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SERVE OUR COMMUNITY: LEARN. JOIN. DISCUSS. ACT.
Student Engagement and Leadership (SEaL) builds community partnerships and connects students with volunteer opportunities. SEaL challenges CSCC students to make an impact in our community. Please review the opportunity calendar; if you have a particular interest and/or would like to learn more about serving our community, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to be added to our community service listserv.
Discover and educate yourself about all the ways you can make a difference in the community and around the world.
Become a member of the SEaL Service Team!
Spread the word on Facebook—and invite your friends to take part too.
Attend “WWYD?”; A discussion about ethics, responsibility and action.
Share information about volunteerism with your friends, family, and community.
- Become a Volunteer.
- Become a S.O.S. Leader & lead a volunteer team.
- Advocate volunteerism and serve our community.
To sign up volunteer opportunities, please e-mail seal@CSCC.edu or visit SEaL in NH 116.
Fall 2013 Fall Service Calendar
September 7 - (SOS) Columbus Volunteer Challenge: Central Community House Childrens Parade
Sept 16 - Oct3 - National Student Day- Celebrating student volunteer work and social responsibility: Donations collected at DX to support local school
October 11 - (SOS) St. James the Less donation and read to students
November 3 - 8 -Veterans Week - Collecting donations
November 9 -(SOS) Veterans Care Package at CLCO
September 7, 2013
The Columbus Volunteer Challenge: Our Call to Service is a county-wide collaboration that encourages, mobilizes and challenges central Ohioans to help build a more inspired, proud and engaged community through volunteerism. In September, the Columbus Volunteer Challenge will include 5 Days of Service with volunteer opportunities for individuals, families, nonprofits, places of worship and corporations.
Family Weekend, Saturday, September 7 and Sunday, September 8
Columbus State student will be participating in the Family Weekend beginning Saturday, September 7. This two-day event is an opportunity for volunteers from families, students groups, neighborhood groups, places of worship and individual volunteers to get involved. Volunteers can serve on one or both days at participating locations.
Saturday of Service: September 7 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Central Community House: Columbus Children's Parade 1469 E. Main St Columbus OH 43205
The Children's Parade is an annual event that takes place as part of the Hot Times Festival each year as a celebration of the youth of Central Ohio and all the programs and people that support them. The event starts at 10 AM with crafts and activities. The parade starts at 11 AM and lasts roughly one hour, after which everyone is invited to stay for a free lunch. We need volunteers to help with crafts and set up, decorating, passing out water along the parade route, crowd control/safety, and lunch after the parade.
Friday October 11, 2013 (no classes at CSCC)
National Student Day, October 3
National Student Day celebrates student volunteer work and social responsibility. The Bookstore is partnering with Columbus State students to support SOS (Saturday of Service) on October 11 to collect donations for a local school. Donations will be accepted September 16 - October 3 in the Columbus State Bookstore. Donate the following today: Children's books K-3 (including Spanish written books), pencils, erasers, and notebooks. Visit our website for more information regarding this event and National Student Day, www.cscc.edu/bookstore.
On October 11, 2013 Columbus State Students will deliver all collected items to a local elementary school where they will read to the students and encourage the importance of education.
November 9, 2013
Veterans Week is the week of November 3-8, 2013 and during this week collection boxes will be stationed throughout campus for student and staff to donate items to be shipped to troops over seas. Students attending the Saturday of Service on November 9, 2013 or the Collegiate Leadership Conference (CLCO) on November 8-9 will package the items collected during the service portion of CLCO. All packages will be delivered to the local Blue Star Mother's Chapter by the CSCC Veterans Student Club.
BLOOD DRIVES (Nestor Hall Study Lounge)
Columbus State Community College hosts Blood Drives each semester; The Red Cross accepts both appointments and walk-ins. To schedule an appointment, please visit: www.redcrossblood.org and type in Sponsor Code: cougars
Any questions? Call (614) 287-5092.
Serve our community & give at one of CSCC’s Blood Drives:
Wednesday, August 26th
Tuesday, September 10th
Monday, September 23rd
Tuesday, October 8th
Monday, October 21st
Monday, November 4th
Monday, November 18th
Monday, December 2nd
Monday, January 27th
Tuesday, February 4th
Monday, February 17th
Thursday, March 13th
Thursday, April 10th
Monday, April 21st
Service Program Descriptions
(SOS) Saturday of Service: What message are we sending to the community?
SEaL hosts a community service project one Saturday a month. Service projects are open to staff, faculty and students; if anyone, including not-for-profit organizations have a project idea, they may e-mail email@example.com. SEaL wants to send a message to the community that we care and desire to make a genuine difference in our surrounding neighborhoods.
Community Service Fair
Community Service Fair hosts multiple organizations from across the central Ohio area
to speak to students about various volunteer opportunities. Students are also given
the opportunity to participate in an onsite service project.