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 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


Tuesday, September 8
Info Session: January 2016 Haiti Trip
Interested in travelling abroad, but can’t for an entire semester?! Brandeis YourStory International travels to Haiti on biannual trips to serve underprivileged communities. Come to our first info session to learn about this great opportunity to provide aid internationally and gain some great insight and experience. Contact if you would like more info!
SCC Room 314, 8:00-9:00pm

Thursday, September 10
Waltham Group Recruitment
Stop by recruitment night to learn about all 22 Waltham Group volunteer programs, focusing on hunger and homelessness, mentoring, tutoring, aging, health and wellness and more. Sign up to get involved!
SCC Atrium, 7:00-8:00pm

Sunday, September 27
Walk to End Alzheimer’s 2015
Sign up for the team (, start raising some funds if you can and walk with us (just 2 to 3 miles) on September 27th! Transportation and food are provided. Sponsored by Students to End Alzheimer’s Disease (S.E.A.D.). 
Paul Revere Park (Meet at Rabb Bus Stop at 8:00am), 10:30am Walk

Wednesday, September 30 - Friday, October 2
Nourish International Raffle
Help Nourish International raise funds to combat poverty in third world countries by purchasing a raffle ticket to win an Otterbox phone case, gift cards and more.
Lower Usdan, 11:30am-3pm

Thursday, October 1
Lunch Discussion about Science and Community Engagement
Do you enjoy getting involved in your community? Do you have a passion for science? Join PhD student and former Waltham High science teacher Vivek Vimal for a discussion about how you can use your love of science to connect with and enhance your community.
SCC Room 313, 12:00-1:00pm

Wednesday, October 7
Social Impact Job, Internship & 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 over 50 volunteer opportunities for both school year volunteering and gap year service possibilities! Co-sponsored with Waltham Group and the Hiatt Career Center.
Sherman Function Hall, 11:30am-1:30pm

Tuesday, October 13 - Thursday, October 15 
Waltham Group 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! 
Sherman Function Hall, 11:00am-5:00pm

Wednesday, October 14
WAGE PROJECT: Your 1st Job Salary
Over the term of her life a woman will earn $1 million less than a man. This open discussion session is for students who will be negotiating their job salaries and are interested in earning their true potential. Lunch included. RSVP to and specify any dietary restrictions. Co-sponsored with the Hiatt Career Center.
SCC Room 313, 12:00-1:30pm

Friday, October 16
Be Bold, Be Bald! Day
Be Bold, Be Bald! ( is a national fundraising event in which participants wear a bald cap for a day to honor cancer patients and raise money for foundations of their choice that help them and their families. Sponsored by Be Bold, Be Bald! - Brandeis and SAAC.
Various times and locations throughout the day

Saturday, October 31
Halloween for the Hungry (H4H)
Trick-or-treat in Waltham on Halloween, collecting nonperishable food items to be donated to the Bristol Lodge Soup Kitchen. Volunteers also help flyer neighborhoods, informing residents prior to Halloween. For more information, email Sponsored by the Waltham Group.
Massell Quad Lounge/Waltham, 2:00pm-8:00pm

Monday, November 2
Public Policy Effects on the School System
Kaytie Dowcett, a professor of Public Policy in the Heller School, as well as on the Waltham School Board, talks about how public policy effects the school system and who is the biggest agent of change. Sponsored by the Waltham Group.
SCC Multi-Purpose Room, 7:00-8:00pm

Early December (CORIs due November 4)
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 if interested. Co-sponsored with Clubs in Service.
Stanley Elementary School, 6:00-7:30pm

Thursday, November 12
Kindness Day
Join Brandeis in spreading random and planned acts of kindness throughout the day, creating a ripple effect across campus! Help with a service project, write a postcard to a friend or take an extra moment to offer a word of encouragement to a classmate before their big exam! Be on the lookout for events and surprises throughout the day!

Monday, November 16
Lawrence Bailis: Service Learning
Lawrence Bailis, an associate professor of social policy in the Heller School, will prevent on service learning. His expertise is in how you can use service to further your career and he will discuss how service has shifted as a practice over the years. Sponsored by the Waltham Group.
SCC Multi-Purpose Room, 7:00-8:00pm

Monday, November 23
Matt Carriker: Mindfulness Practices
Matt Carriker, the Protestant chaplain on campus, will talk about best practices of mindfulness to keep us centered and focused on volunteering during midterms and finals. Sponsored by the Waltham Group.
SCC Multi-Purpose Room, 7:00-8:00pm

Friday, December 4
Waltham Group Silent Auction
Support Waltham Group’s community outreach and programs by bidding on gifts, excursions and one-of-a-kind items! Start your holiday shopping early!
SCC Atrium, 11:00am-4:00pm

Monday, December 7
Volunteer Appreciation
Calling all Waltham Group volunteers! Join your coordinators for a celebration of all your hard work this semester. In honor of Princeton Review’s recognition of Brandeis as the #1 school for students most engaged in community service, this will be the biggest Volunteer Appreciation ever!
SCC Multi-Purpose Room, 7:00-8:00pm