Academic Success Today

Academic Success Today seeks to foster strong interpersonal relationships between Princeton students and their mentees, through tutoring, relationship-building, and academic guidance. Academic Success Today is built on 1-on-1 mentoring relationships between Princeton students and under-served John Witherspoon Middle School students from the...

Acts of Kindness

Mission: To create a welcoming campus environment where everyone can interact with and accept each other, no matter who they are.

Vision: A campus environment where people are actively friendly and kind, a place where all people feel empowered to reach their fullest potential with the support of their...

American Red Cross

The Princeton chapter of the American Red Cross coordinates and runs blood drives for the Red Cross several times throughout the year.

Ascend Hospice

SVC Ascend Hospice is a service project that partners with Ascend Hospice to provide end-of-life care to patients in care centers in the Princeton area. We volunteer weekly and offer active listening and companionship to the patients under our care.

Best Buddies

Best Buddies is an international nonprofit organization that aims to bring people with and without intellectual disabilities together to form friendships and have fun.

Big Brothers Big Sisters

Big Brothers Big Sisters is a national organization that serves children in your area. When you become a Big, you become a friend and mentor--the focus is on the relationship. You can meet whenever is convenient for you and your Little and you can do anything together from going to the park to play sports to going to Princeton Public Library to...

Black Organization for Leadership Development (B.O.L.D)

The Black Organization for Leadership Development program seeks to support high-achieving black youth through workshops and events designed to provide leadership development skills that will help enhance their high school experience and prepare them for college.  

Bogle Fellows in Civic Service

The goal of the John C. Bogle ‘51 Fellows in Civic Service program is to broaden students’ understanding of service and civic engagement and to inspire students to contribute to the common good by learning why to serve, how to serve, and to learn from serving.

Breakout Princeton

Breakout Princeton is a student-driven alternative break program that encourages engagement with domestic social issues through immersion in communities.

Camp Kesem at Princeton

Camp Kesem is a nationwide community, driven by passionate college student leaders, that supports children through and beyond their parent’s cancer.

Challah for Hunger

Challah for Hunger is a joint Pace Center-Center for Jewish Life group that raises money and awareness for hunger-based charities through baking and selling challah, traditional Jewish bread eaten on Shabbat and holidays. The money from our sale goes to benefit Mercer Street Friends, a local food bank that serves the Trenton-Mercer County area,...

CityStep

City Step exposes elementary school students in Trenton to the performing arts in order to provide a creative outlet during the school day, build self-confidence, and foster mutual understanding and collaboration.

Community Action

Community Action (CA) fosters a welcoming and supportive environment where first-year students connect with their new Princeton family and establish lasting friendships, discover new places and topics, act through meaningful service projects, and have fun!

Community House

Community House’s student-driven education programs work with families to close the achievement gap in Princeton by offering support in the areas of academic success and social-emotional literacy for underrepresented area youth.
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Community House After School Academy

Community House After School Academy (CHASA) is a middle school program where students participate in daily workshops designed to help them build and improve their academic skill in language arts, math, writing and science.

Community House After School Enrichment

CHASE (Community House After School Enrichment) is a Community House project focused on enabling low income, minority, and first generation high school students in the Princeton community to overcome the education gap. We aim to provide students with a solid academic and social foundation to achieve their own goals and to be a support system...

Community House Big Sibs

Community House Big Sibs is a mentorship project connecting Princeton University students with elementary students from the Princeton Public Schools. Mentors build long-term relationships with individual students and help foster academic, social and emotional growth.

Community House Preschool Program

The Preschool Program addresses early childhood literacy by helping preschoolers with school-readiness skills in preparation for kindergarten.

Community House Princeton Engineering Education for Kids

Through PEEK, undergraduate students visit elementary school classrooms and teach children basic principles of engineering using LEGO robotics kits.

Community House SAT Prep

During the SAT Prep Program volunteers teach Math and English sessions twice a week and also provide one-on-one tutoring to help high school students develop standardized test-taking skills.

Community Link

Partnering with Latinos en Progreso of Princeton Public Schools, this mentorship initiative connects Princeton University students with youth participants in the Latinos en Progreso afterschool program hosted at the Panell Learning Center.

