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Welcome to Learning in Action – the front door to public service at the University of Virginia, dedicated to connecting students, faculty and community partners to social entrepreneurship, community engagement and co–curricular service opportunities.

Service Events and Opportunities


Student Member of the Board of Visitors

Deadline: Jan. 23, 5 p.m.

Each year, the University’s Board of Visitors selects one student to serve as a member. Candidates must be full-time students whose completion of degree requirements is at least one year beyond the date of appointment to the BOV ...

Davis Projects for Peace Award

Deadline: Jan. 23

Davis Projects for Peace encourages students to design their own grassroots projects for peace. Current UVa undergraduate students are eligible to receive $10,000 for projects to be carried out during the summer of 2015. Students may submit proposals for individual or group projects ...

Madison House Spring Registration

Sign up to volunteer through Madison House, your student volunteer center! There are many programs with an opportunity for every interest—from caring for animals to building houses to spending time with the elderly and beyond! Registration for the spring semester is now open, so visit to get started. Questions? Stop by Madison House between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday-Friday or email Director of Programs Jennifer Walker at or Director of Program Development & Engagement Yousaf Sajid at ...

Graphic Design Intern

The Senior Center

Are you ready to start building your portfolio as a graphic designer? Can't wait to put your education, ideas, talent, and skills to work and gain experience while making a meaningful contribution to a local nonprofit organization that promotes active aging? The Senior Center is searching for a volunteer who is comfortable working in Adobe Creative Suite and has a solid grasp of print and digital design. Ideal candidate will have his/her own computer and graphics software, and be able to commit to 5-10 hours per week. Flexible schedule with the bulk of work done from home ...


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Outreach at Darden

Outreach is Darden's umbrella community service organization that organizes fun activities that leave a positive impact on the world outside of Darden.