September 20, 2013
Check Out Our Recurring Volunteer Opportunity Directory!
Are you looking to volunteer in the Charleston Community on a regular basis? We have a guide for you! Categorized by social issue it is your guide to service in the Charleston area.
It can be found on our Ongoing Service Opportunities page
The guide will be updated frequently so check back for more opportunities.
September 18, 2013
Who: Student teams of 10 or less
What: Litter collecting scavenger hunt
When: October 26th 2013
Where: Liberty Square (in front of the aquarium), free parking
How: Register at http://tinyurl.com/
Registration closes Wednesday October 16th
Volunteer student teams grab a grocery cart, garbage bags and gloves and dash into downtown Charleston to participate in the annual litter-collecting scavenger hunt. Teams of students scour the city for cigarette butts, used batteries, old hub caps and bagged dog litter to rack up points. Each type of litter has a different value associated with it and teams that find one of the Golden Tickets get to add even more points to their score. The student teams that show the most spirit, collect the most recyclables and accumulate the most points will win prizes.
Dash for Trash is an annual event that is co-sponsored by the College of Charleston Center for Civic Engagement and Keep Charleston Beautiful. Dash for Trash gives students the opportunity to help clean up downtown Charleston while enjoying some friendly competition with other students. Dash for Trash is aimed at preventing future littering through increased awareness of Charleston’s anti-litter laws.
September 16, 2013
This year’s service immersion experiences will explore issues related to education and English literacy, healthcare access, urban agriculture, organic farming, and activism/community development. Stay tuned for more information regarding information sessions to be held in October!
Spring Break 2014
March 1st – 8th
MLK Service Weekend
January 17th – 20th
Applications will be available for spring break and our MLK service weekend experiences online by Monday, September 30th
September 11, 2013
“Time is passing. Yet, for the United States of America, there will be no forgetting September the 11th. We will remember every rescuer who died in honor. We will remember every family that lives in grief. We will remember the fire and ash, the last phone calls, the funerals of the children.” -President George W. Bush, November 11, 2001
Good Deeds unite us through positive action. Pledge to do a good deed on 9/11.
August 13, 2013
Applications for the trip leader role are due by noon on Friday, August 23rd.
Applications may be submitted in-person through the Center for Civic Engagement, Lightsey 203.
Previous participation in Alternative Break required.
Please see the appropriate timelines below for more information on the Trip Leader commitment for each Alternative Break experience.