Sustained Volunteering

Engage regularly and volunteer with the local community.

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Service Groups

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.

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

This Student Volunteers Council project is not active for Fall 2020.

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.

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.  

CityStep

This Student Volunteers Council project is not active for Fall 2020. 

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.

Community House After School Program

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 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 (PEEK)

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.

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

This Student Volunteers Council project is not active for Fall 2020.

Crossings

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

ESL El Centro

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

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.

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.

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.

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

This Student Volunteers Council project is not active for Fall 2020. 

Meals On Wheels

This Student Volunteers Council project is not active for Fall 2020. 

Penn Medicine Princeton Medical Center

This Student Volunteers Council project is not active for Fall 2020.

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 First Aid and Rescue Squad

This Student Volunteers Council project is not active for Fall 2020.

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 Nursery School

Princeton Nursery School is a weekly service project with Community House. For information about Princeton Nursery School email house@princeton.edu.

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 Students for Reproductive Justice

Princeton Students for Reproductive Justice (PSRJ) exists to educate the university community about reproductive health and rights, to translate increased awareness into pro-choice activism on campus, and to serve as a coalition partner to state, national, and international reproductive rights efforts.

Princeton Youth Enrichment

Princeton Youth Enrichment (PYE) aims to overcome the disparity in the professional opportunities provided to high school students from low socio-economic backgrounds. We connect students to Princeton undergraduates through mentorship and guidance on real-world situations.

Rescue Mission

This Student Volunteers Council project is not active for Fall 2020. 

Special Olympics Rowing

We are a Student Volunteers Council (SVC) service project and Special Olympic program that serves adults with disabilities in the Princeton area. We train adult athletes in boats and on indoor rowing machines during a normal school year, and there is a large end of the year competition that we all compete in during the month of March.

Special Olympics Skating

This Student Volunteers Council project is not active for Fall 2020.

Special Olympics Swimming

This Student Volunteers Council project is not active for Fall 2020. 

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.

Young Scholars Institute

Young Scholars' Institute is a community center in Trenton where Princeton students can volunteer to provide one-on-one tutoring for students in after-school programs.

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