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Pioneers Volunteer at Carroll University is the University's student volunteer engagement program. With Pioneers Volunteer, students can find opportunities to volunteer in the broader Waukesha community. Those opportunities range from one-day, one-time service projects to ongoing volunteer placements. Pioneers Volunteer works with more than 20 community partners to provide a wide range of volunteer opportunities in focus areas like environmental sustainability, education, poverty alleviation, and health care.
For more information, contact us at or 

Meet Our Staff!

Pioneer Volunteers is supported by a full-time professional staff member and the Pioneer Volunteers Student Workers!
Alex Smith
Community Engagement Coordinator
Alex oversees the Pioneers Volunteer program and finds ways for students to serve their communities. She can get you connected to volunteer opportunities within the Waukesha and Milwaukee areas and answer any questions about serving with your organization, finding a long-term connection, or participating in Alternative Spring Breaks. or 262.524.7417 
Pioneer Volunteers Student Staff
The Pioneer Volunteer Student Staff is available to work with student organizations and individual students looking to learn more about available volunteer opportunities! The Student Staff also manages the 'volopps' listserv and circulates information about upcoming opportunities. You can find the staff working in the Student Involvement Center, located in lower level Kilgour Hall. Stop by and say hi or contact them at to learn about upcoming volunteer opportunities!

For Community Agencies

Do you have a large project that you need volunteers for? Could you use some help on September 3, 2019?

Our Freshman Day of Service event will be taking placed on September 3, 2019. We are looking for agencies that can accommodate 20-25 people (or more) from 8:30am-11:30am or 1:30pm-4:30pm. 

If you are interested, please complete this form: 


All other volunteer opportunities can be emailed to Please include pertinent information and provide at least 2 weeks notice for volunteers, or 4 weeks notice for large groups.