youth and good communication skills to effectively correspond with parents and recreation department staff. If interested, contact Craig Wolfe or call 919-918-7376.

Youth Baseball Coaches Needed
Carrboro Recreation & Parks is seeking Youth Baseball Coaches. Ideal candidates should have a passion for baseball, experience relating to youth and good communication skills to effectively correspond with parents and recreation department staff. If interested, contact Craig Wolfe or call 919-918-7376.

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 4/22/19

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.

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 3/18/19

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.

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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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