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Leadership and Service Center

  • leaders pose with a bright green background behind them. The location is the leadership and service center in Russell House.

Service Opportunities

Whether you're interested in an alternative spring break or service-learning that's connected to your academic studies, we have a service project that's perfect for you.

Find a way to help others today.

There are so many ways you can help others whether through a service project or serviced-focused organization. Find a path that fits your service goals. Remember to submit your service hours for our reporting.

Did you know? Many service opportunities are now available through Handshake!


Search for a project that fits your schedule.

We have a service projects and programs that fit the time you have to give. Give a few hours, a half a day or more to a project that warms your heart and matches your interests.

Opportunity Time Requirement Frequency
Gamecock Pantry Farmer's Market Volunteer 2-3 hours One time (or more)
Community Engaged Campus Experience for Youth  1-3 hours A few times per semester
Monthly Service Saturdays 4-5 hours One time (or more)
MLK Day of Service 4-5 hours January
9/11 Day of Service 4-5 hours September
Hunger and Homelessness 4-5 hours November
Alternative Break A few days – a week Fall, winter and spring break
Service-Learning Class Varies One semester
Community Service Ambassador One year, 6 hours per week Once a week plus monthly meeting
Service Saturday Site Leader One year  
Pantry Pal One year  
Alternative Break Leader One year  

 

 

 


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