Service Opportunities

serveAkron – Civic Engagement Programs offers a variety of service events and volunteer opportunities for students including Service Fridays, Super Service Saturdays, drop-in service projects, donation drives and many more! Check out the links below to see how you can get involved today!


Fall 2019

*All Service Fridays and Super Service Saturdays start at 8:30 am unless noted otherwise. 

Service Date
Agency
September 7, 2019
Hattie Larlham (Cuyahoga Falls)
October 11, 2019
Concordia Evangelical Lutheran
November 1, 2019
Direction Home
November 15, 2019
Clear Path
December 6, 2019
Junior Achievement
Service Date
Agency
September 7, 2019
Legacies of Success
September 13, 2019
St. Mary's Catholic Church
October 5, 2019
Haven of Rest
October 19, 2019
Kenmore Free Store
November 9, 2019
Northwest Family Recreation Center
November 16, 2019
Park United Methodist

  • Since 2005, The University of Akron has organized volunteer efforts for the national day of service, Make a Difference Day (MDD).Combined over the last 14 years, the University has assisted more than 9,407 volunteers have dedicated more than 30,208 hours of service to the Greater Akron area. The program, on average, partners with more than 40 non-profits
  • Volunteer Registration: Volunteer registration will open August 26 on RooConnect. Register on behalf of a group or organization or as an individual volunteer.
  • Registration closes on Friday, October 4, 2019.
  • Wednesday, August 28: 11AM-1PM
    • Location: Piano Lounge, Jean Hower Taber Student Union

  • Wednesday, September 4: 11AM-1PM
    • Location: Piano Lounge, Jean Hower Taber Student Union

  • Wednesday, September 11: 11AM-1PM
    • Location: Piano Lounge, Jean Hower Taber Student Union

  • Wednesday, September 25: 11AM-1PM
    • Location: Piano Lounge, Jean Hower Taber Student Union

  • Wednesday, October 2: 11AM-1PM
    • Location: Piano Lounge, Jean Hower Taber Student Union

  • Monday, October 7: 11AM-1PM
    • Location: Piano Lounge, Jean Hower Taber Student Union

  • Tuesday, October 15: 11AM-1PM
    • Location: Piano Lounge, Jean Hower Taber Student Union

  • Wednesday, October 23: 11AM-1PM
    • Location: Piano Lounge, Jean Hower Taber Student Union

  • Wednesday, November 6: 11AM-1PM
    • Location: Piano Lounge, Jean Hower Taber Student Union

  • Monday, November 11: 11AM-1PM
    • Location: Piano Lounge, Jean Hower Taber Student Union

  • Thursday, November 14: 11AM-1PM
    • Location: International Lounge, Jean Hower Taber Student Union

  • Tuesday, November 19: 11AM-1PM
    • Location: Piano Lounge, Jean Hower Taber Student Union

  • Wednesday, December 4: 11AM-1PM
    • Location: Piano Lounge, Jean Hower Taber Student Union

Volunteer opportunities will be announced soon. 

For more information, visit www.uakron.edu/asb!

  • Monday, November 11:
    • Drop-In Service Event: 11AM-1PM
      • Location: Piano Lounge, Jean Hower Taber Student Union
    • Casino Night (In collaboration with ZPN): 5-8PM
      • Location: Ballrooms, Jean Hower Taber Student Union

  • Wednesday, November 13:
    • Hunger and Homelessness Fair: 11AM-1PM
      • Location: 2ndFloor Concourse, Jean Hower Taber Student Union

  • Thursday, November 14:
    • Drop-In Service Event: 11AM-1PM
      • Location: International Lounge, Jean Hower Taber Student Union

  • Friday, November 15:
    • Service Friday Project with Clear Path: 8:30-11AM
      • Check-In Location: First Floor Lounge, Jean Hower Taber Student Union

  • Saturday, November 16:
    • Service Friday Project with Park United Methodist Church: 8:30-11AM
      • Check-In Location: First Floor Lounge, Jean Hower Taber Student Union
  • August 1-21: Teacher Supply Drive for Akron Hope
  • September 2-30: Children’s Book Drive for Bright Star Books
  • October 1-31: Veteran’s Supply Drive for Valor Home
  • November 1-29: Canned Food Drive for the UA Campus Cupboard