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The Center for Leadership and Service is excited to sponsor a monthly service series provided in partnership with various campus departments and community agencies. On these days, students will have the chance to network and interact with students, community members, and staff, while engaging in meaningful service and addressing community needs. Students are provided with transportation and are given an organized opportunity to serve the local community for an afternoon.These organized days of service will be led by a student leader who will engage the participants in a meaningful reflection to wrap up the afternoon.

Daily service opportunities can be found on our ‘Sign Up To Serve’ Calendar.

If you are a Community Partner, and wish to request student volunteers for any of the below ‘Service Series’, please fill out the request form located here:

Fall 2017 Service Opportunities


Friday, Sept. 8, 2017 – 2pm-5pm


Friday, Oct. 13th, 2017 – 2pm-5pm


Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 2pm-5pm

Celebrate homecoming with your friends by going out in the Knoxville community and giving back! We are partnering with the Center for Student Engagement to provide service opportunities on Thank You Thursday of homecoming week.


Registration for the VOLServe Events will happen on the first week of school!

Sample Schedule

Every day of our ‘service series’ is different, but here’s a typical schedule:

  • 1:45–2:15pm – Student check-in
  • 2:15–2:45pm – Depart for service / travel to service site
  • 2:45–4:30pm – Service occurs
  • 4:30–5:00pm – Travel back to UT

PLEASE NOTE: As reflected on the registration forms, please remember that while these events are offered free of charge, failure to attend a day of service after registering will result in a $20 hold being placed on your student account to account for expenses incurred in your absence. This applies to all no-shows and cancellations. Learn more about the hold policy.


Center for Leadership and Service
Division of Student Life

2238 Dunford Hall (second floor)
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
Phone: 865-974-1039 E-mail:

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