Gun Violence Prevention Summit

The City of Gainesville will host a two-day gun violence prevention summit which involves conversations with community and policymakers about long-term solutions. One of which is what educators see in their classrooms, and what they need to help prevent a tragedy. The city hopes to have UF College of Education representation on their policy day, and they are also in need of volunteers to act as scribes for both days. Undergrads, grad students, administration, staff, and faculty are all welcome.

How to Participate: Volunteer Form

  • Community Day – Sunday, August 6, 2023 (2:00 PM – 6:00 PM)

    Registration Link *Lunch included with registration

  • Policy Day – Monday, August 7, 2023 (9:00 AM – 6:00 PM)

    Registration Link *Breakfast & lunch included with registration

For more information please visit: Please feel free to reach out to the Event Coordinator Amanda Powers at

CWC AWARE Ambassador

Passionate about mental health? Apply to be a 2023-2024 AWARE Ambassador! AWARE Ambassadors help fight the stigma surrounding mental health by educating their fellow peers about available resources on campus and wellness tips. Students from all majors are welcomed and encouraged to apply to help shape mental health services that fit every student’s needs.

AWARE seeks to empower students with the skills necessary to better manage distresses such as stress, anxiety, and relationship issues through skill-based workshops and presentations. Ambassadors work with the CWC to offer presentations, tabling, as well as larger projects such as UFisAWARE and Gator-2-Gator peer counseling. It is a great opportunity to build leadership, personal, and public speaking skills while also being a part of a supportive and diverse team.

Applications are available at, open from July 1st and closing on Friday, September 8th, at 11:59 PM. If you are interested and have any questions, please feel free to contact the Recruitment and Elections Director (Calista Hidalgo:



Date: August 23
Location: UF

Employment and Internship Opportunities

Oak Hall Extended Day Counselors

Description: See the flyer below for details.
Application: To apply, please visit
Contact: For questions, please contact Danielle Tripp at

UB Kinsey - Palmview Elementary

Description: See the flyer below for details.
Application: To apply, please email your letter of interest and resume to Ms. Sheila Darville at

Language Assistant - English Language Institute

Description: Want to gain experience working with international students? The English Language Institute is currently accepting language assistant applications for its Fall C term from August 30th  – December 14th. Language assistants act as peer leaders for our English learners and lead outdoor conversational activities for a group of 10-15 international students and also interact with them at fun events! This is a paid student assistant position designed for undergraduate students.
Application: If you would like to apply or want more information, please contact Tate Quinones at or visit Matherly Hall Room 211. Applications will be due July 31st.

Florida Museum Undergraduate Internship

Description: The Florida Museum is now accepting applications now for the Fall 2023 Florida Museum Undergraduate Internship Program, aimed at reaching UF students from a variety of majors and backgrounds. This award program seeks to support undergraduate students by facilitating their work on museum-based internship projects. Internships are to be focused on gaining experience in collections work, laboratory analysis, and/or fieldwork.
Pay Rate: Awards supporting up to 80 hours of work at $17.00/hr will be funded.  We anticipate funding for eight students, with support coming from the Department of Natural History, the Department of Education and Public Programs, and iDigBio.
Application: For more information and the application procedure, please visit: The deadline for applications is July 23.

Primary Teacher - Chaffee Trail Elementary

Description: See the flyer below for details.
Application: To apply, please contact or call the school directly.

UF Active Learning Program - Internship & Research Program

Description: Are you looking for an education internship or research position in the Fall 2023 semester and interested in developing your personal-professional skillsets? The Active Learning Program (ALP) is a 1-semester internship and research program that connects eager, well-trained undergraduate students with UF faculty and community mentors engaged in internship and research projects. Interested students apply to be enrolled in the 3-credit Active Learning Program IDS4940 course where they will earn valuable, mentored internship and research experience; develop their personal-professional strengths, values, mission, and brand; build their professional and interpersonal skillsets in collaboration, communication, and conflict management; and create professional deliverables to be used in their internships and as an early career professional. View our internship and research opportunities

For education oriented students, we recommend paying special attention to these projects: 

  • Center for Precollegiate Education & Training Internship
  • Children Beyond Our Borders Internship
  • Continuing Education for Certified Pesticide Applicators Internship
  • Discovering the Glades: School-based 4-H Programming Internship
  • Engaging Farmers in Agricultural Best Management Practices through Virtual Extension Programs Internship
  • Family Resource Management Internship
  • GNV Bridge Library Program Expansion Internship
  • Innovative Education Internship
  • Pleasant Street Historical Research & Museum Programming 
  • Promoting Cost-Share Programs for Land Conservation Internship
  • Natural Resources Extension & Outreach to Hispanic Communities
  • Reading Pals Internship
  • Read a Recipe for Literacy
  • Respect Me Project Internship
  • Seminole County 4-H Volunteer Engagement
  • Supporting Environmental Education Internship
  • UF/IFAS Extension Demonstration Garden Internship
  • UF/IFAS Extension Waste Reduction (Green Sports) Internship

Application: You can learn more about the ALP and apply through our application:

Part-Time Research Opportunity

Description: See the flyer below for details.
Application: Use the QR code above to apply.

