Join UNT students in making a difference in the community by volunteering locally! Gain experience, meet new people, gain leadership skills and make a difference! Get involved in some of the service programs the Center for Leadership & Service offers and impact the community!
With the Adopt-a-Block Program student organizations can sponsor monthly environmental clean-ups on campus and in the community. Organizations are recognized with a sign on campus and also participate in recycling initiatives and community beautification programs. Sign up for this flexible program that makes an impact on campus and in the community.
Each year, the Center for Leadership & Service sponsors Alternative Break trips during spring break, winter break and weekends to help UNT students make a difference while travelling together. Spend your spring break making a difference. Applications will be available in September for Spring Break 2013 trips. Applications are due October 24, 2012 for the 17 Alternative Spring Break trips.
Help market blood drives on campus. Your student organization can sponsor any of the following drives and help spread the word to UNT students, staff and faculty about how they can donate blood and save lives. To register, click here
Join thousands of UNT students and staff who are registering this week on campus to join the the Be the Match Marrow Registry. Drives occur at the following locations (Library Mall and Campus Green 11am-4pm, Recreation Center, 11am-1pm and 3pm-7pm, Residence Halls, 6pm-9pm and the Union 10am-2pm). It only takes a few minutes to register and you could help save someone's life. For more information about Be the Match, click here. For information about Cancer Awareness Week, contact the Center for Leadership & Service at 940-565-3694.
ExtravaCANza 2013 - Join UNT students, staff and faculty in the fourth Annual ExtravaCANza (Canned food sculpture) contest. This canned food collection will benefit the Denton Community Food Center. Building occurs at the Library Mall on Friday, March 1, 2013. Check here for the registration packet and sign-up.
Volunteer with a small group of students at a local community organization. For more information click here.
Do you want to be a tutor or mentor and make a difference in the life of a local child? Can you lead an activity with a group of students? Do you have a special skill to share with a local youth? Volunteers can meet students at a local elementary through high schools and some are in walking distance from UNT. Attend one of the orientations at UNT and sign-up to make a life changing impact. Orientations will be on campus in the fall. For more information about Communities in Schools see www.cisnt.org.
Each year more than 750 students, faculty, staff and community members participate in the annual Make a Difference Day. You can register yourself or your organization to give back to the community. Volunteers will meet for a kick-off on campus at the Lyceum and then depart to various community organizations for a morning of service in Make a Difference Day 2012 (October 27, 2012-8am-12pm)!
The Big Event is UNT’s newest day of SERVICE and will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2013. Our goal is to increase UNT’s impact on the community by creating an event where students and the entire campus can come together to give back to the community. Volunteers will meet for a kick-off on campus and depart to various community organizations for a morning of service, following the service, volunteers will return for a celebration! Be part of this new tradition at UNT! Save the date and mark your calendars, because the Big Event is coming and you want to BE THERE! Click here to learn more about participating in The BIG Event.
The Center for Leadership & Service and the College of Public Affairs & Community Service co-advise UNT SERVES! a Residential Living Learning community for 51 students interested in leadership and community service. This community is located in Kerr Hall and provides a great opportunity for students to live with others who share the same interests. For more information, click here.
Attend one of the fall or spring volunteer fairs, held right on campus to get connected! The Expo is co-sponsored with the Non-profit job fairs through the Career Center. The To learn more contact the Career Center.