Staff, Faculty, and Alumni Volunteer Opportunities

Penn Volunteers in Public Service (Penn VIPS) provides volunteer activities for faculty, staff, and alumni. For more information, please contact: Isabel Sampson-Mapp, Associate Director/ Director Penn VIPS, 215-898-2020

Penn alumni, please also visit our page for alumni engagement.

Penn students, please visit our student employment and volunteer opportunities.

Penn faculty interested in resources to develop and implement Academically Based Community Service, please visit our page for faculty resources.

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Workplace Mentoring Program Staff Volunteers and Mastery-Shoemaker Students

Learn more about Penn Volunteers in Public Service. It is a vehicle for staff, faculty, alumni, and West Philadelphia residents to work together on community service activities and events.


Learn more about Penn Alumni Classes Engage, a new Alumni Class Leadership Council initiative providing opportunities for undergraduate alumni classes to engage in supporting Penn students and the communities surrounding Penn's campus.

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"Democracy must begin at home, and its home is the neighborly community."

John Dewey (1927)