2017-2018 Member Meeting Dates
1st Member Meeting | Monday, September 11th, 2017 @ 5:30PM in BEH 108
2nd Member Meeting | Monday, October 16th, 2017 @ 5:30PM in BHS 134
3rd Member Meeting | Monday, November 13th, 2017 @ 5:30PM in BEH 108
4th Member Meeting | Monday, January 29th, 2018 @ 5:30PM in BHS 132
5th Member Meeting | Monday, March 5th, 2018 @ 5:30PM in BHS 132
Last Member Meeting | Monday, April 16th, 2017 @ 5:30PM – Location: TBA
Upcoming Volunteer Events
Plan to get involved with these upcoming events or sign up to volunteer in our community.
Create Your Own Volunteer Experience
Here are additional organizations that UNLV SNDA members regularly volunteer with throughout the year:
The A-Games is presented by Families for Effective Autism Treatmentent (FEAT) is usually held at Sport Social. They are needing volunteers to help during the practices and final event. This is a fun, rewarding opportunity to work with children on the autism spectrum and their families.
If interested in volunteering, please email Molly Michelman at: email@example.com
Green Our Planet (GOP) is a creative, entrepreneurial, non-profit conservation organization that operates a free crowdfunding platform. GOP offers a unique funding and educational model to help individuals and organizations reach their mission goals, while supporting innovative education and conservation efforts. GOP achieves its mission by actively partnering with foundations, individuals, organizations and corporations to collectively create positive impact in environmental education and change. Based in Las Vegas, Nevada, Green Our Planet also runs one of the fastest-growing school garden programs, The Outdoor Garden Classroom, in the United States. Through its crowdfunding platform, Green Our Planet simultaneously offers the public an opportunity to both learn about environmental challenges and to help fund green projects that can help solve some of those challenges.
Southern Nevada Bicycle Coalition (SNVBC) are looking for dedicated and reliable volunteers who are interested in furthering the coalition’s vision and mission. The coalition is comprised of voting board members and committee volunteers all helping to advance the safety and infrastructure of biking in the valley.
* You do not have to be a cyclist to be a part of the coalition. The majority of the initiatives include safety, infrastructure, vulnerable road users laws, and monthly/quarterly coalition engagement activities.
Please email Sara Phillips at: firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions or would like to volunteer.
Veggie Buck Truck (VBT) is the valley’s first mobile farmers market. Rosalind Brooks, the founder of the Vegas Roots Community Garden who launched the VBT, is looking for volunteers to help her run the Veggie Buck Truck. Roz’s motto is “Just because people can’t afford farmer’s market prices doesn’t mean they don’t deserve it.” If interested, please call or text Roz at: (702) 281-7031 or email her at: email@example.com
Healthy Hunger Free Kids is a government program that provides support to a large number of underprivileged children and families. The program is teaches about grocery shopping, healthy cooking, and fun educational classes. Volunteers are needed to help with sign in’s, lead children in activities, and make outreach phone calls. Spanish fluency is a plus but not required.
If interested contact the Project Coordinator, Wilma Herrera at: (702) 369 -2165 or email her at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Wilma is also a graduate of the UNLV Nutrition Sciences Programs and loves student volunteers!
Aid For AIDS of Nevada (AFAN) provides support and advocacy for adults and children living with and affected by HIV/AIDS in southern Nevada. AFAN works to reduce HIV infection through prevention education to eliminate fear, prejudice and the stigma associated with the disease. There are a number of ways that you can students can get involved in this worthwhile organization.
If interested please contact Jake Yarberry at: email@example.com
* Jake is a UNLV Nutrition Sciences Graduate! Don’t forget to mention that you are an SNDA Member as well!