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 plans 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. 10/29 - 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. Four speakers will discuss water as it intersects with health, economics, politics and human rights. For more information, contact Madhu Vulimiri.
2. 11/3 - Visualizing Human Rights event
Center for Global Initiatives will host Visualizing Human Rights, Saturday, Nov. 3 from noon - 5 p.m. at the FedEx Global Education Center. Artists and advocates use their skills to advance human rights both locally and globally. Food from Vimala's Curryblossom Cafe will be available and activities include making your own beats with Carolina's Beat Making Lab, Paperhand Puppet Intervention and an interview with Dick Gordon, host of The Story. For more information, visit online.
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 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. 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.
2. 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.
3. 2/15/2013 - Join UNC Dance Marathon
The 2013 UNC Dance Marathon will begin on February 15 at 7:30 p.m. and end 24 hours later on February 16. Participants pledge to raise at least $150 and stand for 24 hours during this year's marathon. All money raised benefits the patients and families of the North Carolina Children's Hospital, funding what medical insurance does not cover. Participating in this event counts as 12 hours of public service. For more information or to register, visit UNC Dance Marathon online.
4. Volunteer with Nourish International
Nourish UNC seeks volunteers to help with their newest venture, Sprout. Register to volunteer for weekly shifts on Thursdays to help bundle produce and hand out bundles to customers in the Campus Y. Multiple hour-long shifts are available. For more information or to register, contact Missy Brown.
5. Reduce, reuse, recycle, ReStore
The Habitat ReStore created a ReStore-ation Work Zone for repurposing and restoring items that are donated to the store. Volunteers are needed for this Zone to creatively propose and complete projects. Scheduling is flexible. If you enjoy hands-on work and can see beauty in everyday items, contact the Habitat ReStore's volunteer program manager or call at 919-403-8668, ext. 103.
6. 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.