Teambuilding will serve as an integral part of the Community Engaged Leader Series. Participants will work together to learn more about program/club competency areas and also have the opportunity to get to know one another through these interactive activities. 

Community Engaged Leader Series


The Community Engaged Leader Series (CELS) is a new pilot program geared toward new community service club executive board members, Waltham Group coordinators-in-training, Waltham Group coordinators in their first year of coordinating. These sessions can be logged under coordination/training for the Commitment to Service Award Program

Each participant in CELS will: 

  • Gain knowledge about each of the six program competency areas (Communication, Recruitment & Retention, Reflection, Identity & Assessment, Engaged Citizenship & Educational Outreach, and Management) for Waltham Group programs and community service clubs and be able to apply that knowledge to their respective programs/clubs

  • Develop teamwork skills with each other and get to know one another, opening pathways for future collaboration and growing professionally

  • Become better prepared to serve as community engaged leaders of their programs/clubs

Spring 2018 Dates:

  • Monday, January 22, 5pm-6pm (Communication) -  SCC MPR

  • Monday, February 12, 5pm-6pm (Recruitment & Volunteer Retention) - SCC 313

  • Monday, February 26, 5pm-6pm (Reflection, Identity, & Assessment) - SCC MPR

  • Monday, March 5, 5pm-6pm (Engaged Citizenship & Educational Outreach) - SCC MPR

  • Monday, March 19, 5pm-6pm (Management) - SCC MPR

Each session will include participant discussion, a brief presentation by a guest presenter or a video, teambuilder time, and a debrief related to that week's topic. All sessions will be facilitated by staff, faculty, or student facilitators. Snacks will be provided at all sessions. Those who complete at least 3 out of 5 CELS sessions will be recognized at the Celebration of Service on April 23, 2018.

Interested participants can contact Lauren Shortall (Community Service Specialist) at or call the Department of Community Service at (781) 736-3237.