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Community Service

Our mission is to connect students, faculty, and staff to service opportunities that benefit and promote civic responsibility­in­Athens­and­the­in the greater community.­

We encourage you to­stop by the­Campus­Involvement Center­in Baker University Center 355, meet our staff, ask questions, provide feedback, and/or discover ways to become engaged with the Athens community!

Apply Now to be a Community Ambassador!

Applications are due Friday April 4! 
Serve as community engagement peer leaders within the campus and off campus communities.  Plan and implement regular, sustainable community service oriented projects for all students.  Share and interpret city and university information to students living off campus. Communicate student concerns to the University administration via Off-Campus Living.  Assist in preparing residence hall students for the transition to living off campus. Work with both Ohio University and Athens to create a greater sense of community on the part of 

students and permanent residents through community engagement activities. For more information click Here

Are you looking for an opportunity to volunteer? Take a look at our­volunteer opportunities. It has the most updated information about community service opportunities and contact information for local community organizations.­

Need Volunteers?­

If you are a service organization with an upcoming­

event that needs volunteers,­please­ email­­ to­have your event­
advertised on our volunteer opportunities page and­

through our Weekly E-mails.

Weekly Volunteer E-mail

Would you like to receive weekly e-mails about service opportunities on campus? It's easy! Simply fill out this form and we will send you updated volunteer opportunity emails each week.­

Directions to Agencies­

Please click here to see a map of organizations within walking distance of campus and how to contact them.­


Foundations Only­

Please click here to sign up for your projects.­

Community Engagement