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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 SPRING 2015 Courses

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

Holiday Volunteer Opportunities

There are many needs and many opportunities to help this season, and local nonprofits are signing up volunteers right now for Thanksgiving baskets through Love INC, or to be Toy Lift volunteers on December 5. Most holiday assistance programs take place in early December, so families, businesses, and individuals should start early on planning their volunteer activities ...

Apply to Be a Residential Counselor with the Summer Enrichment Program

Deadline: Jan. 10, 5 p.m.

We are looking for people who are fun, creative, and enjoy working with kids to be residential counselors with the Summer Enrichment Program. You'll get to spend a summer in Charlottesville working with a great staff of college students while you develop your leadership and teamwork skills ...

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 ...


Featured Center

Sheila C. Johnson Center for Human Services

The Sheila C. Johnson Center, located on the ground floor of Bavaro Hall, provides integrated multidisciplinary clinical services for individuals of all ages. The Center incorporates the expertise of licensed professionals with a diverse graduate training program spanning a broad range of clinical specialties.