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Short-Term Opportunities

Many short-term volunteer opportunities happen on or near the UC San Diego campus. Sign up for the mailing list to learn about new service events.

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Ongoing Programs

Browse the list of ongoing local, national, and international community service-related programs, and find an opportunity that calls to you.

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Featured Ongoing Programs

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Alternative Breaks

Alternative Breaks are national or international service & learning trips that use education of social justice issues to have a lasting impact.

UC San Diego Community Health Project - CHP logo

Community Health Project

CHP is a long-term, non-academic credit bearing service opportunity for students interested in social justice and health.

UC San Diego students who participate in the Education Corps program pose for a group photo

EducationCorps

The EducationCorps program encourages students to get involved in their community by sharing their time and skills with youth.

Community Service Transportation

Partnering with local organizations, we ensure that UC San Diego student volunteers and tutors have timely, efficient, and reliable access to service sites throughout the greater San Diego area.

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Be a Changemaker

At UC San Diego, we are changemakers. That’s why Ashoka, the world’s largest network of social entrepreneurs, recently designated the university as a “Changemaker Campus."

Visit the Changemakers website

UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep Khosla with student changemakers

Resources

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Read the top ten reasons for becoming a volunteer and participating in community service

UC San Diego students march in the annual Martin Luther King Jr parade - smiling and holding UC SAN DIEGO pennants

Learn how to make the most of your volunteer experiences at UC San Diego

UC San Diego students participate in a day of service - two students plant aloes on a local public school campus

As a volunteer, you have certain rights and may be expected to perform in certain ways

CSI: Community Service

Phone: (858) 534-0501
Fax: (858) 534-4482
Email: getinvolved@ucsd.edu

Contact Community Service staff members

Location: Price Center East, level 3 (map)
Mailing Address: 9500 Gilman Drive #0078
La Jolla, CA 92093-0078