UF Mindfulness 360° Practice Group 

The UF Mindfulness 360° Practice Group is offered online through Zoom this semester at no cost to the UF community. The sessions are offered by volunteers with kind hearts of the UF Mindfulness faculty team. With this group we aim to build a community of students, faculty, and staff members who share an interest to practice and learn about mindfulness. Donations are greatly appreciated to keep our efforts moving forward. You can make a contribution here.

The more sessions you attend the more benefits you will reap. Participants are awarded an attendance certificate for attending 10+ sessions upon request. You only need to register once to gain access to all 14 sessions. There will be one 1 hour long session every Monday from 5:30 to 6:30 PM via Zoom. For all of the dates please visit: UF Mindfulness 360 Practice Group 

UF Career Showcase 

Career Showcase is the Career Connection Center’s largest career fair, spanning three days of in-person networking with top employers from all over the U.S. Starting on September 26 and running until September 28.

Career Showcase is the perfect opportunity for you to explore internships, part-time, full-time, and Co-Op opportunities in fields such as accounting, engineering, healthcare, communications, research, sales, computer science, retail, and so much more! For more information, please visit:


  • Fall 2022 Graduate Student Resource Fair

Date: September 14 – 15
Location: Reitz Union, Tabling Area

  • Education Policy Research Center Brown Bag Series: By Any Other Name?: A Brief Defense of the Concept of ‘Equality’ in Educational Praxis (Dr. Christopher Thomas)

Date: September 15
Location: New Norman 2707, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

  • SKY Happiness Retreat

Date: September 16 – 18
Location: Reitz Union, Room 2355
Retreat Scholarship Application Form 

  • Prepare for Career Showcase: How to Stand Out to Employers

Date: September 19, 3:00 PM – 3:50 PM
Location: Virtual

  • Career Connections Center Express Drop-In

Date: September 19 – 26, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Location: Career Connections Center 

  • 2022 Annual Fall Undergraduate Research Expo

Date: September 21, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Location: Reitz Grand Ballroom

  • Career Showcase

Date: September 27 – 28, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Location: Stephen O’Connell Center
See the List of Employers

  • Volunteer Network Fair

Date: September 29, 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
Location: Union Grand Ballroom

  • Educational Leadership Prospective Student Webinar

Date: October 4:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Location: Virtual

Employment and Internship Opportunities

Early Childhood Education Assistant, Florida Museum of Natural History

Description: We are committed to being a welcoming museum that reflects and enacts the values of inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility. We seek candidates who will not only enhance our representational diversity but also work with the Discovery Zone Coordinator and staff to enhance each visitor’s experience in the Florida Museum’s Discovery Zone exhibit for children ages 0-8 years and their caregivers. Focus on expanding programming for non-traditional audiences from diverse backgrounds and developing and evaluating early childhood nature-based education programs both in the exhibit and outdoors. Ensures programs are developmentally appropriate, linked to evidence-based early learning standards, and are aligned with the Museum’s mission of inspiring people to care about life on Earth.

  • Facilitate visitor engagement within the Discovery Zone
  • Develop and maintain Discovery Zone equipment and materials
  • Carry out daily exhibit upkeep and cleaning as needed
  • Deliver extraordinary and inclusive customer service to all Museum guests and internal staff
  • Assist Discovery Zone Coordinator in developing and implementing creative and fun educational programs related to the Discovery Zone exhibit for children 0-8 years old and their caregivers including structured programs, drop-in programs, special event activities, and workshops for caregivers and early childhood educators
  • Assist Discovery Zone Coordinator in efforts to engage underserved and/or underrepresented audiences and youth/families from diverse backgrounds
  • Stays current on early childhood education best practices, with an emphasis on nature and science, through professional development as well as Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Accessibility training
  • Assist Discovery Zone Coordinator in maintaining a tracking system on Discovery Zone programs and attendance
  • Assist with exhibit components/materials inventory as well as reporting maintenance issues and problem solving
  • Respond to informational requests through e-mail and telephone

Normal work schedule is 24 hours within 8 a.m. – 6 p.m., weekly, primarily weekends (Saturday, Sunday) and Monday with possible other weekday hours. Flexible schedule necessary to accommodate required weekend Discovery Zone hours and programming hours. Schedule varies with program needs and includes hours during times when the University is closed. The Discovery Zone is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas when the Museum is closed.
Pay Rate: $15.00 per hour.
Application: To see the full job details and requirements, please see the job application:

P.K. Yonge - Secondary School Counselor

Description: You belong at a K-12 teaching and learning environment that’s leading the way!

