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Alternative Break 2018 Scholarship Application

Alternative Break 2018 Scholarship Application Applications are due: February 9, 2018

The Office of Service-Learning and Volunteer Programs can provide a limited number of scholarships for students who are unable to meet the financial obligations for Alternative Break trips. In doing so, we hope to foster a community that empowers all students to become active citizens.  

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Mama Project - Alternative Break Trip Leader Application

2017-2018 Trip Leader Application Alternative Break Program

Major Responsibilities include: 

Promote Alternative Break Trips and the Alternative Breaks Program Assist in the recruitment and coordination of trip participants Work collaboratively with staff/faculty to facilitate the trip Expand upon your active citizenship and awareness of world issues Work closely and in partnership with the trip’s service site on all aspects of the trip Assist in the... Fill Out Form

Operation: S.N.O.W. Registration

 

Register your organization to support the WCU Resource Pantry's Operation: S.N.O.W. (Student Needs Over Winter). By supporting this special initative, your organization is assisting the Pantry in making sure that students facing food insecurity don't go hungry when the campus is closed for winter break.

HOW TO HELP

1. Register: Register your organization by Monday, November 6th.

2. Collect: Each organization will be assigned one item...

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Summer Alternative Break 2018 Participant Application

Summer Alternative Break Dates: May 20th – 26th, 2018 The Alternative Break program brings together WCU students from various backgrounds, identities, and communities for an experience unlike any other! Students will explore what it means to be active citizens by immersing themselves in meaningful service and cultural exploration as they travel to a new community across the nation during spring break. Through this program, students will be equipped with the skills and...

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Alternative Break 2018 Staff/Faculty/Graduate Student Trip Advisor Application

Alternative Break Program 2018 Spring Break : March 11th – March 17th

The Office of Service-Learning and Volunteer Programs is currently accepting "applications" from WCU faculty/staff/graduate students interested in serving as 2018 Alternative Spring Break Trip Advisors.  

Individuals serving as a Trip Advisor will:

Meet regularly with their student Trip Leader(s) and an OSLVP staff representative Attend at least two... Fill Out Form

Fall 2017 Adopt-A-Block Homecoming Registration

Hello Rams!

Here comes another year of Adopt-A-Block Homecoming community service day on Sunday October 29, 2017 at 9 am! Many of you know that it’s been a prestigious tradition for West Chester University to host Adopt-A-Block community service day because it promote students to care for our community and provide excellent learning and social experiences. Office of Service Learning and Volunteer Program is honored to promote this volunteer event and encourage our...

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Alternative Spring Break 2018 Application

Alternative Spring Break Dates: March 11th – March 17th, 2018 Application Due: Friday, October 27

The Alternative Break program brings together WCU students from various backgrounds, identities, and communities for an experience unlike any other! Students will explore what it means to be active citizens by immersing themselves in meaningful service and cultural exploration as they travel to a new community across the nation during spring break. Through this program,...

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2017-2018 Community Service Report

Community Service Report

The University wants to know what volunteer work individual students and campus organizations are doing in the community. By reporting your hours, we can publicize your hard work, nominate you or your organization for awards, apply for grants, and better support your efforts! We ask that all student clubs, organizations, teams, and residence halls complete the Community Service Report.

If your service contact has changed, email Kate Colyer of...

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2016-17 America Reads Site Leaders Application

America Reads Site Leader Application

Thank you for your interest in being an America Reads Site Leader.  Listed below you will find the position description followed by the application.  Please complete all fields to the best of your ability.  Should you have any additional questions about the position or the America Reads program, please contact Jeremy Flick JFlick@wcupa.edu or 610.436.3494.

America Reads Site Leader Position...

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Summer 2017 Trip Leader Application for SWG 590: Human Rights Exploration in the Dominican Republic

Summer 2017 Trip Leader Application for SWG 590: Human Rights Exploration

Due: February 15, 2017 by 11:59 p.m.

Major Responsibilities include: 

Meet regularly with the Faculty Program Director and Assistant Director of Service-Learning prior to departure to learn about: Principles of active citizenship Components of an effective service-learning trip Ways to facilitate reflection Cultural context of host community Partner organization’s... Fill Out Form

Outstanding Public Service Award Nomination Form Fall 2016

 WCU Outstanding Public Service Award

The Office of Service-Learning and Volunteer Programs encourages faculty, staff, students, and community partners to recognize WCU students who demonstrate a strong commitment to public service by nominating those individuals for their achievements. Qualifying recipients are currently enrolled WCU students who exhibit an ongoing commitment to community service.  Recipients should demonstrate a strong desire to serve their communities...

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Turkey Trot Volunteer Registration

Turkey Trot 5k

Thursday, November 10th

Rain date: Thursday, November 17th  

Thank you for volunteering! The West Chester University Annual Turkey Trot is a 5k on campus that is open to everyone and benefits the Chester County Food Bank. The roles of volunteers will include set-up, clean-up, registration assistance, T-shirt distribution, food distribution and route monitors.

