Service Databases

Civic Engagement Center
Markim Hall, Third Floor
651-696-6030 (fax)

Academic-Year Hours
Monday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Tuesday-Friday, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Summer Hours
Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m.-noon

Please use these online databases to search for volunteer opportunities: is a project of Action Without Borders. The organization connects people, organizations, and resources to help build a world where all people can live free and dignified lives.

HandsOn Twin CitiesHandsOn Twin Cities
HandsOn Twin Cities is the central source for volunteerism. It connects individuals and groups with meaningful opportunities to effectively serve and learn, mobilize and manage volunteers, provide leadership development opportunities and facilitate education on social issues.

There are hundreds of ways to help out. With VolunteerMatch, it's never been easier to find a rewarding way to give back and make a difference.

Fire Science
Online resource guide of public service careers. This guide will help interested students better understand the many public service areas of employment, including what the various jobs entail, job growth outlook, and what employees can expect to earn.
Guidebook for students and young professionals seeking careers in the non-profit sector. It includes a detailed rundown of specific fields, organizations, and job titles with strong connections to non-profit work. It also discusses the importance of volunteering, and how donating time can serve as a bridge to a full-time, paid position. is a comprehensive clearinghouse of volunteer opportunities managed by the Corporation for National and Community Service. Americans who are interested in volunteering can use this tool to locate opportunities to serve across the country and around the world. This can be is your online resource for not only finding volunteer opportunities, but also creating your own service project.

Greater Good
This organization represents a new voice of compassion, hope, and inspiration. Four times a year, it highlights ground breaking scientific research into the roots of altruistic human relationships, and fuses this research with inspiring stories of compassion in action. In the process, it provides a bridge between social scientists and parents, educators, community leaders, and policy makers. Its underlying goal is to highlight the strides we’re making (and obstacles we’re encountering) toward becoming a more benevolent society.