The Adopt-a-Family and Adopt-a-Veteran programs will kick off soon! Does your student group want to get involved?
The UM Tutoring Project is looking for university students interested in getting involved in the community through education. If you're interested in teaching, working with kids, or just volunteering in general, this is perfect for you! Download the application and submit to the Office for Civic Engagement (Davidson Honors College, room 015).
The Office for Civic Engagement at the University of Montana is soliciting nominations for the Outstanding Volunteer Award that will be presented during UM’s 2015 Charter Day celebration in February. The Outstanding Volunteer Award is granted annually to an individual who has contributed many hours of uncompensated volunteer time to UM. Nominees can be UM employees or non-student community members who willingly donate their spare time, energy and expertise to UM. The award is one of several that will be presented at the Charter Day award ceremony and reception on Feb. 12, 2015. It includes a cash award of $1,500. Nominations are due Wednesday, November 26, 2014!
The holiday season is upon us and that means it's time for the Adopt-a-Family and Adopt-a-Veteran programs. Click the link to learn more and to get your department involved!
Hot off the press… check out the latest issue of the Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning! Topics include Research, Theory and Evaluation as well as a special section on Global Service-Learning.While you’re at it, consider submitting an article for the 2015-2016 Issue! A one-page abstract or précis is due by December 20th. Please consult submission guidelines for more information and to review the kinds of articles we have published in the past. Since 1994, The Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning (MJCSL) has been the premier national, peer-reviewed journal publishing articles written by faculty and service-learning educators on research, theory, pedagogy, and other issues related to academic (curriculum-based) service- learning and community-engaged scholarship in higher education.
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Registration is now open for UM's online nonprofit administration spring semester courses: Advocacy and Public Policy, Grant Writing and Program Planning. 10 week, 2-credit courses at $385 per course...don't wait, REGISTER today!
New website connects volunteers with Missoula organizations check out this Missoulian article to learn more about Volunteer Missoula!
The Governor’s Office of Community Service and the Montana Commission on Community Service are now accepting nominations for the 2015 ServeMontana Awards. Presented in February at the Montana State Capitol, these annual awards recognize outstanding Montana individuals and organizations committed to community and volunteer service. “The ServeMontana Awards provide an opportunity for the public to recognize the outstanding folks that devote time each and every day to make their community a better place,” said Dan Ritter, Director of the Governor’s Office of Community Service. “Montanans have always had a strong ethic of service, and it’s through these awards that we are able to highlight this very principle and commitment that makes Montana a better place to live.”
The ServeMontana Awards are for service and volunteer work in the areas of education, healthy futures, environmental stewardship, veterans & military families, economic opportunity, disaster services, emergency preparedness, and emergency response. The nomination form is available at serve.mt.gov. All nominations for the 2015 ServeMontana Awards must be submitted to the Governor’s Office of Community Service by December 5, 2014.
A shout out to NCCC Alum: have you thought about adding Certified Nonprofit Professional to your list of accomplishments? It’s simple and economical!