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Commodores to volunteer at Nashville-area elementary school

Apr. 11, 2018—In the coming weeks, Vanderbilt student-athletes and staffers will participate in several volunteer opportunities for the first time at Nashville's Buena Vista Elementary School, a unique chance for the Commodores to make an impact in the Nashville community.

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Dedicated volunteers help drive Flulapalooza’s success

Sep. 21, 2017—The floors are in, the tent is up, the vaccine and supplies are stocked and the volunteers are ready for the annual 12-hour vaccination marathon known as Flulapalooza, set for Wednesday, Sept. 27.

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Calling all VU Event Volunteers

Aug. 23, 2017—If you have a smiling face, a friendly personality and enjoy having fun, consider signing up to be a VU Event Volunteer.

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Volunteer leaders added to VUMC advisory boards

Mar. 23, 2017—Thirteen volunteer leaders have been named over the past year to fill vacant positions on three Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) advisory boards and councils.

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O’Neill honored with international surgical volunteerism award

Sep. 8, 2016—James O’Neill, M.D., professor of Surgery and former chair of the Section of Surgical Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), has received an International Surgical Volunteerism Award from the American College of Surgeons (ACS) for more than three decades of service as a surgeon and educator in medically underserved countries.

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Sewing Club’s efforts land volunteer award at Hands On Nashville event

May. 12, 2016—The Vanderbilt Sewing Club, which crafts special linens for Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and its patients, recently received a top honor at Hands On Nashville’s 30th Annual Mary Catherine Strobel Volunteer Awards ceremony.

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VU employees urged to give back to community through donations, volunteering

Nov. 4, 2015—For decades, Vanderbilt and its employees have been giving back to the Middle Tennessee community. The Vanderbilt Gives: Building a Community with Hope website offers a convenient way to link to local nonprofit federations.

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Volunteers needed for upcoming community events

May. 20, 2015—Volunteers are needed for two upcoming events sponsored by the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Volunteer opportunity: Poll officials needed for Davidson County elections

Apr. 21, 2015—The Davidson County Election Commission is recruiting poll officials to staff polling locations for the upcoming 2015 election cycle.

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Volunteer’s hats warming heads, hearts in NICU

May. 22, 2014—Thorun Olsen watched as two tiny, soft knitted hats — one pink and one blue — were placed on Nolan and Nora Mong’s petite heads to keep them warm in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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There’s still time to be part of NCAA Women’s Final Four

Mar. 31, 2014—The NCAA Women’s Final Four is right around the corner. This event will take place April 6-8 at Bridgestone Arena, and your help is needed. If you have already registered to volunteer, no need to do so again. All volunteers are required to attend an orientation session prior to the Final Four, where you will go through training...

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Volunteer for Commencement today

Mar. 20, 2014—Here's your chance to play a vital role in one of the university’s largest and most prestigious events.

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