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.

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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. 


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  • 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: 4 Days Ago, Added: July 16, 2019
  • Campus: Columbus

    We need about 25-30 volunteers for this years event for varies shifts throughout the day. Volunteer tasks include but are not limited to: - Setup/tear down of event - Working the ticket booth at main entrance - Pop/refreshment sales - Beer tent (must be 21+ to work in this booth) - Assisting with BBQ & steak competitions - Assisting elsewhere around the festival as needed Please wear close-toed shoes and comfortable pants as you will be moving around and may be lifting heavy objects. PigMania will be providing you with a t-shirt. Also make sure to dress weather appropriate, as we will be working outside! After your shift is over you are free to enjoy the festival! Event Dates: Friday August 30th, 2019 - 5 pm - 10 pm Saturday August 31st, 2019 - 12 pm - 10 pm Event Location: Franklin County Fairgrounds, 4951 Northwest Pkwy, Hilliard, OH 43206 Please call us at 614-676-0700 and ask for Christina if you would like to sign up to volunteer or have any questions. For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/257226041636153/ https://pigmaniabbq.com/

    Updated: 4 Weeks Ago, Added: June 5, 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: 4 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 ProgramDirector@hoth-cdc.org or 614-275-4663 ext. 104 https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=86488&fromSearch=true Homes on the Hill CDC | (614) 275-4663| www.HOTH-CDC.org http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare

    Updated: 4 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: Sean@nnemappantry.org to schedule!

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

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