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

Our Mission

The mission of AU G.I.V.S. is to provide Ashland University, including students, faculty and staff, with service opportunities to expand their social and educational experiences as well as create an atmosphere of committed lifelong service to others and an understanding of social responsibility and civic engagement in the following areas: Senior Citizens, Hunger and Homeless Relief, Animal Welfare, Youth, Ashland Community (Unity Team), and Government Relations/Veteran/Military Families.

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 feeding the homless at a local breakfast center to visiting with local senior citizens at Good Shepherd Nursing Home. 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 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!

Ashland University Gets Involved with Volunteer Service

Do you think you have what it takes to make a difference in the Ashland Community? 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 – one of the largest food drive in Ashland County; and The Princess's Closet  – a pre-prom morning of pampering for high school ladies that can use some extra tender-loving-care.  There are also opportunities to connect with  folks at the Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Emmanuel Saturday Breakfast Center, Matthew 25 and so much more!

Find us on Social Media

Facebook: AU GIVS

Twitter: @AU_GIVS

Instagram: @AU_GIVS

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Mohican River Clean Up

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Submit Your Community Service Hours Here!

Log into your GivePulse account to submit your completed service hours! https://ashland.givepulse.com/

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Community Service Guidelines

Wondering what does or doesn't count as service? You can use the Community Service Guidlines here! This list is not all inclusive and is subject to change. 

AU G.I.V.S. Team(s) Sign-Up

Did you know that AU G.I.V.S. has six different teams that service different needs in our community? We have the Senior Citzens Team, Government Relations Team, Unity Team, Youth Team, P.A.W. (Peers for Animal Welfare) Team and Hunger & Homelessness Team. Sign-up today to be a part of a team(s) that you have a special passion to serve. Click here to sign up for a team or teams today! By signing up, you will receive emails regarding upcoming service opportunities including details and the link to sign-up for the team(s) you registered for. 

Contact Us

Community Service Office
Department of Student Life

Hawkins Conard Student Center
Room 230

Jennifer Washock
Director, Community Service
jwashock@ashland.edu

Jaret Baker
Intern, Community Service
comserve@ashland.edu

Abby Wilhelm
AU G.I.V.S. President
awilhel2@ashland.edu

Anessa Berry
Special Projects Coordinator 
aberry5@ashland.edu

Office: 419.289.5325
Fax: 419.289.5328