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, September 8
Waltham Group Recruitment
Stop by recruitment night to learn about all 21 Waltham Group volunteer programs, focusing on hunger and homelessness, mentoring, tutoring, aging and health and wellness. Sign up to get involved! Sponsored by the Waltham Group.
SCC Atrium, 7:00-8:00pm

Tuesday, September 9 and Wednesday, September 24
Commitment to Service Info Session
Students who enroll in the Commitment to Service Award Program and track their service hours through Sage will be eligible for a medal to be worn at graduation in recognition. *Highly recommended for all new students
SCC Room 313, 12:00-1:00pm (September 9)
SCC Room 313, 5:00-6:00pm (September 24)

Tuesday, September 30 - Thursday, October 2
Blood Drive
Donate or volunteer and save a life through the American Red Cross! Be sure to eat iron rich food in the days leading up to the drive and drink plenty of water! Sponsored by the Waltham Group.
Sherman Function Hall, 11:00am-5:00pm

Tuesday, October 7
Year in Service and Volunteer Fair
Open to all students, staff and faculty, this fair gives all an opportunity to meet dozens of representatives from local non-profits. Check out the over 50 volunteer opportunities for both school year volunteering and gap year service possibilities! Co-sponsored by Waltham Group and the Hiatt Career Center.
Sherman Function Hall, 11:30am-1:30pm

Wednesday, October 15
Prospect Hill Center Ribbon Cutting
Volunteer or come celebrate with us at the grand opening of the new Prospect Hill Community Center, which supports the families and children of the Prospect Hill low-income community. Learn how you can volunteer in after school programs and join Brandeis upper administration, Bentley University and city officials for the service event of the semester! Contact prospecthillwg@gmail.com to get involved.
Prospect Hill, 3:30pm-5:00pm

Wednesday, October 22
Environmentalism and Service Reflection Lunch
Join students, faculty and staff to reflect on community service efforts with a focus on environmentalism. Free lunch will be provided. RSVP to kwhiffen@brandeis.edu and specify any dietary restrictions.
SCC Room 313, 12:00pm-1:00pm

Friday, October 31
Halloween for the Hungry
Trick-or-treat in Waltham for canned goods to support local food banks and shelters. Open to all clubs and/or individuals. Email walthamgrouphnh@gmail.com for more info. Sponsored by the Waltham Group.
Massell Quad Lounge/Waltham, 2:00pm-8:00pm

Monday, November 3
Accelerating your Social Impact:  A Coversation with Sam Vaghar ‘08
Sam Vaghar ‘08 will return to Brandeis to share the story of the Millennium Campus Network (mcnpartners.org). This non-profit empowering students to tackle global poverty started in the Mods, grew nationwide, and led Sam on an incredible journey to the White House, Morocco, and beyond. Hear his story and gain practical tips to accelerate your social impact.
Napoli Room (Gosman), 7:00pm-8:30pm

Thursday, November 13
Kindness Day
Join Brandeis in spreading random and planned acts of kindness throughout the day, creating a ripple effect across campus! Be on the lookout for events and surprises throughout the day!

Friday, November 21
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 who will be negotiating their job salaries and are interested in earning their true potential. The session will be open discussion format and include lunch. Participants must commit to the full time period. RSVP to kwhiffen@brandeis.edu and specify any dietary restrictions. Co-sponsored by the Hiatt Career Center. Visit www.wageproject.org, to learn more.
SCC Room 313, 12:00pm-1:30pm

Monday, December 1
Volunteer Appreciation
If you were involved in community service with the Waltham Group this semester, this event is for you! Enjoy some delicious food and the company of your friends!
SCC Multi-Purpose Room, 7:00pm-8:00pm

Wednesday, December 3
Stanley Family Night
Sign up your club to host an activity station or perform at this annual carnival for the children at Stanley Elementary School and their families. Contact clubsinservice@gmail.com if interested. Co-sponsored by Clubs in Service.
Stanley Elementary School, 5:00-8:00pm

Thursday, December 4
Waltham Group Silent Auction
Support Waltham Group’s community outreach and programs by bidding on exciting gifts, excursions and one-of-a-kind items! Start your holiday shopping early! Sponsored by the Waltham Group.
SCC Atrium, 12:00-9:00pm