Institute for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement

 

 

 

Get Involved

One of our hallmarks at PACE is the effort to serve the surrounding communities. Check out some of the organizations below for volunteer opportunities to get involved or click on the link for the Salisbury University Volunteer Center.

 

On Campus

 

There are several opportunitites to get involved on S.U.'s campus and make a difference in the lives of our students. Here are some helpful links to start an organization, get involved with SGA, or a political party on campus.

 

Student Government Association

Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter

College Republicans

College Democrats-If you are interested in heading up this organization, please see below information.

 

How to start a campus chapter:

1. Find 10 interested students.
2. Get an advisor. It is really important to have an engaged advisor to help with transitions and makes sure the club stays afloat.
3. Meet with the SGA Exec VP.
4. Attend 2 consecutive SGA Forums.

5. Complete this application.

To stay recognized the club would have to:

1. Go to 3 forums (total) a semester
2. Do 2 recognized events, including one recreational event and one community service project
 

In the Community

 

SU Volunteer Center

The Salisbury University Volunteer Center is committed to serving the community and University by offering meaningful connections between students who care and organizations in need. The Center is dedicated to promoting lifelong values of commitment to service and civic engagement, encouraging awareness of community needs, and facilitating service opportunities to address those needs. The SU Volunteer Center partners with PACE and other local service organizations.

Community Volunteer Experiences:

    Best Buddies - students work with people

         who have disabilities.
    Big Brothers, Big Sisters

    ECI Discussion Group - time spent leading a discussion group

    Habitat for Humanity
    Life Crisis Center

    Maryland Coastal Bays Program

    Peninsula Regional Medical Center

    Salvation Army

    Shore Up

    The Community Foundation of the Eastern Shore

    VITA - tax assistance

Political Volunteer Experiences
     NAACP
     SU Political Clubs
     PACE's Campus Voter Registration Drive