Advertise Your Event

If you'd like your community service event advertised in the weekly "This Week in Service" email that goes out to students on Mondays, please email Director of Community Service Lucas Malo at lmalo@brandeis.edu. Please specify the time, date and location of the event as well as the name of the event sponsor and a brief description of the event.

 

Semester Events

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Monday, January 20
4th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Interfaith Service
Mentor youth from College for Every Student through various activities and conversation opportunities and help pack 10,000+ meals for local food pantries. Lunch will be provided. Register at http://mlkdaycmm2014.eventbrite.com/.
Co-sponsored by Waltham Group and the Interfaith Chaplaincy.
Levin Ballroom, 11am-4pm

Wednesday, January 22
Waltham Group Recruitment
Stop by recruitment night to learn about all 21 volunteer programs, from working with kids to building homes and more. Sign up to get involved!
SCC Atrium, 7-8pm

Tuesday, January 28 - Thursday, January 30
Blood Drive
Donate and save a life through the American Red Cross!
Sherman Function Hall, 11am-5pm

Wednesday, January 29
Commitment to Service Info Session
Students who enroll in the award program and track their service hours through Sage will be eligible for a medal to be worn at graduation in recognition and will have access to their logged hours for reference when making resumes.
SCC Room 314, 6-7pm

Monday, February 3
Building Understanding: A Focus on Homelessness in Local Communities
Join Waltham Group’s Habitat for Humanity program as they challenge stereotypes about homelessness in our local community. Tatjana Meschede, Senior Lecturer at the Heller School, will present on homelessness in Massachusetts, highlighting her own work and observations, which will be followed by small discussion groups on attitudes toward homelessness and ways to get involved. *’Deis Impact Event
Lurias (Hassenfeld Conference Center), 5:30-7pm

Tuesday, February 4
My Social Justice Identity: Power, Privilege and Allyship
Explore your identities (race, religion, etc.) and how they inform social justice work! We’ll look at the power and privileges that come with these identities and how they inform our motivations to advocate for social justice, and we will discuss ways to use our identities to initiate positive change and empowerment around us. Snacks provided; bring your lunch. *’Deis Impact Event
SCC Room 313, 11:30am-1pm

Brandeis Unites in Service
More than Words- Tuesday, February 4 1-3pm + travel
Chill Zone- Thursday, February 6 5-7pm + travel
Cradles to Crayons- Saturday, February 8 1-3pm + travel
Transportation provided to projects. Sign up on the ‘Deis Impact site. Children’s winter clothes, toy and school supply donations for Cradles to Crayons will be collected in Lower Usdan throughout the week. *’Deis Impact Event

Sunday, February 9
Brandeis Athletics Hosts Stanley School
Run half-time activities with the kids and help with food and prize giveaways as the children watch the Brandeis vs. Carnegie Mellon basketball games! Email echiu08@brandeis.edu to sign up.
Gosman, 12-4pm

Monday, February 10
3rd Annual SoJust Leadership Forum
The capstone event of ‘Deis Impact will feature Brandeis alumni in diverse fields and will inspire students to see how their passions and experiences translate into a career in public service and social justice. Sponsored by Hiatt; Heller School; the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Publis Life; Dept. of Community Serivce; and Development and Alumni Relations. RSVP via B.hired.
Sherman Function Hall, 6:30-8:30pm

Tuesday, March 4
Sexism in Service
Discuss gender-based issues in service, how to deal with sexism and how to combat stereotypes associated with service roles. Free dinner will be provided. RSVP to kwhiffen@brandeis.edu and specify any dietary restrictions.
SCC Room 313, 5-6pm

Sunday, March 23
Relay for Life
Celebrate all night long to raise money for the American Cancer Society! Co-sponsored by Colleges Against Cancer and SAAC.
Gosman, 2pm-2am

Monday, March 24
The Intersection of Service and Your Career- An Alumni Panel 
Are you curious how to talk about your volunteer work in a medical school essay, how to include it on your resume or how to talk about your service work during interviews? Join your fellow Brandeisians as a panel of seasoned and young Waltham Group alumni share how they capitalized on their volunteer work while at Brandeis and how their experiences launched them into graduate school and helped them secure fellowships and first jobs. Light refreshments provided. RSVP to kwhiffen@brandeis.edu. Co-Sponsored by Waltham Group, Hiatt and Dept. of Community Service.
SCC Multipurpose Room, 7-8pm

Friday, March 28-Sunday, March 30
Spring Sock and Clothing Drive
Waltham Group’s Hunger and Homelessness and Hospital Helpers programs will send students to collect lightly used clothing and new socks from Waltham families to donate to Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program, Goodwill and local shelters. Free meal provided! Email walthamgrouphnh@gmail.com or go to http://goo.gl/BnwRgO to sign up yourself or a group for a one hour shift!
Shapiro Lounge in Massell, 2-5pm (Fri.) and 12-5pm (Sat./Sun.)

Tuesday, April 8 - Thursday, April 10
Blood Drive
Donate and save a life through the American Red Cross!
Sherman Function Hall, 11am-5pm

Monday, April 28
Celebration of Service
If you were involved in community service this year, this event is for you! Dress up, indulge in some delicious finger foods and enjoy the company of friends as we celebrate the hours of volunteer work Brandeis students have completed and also honor seniors receiving Commitment to Service Awards!
Sherman Function Hall, 7-8:30pm