Service and civic engagement are a central part of the Princeton University student experience. Discover how you can deepen your understanding of service and civic engagement, build new skills, and connect with others. Search by experience, program, resource type to find what's right for you. 

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Identify Your Values

Understanding your values gives you a foundation for making decisions and communicating your intentions to others.

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Field Guide to Service

How do you do service well? Here are some simple steps and exercises to help you prepare, engage and reflect effectively. 

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Reflection
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Podcasts
Let's Talk About...

Let’s Talk About … is a Pace Center podcast about the intersection of service and civic engagement in our daily lives.

Reflection
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Community Assessment

Taking time to understand the issue your plan to work on and how it manifests in real time for the community is crucial to developing a successful, meaningful, and sustainable effort.

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Self Assessment

Taking an inventory of the strengths you bring, as well as the areas where you might need some support, will give you a baseline for what you can contribute and what you need to learn.

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How to Engage at Home

Learn how to prepare and build connections to serve and engage in your community.

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Service
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How to Manage Your Finances

Get help with your budget, submitting reimbursements, or setting up a fundraiser.
 

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How to Organize a Response

Looking to mobilize support after a natural disaster or tragedy? Meet with a Pace Center staff member to get started.

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Allyship Through Service and Mutual Aid

Gain the skills, knowledge and tools to be able to practice and model forms of allyship and take part in mutual aid networks.

Service
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Engage at Home

Learn about mutual aid networks, how to plug into community needs in your town, and where to find virtual volunteer opportunities.

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Service
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Lift as You Climb Volunteering Conference

Lift as You Climb brings together students, community partners, and staff to create space for meaningful dialogue while preparing volunteers to do service well.

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Reflection
Service
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Pathways to Passion in Service

This workshop provides an opportunity to explore your passions, goals, and where service can fit in your life here at Princeton and beyond.

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Self and Community Care in Service

Identify resources on how to take care of yourself and your communities, as well as brainstorm ways to embed wellness in service work.

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Volunteer 101

Designed for those who are beginning a new service opportunity, this training will equip participants with the knowledge and skills they need to have a powerful and impactful service experience.

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Social Change Roles Workshop

Learn about the ecosystem of social change and the many roles and pathways to make positive social impacts.

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Service