Student Community Service Advocates
The Student Community Service Advocates group is an opportunity for leaders of various KU student service organizations to come together and network, build partnerships, and learn from one another on a regular basis. As a Student Community Service Advocate, you will serve as a liasion between your student service organization and the Center for Service Learning. By increasing communication of one another's mission and programs, we can build a stronger community of service at KU!
If you are interested in becoming a Student Community Service Advocate, contact the CSL at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Center for Community Outreach
The Center for Community Outreach works to encourage active volunteerism in both local and global communities. There are 12 unique student-run programs that respond to different community needs.
The different leadership opportunities within the CCO, consisting of 12 Coordinator positions, as well as 6 Staff positions. A variety of leadership positions turnover each year. If interested, contact CCO for more information.
Alternative Breaks is a student-run service learning organization operated by a group of 18 undergraduate students at the University of Kansas. Alternative Breaks provides annual volunteer trips for approximately 800 students, serving over 50 volunteer organizations. There are week-long Winter, Spring and Summer programs, as well as weekend breaks.
For more information, visit kuab.org.
HEAL KU builds sustainable relationships with local organizations and advocates for ethical service in order to develop more conscientious community members.
Visit HEAL KU's website to learn more!
Student United Way
The Student United Way at the University of Kansas serves the local community by 1) Giving, Advocating, and Volunteering in the areas of Education, Income, and Health, 2) helping members and other students grow as leaders and connect to the community, and 3) building lasting relationships amongst members and with the United Way movement.
For more information about the Student United Way and leadership opportunities within the organization, visit rockchalkcentral.ku.edu/organization/unitedway.
The goal of the LEAD UP (Leadership, Education, Adolescent Development and Unlimited Potential) Youth Achievement Program is to provide leadership and college preparation support to youth in 8th through 12th grades who are racial and ethnic minorities. Specifically, program participants will engage in short-term and long-term goal-setting activities, action-planning, and identifying resources to build a solid foundation for success in young adulthood.
For more information about LEAD UP, visit facebook.com/KULeadUp/.