Office of Service-Learning
& Volunteer Programs

West Chester University

Office Location: B 19 Killinger Hall
Mailing Address: 238 Sykes Union
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: 610-436-3379

Community Agencies

The Office of Service-Learning and Volunteer Programs aims to connect non-profit agencies with the greater West Chester University community. Each fall we hosts the Volunteer Fair; where about 60 agencies come to campuses to recruit volunteers and the network with the WCU community. Last year 500 students attended the event. Our office can also assist you with volunteer recruitment by advertise volunteer opportunities through our website and weekly newsletterr. If you're interested in setting up a meeting with the Director of the Office of Service-Learning and Volunteer Programs, please call the office at (610) 436-3379.

Is your agency currently listed in our Volunteer Directory?

Please take a look at the Agent Contact List to make sure your information is listed correctly. If you need to add your information or make a correction, please contact Joellen Reindl.

Are you interested in publicizing a service project on the calendar or in the weekly newsletter? Contact Joellen Reindl with your:

  • Special one-time events

  • Volunteer opportunities

  • Service-learning opportunities

What are examples of service-learning projects taking place in the community?

Be sure and click on the course summary reports for many more examples:

  • Tutoring – after school programs, projects working with at-risk youth

  • Spanish speaking skills – Salvation Army translating for holiday requests, working with youth at La Comunidad Hispana in Kennett Square

  • Seniors – multiple opportunities at West Chester Senior Center and The Hickman including nursing, social work, writing courses and health

  • Health – creating health fairs for middle school students

  • Marketing – developing marketing and social media plans for non-profits

  • Nutrition – giving children and young mothers nutritional plans

  • Science – soil and hydraulic testing for a nature preserve, working with the Environmental Protection Agency

How Can my Agency Recognize an Oustanding Volunteer or Project?

Each month Outstanding Volunteers and Outstanding Volunteer Projects are selected to be recognized in our community for their contributions to the common good. Outstanding Student Volunteers are individuals who exhibit an on-going commitment to community service.  Outstanding Service Projects are community service projects that are coordinated by student clubs, organizations, or sports teams that show a deep commitment to our community. Nominate an outstanding student volunteer or project!