Category Archives: Volunteer Opportunities

Welcome Week


Looking to serve in the Charleston community?

Volunteer at Green Heart

Start off the school year by giving your time and skills at Green Heart. Learn more about the Charleston community, Green Heart and volunteering through our office. This is a great way to meet other students with a passion for service and urban gardening. 

When:  Thursday, August 21st  5:00pm-8:30pm

Where: Lightsey Center 203, 160 Calhoun Street

[We will meet and walk to Green Heart as a group]

Register by emailing: [email protected]

Volunteer Fair

Join us at the Volunteer Fair! The Volunteer Fair, a part of Cisternfest, will give students the opportunity to connect with various organizations seeking volunteers.

When: Saturday, August 23rd, 12-2pm

Where: Cistern Yard

Click here to learn more about Welcome Week events.

Volunteer Opportunities

Looking to give back as the school year comes to an end?

Here are some opportunities for you!

April 2014 events newsletter

A Charleston Affair is going zero waste! The office of sustainability needs help in doing a trail run of composting this year at the Charleston Affair. Volunteers are needed to help attendees choose the correct bin for their materials. We’re looking for volunteers from 6:00pm-10:30pm on both Saturday, May 3rd and Sunday May 4th (with a greater need on Sunday).

GrowFood Carolina is looking for some help with our exciting Peak of the Season fundraising party on Wednesday, April 30th!  This is a casual, happy hour event that gives us the opportunity to share with the community all the fun produce that Spring has to offer.  Throughout the evening volunteers will help out with bar tending, clearing plates, décor & set-up.  There will be LOCAL nibbles, libations & music for everyone to enjoy!

Be a Mentor: 2014 Mentor Appreciation Celebration on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Academic Magnet High School. The event will take place at 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM. We are in desperate need of volunteers for the day of the event to help with set up, greeting guests, and serving food.  All who volunteer with be treated to an evening of music, laughter, and a fabulous meal prepared by Willie Jewels.

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Volunteer Opportunity Directory

Check Out Our Recurring Volunteer Opportunity Directory!

Are you looking to volunteer in the Charleston Community on a regular basis? We have a guide for you! Categorized by social issue it is your guide to service in the Charleston area.

It can be found on our Ongoing Service Opportunities page

You can also join the student volunteer corps or check our one time service event calendar. If you would like more information you can email [email protected] or come to our office in Lightsey 203.

The guide will be updated frequently so check back for more opportunities.


Happy New Year and Welcome Back!

We are so excited for all of the service projects and events we have lined up for this semester! Keep an eye out for our semester calender and list of events!

Interested in volunteering? The Center for Civic Engagement works to connect students with volunteer opportunities ranging from one-time events to ongoing service.

All opportunities are now available right here on our blog!

To check out one-time service opportunities, click here.

To browse through ongoing service opportunities for this semester, click here.

All of these listings will always be available and updated here.

Please feel free to stop by with any questions about any of these opportunities, or to talk about community service in general!