The Center for Service and Community Engagement offers up numerous signature programs throughout the year for students, faculty and staff to become more meaningfully involved in the community.
18 Grants. $1,800 each. New for the 2018-2019 school year, the CSCE is launching the 1818 Community Engagement Program. Groups of students, faculty and staff are encouraged to submit an application to receive up to $1,800 in funding to partner with a community organization to make a positive difference.
Application will go live on September 17. Stay tuned for more details.
An easy way to learn about all the ways you can make a difference in the community both as a student and as an alum is to attend our Community Service and Year of Service Fairs.. You will be able to meet staff from dozens of groups to learn about their work and how to get involved.
Held early in the fall semester, over 70 local nonprofits visit campus to represent a range of service areas. The 2018 fair will be held Wednesday, September 12 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Quad along West Pine.
Representatives from 25 organizations that offer post-graduate service opportunities will be on campus to advertise their programs. Representatives will include Jesuit Volunteer Corps, Peach Corps, Teach For America, and more! The 2018 fair will be held Wednesday, November 7 from 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Busch Student Center.
SLU’s Campus Kitchen is an on-campus student service program was the first ever service site for the national nonprofit organization, The Campus Kitchens Project. Students use on-campus kitchen space and donated food from on campus dining providers to prepare and deliver nourishing meals to the local communities.
If you are federal work study eligible and also have a desire to serve your community, you can participate in SLU's Community Service Federal Work Study program. If eligible, you can work up to 15 hours per week at a nonprofit agency and get paid $10 per hour. Potential jobs include tutoring children, coaching, environmental work and arts and culture activities.
To enroll in the program:
Return the receipt for new hire to Bobby Wassel in the Center for Service and Community Engagement, Wuller Hall Suite 204.
For more information, contact Bobby Wassel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Vocational Inquiry Through Advocacy and Service (VITAS) program provides students who are engaging in community service and social justice advocacy a chance to explore how that work will influence their lives after graduation.
Applications to participate in the VITAS program go live each November, with the program taking place during the following Spring semester.