UCSD Service Organizations
- Active Students for Teens
- Africa Aid
- Alpha Phi Omega
- Alternative Breaks @ UCSD
- Alternative Spring Break-Peru
- Alternative Spring Break-Costa Rica
- Art of Living
- Arusha Project
- Asha for Education
- Best Buddies
- Better Life for Children
- California Public Interest Research Group (CALPIRG)
- Camp Kesem
- Campus Girl Scouts @ UCSD
- Children of the World (C.O.W.)
- Circle K International
- C.O.R.E. -Community Outreach Effort
- Dance-a-thon at UCSD
- Donor Dudes
- Ementoring @ UCSD
- End Hunger Now
- Engineers Without Borders
- Eyes on the Elderly
- Flying Sams
- Friends Understanding Needs
- Garden's Club
- Habitat for Humanity, UCSD Chapter
- Inner-City Samaritans
- Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Queer Intersex Association
- Ocean Awareness Club
- Pi Beta Pi
- Pre-Medical Association of Students for Service (PASS)
- Project Nicaragua
- Pulitzer Tutoring Program
- Queer Peer Support Program
- Red Cross Club at UCSD
- Regents Scholars Society at UCSD
- Rotaract Club at UCSD
- Stand up for Kids - Don't Run Away
- Still Thoughts Association
- Students for Organ Donation
- Students Taking Action Against Negligence and Deprivation (STAND)
- Tikkum Olam
- Tzu Chi Collegiate Association @ UCSD
- UNICEF at UCSD
- Unite for Sight
- V-Day at UCSD
For contact info to get involved with one of these organizations, click here.
Why Should I Volunteer?
- Stretch yourself and learn about social and environmental issues first hand while putting your solutions into practice.
- Leave a legacy. You can make a difference!
- Apply what you know to leave the world better than you found it.
- Volunteering is flexible. You can commit to volunteer weekly or serve on a project for one afternoon.
- Make friends with similar interests.
- No experience necessary, just dedication! Many community agencies will train you on the job. Volunteering can be a great way to boost your skills and your resume.
How Do I Get Involved in Community Service?
- Join a community service organization. Find out more about student service organizations by clicking here.
- Visit the A.S. Volunteer Connection office for information about off campus service opportunities, one-day service projects, and several student service organizations.
- Look for other volunteer opportunities in your colleges and with the Cross Cultural Center and LGBT resource office.
- Earn course credit while doing community service with the Partners @ Learning program and look for the upcoming Public Service Minor through Marshall College.
How Do I Make the Most of My Service Experience?
To find out how, go here.