Opportunities Outside of the Stillwater Area
At the Student Volunteer Center, we recognize that OSU's students come from across the state, across the country, and across the world. Students should seek out opportunities for service no matter where they are located, so below are a few agencies that offer volunteer opportunities outside of the Stillwater area. If your agency would like to become a partner of the SVC, please send an email with your organization's information to email@example.com or submit a Request for Volunteers. We are always excited to find more ways our OSU volunteers can get involved!
Andean Alliance for Sustainable Development
The Andean Alliance for Sustainable Development has a service-learning program called the Solidarity Program. The focus of this program is to expose students to existing development projects as well as cross cultural communication and collaboration. Students work on a question, like a thesis, and present their findings at the end of the trip. To learn more, please visit AASD's website.
Build Abroad is an organization that is dedicated to connecting student-volunteers with life-changing volunteer trips. Volunteering abroad is an opportunity to work alongside members of the local community and get a first-hand insight into the challenges they face. There are a variety of destinations to choose from, and trips can last between one week and six months. For more information, visit the website.
Junior Achievement's volunteer-delivered, kindergarten-12th grade programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire students to dream big and reach their potential. With the help of more than 245,329 volunteers, JA students develop the skills to experience the realities and opportunities of work in the 21st-century marketplace. For more information, visit the volunteer page.
At City Year, we believe education has the power to help every child reach his or her potential. We partner with at-risk schools to help bridge the gap between what their students need and what the schools are designed to provide. City Year participants receive a living stipend, health insurance, and the ability to apply for various scholarships. Interested? Visit City Year's website here.
Community Collaborations International
Community Collaborations International focuses on organizing teams of volunteers from universities and colleges all over the country and putting them to work where they are needed most. Student volunteers from across the country work on well-planned, meaningful projects. Consider spending your winter, spring, or summer break volunteering! Visit their website.
OK Mentor: Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence
OK Mentor Day is presented by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence and its Boren Mentoring Initiative. Through its Academic Awards Program, the foundation provides more than $125,000 in scholarships and cash awards annually to honor outstanding graduating seniors as Academic All-Staters and exceptional educators as Medal for Excellence winners. website.
Build Abroad is an organization that is dedicated to connecting student-volunteers with life-changing volunteer trips. Volunteering abroad is an opportunity to work alongside members of the local community and get a first-hand insight into the challenges they face. The trips can last between one week and six months. For more information, visit the their website.
Surayya Anne Foundation
The Surayya Anne Foundation is a non-profit organization that serves the disadvantaged through a variety of humanitarian initiatives including transitional housing, counseling, and financial aid to help women achieve sustainable independence. Volunteers are needed in Tulsa and OKC for helping clients with moving, driving to school, babysitting, grant writing. Visit the page.
Lead for America
Lead for America is a diverse and dynamic movement of leaders who believe in the transformative potential of local government to build community and tackle the toughest of challenges. Lead For America's programs strive to build a critical mass of leaders and communities that will buoy this movement — until it is unstoppable. visit https://www.lead4america.org/
Service Year Alliance
Service Year Alliance is an organization relentlessly pursuing a bold vision- making a year of service a common expectation and opportunity for all young Americans as a way to tackle challenges while transforming their own lives. Service years are available in a variety of focus areas including: education, environment, disaster relief, nonprofit capacity, and many more. Visit their website. Also, check out these flyers: Benefits of Service Year and when to do a service year.