Community Walk

Community walk is a community building project aimed at empowering University students to discover and share the greater Princeton community’s rich history.
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CONTACT Princeton

CONTACT is a Student Volunteers Council service project whose volunteers answer phone calls for a local crisis hotline and the national suicide hotline.

Creative Minds

SVC Creative Minds is a student-led community service program that pairs volunteers one-on-one with elderly residents at the Merwick Care and Rehabilitation Center in Plainsboro, New Jersey.

Crossings

Crossings encourages middle school students to examine issues surrounding diversity, including culture, ethnicity, race, education, gender identity, and religious beliefs.

Empower

Empower is a self-esteem and leadership training program, designed to help elementary aged, minority females in the Trenton community. Empower focuses on teaching positive self image and the leadership through group discussions and community service projects.

ESL El Centro

ESL El Centro provides free English language classes to adult learners in Trenton, NJ as well as on Princeton's campus.

Finding The Match

Finding the Match is a campus chapter of Be the Match, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping blood cancer patients receive life-saving transplants. Given that the chances of finding bone marrow matches are extremely low, our campus chapter's mission is to find people willing to be donors.

Generation One

Helping students navigate the high school experience and prepare to launch into college, Generation One provides mentoring, academic tutoring, subject-specific study circles, writing workshops, field trips, college tours and other activities.

Generation Speak

Generation Speak is a student group dedicated to building meaningful, consistent relationships between Princeton student volunteers, area youth and senior residents living independently at the Elm Court and Harriet Bryan House facilities of Princeton Community Housing.

GetSET

GetSET volunteers assist in an after-school program in Trenton, NJ, which focuses on tutoring and mentoring children, whether that be helping with homework assignments, reading with the children, or playing interactive and educational games.

Guggenheim Internships in Criminal Justice

Generously funded by the Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation, Oscar S. Straus II Fellows in Criminal Justice are a group of Princeton University, Columbia University, and Barnard College students who intern each summer at New York City criminal justice non-profit organizations.

Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity is a service project that works with families to build affordable housing with our local affiliates. Currently, it is are focused on a project of six houses in Trenton, NJ which we help build on-site twice a month, as well as fundraising and activism efforts on campus.

Health In Princeton Schools

Health in Princeton Schools (HIPS) is a Pace Center weekly volunteer project that seeks to increase health awareness in local elementary schools by recruiting Princeton University undergraduates to serve as young, relatable role models and mentors.

High Meadows Environmental Fellowships

The High Meadows Fellowship Program places recent Princeton graduates in two-year positions with nonprofit organizations that aim to protect the environment, promote environmental sustainability, and build environmentally focused communities.

Homefront Tutoring and College Prep

HomeFront serves families who are experiencing serious economic hardship as part of their mission to end homelessness in Central New Jersey.

HomeFront Volunteer Project

HVP (HomeFront Volunteer Project) focuses on health and education for the children of homeless families at the Homefront Family Campus in Trenton, NJ. Volunteers work in a variety of projects, from the Early Head Start program to the after-school education program to evening activities that teach children art, cooking, and computer literacy.

In Circus of Humanity

In Circus of Humanity is dedicated to building a close relationship between Princeton University and the Trenton Circus Squad through tutoring, mentoring, and a collaborative sharing of circus-related skills.

Insure Jersey

Insure Jersey is a student organization that reaches out to the over 250,000 uninsured New Jerseyans to help them make the decisions to enroll into a health insurance plan. We hold information events at local organizations to reach out to as many people as possible to improve their health care options.

Kidney Disease Screening and Awareness Program

The Kidney Disease Screening and Awareness Program (KDSAP) is a student-run organization that provides free kidney health screenings and health education to local communities. As part of a national movement, the Princeton KDSAP chapter seeks to provide students with the opportunity of directly helping diverse populations in the local area.

LEAP

LEAP (Learning Enrichment in the Arts Program) is a Student Volunteers Council service project focused on bringing arts education to children ages 5-12 in Trenton, NJ.

Let's Get Ready

Let's Get Ready is a non-profit organization that provides low-income high school students with free SAT preparation, admissions counseling, and other support services needed to gain admission to and graduate from college. 

