Volunteer Opportunities

UCA’s broad and diverse network of local, regional, national, and international community partners offers a variety of volunteer opportunities for students. How will you get involved?

Check the OrgSync Volunteer Portal for a calendar of volunteer events, or see the list of Community Partners for information about current needs for volunteers in our community.


Want to volunteer in your community but not sure where to start? Take this quiz to find out some opportunities based on your preferences!


EnvelopeTo receive emails about upcoming volunteer opportunities Click Here.


 Get Involved in the Bears Serve Challenge!

President Courtway recognizes the 2016 Bears Serve Challenger of the Year Eleanor Bakke

President Courtway recognizes Eleanor Bakke, 2016 Bears Serve Challenger of the Year

Your challenge is to log 30 hours of volunteer service over the course of the academic year.

  • SERVE the community through UCA-sponsored opportunities or those you find on your own
  • TRACK your service hours on OrgSync (be sure to read the Instructions for Logging Volunteer Hours in OrgSync!)
  • WIN recognition and prizes at the end-of-semester Bears Serve celebration!

Tell us how YOU are serving throughout the year using #BearsServe on Twitter and Facebook!

Become a Committed Volunteer!

Would you like to volunteer your time regularly with one particular cause that you feel passionate about? View the list of Community Partners for even more volunteer opportunities in the community. Call 501-852-7416 or email volunteer@uca.edu if you need help connecting with an organization or finding a project that fits your interests and schedule. Don’t forget to log your volunteer hours on OrgSync!

Volunteer for a One-Time Event!

One-time events in need of volunteers are posted on the OrgSync calendar. On OrgSync, you can register for events, submit a volunteer waiver, and track your volunteer hours throughout your time at UCA! One event you can put on your calendar EVERY year is UCA’s The Big Event, where hundreds of UCA students, faculty, and staff gather together for one big day of service.

Volunteer from Home!

Are you looking for an opportunity to serve that you can fit into a busy schedule of school and work? A virtual service opportunity may be right for you! Find out how to volunteer from the comfort of your own home by clicking Here.

Are you a community organization who needs volunteers? Use the Volunteer Opportunity Form to tell us about your event or opportunity, and we’ll share the information with our UCA community.

If you have questions or need more information, please contact volunteer@uca.edu.