Have an upcoming service opportunity that you would like advertised on our campus? Please send the opportunity information to Lynn Pierson at lcp008@bucknell.edu!

September 11th, 2018

Hurricane Katrina Trip, soccer refs, Miller Center and more!

Applications are now available for the Fall 2018 Katrina Recovery Team trip service-learning trip to New Orleans! This year’s trip will take place over Thanksgiving Break, from Saturday, November 17, through Saturday, November 24. Despite being 13 years after the storm, there is an incredible amount of housing restoration to be accomplished, and we are excited to once again be working with the award-winning SBP disaster recovery group. Trip cost subsidies are available for students requiring financial assistance. It is recommended that anyone interested in applying for the trip attend one of three information sessions, where we will provide full details about […]

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August 29th, 2018

Upcoming Service!

– Fall Community Service Fair is on August 29th from 5:30-7:00 pm in the Terrace Room. Speak directly to local non-profit representatives and student service organizations in need of volunteers and connect with student clubs and organizations focusing on service. Agencies in attendance work with children, animals, environmental concerns, healthcare and more! Questions- Contact Lynn Pierson, Assistant Director for Community Service at lcp008@bucknell.edu __________________________________________________ Buffalo Valley Recreation Authority needs volunteers on the following dates. To sign up for questions please contact Sarah at programs@bvrec.org Very close to campus! Doggie Dips @ the Lewisburg Community Pool (15th Street, Lewisburg, PA 17837) Friday, August 31st 4:30-7 Saturday, […]

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November 1st, 2017

Clean ups! Holiday Programs and more!

Volunteers are needed on Friday, November 3rd for Stroll through the Arts set up.  Tasks include: assemble and deliver luminaries (little bags with candles and sand inside) to participating downtown merchants and businesses, along with some flyers. Volunteers should meet on the front steps of the Post Office at 1:30 pm and continue until finished. To sign up please contact Della at hutchnsn@bucknell.edu.  __________________________________________________________ Volunteers are needed to sit at the Giving Tree, a program where Bucknellians can purchase gifts for local residents, starting on November 3rd. The Giving Tree is located in the Bertrand Library lobby. To sign up visit here. […]

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October 19th, 2017

Assist Buffalo Valley Recreation Authority, Clean Ups and more!

Buffalo Valley Recreation Authority has a number of volunteer needs: Spooktacular Trunk or Treat: Sunday, October 29th from 4-7pm We are in need of volunteers to help with our 2nd Annual Trunk or Treat Spooktacular. The event is held at the Cellars at Brookpark.  GPS address, 50 Brookpark Circle Lewisburg.   This event is two events in one.  We have a free Trunk or Treat in the parking lot, where kids trick or treat from car to car.  There is a free costume contest with trophies at 5:30pm also in the lot.  Inside the Cellars there is a Spooktacular Halloween Carnival.  […]

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October 11th, 2017

Welcome Back from Break!!

Volunteers are needed for a Community Cleanup scheduled for Sunday, October 29, from 2 to 4pm, meeting at Kidsburg in Hufnagle Park (downtown Lewisburg).  Cleanup will be dependent on conditions that day and number of volunteers available, but will include space along waterways in town, Bull Run Neighborhood streets and alleys, and possibly the railroad tracks. To sign up contact Sam Pearson at elmstreet@dejazzd.com. ___________________________________________________________________ The Donald Heiter Community Center is working on a project to clean out and organize our attic and we need some extra, somewhat energetic, helpers! Unfortunately we have a limited time schedule because our building […]

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September 13th, 2017

Bucknell Brigade, Community Harvest and Lewisburg Community Garden

-The weekly Community Harvest Hot Meal Program is looking for volunteer groups and individuals to serve the meal at 5:00 on the the dates: September 18th, October 2nd, October 23th, October 30th, November 27th and December 4rd. Following the serving, clean up is finished up at 6:30 pm. To sign up please contact Paula at pjc026@bucknell.edu – The Bucknell Brigade is a unique project that has enlisted over 600 volunteers from our university to be a part of community-building and experiential education. Since 1999, volunteers from the university have been working to serve others and learn from community development efforts […]

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February 7th, 2017

Girls On the Run needs coaches!

 Warm-up your spirit fingers, lace up your sneakers and inspire a group of girls to be strong and healthy. Teams of volunteer coaches facilitate our easy to follow curriculum with groups of 8-15 girls over the course of 10-12 weeks. Amidst the conversation, laughter, hugs and energy awards, you will witness transformational change in the girls and don’t be surprised if you realize that you are positively changing as well! The program may end in 12 weeks, but for our coaches and girls, the finish line is just the beginning. Ready to make a difference and encourage girls to realize […]

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January 26th, 2017

Tutoring! Polar Bear Plunge! Chocolate Festival

– The After-School Tutoring Program is seeking work study eligible students who have afternoon availability, a desire to work with children, and strong organizational skills to fill open work study positions. You’ll work closely with an outstanding group of volunteers and directly with children grades K-12 from the Lewisburg School District at two local affordable housing complexes. You must be 19 years of age or older and willing to get certified to be a student university driver. Please contact Troy Swinehart at trs017@bucknell.edu for questions or to set up an interview, or stop by the Office of Civic Engagement in […]

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