Student Engagement is one of the five student-led signature programs that make up the Volunteer Action Center. The team serves as a ‘door’ between University of Arkansas students and the Northwest Arkansas Community. Through their various programs, listed below, they seek to create a stronger and more holistic community.
Get Your 10
Get Your 10 is a membership program developed to encourage students to preform acts of community service throughout an academic year. By reaching 10 service hours you’ll become a VAC member. Last year the VAC had over 140,000 hours logged by UA students!
Freshman Outreach Program
Join us for our monthly “Try-it” filed trips to complete service projects! It’s a great way to meet other freshman while giving back to the community at the same time! If you are interested in participating in the program or have any questions email firstname.lastname@example.org!
Find Your Impact
Join us for an orientation session that invites agencies to come to campus and speak with students to share their mission and how to get involved. This is a great opportunity for expanding your knowledge on the spotlighted agency! For more information and sign up times, contact email@example.com.
Days of Service
Join us as a Project Leader or general volunteer on one of the largest days of service in the state of Arkansas! Our campus day of service takes place in the fall, we partner with local agencies in the NWA area to make an incredible impact. Our other day of service, Hogs United Games, partners with the University of Arkansas and Special Olympics for a field day of fun.
Become a semester long “Pilot Leader” with an agency! Work closely with a NWA agency to further the relationship with the UA Campus and recruit, trainand lead volunteers. The Pilot Program will place 2 student Pilot Leaders at each of our 3 partner agencies. Students will serve their partner agency by creating volunteer management techniques, best practices, and much more! Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
How to Get Involved Today!
Pilot Leaders will oversee the volunteer outreach for University of Arkansas students.
Apply to be a Pilot Leader for our New Pilot Program with the Volunteer Action Center!