October Service Projects With Civic Engagement And Service

October Service Projects With Civic Engagement And Service

Student Life’s office of Civic Engagement and Service if offering service experiences around our community throughout October! 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

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

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.