Download the 2012-2013 Leadership Handbook (PDF).
Helpful One Pagers on All Things Service!
Many find it rewarding to reflect in the form of writing in a journal. Download the director's journal-writing strategies and tips (PDF).
Through our work and service we often follow the philosophy of serving and learning. We hope that through your involvement with the Department of Community Service and the Waltham Group you will learn something new about yourself, your peers and the many individuals that you will interact with.
We are dedicated to making your experience both meaningful and worthwhile. When one volunteers, she often experiences emotions that range on the spectrum from fear and hopelessness to pride and joy. There are numerous resources for you to evaluate and reflect as you continue your journey of service. On this site you will find resources as they relate to your volunteerism, career and journey of lifelong learning.
Dialogue as a Form of Reflection
Among your greatest resources are the students and staff that work with the Department of Community Service and the Waltham Group. Never hesitate to set up time to reflect and share with a member of our team. It is our hope that through dialogue we can make your experience meaningful and worthwhile.
Service as It Relates to Your Career
Share ideas, local and national opportunities to work and volunteer.
Teach for America
Post-graduation teaching service opportunities and resources.
Worldwide postgraduate service opportunities to promote peace and friendship.
The Jewish Service Corps strengthens the Jewish community's fight against the causes and effects of poverty in the United States
Citizen Schools partners with middle schools to expand the learning day for children in low-income communities across the country
City Year unites young people of all backgrounds for a year of full-time service, giving them skills and opportunities to change the world
Preparing students for success in college and beyond
AmeriCorps is an opportunity to make a big difference in your life and in the lives of those around you. It’s a chance to apply your skills and ideals toward helping others and meeting critical needs in the community
Japanese Exchange and Teaching Program(JET)
Invites university graduates from overseas to participate in international exchange and foreign language
Jewish Organizing Initiative (JOI)
Develops the next generation of Jewish leaders, and helps them gain the organizing skills and experience to build powerful Jewish and community organizations in order to create a just world. Provides Jewish young adults one-year paid fellowships in community organizing
Local and national resources and support for college students and institutions of higher education.
City of Waltham, Mass.
Information related to the city of Waltham.
Corporation for National and Community Service
Grants and resources to foster civic engagement.
National Service-Learning Clearinghouse
Support and resources to initiate service-learning opportunities.