Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering can be a rewarding part of a spiritual life. In addition to ways that students can get involved with The University Congregation and Campus Ministry, we encourage students to seek out other avenues of volunteer work that may suite their particular interests.

Lutheran Volunteer Corps

Building community, working for justice, and living simply and sustainably.

ELCA Young Adults in Global Mission

Year-long journeys in global service.

Jesuit Volunteer Corps

Spirituality, Simple Lifestyle, Community, and Social Justice

Episcopal Service Corps

Serving others in solidarity, promoting justice in community.
Deepening spiritual awareness and vocational discernment.
Living simply in intentional Christian community.

United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR)

Dedicated to alleviating human suffering around the globe. Projects in disaster response, health, sustainable agriculture, food security, relief supplies.

Summer Communities of Service

A partnership between the United Church of Christ (UCC) and the Alliance of Baptists. Community Living, Leadership Development, Hands-On Justice Advocacy/Service Opportunities, Faith Conversations.


Center for Community Engagement and Service

PLU Center for Community Engagement and Service serves as a resource for students, staff and faculty who want to learn and serve in the context of the Parkland and Tacoma community. We recognize the invaluable wisdom housed in our local community and seek mutually beneficial partnerships that deepen student learning while enhancing the common good. To find out about current opportunities, visit the Center for Community Engagement and Service site.

The Diversity Center

The Diversity Center is committed to empowering the PLU community to engage in dialogue, programs, and initiatives that promote and enhance equity, agency, and action in the areas of diversity, social justice and sustainability.

For more information, check out the Diversity Center site.

Center for Gender Equity

The Center for Gender Equity empowers women and their allies to become advocates for gender equity and social justice through education, mentoring, outreach, and celebration as well as by fostering a safe space and inclusive communities.

Check out the Center for Gender Equity site for more information.