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2017 Spring Break Service-Learning in Peru - Trip Leader Application

2017 Spring Break Service-Learning in Peru

Trip Leader Application

Due: October 9, 2016

Major responsibilities include: 

Promoting the program through campus events, info tables, classroom visits, and social media Coordinating on-campus fundraising efforts Helping with pre-departure orientation Organizing and designing sports camp activities Working collaboratively with staff/faculty to facilitate the trip Expanding upon your active citizenship and... Fill Out Form

Alternative Spring Break 2017 Staff/Faculty/Graduate Trip Advisor Application

Alternative Spring Break 2017

Spring Break Dates: March 12th – March 18th

The Office of Service-Learning and Volunteer Programs is currently accepting "applications" from WCU faculty/staff/graduate students interested in serving as 2017 Alternative Spring Break Trip Advisors.  

Folks serving as a Trip Advisor will:

accompany a group of WCU students on an Alternative Break (service) Trip from 3/12/17 to 3/18/17 make on-trip... Fill Out Form

Fall 2016 Community Service Retreat Registration

Community Service Retreat Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2016 Sykes 115 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

At this retreat, student leaders responsible for coordinating the service and philanthropy projects of student clubs, organizations, and athletic teams will come together to learn and discuss how to: 

Find compatible community partners Advertise and promote service projects and events Receive recognition for service and community involvement Collaborate with other student... Fill Out Form

Alternative Break Showcase

Wednesday, Mar 30, 3 pm
Sykes Student Union Ball A

Each year, WCU sends groups of students on "Alternative Break" (community service trips that occur during winter, summer, and spring break) across the United States and around the world.  The Alternative Break Showcase is your opportunity to learn more about these trips and how you can get involved. 

Free food and t-shirts will be provided to all attendees while supplies last, so come out and bring a friend!

Click here for more information or email Jamie Williams.

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2016-2017 Alternative Break Trip Leader Application

2016-2017 Trip Leader Application for Alternative Break

Due: Wednesday, March 30th

Major Responsibilities include: 

Promote Alternative Break Trips and the Alternative Breaks Program Assist in the recruitment and coordination of trip participants Work collaboratively with staff/faculty to facilitate the trip Expand upon your active citizenship and awareness of world issues Work closely and in partnership with the trip’s service site on all aspects of... Fill Out Form

Community Service Retreat

Monday, Feb 29, 3:30 pm
Sykes 252

Connect with other students while learning how to coordinate meaningful service projects for your student organization!

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Spring 2016 Community Service Retreat Registration

Community Service Retreat Monday, February 29, 2016 Sykes 252 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Sponsored By: Office of Service-Learning & Volunteer Programs Office of Student Leadership & Involvement Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life

At this retreat, student leaders responsible for coordinating the service and philanthropy projects of student clubs, organizations, and athletic teams will come together to learn and discuss how to: 

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Spring Volunteer Fair

Tuesday, Feb 2, 11 am
Sykes Student Union Ballrooms

Meet staff from over 55 non-profit agencies. Learn about volunteering with environmental organizations, youth programs, the elderly, and other noble causes. (Snow Date: Thursday, February 11, 2016)

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Alternative Break 2016 Scholarship Application

Alternative Break 2016 Scholarship Application Applications are due: Sunday, February 14, 2016

The Office of Service-Learning and Volunteer Programs can provide a limited number of scholarships for students who are unable to meet the financial obligations for Alternative Break. In doing so, we hope to foster a community that empowers all students to become active citizens.  

 

 

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Summer 2016 Trip Leader Application for SWG 590: Human Rights Exploration

Summer 2016 Trip Leader Application for SWG 590: Human Rights Exploration

Due: Tuesday, December 15, 2015 by 11:59 p.m.

Major Responsibilities include: 

Promote SWG 590: Human Rights Exploration Assist in the recruitment and coordination of trip participants Work collaboratively with staff/faculty to facilitate the trip Expand upon your active citizenship and awareness of world issues Assist in the development and implementation of fundraising... Fill Out Form

MLK Day of Service

Thursday, Jan 21, 2:30 pm
Sykes Ballrooms

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service

This year, we will be holding two sessions of our no-sew blanket making service project in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  These no-sew blankets will be given to children in need of some extra warmth at the Chester County Hospital's NICU and Pediatrics Department, A.I. DuPont Children's Hospital, and Fleece for Keeps.  

If you or your organization would like to participate in this event, please complete the following...

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Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, Dec 1, 1 pm
Sykes 115

Join WCU and CU students in this day of giving by serving your community. 

Lunch and t-shirts will be provided on a first come, first serve basis.

Contact Jamie Williams at JWilliams3@wcupa.edu for more information.

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Limited spaces available

2015 Giving Tuesday Registration

Giving Tuesday

Tuesday, December 1st         

10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Community   CLICK HERE to register for morning service projects

1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in Sykes 115

WCU and Cheyney University team up to be Good Neighbors in the community through service.  From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. students will build Caps Kits for disadvantaged youth, reflect on the day of service, and share a meal with one...

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