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UMSL's MLK Day of Service 2018 Site Application

MLK Day of Service connects UMSL students, community partners and service organizations for a day of service activities on the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday. UMSL Students of Service provides all materials necessary to complete the project (within budget and capacity), as well as the volunteers. We have had a wide range of projects from our past sites, such as painting, building privacy cubicle walls, cleaning, reading to students, tutoring, and landscaping.  This event takes place on MLK Day, which is January 15, from approximately 9-12. Please verify that your organization will be open and/or have staff on site for the service project before applying. Selection of service sites will be based on:

  • Passion for community service and civic involvement
  • Time availability and commitment to the event
  • Displays a need for volunteers (Could this project still be completed without volunteers? Sites must provide enough work to keep 15 to 30 volunteers busy for a three-hour duration)
  • Willingness of sites to meet with site leaders. Site leaders will be required to visit their assigned site at least once with their partner for planning purposes. This must be completed prior to the event.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with site leaders and MLK Leadership Team

Deadline to Apply is October 13, 2017 at 6:00pm

This deadline has been extended to October 27 at 6 p.m.

 


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