INTERNSHIPS & AWARDS
1. 11/12 - Nourish International seeks spring 2013 intern
Nourish International is now accepting applications for its spring 2013 National Office internship program. To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Allie Treske by Monday, Nov. 12 at 5 p.m. Include a statement describing why you would be a good fit for this role and how this position fits into your larger career trajectory and values. Internships are unpaid opportunities. For more information, visit Nourish International online.
2. Teach at Student U
Join college students from UNC, North Carolina Central University, Duke University and North Carolina State University working collaboratively with Durham educators to challenge, inspire and empower middle school students to take ownership of their education. Student U teachers teach their own core class (math, science, language arts or global connect), lead a small reading group and design an elective course based on their interests. Teachers are paid a $2,500 stipend. To apply, visit Student U online.
EVENTS & MEETINGS
1. 10/22 - Celebrate Food Day 2012 in Chapel Hill
Join the first ever Food Day celebration in Chapel Hill. Food Day is a nationwide movement toward more healthy, affordable and sustainable food and will happen October 22-25. For a full event schedule, visit Food Day online, Chapel Hill Food Day's Facebook page, Twitter @CHFoodDay2012 or visit UNC's School of Public Health Google calendar.
2. 10/29 - UNC Student Global Health Committee panel discussion
UNC Student Global Health Committee will host a panel discussion "Whose Water is it Anyway?" from 6 - 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 29 at the Nelson Mandela Auditorium of the FedEx Global Education Center. There will be four speakers to discuss water as it intersects with health, economics, politics and human rights. For more information, contact Madhu Vulimiri.
3. 11/6 & 11/7 UNC Passport Drive
UNC Global is sponsoring the eighth annual Passport Drive November 6 and 7 from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the FedEx Global Education Center. Officials from the U.S. Department will be there to accept passport and renewal applications. A photographer will also be available to take passport photos. Event is open to students, faculty, staff and their families. For more information visit UNC Global Passport Drive online.
PUBLIC SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
1. 10/23 & 10/25 - YMCA youth volleyball coaches needed
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA needs coaching volunteers for its upcoming youth volleyball program. Fifth and sixth-graders play Tuesday nights starting October 23. Sixth and eighth-graders play Thursday nights beginning October 25. The program is geared toward beginners. Volunteers must commit to one to three hours weekly and can be assigned to a single team or work with a full age division. If interested, contact Mike Meyen or call 919-442-9622.
2. 10/24 - Volunteer with Jump
The Department of Exercise and Sport Science and the Get REAL & HEEL breast cancer program (GR&H) are partnering to host a recreation program for UNC college students that promotes exercise, stress relief and raises awareness about GR&H and breast cancer. The program is Wednesday, Oct. 24 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. in Rams Head Plaza. Volunteers are needed to help distribute waivers, food/drinks and monitor the inflatables. If interested, email Kameron Rowe.
3. 10/26 - Volunteer for the Beat the Pack Blood Drive
Beat the Pack Blood Drive seeks volunteers to staff Great Hall and Rams Head donation sites from 11 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26 at UNC. This blood drive starts a series of events in preparation for the UNC vs. North Carolina State University football game. To participate, visit Great Hall or Rams Head registration sites online. For more information, contact Leslie Parkins.
4. 10/27 - UNC Club Cross Country seeks volunteers
The UNC Club Cross Country needs eight to 10 volunteers to help with the set-up of its home meet on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 8 - 11 a.m. at 100 Old Mason Farm Road. Volunteers should arrive by 8 a.m., but those who can only help with clean-up are also welcome. If interested, contact May Chang by Friday, Oct. 26.
5. 11/2 - Visit Kenya this summer with Carolina for Kibera
Carolina for Kibera (CFK) is an international nonprofit organization focused on alleviating poverty and ethnic violence in Kibera, Kenya, the largest slum in East Africa. Through the Peacock Fellowship, students will collaborate with CFK staff and travel to Kenya to implement projects that will benefit the community of Kibera. Applications are due Friday, Nov. 2 at 5 p.m. For more information, visit online.
6. 1/12/ 2013 - Volunteer to coach YMCA youth basketball
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro YMCA seeks coaching volunteers for its upcoming youth basketball program. The eight to nine-week season begins January 12, 2013. Divisions for boys and girls range from pre-kindergarten through middle school. Volunteers must commit one to two hours weekly. The league is instructional, beginner based and fun focused. Volunteers can co-coach with friends or join with other volunteers to lead a team. If interested, contact Mike Meyen.
7. MANO ESL program seeks childcare volunteers
MANO ESL program seeks childcare volunteers to play with Latino children every Monday and/or Wednesday from 7 - 8:15 p.m. at Carrboro Elementary School. Location is near the UNC campus and carpooling is available. If interested, contact Rachel Burns.