our Commitment to Leadership through Community Service”
Goals of Volunteer and Community Services
to volunteerism is on the rise nationwide and at Howard University. The
Howard University Volunteer and Community Service Program promotes student
involvement in activities both on and off-campus and in the immediate
has three primary goals:
student volunteerism at Howard University
short-term and long-term volunteer projects
an extensive data bank of volunteer opportunities in the immediate community.
and Community Service office will serve as a liaison with local community
agencies and maintain a current database of these agencies. The volunteer
needs of each agency will be determined and every effort will be made
to match campus groups/individuals with the appropriate agency based on
need and interest.
partnerships between community agencies and campus groups. This will
encourage long-term relationships and facilitate quicker responses to
a current database of community agencies.
a current database of individual volunteers
the effectiveness of partnerships between campus groups and community
student organization community and campus service hours.
feedback to agencies and campus groups as to quality and effectiveness
of our volunteer efforts.
seek new opportunities and community agencies/organizations for volunteer
new people, make new friends, and establish campus and community contacts
and expand areas of interest
and expand leadership skills
official verification of service hours for scholarships, awards, and
new attitudes, perceptions and concepts of our communities
classroom experience by applying knowledge and experience gained through
skills to improve career marketability after graduation
Howard University gains..