Tuesday, January 26, 2010 myBiz Blog
More opportunites available through the Morgridge Center by Katie Coon

Check out these great public service and service-learning opportunities from the Morgride Center.

WIF

Imagine improving the living conditions in a children’s hospital in Vietnam or helping to create economic security for women living in the Madison community- opportunities available through the Wisconsin Idea Undergraduate Fellowships (WIF). Applications for the 2010-2011 WIF are now available. The WIF program allows students to partner with a faculty/staff member to design and implement service-activities or community-based research in order to meet a community need while enhancing student learning. Examples of recent projects can be found here . WIF applications are due on February 12th, but it is never too early to submit an idea.

For more information and a link to the application, please visit the WIF Web page. Apply today and make a difference in a community!

Schools of Hope

Become a Schools of Hope tutor today! As a volunteer you have the opportunity to tutor weekly at one of 17 schools. Volunteers can choose when, where, and what grade they want to tutor.  Tutor trainings are provided along with on-going support from volunteer coordinators located at each site.  Join the largest youth tutoring effort in Madison, become a Schools of Hope volunteer!

If you are interested in being a Schools of Hope Tutor, you can apply here. For more information e-mail volunteer@ulgm.org or call at 608-729-1225.