Service Opportunities

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

Drop-In Events

Drop-In Events

Donation Drives

Donation Drives

Social Justice Week | September

September 21-25

Drop In Service Event
Monday, September 21 – 11am-1pm
SU Lounge near Starbucks
More Event Details Coming Soon!

National Voter Registration Day
Tuesday, September 22 – 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 23 – 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.

Drop In Service Event
Thursday, September 24 – 11am-1pm
SU Lounge near Starbucks
More Event Details Coming Soon!

Weekday Service Event
Friday, September 25 – 11am-1pm
Event Details Coming Soon!

Super Service Saturday
Saturday, September 26

Fall Volunteer Fair | September

September 23 – 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.

Make A Difference Day | October

October 24 – 9am-11am/12pm-2pm
Student Union Ballrooms

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

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Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week | November

November 16-21

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.

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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.

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Hearts for Humanity | 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.

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Alternative Spring Break | March

Week of Spring Break

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

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National Volunteer Week | April

April 12-18, 2015

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

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Cuts for a Cause | April

April 14, 2015

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.