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Finding Volunteer Opportunities

iServe offers several easy ways to find volunteer opportunities.  

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Search for opportunities directly from your iServe home page.

·         Find needs that meet learning outcomes and requirements for certain majors

·         Access the Volunteer Needs page

·         View suggested needs based on your interests

View All Volunteer Needs

You can scroll through all of the needs to find an opportunity, but you can also sort and filter needs as desired. From your dashboard, just click the Needs tab on the left, bellow the Dashboard link.

All of the current and upcoming needs are displayed on your screen. Note: Needs are shown in grid view, but you can switch to list view at any time.

Search Tools

You can scroll through all of the needs to find an opportunity, but you can also sort and filter needs as desired.

Sorting Volunteer Needs

From the Sort By dropdown menu, you can select to sort needs by newest first, oldest first, alphabetically, or soonest first. If you sort by soonest first, the system will only show those needs that are associated with a date; it will not include ongoing needs.

Note: By default, needs are sorted by newest (most recently updated) first.

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 Filtering Needs

From the Filter dropdown, you can select to filter needs by the criteria shown below.

Once you've selected a filter, you will be prompted to enter or select criteria to narrow the filter. For example, if you select Interest, you'll need to also select an interest. Click Search to see all needs associated with the interest you selected.  

The Age filter includes a "Family Friendly" option for needs that are open to all ages, including children and teens. 

A filter by Date will display only those needs that happen on a particular date; it will not include needs that are ongoing or cover a date range.

 

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