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Community Engagement



The SERVE (Students Engaging in Rewarding Volunteer Experiences) Team aims to SERVE the Charlotte community and be advocates for student community engagement by offering monthly events. These students assist in the planning, recruiting, and implementation of monthly community engagement events that are mutually beneficial for the community partner they serve and the UNC Charlotte student volunteers. The SERVE Team helps make service the NORM at UNC Charlotte by cultivating a spirit of service. 

Weekly meetings take place on Tuesdays from 5:30-6:30 PM in the Popp Martin Student Union.

SERVE Team is divided into five committees, each led by a Student Director: 

  • Housing & Food Insecurity
  • Environment & Animals
  • Advocacy & Awareness
  • Youth & Education
  • Public & Community Health

Requirements of SERVE Team Members:

  • Serve on one committee in the following categories: Housing & Food Insecurity, Environment & Animals, Advocacy & Awareness, Youth & Education, or Public & Community Health
  • Within the committee, take on one of three roles: Marketing, Education, Logistics
  • Attend the SERVE Team Retreat in August 2024
  • Attend weekly meetings

Benefits of joining SERVE Team:

  • Engage in direct service with local non profit organizations 
  • Development of professional skills such as communication, collaboration, and leadership
  • Form meaningful relationships with other service-minded students 
  • Fulfill personal and professional service goals

Applications will be open April 1st - April 20th, 2024!

Approximately 15-20 students are accepted onto this team. Applicants must be rising sophomore, junior, or non-graduating senior and be in good standing with the University.

Contact Information

For questions, please contact Leadership & Community Engagement, located in the Popp Martin Student Union Room 280, at (704) 687-5323, or email Mikala Harvey,