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Volunteer Opportunities

Looking to work with our amazing international students? Global Carolina offers several programs to promote community engagement for both the domestic and international populations on campus. Select a program below to get started.

 

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Buddies Beyond Borders

Buddies Beyond Borders was developed to assist with the social transition of international students in their first months after arrival in the USA. Buddies Beyond Borders provides both international students and domestic Buddies an opportunity for friendship, cultural exchanges, and the opportunity to gain a broadened perspective about the world. Buddies Beyond Borders is open to current USC students or staff and meet 4x/semester with a one semester commitment. This program satisfies GLD Requirements. For more information, click to view the Buddies Beyond Borders website or contact Chris Reid at reidc1@mailbox.sc.edu or 803-777-7461.

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Conversation Partners

The Conversation Partners program connects students studying in English Programs for Internationals (EPI) with native speakers of English for conversation. Volunteers attend group sessions and are paired off with EPI students each week. EPI students get to practice English, and volunteers get a chance to visit with an individual from another country. Conversation Partners is open to USC students or staff, and has a 1 hour/week; one semester time commitment. This program satisfies GLD Requirements. For more information, click to view the website or contact Chris Reid at reidc1@mailbox.sc.edu or 803-777-7461.

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Face to Face

The Face to Face program is a fun and social way for domestic students to interact with USC international students two or three times per semester. The program leads social mixer events for cultural exchange and volunteering events to promote community engagement for both the domestic and international populations on campus. Face to Face is open to current USC students and has at least 2 events/semester. This program satisfies GLD Requirements. For more information, click to view the website or contact Lanie Kendrick at lanie.kendrick@uofsc.org.

 


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