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VOLServe

The Jones 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://leadserve.utk.edu/community-partners-for-service-series/

Spring 2020 VOLServe Dates

January

MLK Jr. Day of Service

Saturday January 18th, 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

*for more information or to register, click HERE

February

Friday February 21st, 2:30-5:30 PM

March

Friday March 13th, 2:30-5:30 PM

Sample Schedule

Every VOLServe day we serve alongside different agencies and the needs of those agencies change. A typical schedule for VOLServe is below.

  • 2:15-2:40 PM: Student check-in
  • 2:40-2:45 PM: Depart for service
  • 2:45-3:00 PM: Travel to service site
  • 3:00-5:00 PM :Service occurs
  • 5:00-5:30 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.