Behavior Analyst - Gilchrist County School District

Description: Please see the flyer below.Application: To apply, email Mandy Brock at

School Psychologist - Gilchrist County School District

Description: Please see the flyer below.

Application: Apply by completing an application at

BCLS Graduate Assistantship

Description: See the flyer below for more details.

Application: APPLY HERE: Applications are being reviewed on a rolling basis.

Community Engagement Coordinator – AmeriCorps Vista

Services and Volunteer Opportunities

Path to Purpose Fellowship

Description: This is a year-long collaborative fellowship, developing leadership and career skills through social change and community involvement located in the BCLS.

This cohort is open to all undergraduate and graduate majors, years, and programs supporting long-term goals of positive community growth, fellows work with Gainesville and Alachua County organizations.

You will gain:

  • Connection to community partners and members.
  • Experience working with communities and on projects related to your passions.
  • Experience in crafting a program and having agency in its direction.
  • A culminating product, such as an e-portfolio and a showcase.
  • Professional and personal development (communication, relationship building, listening),

This work is self-directed and self-motivated, with individualized support and ongoing training provided by the BCLS team and a student director. We believe everyone has a role in social change and look forward to you joining our team, will you lean into your passion and strengths today?
For more information, click here.
Contact: For questions, reach out to Soniy, our student director at

Balance 180 Summer Camp

Mentors for Westwood & Howard Bishop Middle School

Children Beyond Our Borders

Balance 180 Summer Camp

Description: Balance 180 summer camp provides a great learning experience for student volunteers. All of our volunteers work 1-1 or 2-1 with the participating campers in various activities, including gymnastics time, crafts, and games. The athletes have a variety of disabilities, including Autism, Down Syndrome, ADD/ADHD, and Cerebral Palsy, among others. The camp will be offered from July 10th to July 28th and will be held Monday – Friday from 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM. Volunteers can select the days and hours that they can join us, so that it works for their schedule.

How to Volunteer: Please fill out the following Google Form for more information:

Mentors for Westwood & Howard Bishop Middle School

Description: Our names are Bella and Adrienne and we run an organization here at UF called Women Building Women. We mentor 60+ at risk girls in underserved middle schools here in Gainesville and have had enormous success with our program.

As we formed these relationships with school administrators, we are constantly getting asked the question– do you know any groups that do similar things for male students? This fall, we are hoping to fill the dire need for male mentors in Westwood and/or Howard Bishop Middle School. Female mentors are encouraged to apply through our regular application cycle in September!

Our goal is to start with a small group of 15+ male mentors. They would be subject to a brief interview process before completing 1 hour of training initially and 4 throughout the semester.
How to Volunteer: If you are interested in becoming a male mentor, we strongly encourage you to reach out to us individually at 

Children Beyond Our Borders

Description: Children Beyond Our Borders is a nonprofit organization that runs a variety of programs for our mission to eliminate barriers to education for children locally and in Latin America. The mentorship program, the Triunfadores College Prep Program (CPP), aims to provide educational resources for low-income, migrant, and otherwise disadvantaged K-12 students in Alachua County through weekly, one-on-one tutoring sessions with college students and volunteers.
How to Volunteer: For more information about this program and the volunteer application, please visit If you would like more information on our organization as a whole, please visit our Facebook page ( or website (

Tutoring and Childcare

Driver/Nanny (Ocala – Gainesville – Ocala)

Description: We have just moved to Ocala from Toronto, Canada, and are looking for a responsible and kind person to drive my 11-year-old from Ocala to Gainesville and back again to her school. This role will require a dependable person with an excellent driving record and experience with children, living in Ocala and going to school at U of F in Gainesville. Pick up will be at 8:00 am to go to the school in Gainesville. Return will be at 3:30 pm unless extracurricular activities have been planned (a schedule will be provided well in advance). If the pickup is at 3:30, then time will be spent with the child at home until 5:00 pm. Snacks need to be prepared and then time spent playing, swimming, or helping the child with schoolwork.
Schedule: Monday through Friday during the school year.
Pay Rate: $20 per hour; 15 to 20 hours per week.

  • Two personal and/or professional references
  • A background check
  • Motor Vehicle Record from the DMV.

Contact: Please contact Zakia Demaghelatrous at 352 497 9425 or

University Athletic Association Content Tutors

Description: See the flyer below for details.

Hawkins Center Strategy Tutors

Description: See the flyer below for more details.

Contact: If interested, please contact Kelley Catenacci at 352-231-0141, or

Part-Time Nanny

Description: We are seeking a part-time nanny for our 3 1/2-year-old daughter who can work 5 days per week, Monday through Friday, from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm. We live in E Gainesville, between Haile Plantation and the Town of Tioga. My husband works from home, and we have one medium-sized, amiable dog. It would be desirable if you have some experience with toddler care.

Duties will include:

  • Dropping off and picking her up from daycare.
  • Helping to get her ready in the morning.
  • Giving her a bath in the evening and occasionally helping with meal preparation.

The hours are meant to be a little flexible, and we also seek occasional babysitters for evenings as needed. We offer competitive pay and an opportunity to work with a friendly family.
Contact: If interested, don’t hesitate to contact me at to schedule an interview.