VITA (Volunteers Involved Through Action) is a Campus Ministry and Center for Just Living student organization, which seeks to engage students in service and social justice activities so as to encourage personal and spiritual growth and inspire students to continue to puruse social justice. VITA, which means "life" in Latin, offers students experiences volunteering on campus, in the community, and beyond.
VITA operates on a basis of five core values: Service, Stewardship, Spirituality, Solidarity, and Social Justice
Areas of service include: Hunger and Homelessness, Peace and Justice, Youth Service, Geriatrics, and Health. Activities include a creating Thanksgiving and Easter baskets, the Oxfam Hunger Banquet, Meals with a Purpose, and more.
A goal of VITA is to make it easy for students to volunteer. Whether you choose to volunteer at one of the Core sites, participate in a once-a-month opportunities, or just get connected to service and social justice projects through VITA, we are glad to help in whatever way we can! Transportation is provided for all VITA activities.
Core VITA Service Sites
Would you like to volunteer on a regular basis, perhaps even once a week? If so, consider signing up for a Core VITA service site. Depending on your availability, you can volunteer as often as you are able. VITA works with various agencies in the Duluth community to provide opportunities for service for students. Volunteering at a Core VITA site gives you the opportunity to build stronger relationships with those whom you serve, be an asset to the community you are serving, and learn more about social justice.
Recent Core VITA sites around Duluth have included:
Arrowhead Juvenile Center
Union Gospel Mission
CSS Student Food Shelf
Loaves & Fishes Catholic Worker House
Contact VITA to get involved in a Core VITA site! New volunteers are always welcome. firstname.lastname@example.org