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Here you will find volunteer opportunities for College of Biological Sciences faculty, staff and students.

Recruiting Pre-Health Students to Create a Leadership Workshop

On September 22, 2018, the Leadership Minor, Minnesota Student Association, and Student Unions & Activities will be hosting a Leadership Summit in Coffman Memorial Union. As a part of this conference, we are planning a specialized pre-health leadership workshop for students interested in practicing ethical leadership, especially when working with vulnerable populations both in the U.S. and abroad. We invite your input on what this could and should look like.

Volunteer Field Experience Summer 2017

The Monarch Joint Venture is seeking student and faculty volunteers to take part in a growing citizen science-based monarch butterfly monitoring project taking place across Minnesota. 

CBS Student Board Accepting Applications

The College of Biological Sciences Student Board is currently accepting applications for the 2017-2018 school year. The mission of the College of Biological Sciences Student Board is to build community, represent and advocate for the priorities of the CBS Student Body, as well as to unite and financially assist student organizations related to the interests of CBS.

Science Near the Scallions

Beth Fallon receives University’s Outstanding Community Service Award for work with Market Science.

Beth Fallon

On Saturday mornings, visitors to Twin Cities farmers market expect to find local produce, flowers and perhaps a baked good or two while strolling by booths and talking to vendors.

BioDays 2017

BioDays is a showcase of events hosted by CBS affiliated student groups exhibiting the applications of science in various fields ranging from industry to health care. Each day of the week, from March 27 to March 31, a student group will host an event ranging from networking to skill building events. The week will conclude with an ice cream social on Friday hosted by the CBS Student Board.

BioDays Events

Special Olympics Minnesota Health Promotion

Special Olympics Minnesota (SOMN) offers Health Promotion, events that are focused on improving long-term health outcomes for SOMN athletes by giving them the information, encouragement and the facilities they need to sustain physical fitness and healthy lifestyle choices. Through Health Promotion events, SOMN aims to improve the quality of life and self-image of athletes by providing them with knowledge and tools to make better decisions about their health and well-being. 

HandsOn Twin Cities Volunteer Expo

Join HandsOn Twin Cities and 65+ organizations who will showcase thousands of volunteer opportunities held at Mall of America on Saturday, February 18, 2017. Individuals, families, youth and groups seeking volunteer ideas, or team-building activities for their teams are encouraged to come.

Organizations at the Expo focus on a variety of community concerns, including youth and families, education, seniors, health and wellness, animals, environmental initiatives and basic needs such as food, housing, transportation and jobs.

Volunteers Needed for STEM Academy Event

The Association for Multicultural Scientists is hosting the annual STEM Academy for kids (ages 8-12) this May, and need many volunteers to make the event  possible. We need people who are able to help with set-up, sign-in, lunch, and cleanup, as well as run stations with activities.

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) Academy

Saturday May 7, 2016; 8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Great Hall, Coffman

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