Volunteer Opportunities

Dome Composting Program

The Dome is looking for volunteers to help pick up compostable items and divert these items from the waste stream after every home football and men's basketball game! To learn more, please contact Ruby Liu, at . To register, please click here.


Pete's Giving Garden

Pete's Giving Garden hosts scheduled volunteer hours for students, faculty, and staff during the spring, summer, and fall semesters, dependent on the growing season. These hours are currently closed for the remainder of the fall semester, but opportunities are still available!  A garden winterization event is happening on October 15 from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., hosted by the School of Design and Bee Campus USA. On October 20 from 2:30 - 4:30 p.m., Sustainability Management and InclusiveU are partnering to plant onions and garlic. All are welcome to join!

Please check back regularly for updates about open volunteer hours for the spring semester. For additional information, please reach out to Sustainability Coordinator, Meg Lowe at .

Campus Food Pantries

Syracuse University has two food pantries on campus, one on Main Campus in Hendricks Chapel and the other on South Campus in the Office of Sustainability Management. The food pantries are managed by Hendricks Chapel, with a strong partnership with Sustainability Management for the South Campus Food Pantry. Student volunteers are needed at both pantries throughout the year to help fellow students within the pantries, stock the shelves, take inventory of supplies, assist with Adopt-A-Month program, and help with donations when needed. If you are interested in volunteering at the Hendricks Chapel food pantry, please reach out to Hendricks Chapel at . If you are interested in volunteering at the South Campus Food Pantry, please contact .

Garden Composting Program

Syracuse University offers a small-scale composting program to all students who would like to participate. Participation in the Garden Composting Program is easy. Learn more by emailing or by using the Contact Form to get started.


Bee Campus USA

In 2019, Syracuse University became the 70th Bee Campus USA, thus forming the Bee Campus USA committee here on campus. The committee consists of students, faculty, and staff members who organize events surrounding pollinator education, workshops, pollinator gardens, and much more. If you are interested in learning more about how to get involved with Bee Campus USA on our campus, please reach out to  or by using the Contact Form.