Center for Leadership and Community Engagement

Upcoming Events

  • Event Date From Tuesday, April 14th at 3:00 pm to Thursday, June 04th 7:00 pm
    The mission of this student lead Calling Campaign is to encourage and promote a student to student interaction between current Central Washington University students and incoming admitted students. The volunteers will contact admitted students, encourage them to enroll/sign up for orientation, and answer any/all questions they may have. This opportunity allows volunteers a chance to work directly with the admissions and recruiting department; as well as, gaining useful communication skills and connections within the CWU community.

    Location: Admissions Office in Mitchell Hall, West Wing

    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
    General Calling: 5:00pm—7:00pm

    For more information contact:
    Emilee Oldham: oldhame@cwu.edu
    Andres Moreno: amoreno@cwu.edu
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  • Event Date From Tuesday, April 21st at 6:00 pm to Wednesday, April 29th 9:30 pm
    Rock Against Rape is an annual event hosted by the CWU Wellness. This event strives to break the silence and stigma related to sexual assault and opens the conversations. Rock Against Rape is an interactive event that requires many volunteers to run smoothly!

    Location: SURC Ballroom

    For more information contact:
    Haley Furstenwerth/ Andrea Easlick

    Contact: (509)963-3233, wellness@cwu.edu


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  • Event Date From Monday, May 04th at 3:00 pm to Saturday, May 16th 12:30 pm
    Volunteers are needed to help with the Reecer Creek Restoration project to plant and maintain trees and shrubs along the stream bank and surrounding floodplain. Work will include digging and planting, mulching, watering, and weed pulling. Volunteers are asked to dress appropriately for the weather (sun protection, warm/cool clothes, etc.), wear closed-toe shoes, and bring work/gardening gloves. Water and snacks will be provided. Volunteers will need to find their own transportation to the site.

    Directions to site: Follow Dollar Way, park East of the Reecer Creek Restoration Sign (look for Work Party Sign).

    For more information contact:

    Garrett Brenden, WCC IP, Project Technician
    Mid-Columbia Fisheries Enhancement Group
    (509) 310-9040
    americorps@midcolumbiafisheries.org
    www.midcolumbiarfeg.com

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  • Event Date Thursday, May 14th from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm
    Spring is coming! Assist the Ellensburg Downtown Association in preparing the 65 downtown planters for the upcoming season and help beautify your city. Volunteers are needed on Thursday, May 14 from 11 am- 4 pm.

    Volunteers will meet at The Elmira, 117& 119 E 4th Ave. A FREE pizza lunch will be provided!

    Please bring water, wear closed toe shoes and dress for the weather.
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  • Event Date Thursday, June 11th at 9:00 am
    RESERVED FOR PRESIDENT'S LEADERS


    Experience Leadership Project Participant (Fall)

    Learn how to get involved at CWU, enhance leadership skills, and build support networks.


    The President’s Leaders initiative is a credit bearing, leader development program designed to maximize students’ leadership potential. This program transforms CWU students into leaders in their field of study. Students involved in this program build desirable workforce competencies during community engagement experiences, enrich relational skills while generating a network of ties to university and community leaders during leadership excursions and retreats, and learn cutting-edge leadership theory. Program participants establish an individualized leadership foundation while developing skills to mentor others, lead teams and organizations, and create a meaningful project that positively shapes the campus, local, and global communities.
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  • Event Date Thursday, June 11th at 9:00 am
    RESERVED FOR PRESIDENT'S LEADERS

    A multi-stage leadership development program.
    Leadership Quest will be offered spring quarter.

    The President’s Leaders initiative is a credit bearing, leader development program designed to maximize students’ leadership potential. This program transforms CWU students into leaders in their field of study. Students involved in this program build desirable workforce competencies during community engagement experiences, enrich relational skills while generating a network of ties to university and community leaders during leadership excursions and retreats, and learn cutting-edge leadership theory. Program participants establish an individualized leadership foundation while developing skills to mentor others, lead teams and organizations, and create a meaningful project that positively shapes the campus, local, and global communities.
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  • Event Date Thursday, June 11th at 9:00 am
    RESERVED FOR PRESIDENT'S LEADERS

    Foundations of Leadership. *Self-Assessment (Included in LEAD 101 Course) *Critical Reflection (Included in LEAD 101 Course).
    The Foundations of Leadership will be offered spring quarter.

    The President’s Leaders initiative is a credit bearing, leader development program designed to maximize students’ leadership potential. This program transforms CWU students into leaders in their field of study. Students involved in this program build desirable workforce competencies during community engagement experiences, enrich relational skills while generating a network of ties to university and community leaders during leadership excursions and retreats, and learn cutting-edge leadership theory. Program participants establish an individualized leadership foundation while developing skills to mentor others, lead teams and organizations, and create a meaningful project that positively shapes the campus, local, and global communities.
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  • Event Date Friday, June 12th from 9:00 am to 5:00 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.

    Mentors must:
    • 18 years old
    • Complete a written application
    • Pass a rigorous screening process
    • Be trained

    We are located at 213 W. 3rd Avenue Ellensburg, WA 98926

    For more information please visit our website: www.youthserviceskc.org
    or contact Crystal Church at 509-962-2737 or crystal.church@kccn.org
    Youth Services of Kittitas County

    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, June 12th from 9:05 am to 6:00 pm
    Help stock shelves, clean, operate the cash register, price items, etc. 2-4 hours per week commitment is greatly appreciated. Training provided. Proceeds from the Habitat Store keep our nonprofit running so we can help more families have a decent place to live.

    Location: 212 S. Railroad Ellensburg
    Transportation not provided.
    Available hours: Tues, Thurs, Fri, Sat 9am - 3pm; Wed 9am-6pm

    Contact: Sarah at 509-962-5058 or sarah.smith@kchabitat.org
    Website: kchabitat.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 From Friday, June 26th at 7:45 am to Monday, June 29th 4:15 pm
    Group Mission Trips is partnering with HopeSource to upgrade 30 homes in 4 days. Group Cares will bring 200 youth students from all over the United States to help upgrade homes of low income, elderly, and disabled families living in the Roslyn, Cle Elum and South Cle Elum area. We need volunteers to organize tools, ladders, set up and clean up. We are also looking for several driven individuals to assist with staffing of volunteers and organizing where they will assist.

    Transportation, water and equipment will be provided but it’s suggested to pack a lunch. Please wear appropriate clothing that you wouldn't mind getting dirty! (long pants, closed toed shoes, etc.)

    Bus will pick up volunteers in the SURC parking lot at 7:45 am and return at 4:15 pm.

    For more information please contact Shianne Lowe at (509) 925-1448 or email Slowe@hopesource.us .
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