Volunteer Opportunities

Laker Leads

Thinking about volunteering? We have some great ways to get involved. We offer many different programs on and off campus that you can locate through our Calendar of Events, listed below. However, if you are looking for something more specific to your personal interests or career goals, try our Laker Leads database. It holds over 150 volunteer listings, and internship possibilities.

laker leads data base

Volunteer Listserv

The Volunteer Listserv is a weekly email that contains up to date onetime volunteer opportunities for students. To sign up for our Volunteer Listserv email service@oswego.edu.

Adopt-A-Grandparent

Adopt-A-Grandparent Program connects students with senior adults in the community through weekly trips to a local nursing home and have the opportunity to spend time with residents talking, sharing stories and participating in the planned activity. 

Mentor Oswego

Mentor Oswego connects college students with local children and adolescents in the Oswego area. SUNY Oswego students act as positive role-models, while providing fun activities, programs and companionship to local youth. In the past year, we have significantly expanded Mentor Oswego to help address unmet needs of the community and the local school district. There are now a variety of different programs housed under the Mentor Oswego Umbrella.

Habitat For Humanity

Habitat for Humanity (HFH) The Habitat for Humanity Club offers opportunities for students to help eradicate homelessness locally, nationally, and throughout the world.  We work through volunteer action, awareness, and advocacy to build houses, communities, and hope worldwide.

Red Cross Club

The American Red Cross is a humanitarian organization led by volunteers that provide relief to victims of disasters and helps people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. The Oswego State Red Cross Club runs solely by the mission of the American Red Cross: to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. 

Alpha Phi Omega

Alpha Phi Omega is a national, co-ed, service fraternity. For over seventy-five years, we have set the standard for college campus-based volunteerism. Alpha Phi Omega strives to help each member develop leadership skills, secure lasting friendships, and provide service to others.