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 the Director, Lucas Malo. 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.

 

Commitment to Service Award Tabling/Information Handout

SCC Atrium  - 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday,September 5
  • Thursday, September 13
  • Tuesday, September 25
  • Friday, October 5

Rich/Collins Community Leadership & Impact Fellowship Info Session

  • Friday, September 7, 1:00-2:00 P.M., MPR
  • Tuesday, September 25, 8:15-9:15 P.M., MPR
  • Monday, October 8, 6:00-7:00 P.M., MPR
  • Wednesday, October 17, 5:30-6:30 P.M., MPR

Semester Events

       

Date: Friday, August 24 - Sunday, August 26
Event: Social Justice Pre-Orientation
Time: All Day 
Location: SCC MPR and Off-Campus 
Description: During this Brandeis Pre-Orientation program, first year students will have the chance to: learn about their identity, evaluate their perspective on social issues through dialogue with their peers, volunteer in service projects, engage in presentations with Brandeis students, staff and professors, and learn about ways to pursue social justice at Brandeis. Email Sohaima Khijli (ksohaima@brandeis.edu)TBD for more information.
 
Date: Saturday, September 1
Event: VolunteerFest: Homelessness & Food Justice
Time: 9:00AM - 2:00PM
Location: Hassenfeld (Sherman Function Hall) & Off-Campus
Description: During this Orientation event, first year students can meet students with similar interests, get involved in the Waltham community, and begin their journey of service at Brandeis. Community engagement projects will focus on homelessness and food justice, concluding in a reflection and lunch with peers. Email ajashley@brandeis.edu for more information! 
 
Date: Thursday, September 6 (Brandeis Monday) 
Event: Waltham Group Recruitment Night
Time: 7:00PM - 8:00PM 
Location: SCC Atrium
Description: Interested in volunteering in the local community? If so, come to Waltham Group Recruitment Night and learn more about how to get involved with the largest student organization at Brandeis. Whether you’d like to volunteer with children, the elderly, individuals who are experiencing homelessness, or the environment, the Waltham Group offers a program that caters to your interest.
 
Date: Saturday, September 15
Event: Waltham: The More You Know Experience
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Shapiro Campus Center (SCC) Multi-Purpose Room 
Description: Do you volunteer in the local community? We are offering all-volunteer training to better prepare you to engage in the greater Waltham area. Learn more about Waltham’s demographics, history, and people by attending one of these sessions. 
 
Date: Thursday, October 4
Event: Resume and Application Support for the Rich/Collins Community Leadership & Impact Fellowship 
Time: 5:30PM - 7:00 PM
Location: SCC 315
Description: Are you considering applying for the Rich/Collins Community Leadership & Impact Fellowship? If so, boost your application by attending this personalized training to offer your resume support and application tips, including budgeting support. 
 
Date: Friday, October 5 - Sunday, October 7 
Event: VINE Trip 
Time: Entire Weekend 
Location: Springfield, VT 
Description: VINE provides a safe haven for animals who have escaped or been rescued from food industries or other abusive circumstances and are dedicated to animal rights. We help care for the animals and help the sanctuary prepare for winter
 
Date: Saturday, October 6
Event: Mini Day of Service #1
Time: All Day
Location: Off Campus
Description: We invite students, faculty, and staff to join the Waltham Group's Community Connections for a mini day of service. Engage on-site with a community partner and reflect about your experience with your group. 
 
Date: Wednesday, October 10
Event: Waltham: The More You Know Experience
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM 
Location: Shapiro Campus Center (SCC) Multi-Purpose Room 
Description: Do you volunteer in the local community? We are offering all-volunteer training to better prepare you to engage in the greater Waltham area. Learn more about Waltham’s demographics, history, and people by attending one of these sessions. 
 
Date: Wednesday, October 24 
Event: Community Impact and Education Fair 
Time: 10:00AM - 2:00PM
Location: Hassenfeld (All 5 Rooms)
Description: Meet employers and community partners who work in the social impact sector and learn about ways that you can volunteer, intern, spend a Year in Service, and/or become employed at their organization!
 
Date: Saturday, October 28
Event: Halloween for the Hungry 
Time:  8 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Location: Shapiro Lounge (Massell Quad) 
Description: Trick-or-treat for nonperishable food items to be donated to the local food shelters. To get involved, e-mail walthamgrouphnh@gmail.com. Sponsored by Waltham Group Hunger and Homelessness. 
 
Date: Tuesday, October 30 - Thursday, November 1 
Event: October Blood Drive
Time: 11:00AM - 6:00PM
Location: Levin Ballroom (Usdan Student Center)
Description: Students, faculty, and staff are invited to donate blood through the American Red Cross at the Waltham Group's October Blood Drive. Our annual blood drive aims to collect as many pints of blood as possible because each pint can save up to three lives. 
 
Date: Thursday, November 1
Event: Resume and Application Support for the Rich/Collins Community Leadership & Impact Fellowship 
Time: 5:30PM - 7:00 PM
Location: SCC 313
Description: Are you considering applying for the Rich/Collins Community Leadership & Impact Fellowship? If so, boost your application by attending this personalized training to offer your resume support and application tips, including budgeting support. 
 
Date: Sunday November 4
Event: Waltham: The More You Know Experience
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM 
Location: Shapiro Campus Center (SCC) Multi-Purpose Room 
Description: Do you volunteer in the local community? We are offering all-volunteer training to better prepare you to engage in the greater Waltham area. Learn more about Waltham’s demographics, history, and people by attending one of these sessions. 
 
Date: Friday, November 9 @ 11:59PM 
Event: Rich/Collins Community Leadership & Impact Fellowship Application Deadline
Description: All application materials for the Rich/Collins Community Leadership and Impact Fellowship are due by 11:59 P.M. This includes the student's essay application, community partner letter of support, personal resume, and project budget proposal. All materials must be sent to RCCLIF@brandeis.edu or Will Brummett, wbrummett@brandeis.edu. 
 
Date: Wednesday, November 14
Event: Stanley Family Night 
Time: 6:00PM - 7:30PM
Location: Stanley Elementary School
Description: Stanley Family Night is a carnival-like event for Stanley Elementary School students and families. It is a great opportunity for clubs to get involved in the Waltham community AND to have a lot of fun! CORI background deadline is November 1st. 
 
Date: Monday, December 10 
Event: Volunteer Appreciation
Time: 6:30pm - 9pm
Location: International Lounge (Usdan Student Center)
Description: Did you volunteer with Waltham Group or a service club this semester? If so, join us for a celebration of you