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Volunteers for Jacksonville

University of North Florida is committed to preparing students to make significant contributions to their community, and the faculty are themselves making these same contributions. Although this is only the second phase of this study, 265 volunteer efforts of the faculty have been identified during the target time period of the previous academic year. This includes faculty providing resources to area non-profits at no cost. For example, a Psychology faculty member serves as a consultant for the Community Health Assessment Team and the Household Health Assessment Team with the Florida Health Department. Additionally, faculty members in the school of nursing volunteer with the IM Sulzbacher Homeless Center Health Clinic, St. Vincent’s Mobile Van, City Rescue Mission, Jane Adams House, Volunteers in Medicine Clinic, and West Jacksonville Health Center as Nurse Practitioners.

Table 6: List of Select* Organizations with Faculty Volunteers
College of Arts and Sciences
Mayor's Sexual Assault Awareness Committee Junior League
Jacksonville Historic Preservation Commission Jacksonville Jazz Festival
Northeast Florida Head Start Second Harvest Food Bank
Jacksonville Community Council, Inc. Clara White Mission
Coggin College of Business
VyStar Credit Union River City Swim League
The Propeller Club Hubbard House
College of Computing, Engineering, and Construction
Elementary School Science Fair St. Johns River Community College
The Grove House Girls, Inc.
College of Education and Human Services
Women’s Center of Jacksonville The Faces of Asia
The Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary St. Francis House Soup Kitchen
Brooks College of Health
St. Vincent’s Mobile Van OneJax
Rick Wilkins Foundation Tom Coughlin Jay Fund Foundation
IM Sulzbacher Homeless Center Nassau County Public Health Clinic
Jane Adams House Volunteers in Medicine

Source: Faculty Survey, 2008
* See Appendix A for a complete list