Service and civic engagement at Princeton University can take many forms. Find the opportunity that’s right for you by choosing the interests, location, and more that align with your preferences, schedule, and passions. All opportunities are open to both undergraduate and graduate students at Princeton unless noted otherwise.

Not sure where to get started? Use the filters below to see what groups align with your interests or other needs. 

Know what group or program you want to join? Email the staff or student board leaders to begin. 

Ways to Get Involved

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    Community House stands with families in the greater Princeton area to support the academic and social-emotional wellbeing of local youth.

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

    Student Leadership, Volunteering
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    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. 

    Advocacy and Activism, Student Leadership, Volunteering
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    Princeton Splash is an organization focused on spreading enthusiasm for learning.

    Advocacy and Activism, Student Leadership, Volunteering
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    The Princeton chapter of Best Buddies hosts monthly on campus events at which community members with intellectual disabilities and Princeton students hang out and participate in fun activities

    Volunteering
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    Brings together musicians from Princeton with local nursing homes, assisted living homes, and hospice communities.

    Volunteering
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    During the Community House SAT Prep, volunteers teach math and English sessions and provide one-on-one tutoring to help high school students develop standardized test-taking skills.

    Volunteering
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    Community House After School Programs enable middle and high school students to 

    Student Leadership, Volunteering
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    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).

    Volunteering
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    Connect Princeton students with students in Trenton to provide 1-1 tutoring.

    Volunteering
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    Volunteers support the Loaves and Fishes Community of the Diocese of Trenton by serving meals twice a month. 

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

    Volunteering
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    Work with the Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad to serve the town of Princeton.

    Volunteering
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    Trenton Arts at Princeton (TAP) coordinates co-curricular arts engagement activities in Trenton.

    Student Leadership, Volunteering
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    The Student Volunteers Council (SVC) supports impactful service organizations and empowers student leaders and volunteers.

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

    Advocacy and Activism, Student Leadership, Volunteering
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    Join the Pace Center to explore your personal paths to transform your communities through the Social Change Role model. We’ll be learning about the ecosystem of social change and the many roles and pathways to make positive social impacts. Come see where and how you can make a difference with your passions and skills.
    Advocacy and Activism, Internships and Fellowships, Student Leadership, Trip, Volunteering
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    What can Climatology tell us about the recent floods in New Jersey? How has public education on warming in the past impacted our country's environmental policies today?
    Advocacy and Activism, Internships and Fellowships, Student Leadership, Volunteering
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    Interested in learning how to serve alongside communities through allyship? Join the Pace Center for a training workshop to gain the skills, knowledge and tools to be able to practice and model forms of allyship.
    Advocacy and Activism, Internships and Fellowships, Student Leadership, Volunteering
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    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.

    Advocacy and Activism, Volunteering
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    Acts of Kindness seeks to create a welcoming campus where everyone can interact with and accept each other, no matter who they are.

    Advocacy and Activism, Volunteering