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Volunteer Opportunities for Students

Extra-curricular community service is something you do in addition to your academic coursework. You may complete community service through a student organization, fraternity or sorority, or club. You may enjoy helping others and want to volunteer in the local community on your own. Community service can also be a great way to get experience related to a career field you are exploring or to learn more about something totally different.  

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Use Handshake, our comprehensive career management platform, to find volunteer opportunities,  make appointments with staff, and to register for job and volunteer fairs and other events. Contact us or visit Student FAQs for assistance.  

You may also use Get Connected, a United Way searchable database of nonprofit organizations and volunteer opportunities throughout Millersville and Lancaster. 

Background Clearances Required

Many of our volunteer experiences have a high probability of working and having contact with children. In the state of Pennsylvania, all volunteers must have the following clearances:

Criminal Background Check (Act 34)
Child Abuse History Clearance (Act 151)
FBI Federal Criminal History-Fingerprinting (Act 114)