Community Service

Community service can play a central role in your JWU education — and your career. Build the skills, training and personal commitment to be strong, ethical leaders in your career field, and in your community.

More Than 155,000 Hours of Service
We're serious about service. Last year, our students did 155,000 hours at local nonprofits and schools.

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How important is service to you? JWU has made the President’s Community Service Honor Roll 5 years in a row — we may be your perfect fit.

Build Career Skills & Give Back
Our unique service-learning options tie volunteerism to your academics. Get hands-on experience that relates to your major while you give back at a local nonprofit.

Lead on Campus, and in Your Community
Learn to lead teams, think critically, hone your communications skills — and become more valuable to employers.

Find volunteer opportunities through our Feinstein Center, Greek life, clubs and National Student Organizations (NSO).

Award-Winning Program
The Princeton Review's "Colleges with a Conscience," the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll and recognition from the Carnegie Foundation are just a few of community service awards we've received.