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Make and sustain a significant service commitment through a program or organization as part of your Stanford experience. Declare a major and a mission. Join a signature Stanford program, student-led service organization, or community organization.

 

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Stanford students are exposed to complex social and cultural issues through community visits, experiential learning, direct service, group discussion...
Location: Stanford, East Palo Alto, Redwood City, Other Bay Area
Stanford undergraduate and graduate students work with post-docs, alumni and professionals on promoting education for underprivileged children in...
Location: Stanford
A³C serves as Stanford’s primary resource for Asian and Asian American student affairs and community development.
Location: Stanford

The Boys and Girls Clubs of the Peninsula is the largest youth-serving non-profit in the Peninsula with a mission to provide the low-...

Location: Other Bay Area
Scholars receive support and guidance from the student staff and Resident Fellows as they craft their public service journey at Stanford and beyond.
Location: Stanford, East Palo Alto

The Buena Vista Homework Club began in September 2017 with no resources other than the good will of the residents, a few dedicated volunteers and...

Location: Other Bay Area
Cardinal Free Clinics (Arbor and Pacific Free) are Stanford operated, student-run health clinics providing free health assessments for low-income,...
Location: Stanford, Other Bay Area
Students bake and sell challah to raise money for hunger and disaster relief organizations worldwide with opportunities for continuing participation...
Location: Stanford
Coach children in local low-income communities, building leadership skills that prepare us for successful futures, but also forge the leaders of...
Location: East Palo Alto, Redwood City
Student group partnering with nonprofits on year-long software projects for social good. Projects have included tracking spread of cholera in...
Location: Stanford
CELCs gain valuable experience in community engaged learning pedagogy, program management, and public service.
Location: Stanford
DreamCatchers' mission is to close the achievement and opportunity gap facing low-income middle school students in Palo Alto.
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Stanford students work with local middle school youth in East Palo Alto as tutors and mentors.
Location: Stanford, East Palo Alto
Using one-on-one academic tutoring and group tennis instruction, EPATT strives to impact students academically, athletically, and socially.
Location: Stanford, East Palo Alto
As a vibrant student center, El Centro Chicano y Latino works to support students academically, personally, socially, and culturally.
Location: Stanford
Frosh Service Liaisons connect their dorm to service opportunities and spread the word about Cardinal Service.
Location: Stanford

Stanford graduate students mentor Future Advancers of Science and Technology (FAST) toward achieving their goals of answering open questions...

Location: Other Bay Area

Habla connects students with Spanish-speaking Stanford workers to help them learn English, practice for a citizenship test, or study for a...

Location: Stanford
Heart and Home Collaborative is a seasonal shelter for local unhoused women. Students participate in smooth operation of the shelter and nonprofit.
Location: Stanford
Stanford students work with high school students from local marginalized communities as tutors, mentors and academic supports.
Location: East Palo Alto, Other Bay Area
IIBA provides immigration legal services, education, and civic engagement opportunities to immigrants, refugees, and their families.
Location: Other Bay Area
Pro-Israel, Pro-Palestinian, Pro-Peace student organization dedicated to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.
Location: Stanford
Recruits and trains students to serve in court-based legal self-help centers, as an innovative approach to improving access to justice for all.
Location: Redwood City, Other Bay Area
Kids with Dreams is an organization of Stanford students dedicated to improving the lives of individuals with special needs.
Location: Stanford, East Palo Alto, Redwood City, Other Bay Area

To educate and inspire at-risk youth to unleash their potential in academics, athletics and life skills.

Location: Redwood City
Night Outreach promotes campus awareness of issues connected with homelessness and engages in outreach in downtown Palo Alto and San Francisco's...
Location: Other Bay Area

Palo Alto High School is located across the street from Stanford. Volunteer in a variety of ways all year long!

Location: East Palo Alto
Our mission is to engage a child’s curiosity in science and nature.
 
