Become a Volunteer

Are you interested in serving the community? Join Live HealthSmart Alabama’s 1,000 Volunteers!

At UAB, we take pride in our culture of service. As one of Live HealthSmart Alabama’s 1,000 volunteers, you can help make good health simple. 

Students, faculty & staff can discover service learning opportunities on Blazer Pulse. Opportunities include:

In the community 

• Mobile Wellness events
• Mobile Market events
• Literacy Tutoring
• Neighborhood Clean-up Days
• Community Gardens

On the UAB campus

• Stairway to Health painted mural project
• Leading Walking Clubs
• Advocating for healthy food in campus vending machines 
• Serving as a faculty, staff, or student representative on Live HealthSmart Alabama committees


Mobile Market

  • Guide shoppers through the market
  • Assist in inventory management
  • Distribute health education materials
  • Participate in cooking demonstrationst

Mobile Wellness

  • Register participants in health screenings
  • Guide registered participants through screenings
  • Distribute health education materials
  • Participate in health and wellness discussions

Other Opportunities to Help

  • Join a community revitalization committee or UAB campus involvement committee
  • Participate in community clean up day
  • Volunteer for the healthy vending initiative
  • Lead a walking club

For more information, please contact us

Kennedye McGhee's Story

See how volunteering in the community shaped first-year medical student, Kennedye McGhee's, perspective in school and in clinicals.