The UCLA Volunteer Center will be hosting Non-profit Networking Night with the Career Center, Community Service Commission, and the Office of Residential Life on Tuesday, February 7th from 7-9pm in the De Neve Plaza Rooms. This will be a great opportunity to meet with non-profit organizations that are currently hiring interns and career employees, in addition to many organizations that have open volunteer opportunities. Read MorePosted on February 7, 2012 | Source: UCLA Volunteer Center
Hillary Rodham Clinton came to UCLA on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 as part of the Luskin Lecture Series. During her remarks, Clinton highlighted UCLA’s campus-wide commitment to volunteer service. The former Senator and Secretary of State specifically mentioned the UCLA Volunteer Center’s signature annual initiative, UCLA Volunteer Day, as an example of what makes UCLA a world-class institution. –› Read More
Being an organ and tissue donor could save 58 lives. Imagine having a family member or even yourself needing an organ transplant. Now, further imagine seeing the disparities between the amount of minorities on the donor list and the amount of underrepresented communities who have registered as donors. Talking about death is a taboo subject for most, but particularly in underserved communities. –› Read More
Everyone needs help at one point of their life. This is especially true when you are a single mom raising children on your own. However, help is not easily found and life can be a struggle. With the help of IMHOME, some of these families have found the support and compassion they need to get through their hardship. IMHOME has become not just an inspiration, but a foundation to those that need it the most. –› Read More
Sandra Orellana, a 2nd-quarter Project SPELL member and a fourth year Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics major, has always been heavily involved in volunteering. What motivated her to join Project SPELL here at UCLA was the fact that she has been translating for her mother ever since she can remember, and when she lived in the dorms, she also created close bonds with the UCLA custodial workers, many of whom were native Spanish speakers. –› Read More
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