There are many service organizations across the UW-Whitewater Campus, ranging from Habitat for Humanity to Student Optimists. In addition, many student-run professional organizations perform community services as well. To gain more information on service organizations and service in general please go to: www.uww.edu/involve/serve/ or contact the Kim Clarksen, 262-72-1112 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
America Reads is a federally funded program that sends college students, either volunteers or those with work-study aid, into elementary classrooms to work one-on-one with students who may need additional help with reading. These volunteers tutor in participating school districts during the day and in after school reading programs within a fifty-mile radius of Whitewater. For more information on this please contact the Student Entertainment & Awareness League (SEAL) at 262-472-1180.
Whitewater hosts an annual day of service in the spring of each year, with the goal of cleaning up the city while building relationships between the citizens of the Whitewater community and the students of the University. To get involved or for more information, please contact Kim Clarksen at ClarkseK@uww.edu.
The University of Wisconsin - Whitewater provides a web-based listing of community service/volunteer opportunities in Jefferson and Walworth counties as well as the surrounding area. Over 300 volunteer opportunities are included. The Clearinghouse is available at: http://my.uww.edu/clearinghouse.
Residence Life Service:
Residence Life has a variety of activities that contribute to the city and campus community. One popular choice is working at Jitters Coffeehouse. For more information please call 262-472-5282.
Children's Center Volunteers:
This children's center is located in Roseman Hall, and is an excellent volunteer location for those requiring student contact time for the School of Education. For additional information please go to: www.uww.edu/childrenscenter/.
Center for Students with Disabilities Volunteers:
Volunteers working for the Center for Students with Disabilities provide transportation, living assistance, note taking, student organization contacts and much more. For more information please go to: www.uww.edu/csd/.
Warhawk Ambassador Service:
Ambassadors promote UW-Whitewater through education, service, and as a sounding board for campus and community. The Ambassadors assist at special events, host visiting dignitaries and special guests and provide outreach on behalf of the institution. For additional information please go to: www.uww.edu/involve/.