ACCESSING SERVICE LEARNING AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
The Office of Service Learning is eager to help you succeed!
CONNECTING WITH THE COMMUNITY THROUGH UAB
- UAB Student Life
UAB Student Involvement offers many opportunities for students to connect with each other and with the community of Birmingham. Whether it is community service for Into the Streets (volunteer outreach Day), a monthly service project, an ongoing initiative, or a retreat, UAB Student Life has a program to fit your schedule and time commitment.
In addition UAB's Student Leadership office houses the Leadership and Service Council, which offers creative service opportunities to learn leadership skills for problem-solving in student organizations and for personal improvement. Any UAB student may attend its retreats, programs, and service events. Each year the program awards two Emerging Leaders Scholarships to students with strong potential for leadership.
- Career Service Office
UAB Career Services is a wonderful resource for students wishing to engage with the community and to access internships, work study, and volunteer opportunities e the opportunity for students to engage with the community and to access volunteer opportunities, all listed under Job Listings.
- Office for Study Away
UAB Study Away facilitates excellent service-learning opportunities abroad. Visit Study Away and scroll down to the Service Learning category.
UAB's Center for Community Outreach Development (CORD)
OTHER WAYS OF CONNECTING WITH THE COMMUNITY
To research other sources for volunteer positions or potential community partners, visit the following sites:
Engaged Times: Seizing Opportunities for Engagement HIV/AIDS
Hands On Birmingham
UAB Public Health has a list of volunteer opportunities in the Birmingham area.