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Service Opportunities

Civic Engagement Programs (serveAkron) offers a variety of service events and volunteer opportunities for students. Our service opportunities include:

Super Service Saturdays

Super Service Saturdays

Drop-In Events

Drop-In Events

Donation Drives

Donation Drives


Social Justice Week | September

September 22-28

Event details are on their way!
Monday, September 22 – 11am-1pm
SU Lounge near Starbucks

National Voter Registration Day
Tuesday, September 23 – 11am-1pm SU Lounge near Starbucks National voter registration day is the largest one-day effort of the year to register Americans to vote.

Fall Volunteer Fair
Wednesday, September 24 – 11am-1pm
SU Lounge near Starbucks
Are you excited to get involved around the community but don’t know where to start? Check out serveAkron’s Fall Volunteer Fair on the Student Union 2nd Floor Concourse. Numerous agencies from the Akron area will be attending to provide more information on volunteer opportunities. Stop by for a chance to win a gift card by participating in our Volunteer Fair Passport.

Event Datails are on their way!
Thursday, September 25 – 11am-1pm
SU Lounge near Starbucks

Weekend Service: Akron Marathon
Friday, September 26 – 11am-1pm
Meet in SU Commuter Lounge at 10:30am
The 12th annual Akron Marathon needs our help to prepare for their big race! We will be volunteering from 11am-1pm with any tasks they require.
RSVP

Fall Volunteer Fair | October

October 1 – 11am-1pm
SU 2nd Floor Concourse

Are you excited to get involved around the community but don’t know where to start? Check out serveAkron’s Fall Volunteer Fair on the Student Union 2nd Floor Concourse. Numerous agencies from the Akron area will be attending to provide more information on volunteer opportunities. Stop by for a chance to win a gift card by participating in our Volunteer Fair Passport.

Make A Difference Day | October

Fourth Saturday of October

Millions of Americans rally into a single day of action to help change the world.

Click Here for MDD Details and to RSVP

Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week | November

November 16-22

Brings greater attention to the difficulties that the homeless and hungry face on a daily basis and helps to promote the national endeavor to end hunger and homelessness.

Click Here for Hunger and Homelessness Week Details and to RSVP

World AIDS Day | December

December 1st each year

Opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV and to commemorate people who have died.

MLK day of Service | January

MLK Day

Part of United We Serve, the President's national call to service initiative.

Click Here for Details and to RSVP

Hearts for Humanity | February

February

Dinner and silent auction where all donations received are given to the Alternative Spring Break program.

Feb-ROO-ary Service Month | February

February

Offers a full month of service with more service events and opportunities to volunteer.

Click Here for Details and to RSVP

Alternative Spring Break | March

Week of Spring Break

Provide a variety of low cost, 3 or 5-day service experience.

Click Here for Details and to RSVP

National Volunteer Week | April

April 12-18, 2015

Inspiring, recognizing, and encouraging people to seek out imaginative ways to engage in their communities.

Click Here for National Volunteer Week Details and to RSVP

Cuts for a Cause | April

2015 Date to be Announced

Cuts for a Cause is a hair donation event that benefits Pantene Beautiful Lengths, a program that collects ponytails to create wigs for females who have lost their hair due to cancer. At this event, a local salon will be cutting ponytails (a minimum of 8 inches), or receive a haircut for $5.

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Quick Links

Civic Engagement Calendar of Events

Student RSVP for a Civic Engagement Event

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Contact Us

Alison Doehring
Assistant Director, Student Life
aer15@uakron.edu
330.972.7352

serve@uakron.edu
330.972.3923

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