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2020-21 Student Leaders for Service

May 7

Thank you for your interest in Student Leaders for Service. We look forward to talking to you about being part of our team of service leaders!

To apply, read through the following details and then press the green Registration button on the upper right hand corner of this page. Applications are due by Thursday, May 7, 2020. Early applications are encouraged.

Student Leaders for Service is a year-long leadership program that facilitates students’ involvement in both the Portland State and greater Portland communities. Students serve at a community partner site on a weekly basis, supporting the work of the community partner and bringing its mission back to the PSU campus. In addition to serving in a designated volunteer role with their organization, a key component of this role is for the SLS member to serve as a liaison between the community partner site and PSU, developing awareness for the community organization throughout campus and promoting the organization’s volunteer opportunities to PSU students.

SLS members also support engagement with the Student Community Engagement Center through facilitation of large Days of Service, shorter Serve Your City projects, tabling, and other outreach events on the PSU campus. Student Leaders for Service develop their leadership skills and identities through weekly Friday leadership classes each term and work to incorporate their learning into their service with their community partner site and vice versa throughout the year.

See the full description of the Student Leaders for Service Role:


In this application, you’ll be asked to affirm that you have read the full description of the Student Leader for Service role; answer questions related to your interest in the program, prior volunteer and/or leadership experience; and up to THREE specific positions with community organizations that interest you most.

You can find the specific positions seeking Student Leaders for Service that our hosting community partners have submitted here: https://givepul.se/9vlf0f

If you have any additional questions please email us at volunteer@pdx.edu.

Priority Application Deadline is Thursday, May 7, 2020! Early applications are encouraged! To apply, press the green Registration button on the upper right hand corner of this page. 
Student Leaders for Service is a program of the Student Community Engagement Center. The Student Community Engagement Center’s mission is to provide robust and varied co-curricular opportunities for all students at Portland State to engage with the community and become catalysts for change.