Volunteers & Events

“These students really, really cared.  They did not just do a project; they dug in to make a difference.”

-Carmaletta Zandi, The Morlock Foundation


SUNY Buffalo State Student Volunteers 

can be recruited for one-time, short-term, or ongoing projects with community agencies through our online volunteer posting system (ORCA).  They can assist with projects that require extra help. Examples include, but are not limited to, community revitalization projects, tutoring, mentoring, clerical work, mailings, fundraisers, or special events.

VSLC Events for Community Partners

Throughout the year, the VSLC sponsors service events for SUNY Buffalo State students.  If your organization would like to participate in one of the events below, please email the VSLC.

Community Partner Meetings

Meet with the VSLC and SUNY Buffalo State faculty to discuss service-learning partnerships for the fall 2017 semester.  Be ready to speak about future service-learning project ideas and network with other non-profit organizations.

  • Wednesday, July 26, 3:00-4:00pm

  • Tuesday, August 1, 9:00am-10:00am

Please RSVP for location and parking information.  


Bengals Dare to Care: Buffalo State Community Service Day

Saturday, September 16, 2017, 9:15 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Join Dr. Katherine Conway-Turner as SUNY Buffalo State invites students, faculty, and staff in a morning of service in the community.  Transportation for students to and from organization sites is provided by the college. 

Do you have a project you'd like a group of volunteers to complete between 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on September 16? Please complete the online form.





























Volunteer Fair

TBA.  Join the Volunteer and Service-Learning Center for our annual Volunteer Fair to speak with students about the opportunities at your organization.   


Tabling in the Student Union

Dates range throughout the semester.   If you would like to reserve a table to recruit student volunteers, please email Mark Brumby for details. 



Volunteer and Service-Learning Center

Buffalo State •  1300 Elmwood Avenue  •  Cleveland Hall 306
Buffalo, NY 14222  •  Phone: (716) 878-5811

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