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 19
Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Interfaith Service
Reflect on the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr., pack meals for food pantries and enjoy a social justice and education-themed fair with Brandeis clubs. Co-sponsored with the Interfaith Chaplaincy and Waltham Group in partnership with Youth Lead, Cooperative Metropolitan Ministries and the Mass Service Alliance.
Levin Ballroom (Usdan), 10:00am-3:30pm

Wednesday, January 21
Waltham Group Volunteer Recruitment
Stop by Recruitment Night to learn about all 20 Waltham Group volunteer programs and sign up to get involved! Sponsored by the Waltham Group.
Shapiro Campus Center Atrium, 7:00-8:00pm

Thursday, January 22
What is the Commitment to Service Award Program? (CTSA)
Students who enroll in CTSA and track their service hours through Sage will be eligible for a medal to be worn at graduation in recognition. Come learn about the program and enjoy some pizza while you do!
Shapiro Campus Center Room 313, 12:00-1:00pm and 5:00-6:00pm

Sunday, January 25 
Brandeis Dance Marathon
Have fun and support the Boston Children’s Hospital while doing it! Come for fun games, to see your favorite Brandeis dance groups perform, and be a part of an amazing cause. Sponsored by Adagio Dance Company.
Sherman Function Hall (Hassenfeld), 2:00-10:00pm

Friday, January 30 - Monday, February 9 
Homelessness Through Our Eyes
By displaying their stories, learn about the conditions that many of those who experience homelessness face. Sponsored by Waltham Group’s Hunger & Homelessness and The Community Day Center. *Deis Impact event
Shapiro Campus Center Atrium, All day

Monday, February 2-Friday, February 6 
‘Deis Impact Service Opportunities
Come together to complete a service project and enact social justice in our community by spending part of your afternoon volunteering at the Prospect Hill Community Center, which provides after school enrichment to children who live in the Prospect Hill Terrace low-income housing neighborhood. See go.brandeis.edu/DEISImpact for details and to register. *Deis Impact event
Off-campus (transportation will be provided), 3:00-5:15pm

Monday, February 2
Exploring Housing Insecurity  Through Art
Join for a conversation with artists Kenji Nakayama and Christopher Hope, part of the “Signs for the Homeless” project in Boston. They will share their perspectives on housing insecurity and how their art makes a difference. Engage in discussion on policy with a speaker from the Mass. Coalition for the Homeless. Sponsored by Waltham Group’s Hunger & Homelessness and Habitat for Humanity. *Deis Impact event
Shapiro Campus Center Art Gallery, 6:30-8:00pm

Monday, February 9 
Brandeis Industry Night: So Just
Learn about ways to make a social impact in your career. A panel of experts will share about key trends, their personal experiences and career paths, and students will then have an opportunity to network with those involved. RSVP at go.brandeis.edu/sojust. Co-sponsored with the Hiatt Career Center, the Heller School and the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life. *Deis Impact event
Hassenfeld Conference Center, 4:00-8:00pm

Tuesday, February 10 - Thursday, February 12 
Blood Drive
Donate or volunteer and save a life through the American Red Cross! Sponsored by the Waltham Group.
Sherman Function Hall (Hassenfeld), 11:00am-5:00pm

Monday, March 9 
Young Alumni Panel
Come hear from young alumni of Brandeis, as they speak about their work experiences since graduating and how their time volunteering during their time at Brandeis influences the work they do today. Refreshments included. Sponsored by the Waltham Group.
Shapiro Campus Center Multipurpose Room, 7:00pm-8:00pm

Thursday, March 19 
WAGE PROJECT: Negotiating Your 1st Job Salary
Over the term of her life a woman will earn  $1 million less than a man simply because she is a woman. This session is open to students interested in learning about earning their true potential. Lunch included. Participants must commit to the full time period. RSVP to kwhiffen@brandeis.edu and specify any dietary restrictions. Visit www.wageproject.org, to learn more. Co-sponsored with the Hiatt Career Center. 
Shapiro Campus Center Room 313, 12:00-1:30pm

Saturday, March 28
Wellness Drive
Student volunteers can sign up to collect and sort clothing and toiletries donated by Waltham residents, which will then be donated to those experiencing poverty. Sponsored by Waltham Group’s Hunger & Homelessness program. More details to follow!

Saturday, March 28
Relay for Life
Come celebrate, remember and fight back against cancer! Fundraise for the American Cancer Society and join the Brandeis community for a night of inspiring fun. Register at www.relayforlife.org/brandeisuniversityma.
Gosman Athletics Compex, 5:00pm-5:00am

Monday, April 13 
Plympton Family Night
Sign up your club to host an activity or perform at this carnival for children at the Plympton Elementary School and their families. Modeled after the always popular Stanley Family Night, this is the first time the event will be held at Plympton. Contact clubsinservice@gmail.com if interested. Co-sponsored with Clubs in Service.
Plympton Elementary School, 5:00-8:00pm

Tuesday, April 14 - Thursday, April 16 
Blood Drive
Donate or volunteer and save a life through the American Red Cross! Sponsored by the Waltham Group.
Sherman Function Hall (Hassenfeld), 11:00am-5:00pm

Monday, April 27 
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 (Hassenfeld), 7:00-8:30pm