Letters to Strangers

Letters to Strangers (L2S) is a global youth-run organization seeking to destigmatize mental illness and increase access to affordable, quality treatment. At the Princeton chapter, we aim to do this through anonymous letter-writing exchanges and political/research advocacy.

Loaves and Fishes

Loaves and Fishes is a soup kitchen in Trenton that serves meals on the last two Saturdays of each month.

MathReach

Volunteers with MathReach teach fun enrichment math lessons to high schoolers at STEMCivics Charter, a school drawing from the Trenton public school district. 

Meals On Wheels

Meals on Wheels is a national organization that delivers meals to homebound individuals and has a local Mercer County chapter that serves Princeton, East/West-Windsor, Hightstown, Trenton, and Ewing. Volunteers have the opportunity to participate weekly in meal delivery and/or the support program, which pairs students with MoW participants for...

Pace Council for Civic Values

PCCV’s mission is to inspire Princeton students to participate in, and to connect them to, meaningful civic engagement opportunities through its values. PCCV aims to provide equitable access to civic engagement opportunities as well as opportunities that inspire discourse and reflection. PCCV also belives in connecting and collaborating with...

Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Center

Volunteers with PMPMC commit to one weekly three-hour shift in one of the units at the Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Center (e.g. emergency room, pediatrics, neurology) and primarily work in roles that involve interacting with patients and helping the nursing staff.

Petey Greene Program

The Petey Greene Program supplements education in prisons by preparing volunteers, primarily college students, to provide free, quality tutoring to support the academic achievement of incarcerated people.

Princeton Against Slavery Today

Princeton Against Slavery Today is a Princeton University student organization dedicated to fighting all forms of modern-day slavery, including human trafficking, forced labour, and domestic servitude. PAST works to raise awareness, advocate for justice, and support other anti-trafficking organizations around the world, such as Yazda and...

Princeton Clay Project

The Princeton Clay Project is focused on bringing awareness to the global refugee situation. Currently the Clay Project is working to fundraise to create higher-education scholarships to send Syrian refugees living in Za'atari Refugee Camp to university in Jordan through the Amal Foundation. This is achieved by having campus-wide events that are...

Princeton Effective Altruism

Our organization's mission is to understanding how best to do good in the world, and then applying that knowledge to help others!

Princeton Environmental Activism Coalition (PEAC)

Princeton Environmental Activism Coalition (PEAC) is a coalition of environmental activists igniting conversation and inspiring action within the student body and administration of Princeton University. The group is committed to environmental justice and intersectional activism.

Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad

The Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad is Princeton's local EMT squad, where students train and volunteer as certified EMTs.

Princeton Global Brigades

Princeton Global Brigades mission and focus is to empower volunteers and under-resourced communities to resolve global health and economic disparities and inspire all involved to collaboratively work towards an equal world.

Princeton Internships in Civic Service (PICS)

Princeton Music Outreach

Princeton Music Outreach brings together musicians from Princeton with local nursing homes, assisted living homes, and hospice communities. We strive to make a difference through music, which has a great power to help people relax, love, and enjoy their lives.

Princeton Partners in Health Engage

Partners in Health (PIH) Engage aims to build the right to health movement by growing and amplifying PIH's mission, as a global health organization, worldwide.

Princeton Re-Entry & Employment Preparation

Princeton volunteers work with with the PREP program to help incarcerated students showcase their strengths, abilities, and employment history to potential employers upon reentry.

Princeton Refugee Initiative

The Princeton Refugee Initiative exists to tangibly aid refugee efforts in New Jersey and throughout the Globe, and envisions Princeton as the collegiate hub of refugee aid efforts in the coming years!

Princeton Scholars Program

The Princeton Scholars Program is an after-school tutoring program for 3rd graders at Parker Elementary School in Trenton. By focusing on the development of the students' reading and writing skills, PSP hopes to instill a passion for learning and an excitement regarding future educational opportunities.

Princeton Social Innovation

Princeton Social Innovation is a Princeton student organization dedicated to educating students on viable methods of creating social value.

