Student Life’s office of Civic Engagement and Service if offering service experiences around our community this fall! These service projects are a great way to experience different volunteer settings and meet students who share an interest in serving our community.
You must sign up in advance to participate in these service projects – space is limited!
To sign up, email email@example.com.
To participate, you must:
- Be a currently enrolled SF student in good standing
- Have at least a 2.0 GPA
- Be at least 18 years old or have a parent/guardian sign paperwork
Saints Share Wear
Wednesday, August 30, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Saints Share Wear is SF’s on-campus thrift store where every item is one dollar! Proceeds support scholarships for SF’s career service employees, and the store promotes sustainability and a circular economy! Volunteers will help process donations and prepare inventory.
Friday, September 8, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
The Repurpose Project is a non-profit community based effort to divert useful resources from the landfill, redirect these items to the public for art and education, inspire creativity, and help us all rethink what we throw away. Volunteer will assist with processing and organizing donations.
Rebuilding Together of North Central Florida
Friday, September 15, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Rebuilding Together of North Central Florida envisions safe homes and communities for everyone by repairing homes, revitalizing communities and rebuilding lives. Volunteer may assist with house painting, pressure washing, ramp building/repair, siding repair, yard cleanup and landscaping.
Ichetucknee Springs State Park
Friday, September 29, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
A nuisance plant known as water lettuce is swarming the gorgeous Ichetucknee Springs. Volunteer “water lettuce warriors” will help remove the invasive plant to help protect the river’s fragile ecosystem.
Alachua County Animal Resources
Friday, October 13, 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Alachua County Animal Resources is the temporary home for stray, abandoned, abused, neglected, & homeless animals. Volunteers may be assigned to a play yard to interact with the dogs, nature trail walks to help dogs get daily enrichment and exercise, or the group may be asked to assist with minor cleaning tasks.
Bread of the Mighty Food Bank
Friday, October 20, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Bread of the Mighty Food Bank’s mission is to provide food, hope and encouragement to help nourish the hungry and food insecure in our community. Volunteers will help facilitate a food distribution in Chiefland, located in Levy County.
Prairie Creek Conservation Cemetery
Friday, October 27, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Prairie Creek Conservation Cemetery (PCCC) is a non-profit community cemetery nestled in a protected conservation area near Gainesville. Conservation burial begins with the choice for a natural burial where embalming is not permitted, there are no vaults, and everything used in the burial is biodegradable, and is taken a step further by partnering with land conservation efforts. Volunteers will learn about natural burial and assist with upkeep and maintenance of conservation land.