Volunteer

Volunteer to Paint the Salvation Army!

The Salvation Army in Middletown has served the Middletown community for 120 years. It provides direct social services, including bread/cake distribution and holiday baskets for families and toys for children at Christmas. Now they need our help with painting their building! Volunteers are needed on May 4th to paint two outside walls and four doors.…

Work with Waste Not!

From the Sustainability Coordinators: Are you interested in collecting STUFF? And sorting and storing said stuff? Want to be part of a great team and help carry on one of Wesleyan’s greatest traditions? WANT TO STAY FOR SENIOR WEEK????? Then apply to work for Waste Not! Waste Not is Wesleyan’s student-run tag sale that happens…

Jiran: The Arabic Community Action Summer

From Emily Goldman of Middlebury College: Middlebury College is piloting a new program called Jiran: The Arabic Community Action Summer (ACAS) from July 2-August 3, 2018 in New Britain, Connecticut. Jiran will be an intensive colloquial Arabic program in which students will study Levantine dialect while being paired with underserved Arabic-speaking refugee and immigrant families to support them with social services access…

Music/Dance Afterschool Volunteer Opportunity

From Michele Olerud of Wesleyan Dance: The Middletown site coordinator of 21st Century Community Learning at Farm Hill School is seeking student volunteers to incorporate music and/or dance for the 1st and 2nd graders in the program. The group hosts approximately 53 students and they would be split into two groups.  Volunteers will work in…

Be a Creative Collaborator in Circus-Theater

From Dic Wheeler ’81: Creative collaborators needed for Circophony’s As You Wish!, a new circus-theater response to The Princess Bride. Circophony is a youth circus program run collaboratively by ARTFARM and Oddfellows Playhouse Youth Theater.  Auditions are December 12 & 19, and the production is open to anyone ages 12 to 19. Rehearsals begin January…

Reflections – Mikaela Carty ’18

This series, called “Reflections,” features guest posts by students involved at the Allbritton Center (see previous reflections by Alex Garcia ’17, Natalie May ’18, and Lydia Ottaviano ’17). They may be taking a service-learning class, engaged in community partnership work, DJ’ing at WESU, teaching at Green Street, pursuing the Civic Engagement Certificate, tutoring at the Center…

Green Street is accepting class proposals for Fall 2017

  Green Street Teaching and Learning Center is planning for its Fall 2017 semester of AfterSchool classes for children in grades 1-5. They are looking for class proposals in music, visual art, theater, culture, languages, sign language, dance, movement, nutrition, media, environment, and especially those that integrate science or math in a fun, hands-on way.  Interested Wesleyan students…

Green Street needs March volunteers!

  With Wesleyan’s spring break fast approaching, Green Street is beginning to make plans for covering the many AfterSchool positions that will be vacated by Wes students who are leaving campus during those two weeks.  The following time slots have availabilities; please contact Sandy Guze if you are interested in volunteering:   Fri. 3/10/17– 3:30-5:30 pm  …

#CallToAction Phone Bank at Wesleyan

Wesleyan students have responded to the results of the 2016 Presidential Election in a variety of ways, including marches, protests, conversations, and more. Two students, Jacob Karlin ’17 and Olivia Morris ’18, looking to take direct action, headed up the #CallToAction phone bank at Wes. The goal is to bring different issues to the attention…

Service Corps Roundup

Many service opportunities have upcoming deadlines! Check out some of the opportunities below to find a service program that is a good fit for you. The list will be updated periodically, so bookmark it and check back! Ambassador Corps The Ambassador Corps program is the leading social enterprise internship program. A select group of students from the top undergraduate…