Volunteer Network Fair on Tuesday September 14

Are you a student wanting to learn more about local volunteer opportunities? Visit the Volunteer Network Fair on Tuesday, September 14, 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. Visit with local community organizations like United Way of North Central Florida, Ronald McDonald House Charities, Humane Society of North Central Florida, and GRACE Marketplace. There will be dozens of organizations supporting topics like animal services, homelessness, food security, and more.  This event is hosted by the UF David and Wanda Brown Center for Leadership and Service in partnership with the UF Office of Government and Community Relations.

 

No registration necessary, just stop on by. You will check in with your Gator1 Card or UFID.

 

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International Programs Student Ambassadors (IPSA) Applications Now Open!

International Programs Student Ambassadors (IPSA) Applications Now Open!

Applications for the 2021-2022 International Programs Student Ambassadors (IPSAs) are now open. While the world and therefore study abroad continue to face impacts from COVID-19, the IPSAs remain a valued part of the Heavener International Programs team. The IPSAs are a distinguished group of students that have studied abroad on a Heavener program or Warrington exchange, or who have completed a Global Remote Internship, who work closely with the International Programs office on promotion and advising. Members benefit from the opportunity to continue building upon personal and professional skills through meetings, committee involvement, outreach, and social events centered around the study abroad experience and international themes.

Please consider submitting an application. The deadline to apply is Sunday, August 29, by 11:59p.m. To be eligible, your expected graduation date must be Spring 2022 or later. More information can be found on the application form, as well as our website. If you have any questions regarding the application process and/or the IPSAs in general, you can ‘Chat with a Current IPSA’ or email the IPSA advisor, Kelly Woodfine.

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2021 Fall Game Day Ambassadors

Gator Guest Services is searching for Fall Game Day Ambassadors who will play a vital role in the success of the fan experience at Gators athletic events, and serve as representatives of both the University of Florida and Florida Gators. They maintain the operational policies in place for all Gators athletic events, and serve as liaisons between Gator Boosters, fans, game day staff, and Athletic Department Personnel. As Gator Guest Services-Game Day Ambassadors, you will be the face of the Florida Gators throughout each of our home athletic events. You will be answering fan questions, finding solutions to fan problems, and making all fans feel both welcome and comfortable during athletic events. Game Day Ambassadors get the added bonus of earning paid experience in behind-the-scenes game-day execution, or using the opportunity for their field experience or practicum fulfillment. For more information, click this link.

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Apply to be a FAB Site Leader

Site Leaders will have the opportunity to lead Florida Alternative Breaks trips, Day of Service experiences, and local service opportunities for UF students. Students will be expected to lead at least one experience per semester. Leading a BCLS Service experiences is a great way to develop transferrable skills, learn how to lead others, and have the experience that employers are looking for in UF graduates. After completing your application, someone from the FAB Management Team will contact you to schedule a 30-minute interview during the week of April 22nd– 29th. If you are interested in applying or learning more you may visit the following link: https://ufl.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_26xlNNEG6RsYAE6. Applications will close Wednesday, April 21st at 5:00 PM.

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PreventCOVIDU Vaccine Study – $$$

PreventCOVIDU is a study of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine against SARS-CoV-2. The primary purpose of the study is to learn whether the vaccine prevents people from transmitting SARS-CoV-2 to others.

Please click here if you would like to register for the study. 

https://redcap.ctsi.ufl.edu/redcap/surveys/?s=KW9WMAKRT3

The study will enroll about 12,000 students at over 20 universities in the US, and an additional 25,500 people who will be enrolled as “close contacts.” Enrolled participants will be reimbursed up to $800 over the course of the study which is expected to last approximately 5 months.

There are two primary groups in this study.

The Main Study will enroll:

  • Students between the ages of 18-26 who have not had a positive COVID-19 test result.
  • Students who are enrolled or have access to the University of Florida during the summer.

The Close Contact part of the study:

  • Will enroll anyone in close physical contact to Main Study participants, and who have been invited into the study by Main Study participants.
  • These contacts can be invited at the same time the Main Study participant joins, or after a Main Study participant has received a positive COVID-19 PCR test result.

Please join us for a brief information session where you can learn more about the study, talk with one of the doctors leading the study at UF and learn how to sign-up.

    • Wednesday (4/7) 7pm

Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/9953380481

If you have questions, call (352) 273-9890 or email vaccine-study@ufl.edu. Please click here if you would like to register for the study. Or check out the main study website at preventcovidu.org

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Student Leadership and Service Opportunity

The NMB organization is a 501(C)(3) Non-profit organization based locally in Gainesville, Florida. We are searching for motivated and committed volunteers to help the NMB Organization further it’s community outreach.

The Goal: Help the Community

The NMB organization is a community outreach hub for the greater Gainesville area aiming to place at-risk youth in positive learning situations.

For inquiries call Ben Weeks at (352)-294-6714 or email benweeks@ufl.edu

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