Center for Leadership and Community Engagement

Upcoming Events

  • Event Date From Thursday, January 03rd at 4:00 pm to Thursday, March 14th 6:00 pm
    Come join the Kittitas County Early Learning Coalition to promote and educate the Science, Technology, Reading/Writing, Engineering, Arts and Math (STREAM) program areas to infants, children, and parents in the local Ellensburg Community.
    Themes highlight each event with core activities centered on all six STREAM fields.

    Volunteers will interact with children and parents to provide a positive learning experience for all attendees.
    Volunteer Spanish interpreters needed.

    TRANSPORTATION is not provided. Please dress appropriately for working with children.

    Volunteer hours will be verified by Kittitas County Early Learning Coalition.

    For more information, please contact Michele Cawley at michele.cawley@chcw.org or (509) 306-1740,
    If you would like a text reminder - text @pcele to (206)557-6563

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  • Event Date From Tuesday, January 08th at 2:00 pm to Tuesday, March 12th 4:00 pm
    The Cold Weather Shelter is a collaboration with FISH Food Bank and Kittitas County Churches to provide shelter to the homeless during the coldest months of the year. CWU student volunteers will help this year by making soup and sandwiches for the shelter and learning more about how to get involved throughout winter quarter. FOOD HANDLERS PERMIT WILL BE REQUIRED. Volunteer check-in will be in SURC 256 (upstairs).
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  • Event Date From Wednesday, January 16th at 8:00 am to Thursday, January 17th 3:00 pm
    The Center for Leadership and Community Engagement, along with the Diversity and Equity Center, is hosting Mt. Stuart Elementary School for Martin Luther King Jr. - Make a Difference January 16th, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm and January 17th, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm. They will highlight the impact that Dr. King made on our nation through his leadership. 2nd-5th graders will rotate in small groups through multiple mini-centers to learn more about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Volunteers must have a passion for working with children and interacting with them in ways to assist their learning.

    THIS IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR EDUCATION MAJORS TO GET HANDS ON EXPERIENCE.
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  • Event Date Thursday, January 24th 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 January 24 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 Student Involvement.

    Bring your lunch. Beverages and dessert provided.

    For more information contact:
    Anne Miller, Program Coordinator, OISP
    Email: anna.miller@cwu.edu
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  • Event Date Friday, February 08th from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm
    Chinese Students and Scholars Association will be hosting the annual Chinese Lunar New Year Gala on February 8th, at the SURC Ballroom from 5:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Volunteers will assist with various types of tasks during the event. Volunteers will receive specific instructions and guidance from their respective officer leaders. Volunteer check-in will be outside the ballroom.
    Please contact Jia Jin Xu at JiaJin.Xu@cwu.edu for any questions.
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  • Event Date Thursday, March 14th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
    Discovery Lab School is seeking a volunteer to work with a 3rd grade child that needs support in reading and a volunteer to help with math and language arts games and provide support in group activities.
    Education major preferred with a great way to get hands on experience!

    Reading Tudor day/hours needed:
    Winter Quarter: January 7- March 14 M,T,W,Th (or any three of these days) from 2-3pm

    Classroom Volunteer day/hours needed:
    Winter Quarter: January 7- March 13 M,W 10:30-12

    Transportation not provided.
    Discovery Lab is located at 201 N. Pearl St. (downtown Ellensburg)

    For more please contact Natalia Parker, discoverylabellensburg@gmail.com, 509-607-0546 to schedule volunteer day and time.

    If interested in volunteering for this position, please stop by the CLCE office, SURC 256 (upstairs) to create your account and learn how to log your volunteer hours.


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  • Event Date Friday, March 15th from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm
    The mission of the Youth Services Mentoring Program is to empower youth in our community to make positive life choices that enable them to maximize their personal potential. Youth Services Mentoring Program envisions a community in which every youth experiences nurturing one-to-one relationships and community support. This will allow them to develop into their full potential, capable of making informed, responsible decisions as involved members of our community.

    Winter Quarter: January 7 - March 15, 2019

    Mentors must:
    • 18 years old
    • Complete an online application found at www.youthserviceskc.org (resources tab).
    •Once application is received you will be contacted by Youth Services for further instructions
    • Pass a rigorous screening process
    • Be trained
    • Youth Services is located at 213 W. 3rd Avenue Ellensburg, WA 98926 (Transportation not Provided)
    • For more information please visit our website: www.youthserviceskc.org or contact Youth Services at 509-962-2737 or mentoring@youthserviceskc.org .
    • If interested in volunteering for this position, please stop by the CLCE office to create your account and learn how to log your volunteer hours.



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  • Event Date Friday, March 15th from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
    Students will assist beginning Spanish/French students with grammar explanations, and help them complete their homework.

    Winter Quarter: January 7 - March 15, 2019

    Spanish Tutoring for Spanish Students:
    Monday through Friday;
    Mondays: 8-10 AM; 12-5 PM; Tuesdays: 2-5 PM; Wednesdays, 12-5; Thursdays, 11-5 PM; Fridays: 9-11; 1-5 PM, in the World Languages and Cultures Lounge, Room 102

    French tutoring for French students:
    2:30-5:00, Mondays, Wednesdays; Tuesdays, 4-5; Fridays, 12:00-5:00, in the World Languages and Cultures Lounge, Room 102

    For more information contact the Department of World Languages and Cultures, L&L 963-1218 to schedule a day/time.

    If interested in volunteering for this position, please stop by the CLCE office, SURC 256 (upstairs) to create your account and learn how to log your volunteer hours.

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  • Event Date Friday, March 15th from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
    Kittitas County Habitat for Humanity is looking for volunteers to help at the Habitat Store. Volunteers will help with processing donations, assisting customers, organizing inventory and assisting cashiers.

    Winter Quarter: January 7 - March 15, 2019
    Available hours are Monday – Saturday 9am – 3pm.

    TRANSPORTATION IS NOT PROVIDED
    Habitat for Humanity is located at 212 S. Railroad Ave.
    Please contact Samantha Tidd, Affiliate Coordinator at Habitat for Humanity to scheduled a time for volunteering.
    Office Phone: 509-962-5058
    Email: samantha.tidd@kchabitat.org

    Kittitas County Habitat for Humanity will verify volunteer hours.

    If interested in volunteering for this position, please stop by the CLCE office to create your account and learn how to log your volunteer hours.
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  • Event Date Friday, March 15th from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
    The store can raise the most money by making a variety of products available at all times; so when donations come in processing them quickly is critical. Volunteers will help sort donations and prepare them for the sales floor. In addition, volunteers will assist in getting priced and prepared goods onto the sales floor in an organized and appealing way.

    Winter Quarter: January 7 - March 15, 2019

    Volunteer Check-in located at Salvation Army Thrift Store, 9 South 6th Street Yakima or 2615 Main Street Union Gap.
    TRANSPORTATION IS NOT PROVIDED

    PLEASE CONTACT: Karen Lynch, Regional Retail Volunteer Coordinator before arriving to volunteer.
    Email: Karen.lynch@usw.salvationarmy.org or (509) 362-0050 cell

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