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Volunteer Center Resources

Enterprise LogoMission Statement:

The SU Enterprise 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.

Our Goals:

  • Connect interested students to community needs
  • Develop collaborative linkages within the University and across the community
  • Facilitate student development through leadership and service
  • Empower regional growth by offering student resources to assist in community transformation
  • Prepare students for careers through volunteering and encouraging a sense of community service throughout their careers

How to make volunteering a "Win-Win":

  • Volunteer in organizations that can make the most of your skills.
  • Identify a place where you would like to get experience--offer to volunteer there.
  • Treat ALL volunteer efforts as a job: be dependable, on-time and professional.
  • Stay with any volunteer effort for at least one semester, preferably two or more.
  • Start your volunteer work as early in your college career as possible.
  • Inquire about a volunteer internship possibility.

Graduation Cords:

For you to obtain a "Volunteer Center Graduation Cord" you need to do the following before graduating:
♦  Participate in one of the "Alternative Break" programs
♦  Work over 350 volunteer hours prior to graduation
◊ Note:  The hours need to be turned in to the Volunteer Center within 2 months of completion of the volunteer hours.  You cannot wait until graduation and tell us you volunteered 50 hours your freshman year, 200 hours your sophomore year, etc.  These hours MUST do documented in a timely manner (2 months) after completing the hours.

♦  Click here to view the Volunteer Center handout
♦  Click here to view the Volunteer Center bookmark

♦  Click here to view Samantha Beck in her December 15th interview with WBOC TV concerning the Angel Tree program

♦ Click here to view Flyer article and pictures of the Winter 2016 New Orleans volunteer trip.

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Stats: (data below is from 2009 until end of summer 2015)

  • STATS ALL-TIME:  5063 registered volunteers/233 community partners/626 opportunities (some with multiple signup dates)
  • 287 opportunities registered/9729 volunteers attended/40619.43 volunteer hours logged
Student volunteers pose while helping to create garden for community members

Contact the Volunteer Center:

Katie Hastings-Volunteer Center Coordinator
410-543-6075 (ask for Volunteer Center or Katie Hastings)
swvolunteer1@salisbury.edu 

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