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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


Browse Fall 2015 Courses

Courses listed on Learning in Action have a service-learning component or explore local, national, or global issues and topics ...

Volunteer with twice is nice

Through July 7, Twice is Nice (923 Preston Plaza)

Twice Is Nice is a nonprofit upscale resale shop whose proceeds benefit the Jefferson Area Board for Aging (JABA)'s Mountainside Senior Living. We need volunteers to process donations. Shifts are flexible in two-hour increments and training is provided. For more information, please contact Maureen Breaud at 434-293-8319 or ...

Community Bikes Volunteer

We are looking for volunteers to work with kids, help organize events and do outreach for the shop. If you are interested, please fill out the form on our website ...


Featured Center

The Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership

The Sorensen Institute for Political Leadership was founded in 1993 to bring together diverse individuals with a passion for politics and public service. All have a wide variety of viewpoints and backgrounds but want to work together for the common good. Their non-partisan mission is to strengthen and enhance the quality of government at all levels throughout Virginia.