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 clickhere 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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UF IEEE Leadership Opportunities

The University of Florida Student Chapter (UF) of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has leadership opportunities and great events open to all majors, and ages for the upcoming academic year (Fall 2020- Spring 2021).

To give some useful context, UF IEEE seeks to develop students professionally and technically, while providing opportunities to network with peers and give back to the Gainesville community.

IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization. IEEE’s core purpose is to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.

UF IEEE is a spectacular opportunity for a business or marketing students involvement portfolio in particular for 4 reasons.

  1. Chance to apply the knowledge and skills they have learned from their courses.
    • Leadership opportunities include, but are not limited to:
      • Historian (Social Media and Photography Specialist)
      • Social Coordinator (Event Management and Logistics)
      • Newsletter Director (Manage a yearly published newsletter)
  2. Connect and coordinate with recruiters and many unique companies who attend career showcase.
    • Leadership opportunities include: Corporate Information Session Coordinator (3 positions)
  3. Be a part of an interdisciplinary team and network with students from other majors. Learn about technology we all use on a day to day basis. Developing technical skills computer programming (coding), Computer-Aided Design (CAD), and more.
  4. Opportunity to give back to others in the community, and teach others how and why business and science coexist
    • Opportunities include: Community Service (CS) Team Lead, CS Coordinator, CS Team Member

To learn more about UF IEEE or how to get involved, contact us through:

Facebook @ https://www.facebook.com/UFIEEE/

Website @ http://ieee.ece.ufl.edu/

Instagram @ ieeeuf

IEEE and its members inspire a global community through its highly cited publications, conferences, technology standards, and professional and educational activities.

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Volunteer with GRACE Grows

In partnership with the University of Florida Doctor of Plant Medicine Program, we conduct a vocational training program for individuals to learn about horticulture and gain job skills. Participants of the program have the opportunity to become Certified Horticulture Professionals after completing the course. For individuals that have experienced trauma, spending time in the garden also promotes mental and physical health. Volunteer gardeners and GRACE Marketplace guests work together to grow fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs to be prepared in the GRACE Marketplace Café 131 where individuals experiencing homelessness may come to enjoy nutritious food produced with tender love and care.

We gladly welcome all students, staff, or faculty interested in volunteering, but are especially looking for:

  • Board Members
  • Photographer
  • Social Media/Community Engagement/Marketing
  • Gardeners (no experience necessary!)

You can read more about these positions on serveGNV: http://bit.do/GRACE-grows

If you are a student organization interested in organizing a day of service, please contact us directly.

Thank you for considering the impact you can have in our Gainesville community!

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