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Cardinal Commitment, Student service organization

Multi-quarter part-time in Environmental Sustainability
ImpactZ is a non-profit organization that aims to spread environmental awareness and stewardship to the youth in our community through education and engagement. We aim to invite all who are passionate about the environment to share their interest through engaging and teaching young students. We do so by planting gardens...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Coterm,
Postdoctorate,
Faculty/Staff,
Alumni/Friends,
General Public

When:

Rolling
Cardinal Commitment, Student service organization

Multi-quarter part-time in Health
Stanford Vaccine Crew provides vaccinations to local communities, especially communities that are historically underserved and have limited access to vaccines otherwise. We partner with organizations like the United Farm Workers and the Salvation Army to deliver both flu and COVID vaccines. Our undergraduate volunteers play a critical role in making...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students

When:

Rolling
Cardinal Commitment

Arts & Media, Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health, Human Rights, Identity, Socio-Economic Prosperity, Technology & Engineering, Law, Policy & Justice
The Strauss Scholarship pays tribute to the vision, ideals, and leadership of Donald A. Strauss, and to his life-long commitment to public service and to education.The Scholarship promotes the value of public service in the education and preparation of our future leaders. In financing innovative student-generated projects which foster leadership...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

International

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Autumn,
Winter,
Spring,
Summer

Application Deadline:

January 30, 2023 | 11:59 PM
Cardinal Commitment, Student service organization

Multi-quarter part-time in Socio-Economic Prosperity
The Stanford Housing Equity Project seeks to connect resources of Silicon Valley and higher academia to community initiatives supporting low-income and unsheltered residents to housing and social support through establishing high-quality programming and long-term organizational capacity.

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Coterm,
Postdoctorate,
Faculty/Staff,
Alumni/Friends,
Members

When:

Rolling
Cardinal Commitment, Student service organization

Multi-quarter part-time in Identity
Lambda Theta Nu Sorority Inc. is Stanford's only Latina sorority. Our primary focuses are meeting the needs of Latina women in higher education and serving our communities. We aim to show both our members and members in the community how to be engaged with the communities around Stanford.

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Rolling
Cardinal Commitment, Student service organization

Multi-quarter part-time in Human Rights
The Farmlink Project connects farms with surplus to food banks to feed people in need, reduce carbon emissions & empower the next generation of changemakers. Our team is comprised of passionate students from diverse backgrounds united by the cause to create a more equitable and sustainable food system. This fellowship...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students

When:

Rolling
Cardinal Commitment, Student service organization

Multi-quarter part-time in Environmental Sustainability
We are a coalition of Stanford students, scientists, and alumni invested in ensuring the Doerr School of Sustainability achieve its full potential as a beacon of research excellence that accelerates the energy transition, with the speed and scale necessary to avert catastrophe. We are calling on school leadership to decline...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Postdoctorate,
Faculty/Staff,
Alumni/Friends

When:

Rolling
Cardinal Commitment, Student service organization

Multi-quarter part-time in Human Rights
Students for Workers' Rights is an activist group that organizes the Stanford student body around the issue of labor at Stanford. We recruit Stanford students to our organization, educate them on the labor issues occurring at Stanford, and organize them to do something about it. We develop close relationships with...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students

When:

Rolling
Cardinal Commitment, Student service organization

Multi-quarter part-time in Health
Systole is committed to empowering individuals to care for themselves and others in medical emergencies. We teach first-aid classes at local homeless shelters and help ensure individuals know how to access professional medical help when needed.

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students

When:

Rolling
Haas Center for Public Service
Cardinal Commitment, Leadership program

Multi-quarter part-time in Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health
The Issue Area Coordinators Program provides our most committed students with training and practice in collective leadership. The Haas Center’s Issue Area Coordinators build partnerships among Stanford students, faculty, and Bay Area community leaders to address challenges around Affordability, Civic Engagement, Education, Environmental Sustainability, Health, and Public Interest Technology. Talk...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Autumn,
Spring,
Winter
Cardinal Commitment, Student service organization

Multi-quarter part-time in Education & Youth Development
At SERIO, graduate students are committed to introducing the idea of graduate school and research to first and second-year undergraduate students from underrepresented communities in STEM and to teaching those undergraduates how to build a strong resume to achieve their graduate school goals. SERIO is dedicated to connecting graduate students...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students

When:

