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Connect with the USC and Los Angeles Community with our partnerships and other volunteer opportunities!

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Encore Fellowships

Last updated 05/23/2022 Matching skilled, seasoned professionals with social sector organizations in high impact, paid leadership engagements. https://encore.org/fellowships/ Encore Fellowships match experienced professionals with social sector organizations needing their expertise. Stipends are $25,000 for 1,000 hours of work. Positions are typically part-time for a year. Encore is looking for potential fellows and host organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area,

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Become a Volunteer Consultant – Help nonprofits achieve their mission!

Last updated 04/20/2021 Since 1981, Executive Service Corps has been empowering nonprofit leaders and their organizations to better achieve their missions through high quality, affordable coaching and consulting delivered by executive-level volunteers. Our services include executive coaching, strategic planning and implementation, board development, fund development, retreat and meeting facilitation, and other tailored management consulting. We train and support our volunteers

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Help Advance USC Research as a Healthy Minds Volunteer

Last updated 11/12/2021 Would you like to help USC researchers understand how we can maintain healthy minds and bodies across our lifespan? Join the Healthy Minds Volunteer Corps! If you sign up as a volunteer, USC research labs can contact you about participating in studies investigating how aging affects vision, decision making, memory, emotional health, and physical health. Study participation

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Become a Legacy Volunteer!

Last updated 04/20/2021 A Place Called Home is looking for volunteers to spend time with the children at the center. APCH has made it a priority to start creating an age-inclusive environment so they want to invite volunteers 55+ years of age to make an impact in our members lives. They understand the impact on our youth when they are

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NIH Research Subjects Wanted for Advancing Postmenopausal Preventive Therapy (APPT)

Last updated 04/20/2021 We are writing to let you know about an exciting newly funded NIH study at USC. This new trial, called Advancing Postmenopausal Preventive Therapy (APPT), is designed to study the effects of an estrogen hormone therapy that does not contain progestogen (provera, progesterone) on hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis) and mental functioning (cognition). The medication we are studying is called

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Reading Partners

Last updated 04/20/2021 Reading Partners is looking for volunteers! Here is an excerpt from their website: “Reading Partners mobilizes communities to provide students with the proven, individualized reading support they need to read at grade level by fourth grade. We know that reading is the foundation for all future learning, and the ability to read transforms lives and empowers children

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USC Trojan Connections – Call Someone or Have Someone Call You

Last updated 04/20/2021 During the COVID-19 crisis, it is important that we remain connected with one another as we practice social distancing. The USC Emeriti Center is offering an opportunity to call someone who might feel isolated and if you wish, to receive a call yourself. This is a random phone matching system that will pair you with a USC

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Help Advance USC Research as a Healthy Minds Volunteer

Last updated 12/03/2021 Would you like to help USC researchers understand how we can maintain healthy minds and bodies across our lifespan? Join the Healthy Minds Volunteer Corps! If you sign up as a volunteer, USC research labs can contact you about participating in studies investigating how aging affects vision, decision making, memory, emotional health, and physical health. Study participation

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USC College Personal Statement Bootcamp

Last updated 07/28/2021 The USC Emeriti Center, RFA, and SRA collaborated with the Volunteers of America-Educational Talent Search to assist high school seniors in writing their college personal statements, which are required by the University of California and Common App applications. Many USC volunteers helped local high school students with coming up with good ideas for personal essays and editing the essays for

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The USC Good Neighbors Campaign is the university’s premier community outreach initiative providing over $26 million in neighborhood grants. Created in 1993, Good Neighbors was designed to provide financial support to enable collaboration between USC faculty and staff and local nonprofit organizations that have a visible, positive impact on the neighborhoods surrounding the University Park and Health Sciences campuses.