Students provide companionship for a specified number of hours per week, depending on the number of credits that they are taking (1-6 credits/semester is available). Three hours of service per week is required per credit. In addition to their weekly hours, students attend 5 one-hour Community Companions meetings each semester.
How to find a volunteer opporturnity
- Login into myUMassD
- Under QuickLaunch, find the link for Careers & Jobs
- Find link to Career Planning/Job Search Tools
- Go to CareerLink and initiate a job search
- Use the keywords "Community Companion" to find opportunities
- Click on each position for additional information and application instructions