Office of Community Service

Volunteer Opportunity: CT Draft Horse Rescue

Interested in volunteering with animals? From Beth Bolduc at the CT Draft Horse Rescue: “Because we are volunteer-run we are always looking for people who love horses or are interested in learning more about them to fill shifts of the horses care.  People can go to the website www.ctdraftrescue.com to fill out an application to volunteer.  They…

Volunteer Opportunity: Cardboard City Sleep Out

From Celia Caffery, an AmeriCorps VISTA Fellow with Opening Doors-Greater Hartford: “There wil be an awareness raising and advocacy training event that might be of interest to Wesleyan students interested in human rights and homelessness. Journey Home (a nonprofit working to end homelessness in the Greater Hartford region) is putting on a Cardboard City Sleep…

OCS Student Coordinator Meeting: 12PM Thursday 3/26

Reminder to all current OCS Student Coordinators: there will be a meeting this Thursday at our regular time and place. Aside from our discussion, we’d love to hear feedback on the blog and especially any ideas on potential content contributions. See you then!

Giving, Thanks.

In the past couple of weeks, OCS has taken the spirit of Thanksgiving and infused it into campus culture. Here is a little look at some of the projects our staff and students have  helped to organize in this time: 1. Filling Thanksgiving baskets for Amazing Grace at Fellowship Church of Middletown. A big shout…

2012 United Way Day of Caring

Yesterday was our rain date for the United Way Day of Caring, an event that gives citizens the chance to work together on community projects throughout the country. For our projects we drove to Farm Hill Elementary and split into two groups: one to work inside with the kindergartners, and one to paint a map…

OCS Photo Contest

We just posted on WesLive, the Wesleyan Community blog, about our new Photo Contest. Submit your photo by liking our Facebook Page and posting it to our wall.

We Made an Internet Friend!

That sounds strange…but it’s true–engage. is partnering with Wesward.org to bring Wesleyan students an all-new level of civic engagement on campus and beyond. We just did a post there today so you can check that out here!