Strike Update

The University will remain open. Additional information available here. All students should check the class cancellation list.

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Volunteer Opportunities for Students

Make an appointment with one of our Volunteer Central staff members or stop by during walk-in hours to uncover opportunities and find a great volunteer placement. Use Get Connected, a United Way searchable database of nonprofit organizations and volunteer opportunities throughout Lancaster. For additional information about volunteer opportunities, please contact Volunteer Central at or call 717-871-7655.

ELCM's Volunteer Networking Event will be held on February 17, 2016 in the SMC, Atruim from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Paticipating organizations are AseraCare Hospice, The Lancaster Science Factory, Milagros House, The United Way of Lancaster County, Willow Valley Retirement Communities and many other organizations. 

Volunteer Opportunities near Millersville

Asera Care, Mountville, PA
Bright Side Opportunity Center, Lancaster, PA
Community Action Program of Lancaster (Circles) Lancaster, PA
Conestoga View Nursing and Rehabilitation, downtown Lancaster, PA
Homefields, Millersville, PA
Lancaster Library, Lancaster, PA 
Lancaster Science Factory, Lancaster, PA
The Mix at Arbor Place located in downtown Lancaster, PA

Volunteering in the Millersville area means there are no worries about driving, and you can make a difference right here in this community. Meals on Wheels, the Mission Thrift Shop, and others welcome a limited number of MU student volunteers every year.

Project Cygnet AmeriCorps VISTA project

AmeriCorps is a federal program designed to fight poverty in America. Volunteer Central is a 2015-2016 host site for the AmeriCorps VISTA Project Cygnet to build and strengthen partnerships between the University, the School District of Lancaster, and community organizations that host after-school programs. Millersville University students mentor, tutor and coach children in after-school programs to support Project Cygnet's  mission to alleviate poverty by increasing children’s academic achievement.