Student volunteer

Looking for a way to become civically active while at JHU? Volunteer with Hopkins Votes, and make sure your colleagues and classmates are registered and ready!

With each U.S. election we need all Blue Jay hands on deck to make sure everyone at Hopkins is able to make their voice heard and be counted. Commit to action and sign-up to volunteer below.

Have questions? Contact HopkinsVotes@jhu.edu.

Meet the 2021-2022 Homewood Student Ambassadors

Chris Park

Chris Park ’23, Volunteer Coordinator

Chris is a junior studying International Studies from Glenview, Illinois. He has been part of Hopkins Votes since his freshman year and is excited to get every Hopkins student registered and ready. He currently is an editor of The Johns Hopkins News-Letter and the programming director of the Foreign Affairs Symposium. In his free time, he likes to read, watch Seinfeld, and go on the search for the best donut shop in Baltimore.

Greta Maras

Greta Maras ’23, Digital Media Coordinator

Greta is a junior from Naperville, Illinois, majoring in Political Science and International Studies. She is a Woodrow Wilson Research Fellow and a member of JHU Public Policy Consulting, Political Science Steering Committee, Mock Trial, Hopkins Students Against Homelessness, Catholic Community at Hopkins, and Baltimore First. She has really enjoyed volunteering in and exploring Baltimore in her time as a student so far, and she is excited to continue doing so!

Rishi Wahi

Rishi Wahi ’24, Student Organization Coordinator

Rishi is a sophomore Molecular & Cellular Biology major from Houston, Texas. Rishi serves as a Student Organization Coordinator with Hopkins Votes after volunteering throughout the fall 2020 semester at virtual registration events and trainings. He is also a Lab Manager with Agara Bio, a student-driven community biology lab here at Hopkins.

Reshmi Patel

Reshmi Patel ’22, Events and Resource Coordinator

Reshmi is a senior studying Biophysics and minoring in History, Physics, and Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies. She became a Hopkins Votes Ambassador to contribute to reducing voter suppression and voter apathy on campus and in Baltimore. Reshmi also works as a hotline responder and volunteer liaison for the Rape, Abuse, and Incest National Network (RAINN) and is a SEED Diversity Educator. She enjoys playing ultimate frisbee and rugby and making jigsaw puzzles in her free time. 

Updates from the Hub

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JHU named Voter Friendly Campus
Published March 15, 2021
Hopkins is among 231 universities to receive the designation from a national coalition that measures voting accessibility at schools and universities across the nation
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VOTER REGISTRATION WEEK
Hopkins Votes pivots to digital support
Published Sept 21, 2020
The nonpartisan initiative hosts weekly virtual office hours, provides resources for students, faculty, and staff as Hopkins ramps up efforts to encourage voter participation, engagement
Students vote at Johns Hopkins Absentee Ballot Party
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Students get registered, ready for 2020 elections
Published Feb 17, 2020
Hundreds of students get guidance on how to register, how to submit absentee ballots at event hosted by Center for Social Concern