Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

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As a staff member, you can use your Community Service Leave time at any non-profit with a 501(c)3 status.  The locations that are listed in this section have been vetted and are close to the UNCSA campus. They are only recommendations.    

Most organizations that are needing volunteers have a web-based form to complete and submit.  The organization will then connect with you about their needs and specific dates and times they need volunteers. Generally, it is a good idea to reach out two weeks prior to when you want to volunteer.   


Yes.  You must get your supervisor to approve the time prior to when you plan to use it and it must be during your regular work time to use the Community Service Leave.

Absolutely!  Please send your suggestion to the Staff Council Chair of Community Service & Sustainability Latonya Wright at

On your  Leave Report there is a line item to enter Community Service Leave. Contact your supervisor if you need assistance. Kemora Brownlee in Human Resources also is a resource.