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Office Location:
705 S. New Street
Lawrence Center, Room 241
West Chester, PA 19382


Phone: 610-436-3379
Fax: 610-430-5600

  • WCU volunteers worked with the American Red Cross to set up an emergency shelter at WCU to assist community members who lost electricity in their homes due to a winter storm.

  • WCU's Annual MLK Jr. Day of Service where volunteers made blankets for Fleece for Keeps, Chester County Hospital, and Nemours A. I. DuPont Children's Hospital.

  • Over 1,200 pounds of food was donated by West Chester University students and staff to the Chester County Food Bank and West Chester Food Cupboard.

  • Students spent a week on Alternative Spring Break in Philadelphia working on a community revitalization program through community arts, gardening, and youth mentoring.

Announcements and Upcoming Events

Summer Volunteer Opportunity!
If you enjoy gardening or would like to learn more about it, spend some time volunteering at WCU's South Campus Garden this summer. Weekly volunteer opportunities are available during May and June on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. as well as during July and August on Wednesdays 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Sundays 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. There are also opportunities to help with watering the garden at other times. If you are interested in getting involved, please contact Garden Intern Kaitlyn Croll (KC825741@wcupa.edu). 

2015 Fall Volunteer Fair
The Office of Service-Learning and Volunteer Programs will be hosting the 2015 Fall Volunteer Fair on Wednesday, September 16th in the Sykes Ballrooms from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Make sure to stop by to connect with over 50 community and government agencies.

Service Retreat
Sykes Ballroom C
October 2, 2015
3 p.m.
If you are a student leader that plans and promotes community service and philanthropy projects for your organization or athletic team, this is the event for you! Come learn more about collaborating with community agencies and other student organizations, building meaningful projects, and developing your leadership skills at this retreat. Registration is now open!

Report Your Community Service Hours!
The Office of Service-Learning and Volunteer Programs tracks student volunteer hours across campus. We ask that all clubs, organizations, fraternities, sororities, athletic teams, and individual students fill out our Community Service Monthly Report Form so we can better publicize your hard work and commitment to serving others.

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