Advisement Services Needs Volunteers – Earn 2 credits for service

Advisement Services Center
Fall 2015 Community and Public Service Program Opportunities
Position Available for RSSW291 – 2 Credits – 60 Hours

Project MyStory
The Advisement Services Center (ASC) developed Project MyStory as a means to build community and to help new students better acclimate to UAlbany.  Selected students, who have shared their academic and personal journey while at UAlbany, will be featured on posters throughout our office and on our website.  This fall, we will capture their stories via video to broadcast on our website and in our office waiting room. In addition, we will create an ASC blog featuring advisor and student bloggers.

Project MyStory Ambassadors (1-2 Position Available)

  • Submit 1-2 weekly blog posts (300 – 500 words) based on an approved, self-designed theme targeting freshmen and new transfer students.
  • Facilitate two panel discussions of students sharing their “stories”. This panel should be based on a particular theme.
  • Contact and interview graduates for a “Where are They Now?” feature.   
  • To apply please e-mail the following to Rachel Moody at 1. A Sample blog post (300 – 500 words) welcoming incoming freshmen/transfer students to the University. You may include video links and pics with your submission; and 2. Statement expressing why you are interested in this volunteer position.

For more information and to apply, please contact Rachel Moody at 

Rachel Moody

Academic Advisor

Follow me @MoodyAdvisor
Blog: Dream. Climb. Thrive

 Advisement Services Center
University at Albany
LI-36; 1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12222
Phone (518) 442-3539
Fax:(518) 442-3966

Stride Adaptive Snowsports Needs Volunteers to Teach Althletes with Disabilities – Earn Credit

STRIDE Adaptive Snowsports seeking Instructors for the 2015-16 Season…

Do you Ski or Ride blue trails? Join our team! Pass on your passion to athletes living with disabilities!
STRIDE is accepting applications for

Jiminy Peak, Catamount & Ski Sundown programs

Informational Orientation meeting

Monday, October 12 from 6:00 – 8:45 pm

East Greenbush Libray 10 Community Way, East Greenbush NY

RSVP to: for more info 518-598-1279

YMCA Youth Program Needs Political Science – Public Policy or Any Student Interested in Civic Engagement – Earn RSSW Credits

YMCA Youth & Government
Volunteer Description

YMCA Youth and Government is a national civic engagement program that allows high school and middle school students the opportunity to serve in model government at the local, state, national, and international levels. New York State’s Youth and Government program operates at a state level, where students from all over the State come and meet at a onetime conference to participate in their respective areas of interest for a weekend in March. Students can choose from the following areas such as;

  • Legislative, where students form and debate their own legislation through parliamentary procedure.Judicial, whom create case-briefs and debate in front a panel of judges and are questioned.
  • Press whom feature a conference newsletter as well as various other media projects.
  • Lobbying, where students draft speeches to influence their fellow peers.
  • Teddy Roosevelt, a middle school program geared towards integrating younger and first year participants and acclimating them to the program and government

The North Albany YMCA is seeking volunteers for our weekly meetings operating every Wednesday from 5:00pm – 6:00pm at Albany High School. Volunteers are highly encouraged to commit both Fall and Spring semesters. Program operates from September -21st – April 1st.

UAlbany students may possibly gain credit through RSSW: Community and Public Service Program. Please contact me for more information at

“Leave the world better than the way you found it.”

Donavan Swanson |   Director of Community Engagement and Outreach
Housing Manager |  University at Albany Apartments
Student Association Inc. | University at Albany
1400 Washington Avenue | Campus Center 116 | Albany, NY 12222

P: (518) 442.5640 | F: (518) 442.5641