Volunteer Opportunities

man ladeling soup at Soup & Hope eventVolunteering is a great way to meet new friends and support Cornell!


Cornell Commencement:

Support graduating students, and enjoy special perks, too!


Cornell Elves Program:

Benefit needy children in Tompkins County and the surrounding area.


Cornell Botanic Gardens:

Educate audiences about the interrelationships among plants, people and the environment.


Cornell Green Ambassadors:

Leadership program design to empower, equip, and engage staff and faculty as peer educators to facilitate a culture of environmental, economic and social sustainability within their own workgroups.


Sustainability Governance Committee:

Networking group of staff, faculty and students interested in sustainability engagement and outreach to further Cornell’s campus sustainability goals.


Cornell Public Service Center:

Service organization connecting Cornell students, faculty, and alumni with community organizations.


Cornell Retiree Volunteer Opportunities:

Connecting retirees with their surrounding communities in a variety of volunteer opportunities run through Cornell and other local agencies.


Cornell United Way:

Cornell supports the efforts of the United Way in our community – get involved!


Employee Appreciation Events:

Volunteers are always needed for events throughout the year, such as our Employee Celebrations, Bring a Child To Work Day, and the Jennie T. Farley Office Professionals luncheon.


Professional Clothing Giveaway:

Donate gently worn professional clothing, business casual, shoes and accessories that are offered at no cost for those who are interested. Sponsored by the Employee Assembly, Division of Human Resources, the CARE Fund and Cornell Wellness.


Slope Day

Support a safe and enjoyable springtime celebration for students.


University Committees:

Website featuring details and links to all Cornell committees.