CCE Opportunities

"Be the change you wish to see in the world."-Gandhi

Halloween Service Events

Buckhannon Academy Elementary School Fall Festival

Saturday, Oct. 26th, 12-3pm

2 College Ave

Buckhannon, WV

Student volunteers can help in shifts if they are unable to stay for the duration of the event. Organizers need assistance with the costume contest, bounce house, pumpkin drop, and more fun fall festival activities. E-mail Katie Loudin for more information.

Tennerton Elementary School Carnival

Saturday, Oct. 26th, 11am-2pm

Route 6 Box 513 Buckhannon, WV 26201

Volunteers are needed for the Tennerton Elementary School Carnival. Groups and organizations can work together to provide a fun and safe atmosphere for children in the community from 11 am-2 pm on Saturday October 26th. Students will be responsible for helping to run the games that are already set up. Interested volunteers should e-mail Cemantha Woody or call her at 304-472-9497.

Four student volunteers are also needed for face painting both at the Carnival (see #4) but also for another event at the school on October 31st from 1-2:30 pm. Interested volunteers should e-mail Cemantha Woody or call her at 304-472-9497.

Trick-or-Treat for Canned Goods

Thursday, Oct. 31st, 5:30pm

59 College Avenue

Buckhannon, WV

WVWC students have been trick-or-treating in the community for non-perishable items for more than a's time you joined this Wesleyan service tradition!

Come to the Chapel oval at 5:30 pm on Thursday, October 31st to sign-up and receive instructions for Trick-or-Treat for Canned Goods. Come by yourself, bring a friend, or bring your entire organization! Volunteers will go 'trick-or-treating' for nonperishable items at houses within a designated Buckhannon area. Bags and maps will be provided, but please bring your own bags if you have any! Collected items will be dropped off at the Upshur Cooperative Parish House on the corner of College Avenue and Sedgwick Street. Free pizza and soda will be provided to participants following the event.

If you have any questions, contact WE LEAD Annual Events team: Elaine Ashman at or Shawna Clayton at

WE LEAD News & Opportunities

  • The WE LEAD Eco/Sustainability Team is doing a stream cleanup of the Buckhannon River this Saturday, October 26th at 1 pm. All volunteers will meet at the riverwalk then. Contact Bethany Jordan for more information.
  • The WE LEAD Annual Events team is gearing up for "Trick-or-Treat for Canned Goods," an annual Wesleyan Service tradition. See above for more information.
  • The Children & Youth Team is hosting an on-campus "Trick-or-Treat" event for local families on November 1st at 5:30 pm in the Chapel Oval. If you or your organization would like to offer treats or fun activities for local youth, contact Tracey Gregory. See above for more information
  • The WE LEAD Annual Events team is looking for reliable volunteers to be trained to help with the Ten Thousand Villages Store that will be held in the game room November 13-20. The training will be held on November 12th from 6-8pm in the Center for Community Engagement & Leadership Development (behind the campus bookstore). During the training volunteers will learn how to use the register and take inventory. Questions? Contact WE LEAD Annual Events team: Elaine Ashman at or Shawna Clayton at

Upcoming Issue Team Meetings...don't miss these opportunities to learn more and get involved in the issues you care about!

  • Social Justice Team Weekly Meetings, every Wednesday, 8 pm in the CCE (located behind the campus bookstore)
  • Children & Youth Team Weekly Meetings, every Tuesday, 5 pm in the CCE
  • Appalachian Experience Team Meetings, every other Thursday (Nov. 7 & 21), 6 pm in the CCE
  • Animal Welfare Team Meeting, every other Tuesday (Nov. 5 & 19), 7 pm in the CCE
  • Eco/Sustainability Team Meetings, every other Wednesday (Nov. 6 & 20), 4:15 pm in the CCE
  • Health & Wellness Team Meeting on October 28, 8 pm, CCE

Requests from the Community

  1. Volunteers are needed for a mass mailing/labeling for WIC (Women, Infants, and Children), located in the WIC office next to Sam's Pizza. Two to three volunteers are needed to help prepare a mailing in mid- to late-October. Times and dates are flexible. E-mail Katie Loudin for more information.
  2. Volunteers are needed to help with Stockert Youth Center's Drill Team. The program directors are looking for eager students to teach children. If you can help or have experience with baton/poms/rifles/flags, please contact Briana Blake.

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Center for Community Engagement & Leadership Development

The Center for Community Engagement & Leadership Development seeks to support the mission of West Virginia Wesleyan College by providing opportunities for transformative learning and community engagement with the intent to promote positive social change.

We are located behind the campus bookstore on the second floor of the Benedum Campus Center. Check out the CCE website for upcoming events and more information about our programs!