Committed to community and campus service, the PEACE Volunteer Center's mission is to increase volunteerism at UT through direct service and advocacy. PEACE staff organize and facilitate an average of 100 events per semester, including both on and off campus volunteer opportunities as well as Alternative Breaks. These events connect UT students, faculty and staff with numerous service organizations in the Tampa Bay area and provide students with opportunities for service-learning through projects that benefit the campus and the community.
PEACE volunteers collaborate with hundreds of nonprofit agencies nearly every weekend at soup kitchens, homeless shelters, coastal clean-ups and elsewhere to donate their time. In addition to organizing events, the PEACE Volunteer Center records student, faculty and staff service hours. Students can request their hours at any point during the semester.
Get Involved with PEACE
Current students can browse and register for upcoming events sponsored by the PEACE Volunteer Center on the PEACE OrgSync portal. Students can login using their Spartans domain name and password.
While PEACE maintains an active schedule of service opportunities throughout the year, two annual events, Into the Streets (focused on incoming students) and the Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
attract the largest number of volunteers each year. Hundreds of students, as well as faculty and staff, typically participate in each of these events. Register online
for either of these events.
The Alternative Breaks Program
allows participants to travel outside of the Tampa Bay area to serve others. Each trip focuses on a social issue including cultural preservation, animal rights,
domestic violence, education and environmental protection.
For more information, please contact the PEACE Volunteer Center, Vaughn Center, Room 206 at (813) 253-6263 or firstname.lastname@example.org
.Send mail to:
PEACE Volunteer Center
401 West Kennedy Blvd., Box P
Tampa, FL 33606