Community Engagement Opportunities
March 20th - 27th
Dropout Prevention Day - Thursday, April 7th from 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Garlic Mustard Seed Pull - Saturday, April 9th- Sign up by March 30th!
The Appalachian Experience team will be taking volunteers to Seneca Rocks to eradicate an invasive plant species--garlic mustard seed--from the area. The day will start out with finding and pulling the plants along the trails of Seneca Rocks, and in the afternoon we will go hiking on the Seneca Trail. If you are passionate about being outdoors or just in the mood to help, this would be a great volunteer opportunity for you!
This event is scheduled for Saturday, April 9th from 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM. Both lunch and transportation will be provided. If you have a meal plan, we ask you email email@example.com with your student I.D. so that your regular meal plan will cover the cost of the bagged lunch. Please include any dietary restrictions. However, if you do not have a meal plan, your lunch will be covered through WE LEAD.
You can sign up for the event at the following link:
We cannot accomplish our goal without your help! We really hope you can find the time to come assist us in our mission to make West Virginia a more beautiful place.
Heavner Cemetery Project - AmeriCorps - Saturday, April 9th at 1:00 PM
To sign up for the project, fill out the Google form located here: http://goo.gl/forms/grxscpA0f9
For more information or questions contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Stockert Youth Center Tutoring
Get Up and Get Moving - Rock Cave Elementary - Wednesday, March 23rd from 3:00 - 5:30
To volunteer for the event, sign up here: https://orgsync.com/119004/opportunities/1428811/occurrences/3246080
Questions can be emailed to email@example.com
Expand Your Knowledge
Poverty Reduction and Healthy Lifestyles Interest Meeting - Tuesday, March 22nd at 7:00 PM
SUMMER SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
OXFAM Change Leader
CHANGE is a student leadership program that begins with a week long training in Boston that serves as a crash course into Oxfam's mission to right the wrongs of poverty and injustices. The position of CHANGE leader is a year long commitment that requires the student leader to organize and host three to four Oxfam events during the academic year. CHANGE operates cross-country, so the leader will acquire a network of invaluable resources and
For more information visit: http://www.oxfamamerica.org/take-action/volunteer/campus/change-initiative/change-faqs/
Upward Bound Summer Employment
Mountain Lakes Preservation Alliance - Summer Internship and Volunteering Opportunities
Mountain Lakes Preservation Alliance has a plethora of volunteer/engagement opportunities available to students. We also offer internships. MLPA is a group of concerned citizens that is working to keep our state's water clean and the land pristine for future generations. You can see a partial list of opportunities here:
AmeriCorps Summer of Service - Horseshoe Leadership Center
For more information, please email Sharon Cassidy: firstname.lastname@example.org
Center for Community Engagement & Leadership Development
We're located on the second floor of the Benedum Campus Center behind the Bobcat Den retail store.