The Adopt-a-Family and Adopt-a-Veteran programs were a huge success this year! Over 30 families and 17 veterans were adopted and provided with gifts and needed items. Thanks to all who participated!
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).
INSLP (Inland Northwest Service-Learning Partnership) welcomes faculty and staff from across the region to the 2015 Intercollegiate Community Engagement Institute (CEI) being held in Spokane, WA May 21-22, 2015. This two-day institute provides opportunities to connect and learn with colleagues to promote community engaged teaching and scholarship that positively impacts our students and communities. Call for Papers in one of three areas: "Burst of Brilliance" or "BOB" Signature talks, New research and Theory and Application. Deadline February 1, 2015.
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.
Check out these other helpful resources:
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!
AmeriCorps members serve Montana communities while gaining job skills and earning money for college. There are 16 different AmeriCorps programs and projects that place dedicated individuals in communities across the state to address local needs. Learn more about the AmeriCorps State, AmeriCorps National, AmeriCorps VISTA, and AmeriCorps NCCC programs that Serve Montana. To learn more, please visit ServeMontana.
A shout out to NCCC Alum: have you thought about adding Certified Nonprofit Professional to your list of accomplishments? It’s simple and economical!