Rolling
Cardinal Commitment, Student service organization

Multi-quarter part-time in Technology & Engineering
Founded in 2003, Stanford Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) aims to address the challenges of global poverty and sustainability by harnessing the energy and creativity of student engineers, members may be from any major in any school. We partner with organizations locally and internationally to approach engineering-based challenges through...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Graduate Students,
Undergraduates,
Coterm

When:

N/A
Cardinal Commitment, Student service organization

Multi-quarter part-time in Socio-Economic Prosperity
Challah for Hunger holds weekly events, at which members of the Stanford community bake challah bread together. The loaves are then sold to the Stanford community and the proceeds from these sales go to both local and international humanitarian aid-based charities. In addition to weekly bakes, Challah for Hunger holds...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Coterm

When:

N/A
Frosh Service Liaisons at Ronald McDonald House 2018
Cardinal Commitment, Leadership program

Multi-quarter part-time in Education & Youth Development
The Frosh Service Liaisons Program is a leadership development and outreach program for first-year Stanford undergraduates. Liaisons meet weekly to learn about service opportunities, participate in leadership-building workshops, plan service events (you'll get support!), and engage in critical discussions about service. By the end of the program, participants will be...

Location:

N/A

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Autumn,
Spring,
Winter
Cardinal Commitment, Volunteer

Multi-quarter part-time in Education & Youth Development, Technology & Engineering
The Stanford Women in Computer Science (WiCS) Outreach Team runs an educational computer science outreach program called Stanford WiCS Outreach Workshop (WOW). The purpose of this program is to serve low-income, historically underrepresented high school students in the communities surrounding Stanford. As a volunteer with Stanford WOW, you will teach...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Coterm

When:

N/A
Cardinal Commitment, Leadership program

Multi-quarter part-time in Arts & Media, Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health, Human Rights, Identity, Law, Policy & Justice, Socio-Economic Prosperity, Technology & Engineering
The Public Service Leadership Program (PSLP) is a guided path on which students complete courses and a practicum related to a particular public service focus area. The goal of the program is to develop thoughtful, skilled, and reflective practitioners equipped to effect social change. PSLP members have competitive priority for...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Autumn,
Spring,
Winter
Cardinal Commitment, Volunteer

Multi-quarter part-time in Education & Youth Development
At the YMCA, there are many ways volunteers can engage with youth in our afterschool programs, both in person and online. Program Assistants help YMCA staff with curriculum focused on art, games, social emotional learning, and academic enrichment. No experience is needed to volunteer for this in-person opportunity. Volunteers will...

Location:

Bay Area

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students

When:

Autumn,
Spring,
Winter
Cardinal Commitment, Volunteer

Multi-quarter part-time in Education & Youth Development
Inspired by Jewish values of social justice and Tikkun Olam (repairing the world), the Jewish Coalition for Literacy (JCL) mobilizes volunteer tutors of all backgrounds and supports parents to help emerging and struggling readers in grades K-5 on the Peninsula and throughout the Bay Area. We envision a society in...

Location:

Bay Area

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students

When:

Autumn,
Spring,
Winter
Cardinal Commitment, Research, Volunteer

Multi-quarter part-time in Education & Youth Development
The Brain Development & Education Lab at the Stanford Graduate School of Education is developing the Rapid Online Assessment of Reading (ROAR), an open-access tool to help educators and clinicians rapidly screen children for reading difficulties. Stanford students are invited to contribute to our research partnerships with...

Sponsored by:

Graduate School of Education

Location:

Bay Area

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students

When:

Autumn,
Spring,
Winter
Cardinal Commitment

Multi-quarter part-time in Education & Youth Development
The Little Libraries aims to reduce socioeconomic inequities in early education  by promoting school readiness and literacy in pediatrics clinics around the Mid-Peninsula region. Founded by Dr. Lisa Chamberlain and the Stanford Pediatrics Advocacy Group, the Little Libraries provides a platform for students to meaningfully address disparities in school readiness. We have established...

Location:

Bay Area

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Coterm

When:

N/A
Public Service Scholars Program
Cardinal Commitment, Cardinal Courses, Courses for credit, Leadership program, Research

Multi-quarter part-time in Arts & Media, Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health, Human Rights, Identity, Law, Policy & Justice, Socio-Economic Prosperity, Technology & Engineering
Join a community of scholars as you pursue rigorous research that is informed by and useful to community organizations. The Public Service Scholars Program (PSSP) supports students toward completing a senior honors thesis, MA thesis, or capstone project that is informed by or supports the work of a community organization. Students...

