Volunteer fair to be held April 17 at Southern Miss

Volunteer fair to be held April 17 at Southern Miss

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from The University of Southern Mississippi

United Way of Southeast Mississippi's Volunteer Hattiesburg will partner with The University of Southern Mississippi's Center for Community and Civic Engagement to hold a community volunteer fair on Thursday, April 17 to provide an opportunity for the community of Hattiesburg and Southern Miss students to connect with local non-profit agencies and discover volunteer opportunities.

The community volunteer fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Centennial Lawn on the Hattiesburg campus.

Attendeees will be able to learn about how to get involved with various local non-profits in the Hattiesburg community while learning about how these agencies are addressing important community needs such as youth development, health and housing. Special event parking will be offered in the Thad Cochran parking lot.

This event is being held in celebration of National Volunteer Week which takes place April 12-18. Non-profit organizations wishing to have a table at the community volunteer fair can contact Volunteer Hattiesburg at volunteerhattiesburg@yahoo.com or call 601.545.7141. Any other questions may be directed to Southern Miss' Center for Community and Civic Engagement at 601.266.5074.