Center for Leadership and Community Engagement

Upcoming Events

  • Event Date From Saturday, October 05th at 12:30 pm to Saturday, December 07th 7:30 pm
    The APOYO Food & Clothing Bank provides ethnically sensitive food and support to a diverse population in Ellensburg and the surrounding area. Volunteers at this site will sort food into boxes for distribution, help tidy any clothing and household items as well as assist with occasional unloading of the Northwest Harvest truck.

    Transportation to this site is not provided

    For additional information, please contact:
    Patricia Garrison at
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  • Event Date From Tuesday, October 15th at 12:00 pm to Saturday, November 16th 2:00 pm
    Students will help with sustainability efforts at Central Washington University by helping get the farm fields ready for winter and prepped for Spring planting!

    Duties may include weeding, applying compost or organic soil amendments, setting up new projects, and much more.

    Volunteers may take produce home (if available) following their volunteer service.

    For more information, please contact Kate Doughty at or (509) 963-1585
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  • Event Date From Wednesday, October 16th at 11:00 am to Thursday, October 24th 1:00 pm
    Volunteer will promote the Casino Classic and encourage students to sign up for the event. Tabling Volunteer can pick up tabling box from SURC room 256 (upstairs).
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  • Event Date Friday, October 25th from 10:30 am to 2:30 pm
    Join the CLCE and Adult Activity Center for the 2nd annual Casino Classic! The event will be held at the Ellensburg Adult Activity Center. The CLCE is looking for volunteers to participate in this event which includes setting up, taking down and helping facilitate casino type games. No casino experience is required, we'll teach you everything you need to know!

    Transportation and light refreshments will be provided.
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  • Event Date From Friday, October 25th at 6:00 pm to Saturday, November 02nd 7:30 pm

    Day of the dead is a traditional Mexican holiday that pays tribute to the passing of loved ones and ancestors of the past.

    Volunteers will assist with the set up, facilitation, and clean up of Day of the Dead activities including: Popsicle frame making, kid trivia, coloring skulls, and loteria.

    For more information please contact:

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  • Event Date Saturday, October 26th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
    Volunteers will take part in planting native trees and shrubs at a beautiful site along the Yakima River.

    This event supports Mid-Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group and the Kittitas Conservation Trust in their efforts to restore habitat along the Upper Yakima River to benefit native fish and wildlife.

    Transportation & light beverages/Refreshments provided

    For more information please contact:
    Landon Shaffer at
    (509) 310-9324
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  • Event Date From Saturday, October 26th at 9:00 pm to Sunday, October 27th 12:00 am

    Haunting at Central is one of our annual Halloween events, in which we close the SURC to the public and allow students to participate in activities such as Zombie Zone, Blacklight Golf, Escape Rooms, Costume Contests and so much more! Volunteers will assist with facilitating activities and serving food (food handler's permit required) during the event.

    For more information contact:
    Katie Doonan, Campus Activities Programmer or visit SURC 263.

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  • Event Date Thursday, October 31st from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
    The Center for Leadership and Community Engagement (CLCE) and the Office of International Studies and Programs (OISP) invite you to join them for the International Café, Thursday October 31 in SURC 137 from 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM.

    We are looking for people who would like to engage and form friendships with students from around the world.

    The Café will be hosted by the Korean Student Association .

    Bring your lunch. Beverages and light snacks provided.

    For more information contact:
    Nicki Kukar
    Director of AUAP and International Student & Scholar Services
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  • Event Date Saturday, November 02nd from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
    Volunteers will help remove invasive vegetation (weeds) that have taken over a tree planting site established two years ago. Be sure to dress for the weather, including long pants and close-toed shoes. Transportation and tools will be provided, as well as a light breakfast and lunch.

    Volunteer Check-in will be in the SURC Pit.

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  • Event Date From Monday, November 04th at 11:00 am to Tuesday, November 19th 1:00 pm
    Recruit volunteers for the 19th Annual Holiday Extravaganza by tabling in SURC.

    Please come to the CLCE in SURC 256 to get materials for tabling.
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