Center for Leadership and Community Engagement

Upcoming Events

  • Event Date From Thursday, September 05th at 3:15 pm to Friday, June 13th 3:15 pm
    The Stan Bassett Youth Center is primarily an after school drop-in program serving Ellensburg youth ages 3rd – 12th grade, with our main focus being on youth 3rd – 9th grade. We offer a variety of programs including games, tournaments, field trips, teen nights and dances, special events, and homework help.
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  • Event Date From Saturday, April 05th at 8:30 am to Saturday, June 21st 3:30 pm
    Dates: April 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th
    Dates: May 3rd, 17th, 24th, and 31st.
    Dates: June 7th, 14th and 21st

    Project site is located at 404 N. Spokane Street, Kittitas WA. Our work day runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. All levels of experience are welcome, we hope to provide you with a great volunteer opportunity. During the Spring quarter we will be completing the interior of a two bedroom, 900 square foot modest home. Which includes, cabinetry, trim, interior doors, closet doors, painting, and so much more. Join us for a day, or a half a day and be a part of making someones
    dream of home ownership a reality.

    For more information contact:
    Jennifer Loewen
    Kittitas County Habitat for Humanity
    Program Coordinator
    jennifer.loewen@kchabitat.org or kchabitat.org
    509.962.5058
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  • Event Date From Wednesday, April 09th at 1:25 pm to Thursday, June 19th 1:25 pm
    Receptionist, document shredding, filing, inventory, customer service, answering phones. We need a 4 hour block for each day available. 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m..
    Dates: April 9,10,16,17,23,24,30
    Dates: May 7,8,14,15,21,22,28,29
    Dates: June 4,5,11,12,18,19

    For more information please contact:
    Jennifer Loewen
    Kittitas County Habitat for Humanity
    Program Coordinator
    jennifer.loewen@kchabitat.org or kchabitat.org
    509.962.5058
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  • Event Date Saturday, April 26th from 7:30 am to 11:00 am
    In preparation for the busy months ahead, the Center for Leadership and Community Engagement, Ellensburg Downtown Association, and Rotary would like your help in making downtown Ellensburg look like new. Help your community shine!
    The event will be on Saturday, April 26 from 7:30 am to 11 am.
    Check-in will be in the SURC Pit at 7:30 am.

    Transportation and light breakfast provided.
    SIGN UP BY APRIL 9th, FOR A FREE T-SHIRT!

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  • Event Date Saturday, April 26th from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm
    Olmstead Farm, one of the oldest homesteads in the Kittitas Valley, needs some help with maintenance projects to help preserve the past for future generations. The Center for Leadership and Community Engagement and Washington State Parks seeks volunteers to come out in honor of Earth week and enjoy the fresh air while also helping a Kittitas Valley landmark. Transportation and equipment provided. Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toed shoes.

    The event will be on Saturday, April 26th from 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Check-in will be in the SURC Pit at 9:30 a.m.

    Lunch and transportation will be provided for all volunteers.

    SIGN UP BY APRIL 9th, FOR A FREE T-SHIRT!


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  • Event Date Wednesday, April 30th from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
    Rock Against Rape is an annual event hosted by the CWU Wellness Center and Violence Intervention and Prevention (VIP). This event strives to break the silence and stigma related to sexual assault and opens up the conversations. Rock Against Rape in an interactive event that requires volunteers to run smoothly!
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  • Event Date Thursday, May 01st from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm
    Join Mid-Columbia Fisheries in the restoration of Jack Creek in Teanway on Thursday, May 1 from 8 a.m. - 12 p.m!
    Volunteers will plant 150 native trees along the channel of Jack Creek.

    Vans will transport volunteers from the free lot on the corner of 6th and Pearl St. in Ellensburg at 8 a.m.

    Make sure to wear layers of clothing, a water bottle, and your favorite gloves for working.

    Extra gloves, hand tools, hot beverages, and snacks will be provided!

    For more information, please contact mel@midcolumbiafeg.com
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  • Event Date Saturday, May 03rd from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
    Health Fitness Complete is hosting the "Be a Superhero" 5k Saturday, May 3, 2014 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at Rotary Park (1200 W. 12th Ave., Ellensburg). Families, children, and students are encouraged to come dressed up as their favorite Superhero ready to race around the track.

    All proceeds will benefit the Ellensburg Elementary School Parent Teacher Associations.

    Registration starts at 10 a.m., the 5k starts at 11 a.m. and will go until 1 p.m.

    Adult registration is $15 ($30 with t-shirt), CWU student registration is $10 ($25 with t-shirt), and child registration is FREE ($10 for t-shirt). To register, go to http://superhero.hfcfit.com/

    Volunteers will arrive at 9 a.m. to set up, as well as help with guiding traffic, guiding runners, facilitating the registration table, among other tasks.
    Volunteers Arrival: 9:00 a.m.

    More Information please contact:
    Madalyn Freeman 206-852-6776
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  • Event Date Thursday, May 15th from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Unheard Voices: Kittitas County Search and Rescue Benefit Concert seeks to collect funds and raise awareness for Kittitas County Search and Rescue's mission and current efforts around the greater Kittitas valley. Join us for a night of talented CWU students and community members performing at Alder Street Park, 2400 N. Alder Street on May 15, 2014 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. The event will include a donation station, as well as information concerning Kittitas County Search and Rescue’s mission and our club sponsor CWU Rotaract's mission. So, grab a blanket and a friend and enjoy a fun-filled night of live performances for a local cause.
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  • Event Date Saturday, May 17th from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm
    We are looking for some highly energetic students who enjoy meeting new people and playing active, outdoor games to interact and build friendships with some of our international students.

    Join us for a fun-filled day in Wenatchee at the Walla Walla Point Park. Volunteers will interact with our international students while helping to facilitate small group activities and large group games. Lunch and snacks will be provided.

    Volunteers should arrive to the east entrance of the SURC by 8:30 a.m. to assist with the check-in process and loading of supplies and equipment.
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