Location: East Palo Alto
Stanford students fund-raise, advocate, and educate on behalf of the international NGO Partners in Health which works to provide a preferential...
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Peer Health Exchange recruits, trains, and places college students into ninth grade classrooms to teach a skills-based curriculum focused on sexual...
Location: Redwood City
Stanford students help children from East Palo Alto develop their math skills so they are prepared to succeed in elementary school.
Location: East Palo Alto
Students build skills and work toward goals with the support of advisors and peer service leaders.
Location: Stanford
PSSP supports students’ efforts to write a thesis that is academically rigorous and useful to communities and organizations.
Location: Stanford

As the region’s only Community Resource Center, Puente serves the San Mateo County South Coast communities of Pescadero, La Honda, Loma Mar...

Location: Other Bay Area

Grab tea with a mentor or ask about community and resources for queer students through the Queer Campus Resources team.

Location: Stanford
Stanford students tutor children in kindergarten through third grade to help improve their decoding and comprehension skills.
Location: East Palo Alto
Support for Duke and Stanford student-athletes to participate in three-week, immersive, international summer service experiences.
Location: Stanford
Science in Service connects Stanford students to youth in neighboring communities through science mentorship and after-school science programs.
Location: East Palo Alto, Other Bay Area
The Stanford Social Entrepreneurial Students Association (SENSA) is Stanford’s premier social entrepreneur student organization.
Location: Stanford

SenseConnect seeks to advocate on behalf of the hearing impaired community at Stanford.

Location: Stanford
Members come together to cook, serve and spend time with people at the Opportunity Center, a center serving the homeless and extremely low-income.
Location: Stanford, Other Bay Area

Side by Side is a student group at Stanford University that performs songs from the 1920s to the 1960s at Bay Area nursing homes, hospitals...

Location: Other Bay Area
Leadership of program that brings students in grades 7-12 to Stanford’s campus for a two-day learning extravaganza. Classes are taught by Stanford...
Location: Stanford
Stanford in Government (SIG) creates a culture of civic and political engagement on the Stanford campus by offering opportunities for Stanford...
Location: Stanford
SMHO raises awareness about mental health and advocates for students experiencing mental health issues.
Location: Stanford
Stanford Outdoors Outreach Program (SOOP) aims to enhance personal relationships, foster community, and instill personal confidence in San Francisco...
Location: Stanford, Other Bay Area

The Stanford Refugee Research Project is a project funded by President Marc Tessier-Lavigne and Dean Lloyd Minor (Medicine) to examine the role of...

Location: Other Bay Area
We aim to increase awareness of end-of-life issues and support student members in becoming certified hospice volunteers.
Location: Stanford
Engaging, educating, and empowering Stanford women interested in politics, in a community that supports, challenges, and inspires them in college and...
Location: Stanford
SSTS is a workplace education program for university staff. Courses include English language, computer skills, GED, college preparation, and more....
Location: Stanford

StreetCode Academy is a community-centered tech empowerment program that provides free classes to underserved communities of color....

Location: Stanford

Student Clinical Opportunities for Premedical Experience (SCOPE) is a student-run volunteer program based out of Stanford University that...

Location: Other Bay Area
Promotes opportunity for all student-athletes; protects student-athlete welfare; and fosters positive student-athlete image.
Location: Stanford

Students for a Sustainable Stanford (SSS) is an inclusive and intersectional community that strives for sustainable practices on and off the...

Location: Stanford
Cardinal Green programs focus reducing our environmental impact, preserving resources, and building sustainability into everyday behaviors.
Location: Stanford
Undergraduate and graduate students volunteer as counselors providing free, confidential, 24-hour peer counseling and support services to Stanford...
Location: Stanford
The Markaz is a resource center dedicated to uplifting student voices from the diverse Muslim community at Stanford University.
Location: Stanford
Through volunteering at the Menlo Park VA Hospital students in USVH interact with elderly veterans who are long-term care patients and suffer from...
Location: Other Bay Area

Upward Scholars empowers low-income adults, mostly immigrants, by providing them financial and academic support so they can continue their...

Location: Other Bay Area

We are a peer-led student group working to empower the Stanford community in addressing suicide by creating safety nets within our community...

Location: Stanford

WYSE is an organization of female-identifying students with both a strong community and strong mission.

Location: East Palo Alto