Location:

N/A

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Coterm

When:

Spring,
Winter
Cardinal Commitment

Multi-quarter part-time in Civic Engagement
StanfordVotes, which is a committee within Stanford in Government, works to increase the number of Stanford students registering to vote and participating in elections. Stanford students, faculty, and staff work together to build a stronger campus community around voter registration and engagement. The many volunteer opportunities include: staffing voter registration...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Coterm

When:

N/A
Cardinal Commitment, Leadership program, Volunteer, Student service organization

Multi-quarter part-time in Arts & Media, Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health, Human Rights, Identity, Socio-Economic Prosperity, Technology & Engineering, Law, Policy & Justice
Cardinal Commitment supports and honors students’ individual sustained public service. "Making a Cardinal Commitment" means engaging with a community to address a problem or need for at least three quarters while you’re at Stanford. You’ll develop a personal mission statement describing your commitment, receive advice and guidance from a mentor...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term,
Graduate Students

When:

Other
Cardinal Commitment

Arts & Media, Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health, Human Rights, Identity, Socio-Economic Prosperity, Technology & Engineering, Law, Policy & Justice
Cardinal Commitment supports and honors students’ individual sustained public service. "Making a Cardinal Commitment" means engaging with a community to address a problem or need for at least three quarters while you’re at Stanford. You’ll develop a personal mission statement describing your commitment, receive advice and guidance from a mentor...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Co-term,
Graduate Students

When:

Autumn,
Winter,
Spring,
Summer,
Other
Cardinal Commitment

Multi-quarter part-time in Health
The Cardinal Free Clinics (CFCs), encompassing Arbor Free Clinic and Pacific Free Clinic, are two student-run health clinics operated by Stanford School of Medicine that provide free transitional primary care to adult residents of Santa Clara County and San Mateo County. Arbor Free Clinic operates in Redwood City and Pacific...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Coterm

When:

N/A
EPASA
Cardinal Commitment, Fellowship / internship, Leadership program

Quarter-long full-time in Education & Youth Development
Education Partnerships (EdP) programs address education equity in our local communities by engaging Stanford students and community youth in tutoring and mentoring relationships. Two of these programs host on-campus summer programs for local youth – East Palo Alto Stanford Academy (EPASA) and the High School Support Initiative (HSSI). We will...

Sponsored by:

Haas Center for Public Service

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates

When:

Summer

Application Deadline:

April 18, 2022 | 11:59 PM
* This Application Deadline has passed
CS Bridge class
Cardinal Commitment, Grant / stipend, Volunteer, Student service organization

Multi-quarter part-time in Education & Youth Development, Technology & Engineering
The CS Bridge program is a collaboration between Stanford University and host universities around the world. CS Bridge offers intensive two-week residential courses in the summer for high school students at different universities. Each course is hosted by a well-known university in the host country and is free for the...

Location:

United States

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Coterm

When:

Autumn,
Spring,
Summer,
Winter
Street Code Academy
Cardinal Commitment, Volunteer, Student service organization

Multi-quarter part-time in Education & Youth Development
StreetCode Academy is a community-centered tech empowerment program that provides free classes to underserved communities of color. Our programs include courses in the areas of coding, entrepreneurship and makerspace design. We serve students ages 3-83. All of our mentors will be 100% remote volunteers at this time. StreetCode will continue...

Location:

Bay Area

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Coterm

When:

Spring,
Summer,
Winter
Climate Resilient Communities logo
Cardinal Commitment, Volunteer

Multi-quarter part-time in Environmental Sustainability
In the Bay Area, as throughout the world, under-resourced communities are disproportionately vulnerable to climate change impacts. Working with the frontline communities of East Palo Alto, North Fair Oaks, and Belle Haven (Menlo Park), CRC’s outreach seeks to cultivate environmental awareness, give local residents a voice in resilience planning and...

Location:

Bay Area

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Coterm

When:

Rolling
Duke and Stanford students in Napa - part of ACE program
Cardinal Commitment

Multi-quarter part-time in Education & Youth Development, Environmental Sustainability, Health
The Rubenstein-Bing Student-Athlete Civic Engagement (ACE) Program provides one-time funding for accepted Duke and Stanford student-athletes to participate in three-week, immersive summer service experiences with an international community partner. Each summer, 40 Duke and Stanford ACE student-athletes — approximately 20 Blue Devils and 20 Cardinal — will participate in one...

Location:

Stanford

Open to:

Undergraduates,
Graduate Students,
Coterm

When:

N/A
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