Office of Student Life

Student Activities

Service and Outreach

In fulfillment of the university's mission, "education for citizenship," Ohio State students have numerous opportunities to connect with communities, engage in social justice issues, and develop skills for active citizenship. Student Activities offers a variety of programs designed to help students engage at a local, national, and global level.

Use the navigation tabs on the left to access programs specifically focused on service and outreach for individuals and organizations.

Looking for a service consultation or other support or resources from Student Activities? The Student Activities Request Form is here for you! Our team of trained coaches, facilitators, and staff members are excited to support you, your organization, department, or group. Request Support from Student Activities

Use the search function below to find current volunteer opportunities throughout the Greater Columbus area.

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  • Campus: Columbus

    Come volunteer to help at the American Cancer Society Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk. This walk helps fund Breast Cancer Research. All funds raised go towards research for prevention and curses for breast cancer. We are looking for volunteers that can staff our registration tent, help set up for the events and help on the route as route marshals and at the water station.

    Updated: 2 Months Ago, Added: August 14, 2019
  • Campus: Columbus

    The Cash Drop is a fundraiser similar to Charity Newsies in which volunteers are at various intersections around Columbus collecting donations for Columbus Schools Special Olympics. This is year it is being held on Saturday, September 28th. The intersections are generally manned for 4 hours and volunteers are welcome to help the entire time or for 2 hours. Currently this is our largest fundraiser of the year and the one we need the largest number of volunteers for. Please keep in mind, this event does involve going onto the roadway while traffic is stopped to collect donations; all volunteers must be 18 or older. 100% of the money raised during this event goes back into the program for our athletes.

    Updated: 2 Months Ago, Added: July 16, 2019
  • Campus: Columbus

    Village in the Ville provides engagement, community, and services to older adults in the Clintonville-Beechwold neighborhood. We're seeking volunteers to help ready members' yard for spring and summer. Tasks are set by each individual member but will likely include cleaning up debris, trimming hedges, cleaning outdoor furniture, and pulling weeds. Equipment and materials provided. This is a great opportunity for groups of all sizes, and we can schedule to make this work for you.

    Updated: 6 Months Ago, Added: April 9, 2019
  • Campus: ATI Wooster, Columbus, Lima, Mansfield, Marion, Newark

    HOMES ON THE HILL IS LOOKING FOR AN AMERICORPS VISTA MEMBER FOR 2019-2020 TO BUILD CAPACITY FOR OUR AGENCY. THE VISTA MEMBER WILL HAVE A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO PURSUE APPROVED PROJECTS BASED ON THEIR SKILL SET AND BUILD RELATIONSHIPS WITH GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, NONPROFITS, COMMUNITY STAKEHOLDERS, INVESTORS, VOLUNTEERS, AND RESEARCHERS. Our VISTA member will gain experience in: Urban/Community Development Grant Writing Urban Housing Development Community Gardening/Vacant Land Management Program Marketing/Social Media Volunteer recruitment Grassroots organizing & outreach Maintaining and Building Business Partnerships P R O G R A M S T A R T / E N D D A T E S : 6 / 1 0 / 2 0 1 9 - 6 / 9 / 2 0 2 0 Living Allowance (around $1000/month) Relocation Allowance (if eligible) Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend Childcare assistance if eligible, Training, Health Coverage *For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit: Program Benefits: FOR MORE INFORMATION: Daniel Ruggiero, Program Director at Homes on the Hill or 614-275-4663 ext. 104 Homes on the Hill CDC | (614) 275-4663|

    Updated: 6 Months Ago, Added: March 25, 2019
  • Campus: Columbus

    Personal Shoppers work directly with clients to help them select available foods and guide them through the pantry. Great job for foodies! HOURS are M-T-W-F 8:30am to 12:00pm; SATURDAY 10:30am to 1pm. CONTACT: to schedule!

    Updated: 12 Months Ago, Added: October 10, 2018