Princeton Student Climate Initiative

PSCI (Princeton Student Climate Initiative) is dedicated to providing an outlet for students to learn about, engage with, and have a positive impact on climate change. We are focused on advocacy and raising awareness around climate solutions, through writing op-eds, making infographics, hosting call-a-thons, and more.

Princeton Students Against Gerrymandering

Princeton Students Against Gerrymandering (PSAG) is a student-run organization advocating for electoral map drawing reform. PSAG works to raise awareness of the issue of gerrymandering (the drawing of districts to ensure a specific party wins) through conferences and talks and works with the Princeton Gerrymandering Project to gather data on...

Princeton Students for Immigrant Empowerment

Princeton Students for Immigrant Empowerment is an immigrants' rights organization with a variety of projects geared at empowering our migrant community in Princeton, Trenton and the nation. Our mission is to treat human beings as such and to fight against the injustices in the migrant communities. From mentoring migrant youth to fighting against...

Princeton Students for Reproductive Justice

Volunteers welcome patients and guests at this local abortion provider and help to guide parking and entry. Escorts can often be the first smiling faces patients encounter, which helps to create a supportive and safe environment in light of sidewalk protestors.  A training session is offered every semester and prospective volunteers must attend...

Princeton Surfers United Restoration Foundation (PSURF)

Princeton Students United Restoration Foundation's (PSURF) mission is to protect and preserve coastal environments, as well as to raise awareness for conservation efforts in coastal and surfing communities.

Princeton University Girl Up

Princeton Girl Up serves girls in both the surrounding community through fairs and school presentations, as well as girls internationally through donations.

Projects for Peace

Projects for Peace is an invitation to undergraduates at American colleges and universities in the Davis United World College Scholars Program to design their own grassroots projects for peace that they themselves will implement in the summer.

Rescue Mission

SVC Rescue Mission of Trenton is a weekly service project at the Rescue Mission of Trenton, an emergency shelter that provides food and clothing to men and women in Trenton. Volunteers will assist with the meal service which occurs twice daily, as well as with operation of the Courtesy Store where individuals can visit and receive clothing free of...

RoboReach

RoboReach is an organization dedicated to mentoring and leading high-school girls on robotics teams. RoboReach serves to inspire young women to explore STEM careers by providing them with valuable networking connections, mentorship from female engineers, and a supportive STEM-oriented community.

Rotaract Club

Princeton Rotaract Club is a Rotary-affiliated volunteer organization (similar to Interact club in high schools) that serves a diverse range of nonprofits throughout the community.

Service Focus

Service and civic engagement are a central part of what it means to be a Princetonian. Service Focus is a Princeton University program that bridges service and learning across the first two years of the undergraduate experience.

Special Olympics Rowing

Special Olympics Rowing is an SVC project focused on making rowing accessible to the broader Princeton community by adapting the sport to challenge athletes of all ability levels.

 

Special Olympics Skating

Special Olympics Skating is a project focused on making ice skating accessible and fun for skaters of all abilities.

Special Olympics Swimming

The Princeton Special Olympics Swim program is dedicated to encouraging the sport of swimming for all ages and abilities. Volunteer coaches partner with participants for instruction, guidance, and support in the water. We meet once a week, and the program is fun for coaches and swimmers alike!

SPLASH

Princeton Splash is an organization focused on spreading enthusiasm for learning. In the spring, we organize a one-day event (Splash) at which high school students come and take short, bite-sized classes taught by Princeton students. Classes are taught on just about anything, from thermodynamics to chocolate making.

Student Volunteers Council

The Student Volunteers Council (SVC) supports impactful service organizations and empowers student leaders & volunteers of more than 30 regular volunteering projects.

Students for Prison and Education Reform

Students for Prison and Education Reform (SPEAR) is a student-run advocacy group at Princeton University that seeks to agitate, advocate, and educate against mass incarceration. To this end, we run various projects, including a letter-writing program with people in solitary confinement, an effort to start a community bail fund, and a private...

Team U

An intercollegiate organization dedicated to raising funds and awareness for global health while empowering college students to pursue healthy lifestyles and strive to reach their physical potential.

TigerTAILS

TigerTAILS is a Student Volunteers Council service project focused on tending to a local no-kill animal shelter in Princeton, NJ, helping the shelter work to place each and every animal into a loving home.
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