Join the Volunteer Center Team


The Volunteer Center offers several leadership opportunities through its Alternative Breaks and Friends & Neighbors Day Programs. Improve USC’s service and volunteer experiences, make an impact, and lead fellow students.  Undergraduate and Graduate students are welcome to apply to be part of the Alternative Breaks or Friends & Neighbors Day team! Learn more about the Friends & Neighbors Day Program (FND) and our current Alternative Breaks Program (AB) on our website before applying.

Some of these positions are hourly work-study jobs, and Alternative Break positions are leadership positions that are not hourly – your compensation is your trip cost plus a stipend. Email if you have any questions.


Friends & Neighbors Day Coordinators enhance students’ service experience through service in our Friends & Neighbors Day (FND) program. Planning FND is a significant responsibility – it requires about 10 hours of work per week. You will plan and execute marketing to individuals and student groups, recruit and train team leaders, contact community partners, maintain our email and social media page, and plan general logistics on the day of FND such as food, transportation, and registration. Coordinators will respond to student questions about volunteer opportunities. Apply on the link below.  Work Study Required. With any questions, please reach out to
Friends & Neighbors Coordinator Application –

Graduate Advisors play a critical role in co-developing a leadership program for Friends & Neighbors Day and the Alternative Breaks, advancing our outreach to students at UPC and HSC, and supervising/supporting our undergraduate staff.  You may also market our programs to students and student groups, contact community partners, and maintain our email and social media page. Graduate students are welcome to apply for this position on the link below:
Graduate Advisor Application –

Alternative Break Trip Coordinators will be trained to enhance students’ service experience through service learning in our domestic and international Alternative Breaks. Planning an Alternative Break is a significant responsibility – it requires 10+ hours of commitment per week. You will plan and execute pre-trip marketing, recruitment, informational meetings, and the service itinerary. Coordinators will also support our front office, assist with the FND community service program, and respond to questions about volunteer opportunities. More details about this position are on the application link below. Undergraduate and Graduate students are welcome to apply. This is not a job, but a leadership position. Compensation includes the cost of your trip and an additional stipend (amount tbd).
AB Trip Coordinator Application –