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Service is a part of being a Tennessee Volunteer, and the Center for Leadership & Service along with the Leadership & Service Ambassadors, strives to provide students with ample opportunities to give back to the community. Opportunities are provided on a weekly and monthly basis. To sign up for a service experience that seems like a good fit for you, first find the opportunity using the calendar below, then click here to sign up to serve! It really is that simple! Once you have signed up, a Leadership & Service Ambassador will be in touch with more details!

UT Founders Day of Service: Sept. 13

Click here to register! The University of Tennessee was founded nearly 220 years ago on September 10th, 1794, with the primary mission to move forward the frontiers of human knowledge and enrich and elevate the citizens of the state of Tennessee, the nation, and the world. In honor of this historic day in the University’s history, the Center for Leadership & Service in collaboration with the Office of Alumni Affairs and Development will be hosting a “UT Founder’s Day of Service”. On Saturday, September 13th from 8:00-10:00am join fellow UT students and young alumni for a campus clean-up. Space is limited, so register early! Additional details and information including check-in location will be sent along to participants before the event. If you have any questions, please contact or 865-974-5455.

Away Game Service Trip: Sept. 27

Right Float PhotoThis year's away game service trip will be on September 27th to Athens, GA to see the Vols take on the Georgia Bulldogs! Join The Center for Leadership & Service in a day-trip to Athens to serve the local community and cheer on our Tennessee Volunteers after a day of hard work! The trip is limited to 33 students and is currently full. To be added to the waiting list, please email your name and student ID number to Transportation will be coordinated by the CLS, and the CLS will also coordinate the purchase of all participants' football tickets. However, each participant will be asked to pay $80 for the face value of their ticket. Payment may be made via cash or check to "The University of Tennessee" in room 305 of the University Center. Our tentative departure time from campus is 6am on September 27th, and we plan to return to campus by midnight. Please note: these times may change depending on the scheduled kick-off time, and confirmed times will be communicated with registered participants. Please email if you have any questions about this opportunity!

Community Partners- have an event you would like to get listed on the calendar? Click here to submit a request!

You can also view a variety of service opportunities available throughout the Knoxville area by clicking here to access the United Way of Greater Knoxville's online Volunteer Center where you can search for volunteer opportunities by interest area and/or date! Don't forget to track your service hours each time you volunteer!

Community partners, click here for more information on how to get students involved in your service opportunities.


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