Public Service News 4/9/2018

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

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OPPORTUNITIES AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

5/10 – Course Development Institute on Service-Learning registration

UNC DISASTER RELIEF

4/20 – Disaster relief trips

INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS

4/9 – Refugee Health Initiative executive board
4/13 – Campus Y executive team
4/15 – Promoting Innovations and Collaborations in Health leadership team
5/1 – Carolina Navigators summer internships
Carolina Navigators Global Service-Learning Experience
Public Impact internship
Duke TIP Summer Studies Program

EVENTS & MEETINGS

4/14 – Not In My City Conference
4/16 – Natural Hazards Resilience Speaker Series
4/28 – Northside Festival
5/3 – 4 – Community-Campus Partnerships for Health training
6/1 – Chapel Hill Peoples Academy

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

4/18 – Earth Day Festival volunteers needed
4/22 – Chapel Hill Carrboro CROP Hunger Walk
Volunteer with Challah for Hunger

OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE AT THE CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC SERVICE

5/10 – Course Development Institute on Service-Learning registration

The annual Course Development Institute on Service-Learning is set for 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. May 15 in Frank Porter Graham Student Union, room 2518 A-B. Topics include service-learning pedagogy, faculty course models, partnership development and course design. This event is free, but space is limited. Breakfast, lunch and snacks will be provided. Register by May 10 at UNC Event Registration. Contact Becca Bender with questions.

UNC DISASTER RELIEF

4/20 – DISASTER RELIEF TRIPS

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill continues to be responsive to communities still dealing with the impact of recent disasters. Spring relief trips will all take place at UNC’s adopted home in Lumberton, North Carolina through the North Carolina Conference of the United Methodist Church. The next Hurricane Matthew relief day trip is April 20. The trip will leave from Memorial Hall at 7:15 a.m. and return to campus no later than 6:30 p.m. Breakfast, lunch, snacks and transportation will be provided. There are no required skills needed to volunteer, but please let us know if you have specific skills, experiences or tools that will be helpful on the work site. Visit UNC disaster relief trips for information about past trips and more details about these experiences. UNC’s disaster relief website is updated with ongoing efforts for Hurricane Matthew and other disasters. Email ccps@unc.edu with questions.

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INTERNSHIPS, FELLOWSHIPS & AWARDS

4/9 – Refugee Health Initiative executive board

The Refugee Health Initiative seeks students for its executive board. Available positions include education research officer, volunteer coordinator and graduate co-director. The Refugee Health Initiative works with refugees and community organizations to promote and support the local refugee community. See the flier for more information. Apply by April 9.

4/13 – Campus Y executive team

The Campus Y seeks passionate students to support its mission of advancing social justice in our community. Available positions include the development committee, the communications team, The Arc editor-in-chief, co-leader for the First-Year Council and finance assistant. Apply online by April 13.

4/15 – Promoting Innovations and Collaborations in Health leadership team

Promoting Innovations and Collaborations in Health (PI+CH) seeks students to apply for its 2018-2019 executive board team. PI+CH is a growing student organization dedicated to promoting health innovation with social impact. Learn more and apply by April 15.

5/1 – Carolina Navigators summer internships

Carolina Navigators needs two or three interns for the summer semester. Interns will provide professional experience relevant to communications, international education and nonprofit program management. Email your resume and cover letter detailing why this internship is a good fit for you, and why you are an ideal candidate for this internship, to Liz Bucrek by May 1.

Carolina Navigators Global Service-Learning Experience

Carolina Navigators is a highly selective academic, undergraduate service-learning program designed to teach students about global education and increase intercultural competence. Participants will create culture kits, give virtual presentation to K-12 students and improve their leadership skills. Contact Liz Bucrek with questions.

Public Impact internships

Public Impact offers paid internships for data analyst, media assistant, consulting and education policy analysis positions. For details, visit Public Impact. The office is located in downtown Carrboro. The staff is increasingly diverse, and every team member has a manager for professional guidance and support.

Duke TIP Summer Studies Program

The Duke Talent Identification Program (Duke TIP) offers undergraduate level coursework to highly gifted middle and high school students at university sites across the Southeast and beyond. Duke TIP seeks content specialists to serve as instructors and instructional assistants during June and/or July for its Summer Studies Program. The instructor position requires at least a year of graduate coursework, professional experience and/or teaching experience. The instructional assistant position requires completion of at least two years of college. Duke TIP provides pedagogical training and support throughout your term of employment, therefore teaching experience is not required.

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EVENTS & MEETINGS

4/14 – Not In My City Conference

The Not In My City Conference will focus on education and advocacy training about human trafficking. This free, one-day conference is 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, April 14 in the Cone Building at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Participants will receive a free shirt and lunch. Register through Eventbrite.

4/16 – Natural Hazards Resilience Speakers Series

The Coastal Resilience Center will present a talk with FEMA administrator Brock Long 4 – 5 p.m. Monday, April 16 as part of its Natural Hazards Resilience Speakers Series. Long began his service as the administrator in June 2017 and has more than 16 years of experience assisting and supporting governments at the local, state and federal levels with building robust emergency management and public health preparedness programs. The event is free.

4/28 – Northside Festival

The Marian Cheek Jackson Center will host the Northside Festival noon – 3:30 p.m. April 28 on West Rosemary Street between Roberson and Graham streets. The festival features free food, field games, live music and performances for all ages to enjoy. For more information or to volunteer, email info@jacksoncenter.info.

5/3 – 4 – Community-Campus Partnerships for Health training

Community-Campus Partnerships for Health will host its second two-day intensive training, Structural Inequalities: An On the Ground View, 8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. May 3 – 4 in the Rizzo Center. The training will offer participants an understanding and skills needed to address structural inequality. Participants will explore the roots of structural inequality and discuss how to address them. There will be a deeper focus on the role of partnership engagement in dismantling inequality.

6/1 – Chapel Hill Peoples Academy

The Town of Chapel Hill’s Peoples Academy is an opportunity for those who live, work or study in Chapel Hill to improve their civic understanding of town services. Participants will learn about the Town of Chapel Hill, tour facilities and build leadership and communication skills. The Peoples Academy takes place over five weeks in the fall, with classes on Thursdays and Saturdays.  Applications go live June 1 and close Aug. 31. Learn more and apply at Chapel Hill People’s Academy.

PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES

4/18 – Earth Day Festival volunteers needed

Carolina’s Student Government Environmental Affairs Committee needs volunteers for is Earth Day Festival, 9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m. April 18. Volunteers will interact with various on and off-campus organizations, environmental justice advocates and technology-focused businesses. Volunteers will receive free breakfast or lunch. For more information and to volunteer, see the RSVP sheet.

4/22 – Chapel Hill Carrboro CROP Hunger Walk

The 31st annual Chapel Hill Carrboro CROP Hunger Walk is set for 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 22 at the Carrboro Town Commons/Farmers Market. The Crop Hunger Walk is a four-mile walk that raises money to provide food and other resources for people locally and around the world to aid in hunger relief. To sign up, volunteer or donate, visit CROP Hunger Walk.

Volunteer with Challah for Hunger

Challah for Hunger is a student-run organization that bakes and sells challah, and donates the proceeds to Carolina Cupboard. Sign up to bake or sell, or contact Isabel Rodriguez for more information.

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CCPS WEBSITE – FIND US ON THE WEB

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

UNC’S DISASTER RESPONSE

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

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