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Murray State University values community service. Take advantage of these community service opportunities to develop your leadership skills.

 

Local Community Service Opportunities

 

United Way

            www.mccunitedway.com

United Way is an umbrella organization that offers financial resources to local non-profit organizations such as Red Cross and Needline. This website provides contact information for several non-profit organizations in the Calloway County community.

 

MSU Service Organizations

            http://www.murraystate.edu/downloads/studentorgs/service_organizations.pdf

MSU Service Organizations are an excellent way to get involved with service projects on campus as well as off. This webpage provides contact information for programs such as W.E.E.P. for Southern Sudan.

 

Youth and Non-Profit Leadership

            http://www.murraystate.edu/ynl.aspx

Youth and Non-Profit Leadership is a minor at Murray State University. If you enjoy serving others and want to learn more about non-profit management, then you should check out this program. This webpage provides the contact information for the department.

 

National Community Service Opportunities

 

Serve

            www.serve.gov

This website is managed by the Corporation for National and Community Service. The purpose of this site is to be an online resource for finding volunteer opportunities in the local communities as well as creating your own.

 

Volunteers for Prosperity

            www.Volunteersforprosperity.gov

This website helps skilled American professionals find opportunities with U.S. organizations to support global health and prosperity.

 

Winrock

            www.winrock.org

Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources.

 

Financial Service Volunteer Corps

            www.fsvc.org

FSVC is a private- public partnership that recruits leading financial, legal, and regulatory experts. These volunteers provide technical assistance to in-country partners and build personal relationships across international borders. This organization’s goals are to develop central bank capabilities, strengthen commercial banking systems, and build capital markets.

 

VFP

            www.vfp.org

Founded in 1982, VFP is a nonprofit organization. This organization promotes international voluntary service projects. Through international alliances, this organization works with others to meet community needs and some of the goals of the United Nation’s Millennium Declaration. This organization offer over 3,000 projects in over 100 countries, including 40 in the United States. Most projects are 2-3 weeks long.

 

 

International Community Service Opportunities

 

 

SCI

            www.sci-ivs.org/new/

This organization promotes worldwide short term and long term voluntary service to impact social, environmental, and humanitarian issues. SCI has official relations with UNESCO as a partner non-governmental organization.

 

VFP

            www.vfp.org

Founded in 1982, VFP is a nonprofit organization. This organization promotes international voluntary service projects. Through international alliances, this organization works with others to meet community needs and some of the goals of the United Nation’s Millennium Declaration. This organization offer over 3,000 projects in over 100 countries, including 40 in the United States. Most projects are 2-3 weeks long.

 

WWOOF

            www.wwoofinternational.org

WWOOF is a worldwide network of organizations that allow volunteers to live and learn on organic properties. WWOOF brings together hosts and volunteers (WWOOFers), helping each other to make a healthier world.

 

Financial Service Volunteer Corps

            www.fsvc.org

FSVC is a private- public partnership that recruits leading financial, legal, and regulatory experts. These volunteers provide technical assistance to in-country partners and build personal relationships across international borders. This organization’s goals are to develop central bank capabilities, strengthen commercial banking systems, and build capital markets.

 

ACDI/ VOCA

            www.acdivoca.org

This organization has 40 years of experience sending professionals overseas as volunteer consultants providing technical assistance with field projects in agribusiness, enterprise development, community development, food security, and financial services.

 

Winrock

            www.winrock.org

Winrock International is a nonprofit organization that works with people in the United States and around the world to empower the disadvantaged, increase economic opportunity, and sustain natural resources.

 

Geek Corps

            www.geekcorps.org

IESC Geekcorps is an international 501©(3) nonprofit organization that promotes stability and prosperity in the developing world through information and communication technology. Technology experts teach communities how to be digitally independent by expanding private enterprise with innovative, appropriate, and affordable information and communication technologies.

 

VSO

            www.vso.org.uk

VSO is the world’s leading independent international development organization that works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries. VSO’s approach involves bringing people together to share skills, build capabilities, promote international understanding and action, and change lives to make the world a fairer place for all.

 

Art Corps

            www.artcorps.org

ArtCorps’ mission is to advance social change initiatives by promoting arts and culture as powerful tools to generate cooperative and sustainable work between development organizations and the communities they serve. This organization sends artists to Central America to work with environmental, health, and human rights organizations. During one year residencies, artists use a variety of art forms to bring the organizations’ environmental and social messages to life and engage the local communities in their activities.

 

United Nations Volunteers

            www.unv.org

UNV is supported by the United Nations and is active in 140 countries.  This organization supports the mobilization and organization of volunteers to serve around the world. This organization promotes peace and development throughout the world.

 

Volunteer Opportunities Abroad

            www.vaops.com

This website provides free and low-cost programs for volunteering abroad.

 

Volunteer Abroad

            www.volunteerabroad.com

This is an all-inclusive website for going abroad including study abroad, volunteer abroad, as well as travel assistance and information

 

Global Volunteers

            www.globalvolunteers.org

Global Volunteers is a private, nonprofit organization engaging short-term volunteers on micro-economic and human development programs in close partnership with local people worldwide.


*Organizations provided on the following links are not MSU affiliates. Students are responsible for reviewing program information and details.


 

 

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