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For questions or more information about Student Volunteer opportunities, e-mail Charlene Elvers, Director of Student Volunteer Programs, at celvers@spfldcol.edu or call 413-748-3394.
Massachusetts Campus Compact is a membership organization of college and university presidents leading Massachusetts’ institutions of higher education in building a statewide collaboration to promote service as a critical component of higher education.

The Big Dummy’s Guide to Service-Learning

Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning

University of Rhode Island—Feinstein Center for Service-Learning Programs (http://www.uri.edu/volunteer/)

Service Learning Files (http://csf.colorado.edu/sl/)

International Partnership for Service Learning provides volunteer opportunities throughout the world. (http://www.ipsl.org)

Student Leadership, Activism, & Training
National Student Campaign Against Hunger and Homelessness—Leaders in the field of student activism against hunger and homelessness (www.studentsagainsthunger.org)

The Oxfam America Collegiate Click Drive—Click up to twice a day at www.povertyfighters.com and sponsors will donate to microloan programs around the world.

Oxfam America’s Change Initiative—National leadership training program educating and inspiring others to act on global social justice issues. www.oxfamamerica.org/CHANGE

Campus Outreach Opportunity League (COOL) proves that it is cool to serve. Check it out at http://www.cool2serve.org.

Do Something is a nationwide network of young people who make a difference in their communities and take action to change the world around them. (http://www.dosomething.org)

Alternative Spring Breaks & International Volunteer Opps.
BreakAway —www.alternativebreaks.org
Cross Cultural Solutions —www.crossculturalsolutions.org
Volunteers for Peace —www.vfp.org
Organic Volunteers — www.organicvolunteers.com
Witness for Peace — www.witnessforpeace.org
Global Volunteers — www.globalvolunteers.org
Orphanage Outreach — www.orphanage-outreach.org
Alliances Abroad —www.alliancesabroad.com
International Volunteer Programs Association — www.volunteerinternational.org
Quaker Information Center —www.afsc.org/qic.htm
Office of Career Services — www.ocs.fas.harvard.edu/html/public.html
University of Michigan, International Center — www.umich.edu/~icenter/overseas
HOPE Worldwide New England Initiative— www.hopeww.org

National Service Programs
America Reads – Join the America Reads Challenge to tutor school age children with their reading skills. (http://www.ed.gov/inits/americareads/)

America’s Promise Alliance for Service — comprised of nearly 500 organizations dedicated to servicing the youth of America. (http://www.americaspromise.org/)

AmeriCorps—Offering thousands of programs that provide service to our country, including AmeriCorps Direct, State, National and VISTA programs ( http://www.americorps.org)

City Year — A corps of diverse young adults who dedicate a year to civic engagement in communities across America. (http://www.cityyear.org/)

Corporation for National Service—provides opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds to engage in service ( http://www.cns.gov)

Learn and Serve America—AmeriCorps and Senior Corps programs making a difference in your state. (www.learnandserve.org)

Peace Corps —Offers thousands of opportunities to serve throughout the world. (http://www.peacecorps.org/)

Teach For America—A national corps of outstanding recent college graduates, of all academic majors, who commit two years to teach in public schools in low-income communities. (www.teachforamerica.org)

The Points of Light Foundation—effectively engaging more people in community service (http://www.pointsoflight.org/)

Non-Profit Internships & Jobs
Accessjobs.org — Non-profit employment clearinghouse ( www.accessjobs.org)

Everett Public Service Internship program—Offering about 200 internships for 10 weeks at 58 public service organizations in New York City and Washington, DC. (www.everettinternships.org)

Idealist.org — Action Without Borders—provides a variety of both volunteer opportunities as well as job opportunities. (http://www.idealist.org)

General Resources
Diversity Works provides resources to colleges and universities that address issues of diversity as part of civic engagement. (http://www.diversityweb.org/)

Volunteers Match uses a national database to help you find volunteer opportunities that suit your needs and skills. (http://www.volunteermatch.org/)

Associated Grant Makers’ mission is to support the practice and expansion of effective philanthropic giving. (http://www.agmconnect.org)

HandsNet works to empower organizations to effectively integrate new on-line strategies, strengthening their program and policy work on behalf of people in need. ( http://www.handsnet.org)

Find out what it’s like to be a mentor through the National Mentoring Partnership (www.mentoring.org)

Updated: 03/13/2007

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