P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School (DRS) is seeking to hire a Secondary School Counselor for the 2022-2023 school year. Specific responsibilities include:

  • Provide direct services to 240-260 high school students through preventive and responsive counseling to address need for academic, career, social/emotional, and mental health supports.
  • Monitor students’ academic progress, behavior, attendance, and well-being to facilitate/provide appropriate intervention as needed.
  • Collaborate with families and educators to assist students with educational, career, and life planning.
  • Support students’ academic, social, behavioral, and emotional success in a school organized to provide multi-tiered system of supports.
  • Maintain regular parent communication (electronically, face-to-face, by phone).
  • Engage in annual cycles of professional learning.
  • Participate in practitioner inquiry (research) to support professional learning and inform continuous program improvement.
  • Analyze impact of strategies, practices, and curriculum on student success.

For more details about UF benefits, please visit

Application: For the full job description and to learn more about P.K. Yonge, please see the job application:

Services and Volunteer Opportunities

Balance 180 Volunteers

Description: Balance 180 is a local non-profit organization that focuses on integrating children with varying abilities through sports. Our volunteers work 1 on 1 or 2 on 1 with our athletes who have disabilities including autism, Down syndrome, ADD/ADHD, and cerebral palsy, among others. This is a great hands-on learning experience for student volunteers.

This Fall we have an opportunity for students to work with our athletes in the Adaptive Gymnastics Program on Saturdays from 1:00-2:00pm. This is a gymnastics class that is specifically designed for children with varying abilities. We set up the gym in rotations that include vault, bars, beam, floor, and a tumble track, so our athletes can work on a variety of motor skills. The athletes have a range of disabilities including autism, Down syndrome, ADD/ADHD, and cerebral palsy.
How to Volunteer: If you are interested in being a part of the Adaptive Gymnastics volunteer team, please contact Elizabeth and Rebecca at No gymnastics experience is required to volunteer.


Description: MentorGNV, a student volunteer organization at UF, will be opening its applications on August 29th, 2022. MentorGNV is a 501(c) nonprofit volunteering and community service organization that serves the Alachua County Public School system. On a weekly basis, mentors work with students from elementary to high school (in a one-on-one or group setting) through mentoring and tutoring sessions. Ultimately, our goal is to guide underserved students toward the path to success.

Notably, your experience with MentorGNV is what you make it: you can select which school to volunteer at, what grade levels to work with, and what days and times to volunteer at. That’s right— we work with your schedule, not the other way around! Plus, MentorGNV is not major-exclusive. We accept members from all majors!

How to Apply: Applications will open on August 29th and close on September 18th at 11:59 PM. The application link is as follows:

Contact: Questions? If you have questions about our organization or application cycle, feel free to reach out to MentorGNV at! We encourage everyone who is interested to follow us on social media for updates.

Gator Junior Golf Volunteers

Description: Gator Junior Golf is a non-profit association that provides group golf lessons to kids starting at the age of 4. Volunteers can help the lead coach provide instruction, ensure that safe and etiquette golf practices are being demonstrated by the students, help set up or put away golf equipment, etc. Not only will volunteer hours be earned, those who help will be growing the game of golf and having a positive impact on our students.
How to Volunteer: The fall schedule is posted on which includes class locations and times. Some experience in golf will be useful but not necessary!
Contact: If you have questions, please reach out to Kyle Eller at

Tutoring and Childcare

P.K. Yonge Tutoring Resource List

Description: Dear COE Students! P.K. Yonge has had several families ask about resources for tutoring. P.K. Yonge does not facilitate private tutoring but we would like to provide a resource list to families for tutors.
Contact: If you are interested in being on the resource list, please email PKY middle school counselor Devin Bogart at Include your name, subjects you are comfortable with, and your contact information. We have had a lot of requests for help finding middle school math tutors specifically. Families will contact you directly to discuss availability and tutoring rates. 

Childcare for Children’s Ministry

Description: Join an awesome team working with kids in a safe, fun and energetic environment for kids to enjoy! We are seeking childcare workers and teachers for our children’s ministry at CityLight Church including ages nursery, preschool and elementary. Background checks are required. Learn more about the vision and mission of CityLight Church at Volunteer hours also available.
Hours: 4 – 8 hours/week.
Schedule: Sunday, 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM. Other hours are flexible during the week.
Pay Rate: $12 per hour.
Contact: Allison Wicker at or 615-686-4123.

Tutor - Algebra 2, Anatomy, and Physiology

Description: Looking for a tutor to teach a junior in high school with Algebra 2 and Anatomy and Physiology.
Contact: Please email if you are interested.