Community Service Opportunities

Wilson College Curran Scholars On-Campus Volunteer Opportunities

Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter/Alternative Spring Break
The Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter plans Alternative Spring Break, a weeklong trip in March to an off campus site where students assist in home building. Curran Scholars earn 40 volunteer hours for this week.

Mardi Gras Fundraiser
Each year Curran Scholars help to run the Mardi Gras Fundraiser that supports the Alternative Spring Break trip. This event will be planned by the Habitat for Humanity Campus Chapter.

Worship Services
Wednesdays from 12pm-12:30pm classes are placed on hold for Worship. As a Curran, you can log 30 minutes toward your hours for attending Worship. Also, helping at Christmas Vespers counts for 2 hours (3-5 pm on Sunday Dec 8) as does decorating the chapel, 10-12 noon on Saturday Dec 7.

Blood Drives
Wilson College hosts two blood drives throughout the school year. Volunteers will assist in signing in donors and walking donors to the resting table, getting donors food, and sitting at information tables. Curran Scholars can receive up to 3 hours at each blood drive. Contact the college nurse, Ellen Mayhugh at ellen.mayhugh@wilson.edu for dates and sign up.

Tour Guides
This is an excellent opportunity for students who are excited about sharing their Wilson College experience with others. Students will not log more than 3 hours per week. Contact Annette Huber, ext 3223, annette.huber@wilson.edu.

Child Minding
You may child mind only for moms in the Women with Children Program, up to 3 hours per week. Contact Chaplain Rosie, ext. 3307, rosie.magee@wilson.edu, or Katie Kough, Director of WWC, ext. 2536, kkough@wilson.edu.

Tutoring in the Academic Support Center (ASC)
You may also volunteer your time as a tutor to other students. You may log 3 hours per week in the ASC. Contact Vickie Locke. ext.3349, vlocke@wilson.edu.

Tutoring Children after school on campus

Tutoring begins at the end of September every Tuesday and Thursday 3.45-5.15 pm in Warfield Hall. For further information or to sign up please contact lynn.newman@wilson.edu.

Handmade for the Holidays

Handmade for the Holidays is an annual Craft Fair held at Wilson College. Curran Scholars can sign up to help, for a maximum of 3 hours, between 9 am and 6 pm on Thursday 5 December.

New Opportunities

Watch your campus email for new volunteer opportunities that arise throughout the year.