UCI Volunteer Programs


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Who We Are

Volunteer Programs provides opportunities for community engagement and leadership development. Through mutually beneficial campus and community partnerships, students explore social issues by engaging in direct service, reflection, and critical dialogue. We aspire to be a resource that encourages and empowers the campus community to become global leaders.

Our Programs

Alternative Break

A service-learning program for students to explore social issues through meaningful service, education, and reflection during their academic breaks. 

Community Service &
Leadership Fair

Find volunteer opportunities, internships, leadership roles, and field study sites. Meet non-profit organizations, campus departments and campus organizations! 

MLK Jr. Day of Service

"Make it a day on, not a day off." Join us January 21, 2019! Sign Up Here!

Featured Service Opportunities

Get Involved in Service

Featured Service Opportunities 

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Ants in your Plants Garden

Winter Garden Volunteers at Arroyo Vista Garden

Seeking volunteers to help at the garden!

Mathematics  Engineering Sciecnce Achievement (MESA)  Program

May 11

Approximately 800+ students from our 26 middle and high schools from the OC and LA area will come to UCI to campus to compete in various math, science, and engineering competitions. Many volunteers are needed to make each event a great experience for everyone. 

Bubblefest at Discovery Cube

Bubblefest Volunteers
Various shifts between March 30 – April 21

Bubblefest, the Discovery Cube’s most popular annual event is designed to help visitors appreciate and understand the scientific principles and mathematics of bubbles, and to let them explore the world of bubbles in a fun, hands-on environment. 

Discovery Cube volunteers will find themselves immersed in a world of science and bubbles. We will need some help with activities in our Bubble Lab, Laser exhibits, and many other hands-on activities. Shifts are 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM and 1:00 PM – 6:00PM.

Walk to Cure Arthritis

Walk to Cure Arthritis
May 18

Seeking volunteers help bring awareness and show community support to Arthritis patients. There will be music, food and a 5K walk.

Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach

Volunteer Opportunities

The Boys & Girls Club of Laguna Beach offers exciting and unique opportunities to volunteer with our youth. Whether you are looking to share a unique set of special skills, or just donate your time, our clubs have some great volunteer opportunities for you!

Good Shepard Volunteers

Recruiting for 2019-2020 Cohort

Good Shepherd Volunteers recruits and supports full-time volunteers who use their talents to serve women, adolescents, and children in a variety of social service agencies. Positions are in New York City, New Jersey, and Los Angeles as well as abroad in Thailand. Good Shepherd Volunteers live in community with each other, receive a small stipend, and practice the 4 Tenets of GSV: social justice, community, spirituality, and simplicity. 


Want your volunteer opportunity to be featured? E-mail volunteer@uci.edu with details of your service opportunity.

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