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. Applications for Winter Break Programs are now available!

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

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Featured Service Opportunities 

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COVP Volunteer Program

COVP Volunteer Program
Applcations Due: Oct. 23

The Campus Organizations Volunteer Program provides participants the opportunity to strengthen their leadership skills and interact with over 600 campus organizations. Volunteers work directly with the Campus Organizations Peer Advisors to help coordinate quarterly workshops, assist with the planning for traditional events like the Anteater Awards. Work requirement will be about 3-5 hours per week as well as a bi-weekly meetings on Wednesday from 4-5pm starting Week 2 during Winter and Spring Quarters.
OC Zoo

OC Zoo's Halloween Zoo-tacular
Saturday, Oct. 26

Would you like to volunteer at the OC Zoo’s Halloween Zoo-tacular Event? You could help make our event successful by helping with craft for kids, fun games and trick-or-treating. We also need help carving over 100 pumpkins for our animals on Friday, October 25th 9:00am-12:00pm. The pumpkins will be used for our October 26th event.

UCI Volunteers Around the World (VAW)

UCI Volunteers Around the World (VAW)

UCI Volunteers Around the World (VAW) is looking for volunteers to join a medical outreach trip abroad to one of the following countries: Peru, Panama, Guatemala, Cambodia, and Vietnam. The country will be chosen as majority consensus. If you are interested in going to medical school or nursing school or any field in the healthcare, this opportunity is PERFECT for you! It's a great opportunity to give back to the ones in need and gain valuable experience about the medical and healthcare field. If you are interested, then please fill out the application attached. Follow the instructions on where to email the application!


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

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