volunteerICT is Wichita State's campus-focused partnership with the United Way of the Plains and connects Wichita State students with volunteer opportunities in Wichita.

Wichita State University’s volunteerICT is a campus-focused virtual volunteer service board designed in partnership with the United Way of the Plains. The platform guides you to community partners throughout Wichita who are looking for volunteers. All students, staff and faculty can access volunteerICT with their myWSU account.

To begin searching volunteer opportunities throughout the area:

  1. Log in to your myWSU account.
  2. Locate Civic Engagement under the Campus Involvement tab.
  3. Click volunteerICT and you will be redirected to your profile. Complete your profile to find opportunities and begin volunteering.

As you track your volunteer activities, volunteerICT will add your service hours to a volunteer resume that will keep track of your volunteer hours for you.

For more information, email volunteerICT@wichita.edu or call 316-978-3022.

LeaderShape is a 4 day experience that challenges participants to lead with integrity. This is a nationally recognized organization that facilitates participants through a series of dynamic, challenging, and exciting sessions designed to increase, develop, and launch the leadership capacity of students. This experience will not only benefit them individually, but professionally and the communities/organizations they go on to lead and serve in the future. Participants will cultivate leadership skills, reflect, and discuss leadership lessons within a small cohort or cluster of students.

Wichita State University will host the Institute by LeaderShape Oct. 8-11at Rock Springs 4-H Center in Junction City, Kansas. LeaderShape is a nationally recognized organization that facilitates participants through a series of dynamic, challenging and exciting sessions designed to increase, develop and launch the leadership capacity of students.

Mentorship is an essential part of the institute, and we are seeking staff and faculty to serve as Cluster Family Mentors. Transportation, food and lodging will be provided.

Students and staff gathered together for a group photo at Back to School Bash

Student Involvement is seeking faculty and staff to volunteer for the Back to School Bash (B2SB) from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 14. Volunteers will staff games and activities, provide directions, check-in participants, and welcome new and returning Shockers. B2SB volunteers will also receive a free T-shirt.

Please register no later than 5 p.m. Aug. 6.

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WSU First-Year Programs in Student Success and Campus Recreation are looking for enthusiastic individuals to volunteer during the seventh annual Clash of the Colleges on Friday, Aug. 20.

Faculty, staff and students are all welcome to volunteer. Volunteers will be entered in a raffle with a chance for prizes. All volunteers will receive a Clash of the Colleges T-shirt.

To volunteer, contact tahrima.musa@wichita.edu no later than 5 p.m. July 28.

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Help Wu Crew Reads reach its goal of 50 volunteers by the end of August. Wu Crew Reads volunteers read children’s books aloud and ask students questions about the books to help them better understand the story.

To participate, volunteers are asked to commit 20 minutes from 2:40 to 3 p.m. Wednesday afternoons for a semester. During this time, volunteers will read virtually with a student at Gordan Parks Elementary School.

Wu Crew Read is part of an effort to help USD 259 reach its long-term strategic goal of increasing third-grade reading proficiency, which aligns with Wichita State’s mission to being an educational driver for Kansas and the greater public good.

A slide of the PowerPoint that reads "AmeriCorps Service Opportunities.

The Wichita State University Community Engagement Institute is looking for five candidates for service positions at Wichita State through AmeriCorps. The positions include opportunities with the Shocker Neighborhood Association, Psychology Department, Center for Public Health Initiatives at Community Engagement Institute, Prevention Initiatives at CEI and a Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) leader position for someone who has previous AmeriCorps experience.

AmeriCorps members make a year-long, full-time commitment to serve on a specific project at Wichita State or a nonprofit organization, and earn a modest living allowance of $15,000. After a successful year of service, members are eligible for an education award of $6,000 or a post-service stipend. Current and past members are also eligible to apply for one of seven $2,000 Wichita State scholarships.

VISTA member candidates must meet the following:

  • Must be 18 years old.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Must have limited criminal history and meet the requirements of the agency where they apply.

Recruitment is open through July 28. For more information, contact Racheal Holland at WSUvista@wichita.edu or call 316-295-6896.

Check out the current list of volunteer opportunities available in Shocker Neighborhood and sign up today.

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We are seeking motivated on-campus advisors to volunteer for two fraternities: Delta Upsilon and Lambda Chi Alpha. On-campus advisors must be Wichita State faculty or staff with a valid WSU ID and WSU email.

Individuals will need to be willing to have occasional meetings with fraternity leaders, approve events via ShockerSync and be an overall mentor to the organization.

For questions or to apply as on-campus advisor, please contact Rani Somers,  Fraternity and Sorority Life coordinator.

A group of physical therapy doctoral students is looking for participants aged 18 or older to help with a study on chronic lower back pain. Your participation may help physical therapists understand and treat chronic low back pain in a technological age using at-home therapy services.

If chosen to participate and are placed in the experimental group, you complete an eight-week home exercise program that will be monitored via e-mail. The exercise program will not require external resistance (weights or resistance bands). You will fill out a questionnaire prior to starting the program and three questionnaires eight weeks later. If you are placed in the control group, your only responsibility will be to complete one survey at the beginning of the program and two surveys eight weeks later.

If interested, please complete the survey below. It will only take about 10 minutes. After returning the survey, you will receive an email with further information

Your participation is graciously appreciated, voluntary, and your responses will remain confidential. If you have questions or concerns, please email Austin Foley at amfoley1@shockers.wichita.edu.

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Wichita State University will host the Institute by LeaderShape Oct. 8-11at Rock Springs 4-H Center in Junction City, Kansas. LeaderShape is a nationally recognized organization that facilitates participants through a series of dynamic, challenging and exciting sessions designed to increase, develop and launch the leadership capacity of students.

Participants will cultivate leadership skills, reflect and discuss leadership lessons within a small cohort or cluster of students. LeaderShape will be held Oct. 8-11at Rock Springs 4-H Center in Junction City, Kansas.

For more information, visit the Leadershape Institute website. The deadline for applications is September 19.

For more information please email Kennedy Rogers or call 316-978-3022.