Category: College Students

Sustainable UF

Sustainable UF is the name for “university-wide efforts to create a sustainable campus.” Website Contact: (352) 392-7578, info@sustainability.ufl.edu Address: UF Office of Sustainability, 323 Tigert Hall Mailing Address: P.O. Box 113111, Gainesville, FL, 32611 What YOU can do to help:

Posted in College Students, Internships, Working Outdoors

Shands at the University of Florida

Shands at the University of Florida is a private hospital that is not-for-profit. Website Contact: (352) 265-0360 What YOU can do to help: There is a wide variety of volunteer opportunities at Shands.

Posted in College Students, Kids 13 to 18, Medical, Working with Children, Working with Elderly

Project MASCOT (Mentoring Alliance: Students and Communities Outreaching Together)

Project MASCOT, a nonprofit student organization, is a mentoring program in which University of Florida students mentor elementary school children in Gainesville. Website Contact: MentorUF@leadershipandservice.ufl.edu Facebook page What they do: Project Mascot is a one-year program in which University of

Posted in College Students

Harn Museum of Art

The Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art is an art museum on the campus of the University of Florida.  Website Contact: (352) 392-9826 x 2172, Elizabeth King (Visitor Engagement and Volunteer Coordinator), eking@harn.ufl.edu What they do: The Harn Museum promotes

Posted in College Students, Museums & Arts

Gator Teens Mentors

Gator Teens is a mentorship program that pairs University of Florida students with high school students in the community. Website Contact: Jacob Cunningham (President), Contact Form What they do: The Gators Teens mentorship program has a mission to prepare “at-risk”

Posted in College Students

Gator Smiles

Gator Smiles is a University of Florida service club that supports the craniofacial clinics of Shands and UF and raises money for children to get cleft lip/palate surgeries.  Website Love Without Boundaries website Contact: Jacob Isenberg (President), Contact Form What

Posted in College Students

Gator Pals

Gator Pals, a UF registered, nonprofit organization, goes to Gainesville area schools to assist children who have mental and physical handicaps play sports during their physical education period. Website Contact: Madison Hull, Contact Form What they do: Gator Pals, a UF

Posted in College Students

Florida Diabetes Camp

Florida Diabetes Camp helps children and youth with diabetes learn to handle their diabetes by sharing with adults who care and other children who have diabetes. Website Contact: Gary Cornwell, (352) 334-1321, volunteers@floridadiabetescamp.org, fccyd@floridadiabetescamp.org Address: P.O. Box 14136, Gainesville, FL,

Posted in College Students, Medical, Working Outdoors

Downtown Festival & Art Show

Become a part of Gainesville’s vibrant art community by volunteering at the 36th Annual Downtown Festival & Art Show. Four-hour shifts are available on Saturday, Nov. 11, or Sunday, Nov. 12. Volunteers can provide artists a break, assist with the

Posted in College Students, Museums & Arts, One-time Volunteer Opportunities, Working Outdoors, Working with Children

Christians Concerned for the Community (CCC)

Christians Concerned for the Community is a charitable nonprofit organization that focuses on empowering the poor, disabled, and elderly. Website Contact : (352) 371-1768, Dan Clover (Volunteer Coordinator) dan@cccgainesville.org Mailing address: PO Box 14582, Gainesville, FL, 32604 Who they are: Christians

Posted in College Students, Construction/Repairs, Group Volunteering, Internships