Local Service Opportunities

Get Involved at UMB

  • UMB Office of Community Engagement
    The Office of Community Engagement (OCE) serves as UMB’s liaison to communities across the State of Maryland on behalf of the Office of the President.

  • NOVA (Neuroscience Outreach and Volunteer Association)
    NOVA is a UMB group open to all students, faculty, and staff who are interested in promoting science and serving the local community. Our events range from playing BINGO with psychiatric patients, teaching elementary and high school students, fundraising, and more! See our website for more details or stop by one of our meetings held the second Thursday of every month at 5 p.m. in Room 353 of the SMC Campus Center.
  • Project Jump Start
    We are an interdisciplinary organization on campus that helps provide services and meals for homeless and low-income men and women in the West Baltimore and West Harbor communities. We meet on Tuesdays and Fridays at 5:30 p.m. on the lower level of the SMC Campus Center. Email Dorothy Kenny for more information.


Get Involved in Baltimore

There are hundreds of ways to get involved in community service in Baltimore. From tutoring a child or having dinner with a youth to cleaning up a vacant lot or helping someone in recovery, you can play an integral role in the health and well-being of our community. Here are just a few ways to find a way to help out in your community.