CECSC encourages students to participate in the  Volunteer Matching process, which takes the form of a brief online survey. The survey assesses a student’s interest, time commitments, available transportation, and academic/personal qualifications. After the completion of the survey, the data is compiled and cross referenced with our list of community-partners and their  volunteer requirements.

  • AmeriCorps

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    AmeriCorps is a federal initiative of the Corporation for National and Community Service engaging adults in community service with the goal of helping others and meeting critical needs in the community. Click here to learn more...

  • VolunteerMatch

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    Volunteer Match is a nonprofit which enables people to find volunteer opportunities within their community. Click here to learn more... 

  • Internships (Career Services)

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  • Study Abroad

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    Governors State University has study abroad courses that are faculty led that infuse service learning within the curriculum.

     

    Ukraine Trip

     

    Led by GSU faculty, students annually travel to the Ukraine to perform service learning during the spring break period. Students are able to apply their academics to real world situations.  The physical therapy students work with the citizens of the Ukraine bringing needed supplies and services to rural areas, they gain valuable first-hand experience.

     

    Belize Trip

    Led by GSU faculty, students travel to Belize to study the rainforest and gather first hand knowledge of sustainability efforts.
      

     

  • CECSC Volunteer Opportunities

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    Are you interested in volunteering?  Access the CECSC survey to get started!

    https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/GSU_Volunteer_Match