Semester in Service program seeking volunteers

The Office of Community Service is seeking volunteers for its Semester in Service program, which connects dedicated and motivated Salve Regina students with nonprofit organizations in need of long-term volunteers.

For the fall 2018 semester, Semester in Service will run from Sept. 17 through Dec. 7. During this time, students will volunteer weekly at the nonprofit organization of their choice. Transportation will be provided to specific service sites (except during national holidays and/or University closings).

Semester in Service registration form

Interested students should register for the program by Friday, Sept. 14. For more information, visit the Semester in Service webpage or contact the Office of Community Service at (401) 341-2440 or

Available programs include:

  • Child & Family: Students are needed from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays to serve as additional staff support in Child & Family’s early care and education center. Volunteers will work in classrooms with teachers to support all aspects of the day-to-day duties within an early childhood classroom setting.
  • God’s Community Garden: Students are needed from 9-11:45 a.m. Tuesdays and/or Thursdays to assist with daily tasks around the garden, including watering, harvesting and working in the greenhouses.
  • Potter League for Animals: Students are needed from 9-11:45 a.m. Tuesdays and/or Thursdays to assist with daily morning cleaning, obedience training for dogs, training and socialization for cats, bunny socialization, clerical assistance, and outdoor projects such as landscaping and painting.
  • Salvation Army: Students are needed from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday to assist with basic day-to-day duties. Students may choose to volunteer at their convenience based on their schedule.

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