Community Service & AU G.I.V.S.

Our Mission

The Community Service Office will strive to provide meaningful service opportunities locally, nationally and even globally in an effort to encourage social responsibility, community involvement and thoughtful action. 

Reach Beyond Your Boundaries to Help Make a Difference

Through Community Service at Ashland University, you will find many opportunities for reaching beyond your boundaries. From building houses with Habitat for Humanity to making blankets for local children in need, participation in community service gives you the opportunity to have great experiences while making new friends and connecting with others in our local community. We offer volunteer opportunities in the Ashland area, and also throughout our state and nation.  We also continue to add opportunities through outside organizations to make sure that you have the best chance possible to participate in whatever program interests you! There are so many opportunities to try something new through our office-we hope that you find something that interests you! 

If you would like to receive our weekly newsletter or would like more information on any of our programs, please email and ask to be put on our mailing list. Thank you for your interest in volunteerism!

Ashland University Gets Involved with Volunteer Service

Think you have what it takes to make a difference locally, nationally and even globally? We do! Get involved with AU G.I.V.S. – Ashland University’s student-led organization that provides awesome service opportunities throughout the Ashland area and beyond.

Examples of programs include dog walking at the local animal shelter; FEED Ashland – the largest food drive in Ashland County; youth story times; and CROP Walk – a program with local churches to help end hunger. There are also opportunities to connect with  folks at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home; build locally and nationally for Habitat for Humanity and so much more!




Service Opportunities!

Check back at the end of August for the Fall 2017 community service opportunities and sign-ups.

Contact Us

Community Service Office
Department of Student Life

Hawkins Conard Student Center
Room 230

Jennifer Washock
Director, Community Service

Calvin Wertman
Graduate Assistant, Community Service

Jessica Dutko
Intern, Community Service

Office: 419.289.5325
Fax: 419.289.5328

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