The Center for Leadership and Service sponsors monthly service opportunities provided in partnership with various campus departments and community agencies. On these days, students have the chance to network and interact with students, community members, and staff, while engaging in meaningful service and addressing community needs. Students are provided with transportation and are given an organized opportunity to serve the local community for an afternoon.These organized days of service are led by a student leader who engages the participants in a meaningful reflection to wrap up the afternoon.
Daily service opportunities can be found on our ‘Sign Up To Serve’ Calendar.
If you are a Community Partner, and wish to request student volunteers for any of the below VOLServe events below, please fill out the request form located here: http://leadershipandservice.utk.edu/community-partners-for-service-series/
Fall 2018 VOLServe Dates
Friday September 14th, 2:00-5:00 PM
Friday October 12th, 2:00-5:00 PM
Friday November 16th, 2:00-5:00 PM
Spring 2019 VOLServe Dates
JANUARY – MLK DAY OF SERVICE
Saturday January 19th, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Friday February 22nd, 9:00-12:00 PM
Friday March 8th, 2:00-5:00 PM
Saturday April 13th, 9:00-12:00 PM
Every VOLServe day we serve alongside different agencies and the needs of those agencies change. A typical schedule for VOLServe is below.
- 1:45-2:15 PM: Student check-in
- 2:15-2:20 PM: Depart for service
- 2:15-2:45 PM: Travel to service site
- 2:45-4:30 PM :Service occurs
- 4:30-5:00 PM: Travel back to UT
PLEASE NOTE: As reflected on the registration forms, please remember that while these events are offered free of charge, failure to attend a day of service after registering will result in a $10 hold being placed on your student account to account for expenses incurred in your absence. This applies to all no-shows and cancellations. Learn more about the hold policy.