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Sat, 09 Nov 2019

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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The Center for Civic Engagement & Learning's (CCEL) annual Fall Saturday of Service is Saturday, November 9 and is open to all CWRU students. This day of service, organized in collaboration with Greek Life, features on and off-campus projects throughout the day. Transportation is provided via walking, public transit, or CCEL minivan. 

Please review the projects below for details, dress suggestions, meeting times, and locations and to complete your registration. Projects take place rain or shine. 

Registration deadline is Wednesday, November 6, and spots are filled on a first come, first serve basis.

Accessibility: CCEL is committed to providing all students with opportunities to take full advantage of our programs. Our staff recognizes that students with documented disabilities may require reasonable accommodations in order to achieve this objective. If you are interested in taking part in a specific project but have questions related to accommodations and/or the accessibility of a site, please contact the office of Disability Resources (216.368.5230 or disability@case.edu), and they will work with a representative from our office to answer your questions.



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Sat, Nov 09, 2019
8:45 AM – 12:15 PM

@ Meet in the Tinkham Veale University Center Food Court
Set Up for a Holiday Event at the Cleveland Botanical Garden

Volunteers will assist with set-up activities at the Cleveland Botanical Garden for the upcoming holiday event, Glow! Activities will include painting shelves, sorting/arranging holiday decor, hanging lights on outside trees and fences, prepping children's crafts, and more. Volunteers should bring a filled water bottle and dress for the weather in comfortable, work-appropriate clothes and closed-toed shoes as some outside work in the gardens is expected.

2 Spots Left

Sat, Nov 09, 2019
8:45 AM – 1:45 PM

@ Meet in the Tinkham Veale University Center Food Court
Volunteer at a Food & Clothing Distribution Center

The Father Michael Wittman Ozanam Center at St. Philomena Church in East Cleveland provides access to food and clothing to those in need. The Center is open every Saturday and relies solely on the help of volunteers. Volunteers are needed to register and check in & out clients, offer hospitality, sort and hang clothing, pack grocery bags, and more. Volunteers should dress for the weather as they may be working in an unheated garage, bring a filled water bottle, wear comfortable, work-appropriate clothes and closed-toed shoes.

4 Spots Left

Sat, Nov 09, 2019
8:45 AM – 12:15 PM

@ Meet in the Tinkham Veale University Center Food Court
Tutor Youth at The Saturday Tutoring Program

Help a child succeed! Be a tutor in The Saturday Tutoring Program, which provides free tutoring for students in Grades 1-12 from school districts throughout Greater Cleveland. Volunteers who choose to help with elementary school students will spend time on their homework as well as math and reading. Volunteers who work with high school students will concentrate on specific subjects or testing, such as the ACT, SAT, or OGT. Student must be 18 to volunteer for this project.

3 Spots Left

Sat, Nov 09, 2019
9:30 AM – 1:45 PM

@ Meet in TVUC Food Court
Season End Projects at a Local Farmers Market

Founded in 1932, The Coit Road Farmers Market provides access to affordable, locally grown farm fresh produce to residents of Greater Cleveland. The four acre market site includes a garden for community members to grow produce for family use as well as an urban farm area for growers who sell their produce at the Market. Volunteer work will include removal of invasive plants, replacing the soil and seeding with cover crops as well as general organization of maintenance materials. This project will take place primarily outdoors, so volunteers should dress for the weather, bring a filled water bottle, wear comfortable, work-appropriate clothes and closed-toed shoes.

3 Spots Left

Sat, Nov 09, 2019
9:45 AM – 12:00 PM

@ Meet in the Tinkham Veale University Center Food Court
Prep Annual Mailing for Summer on the Cuyahoga

Summer on the Cuyahoga is a conduit between universities, businesses, and nonprofits to host paid summer internships for college students while showcasing Cleveland's attractions. Volunteers are needed to assist with annual donor mailing prep by stuffing, labeling, and stamping envelopes. The project will take place on campus.

Sold-Out

Sat, Nov 09, 2019
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

@ Wade Commons Pioneer Room
Kids Against Hunger Set-Up/Packing Shift 1

Kids Against Hunger is a student organization at CWRU whose mission is to significantly reduce the number of hungry children in the USA and throughout the world. KAH works with local partners in Cleveland to pack and distribute highly nutritious, vitamin-fortified soy-rice casserole. Help with KAH’s next big food packing event during Saturday of Service! Set-up volunteers will help unload the meals from the truck, set-up tables, and help get the room ready for the packaging event. Some heavy lifting may be required. Volunteers on the assembly line will help with a variety of tasks associated with packaging the meals. Volunteers will go directly to the Wade Commons Pioneer Room at the start of the shift to participate in the project.

8 Spots Left

Sat, Nov 09, 2019
10:15 AM – 3:00 PM

@ Meet in the Tinkham Veale University Center Food Court
Clean Up at the Children's Museum of Cleveland

The Children's Museum of Cleveland is in a historic home in Cleveland's MidTown neighborhood and promotes learning through play using innovative exhibits and programs designed for all children from birth to age 8. Volunteers will help with general cleaning in and around the museum. If time permits, volunteers will be able to interact with visitors in the museum. Closed-toed shoes and long pants are required to participate in this project. Volunteers should bring a filled water bottle and dress for the weather as some work may be done outside. Student must be 18 to volunteer for this project.

5 Spots Left

Sat, Nov 09, 2019
10:30 AM – 2:30 PM

@ Meet in the Tinkham Veale University Center Food Court
Prepare and Serve a Meal at a Homeless Shelter

Joseph’s Home, a ministry of the Sisters of Charity Health System, provides a nurturing, caring environment for men without resources who have acute medical needs, helping them heal and achieve independence. It is the only homeless service provider in Northeast Ohio exclusively focused on medical respite care. While men stabilize from their physical illness in a faith-based environment, they also develop their individual housing plans and connections to behavioral health supports. Volunteers will prepare and serve a meal to the men in residence at Joseph's Home. If time permits, they may also be asked to visit with residents. Volunteers should bring a filled water bottle, and wear comfortable, work-appropriate clothes and sturdy, closed-toed shoes.

2 Spots Left

Sat, Nov 09, 2019
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

@ Wade Commons Pioneer Room
Kids Against Hunger Packing Shift 2

Kids Against Hunger is a student organization at CWRU whose mission is to significantly reduce the number of hungry children in the USA and throughout the world. KAH works with local partners in Cleveland to pack and distribute highly nutritious, vitamin-fortified soy-rice casserole. Help with KAH’s next big food packing event during Saturday of Service! Volunteers on the assembly line will help with a variety of tasks associated with packaging the meals. Tasks might include mixing ingredients, weighing the packages, and sealing the packages. Volunteers will go directly to the Wade Commons Pioneer Room at the start of the shift to participate in the project.

6 Spots Left

Sat, Nov 09, 2019
12:15 PM – 3:30 PM

@ Meet in the Tinkham Veale University Center Food Court
Sort Books for Kids

The mission of the Cleveland Kids’ Book Bank is to foster literacy and a love of reading by providing free books to children in need. Volunteers are needed to sort and pack the books by reading level so that partner sites can distribute them accordingly. Some heavy lifting could be involved in moving packed boxes, and volunteers should be prepared to stand for the duration of the program. Volunteers should bring a filled water bottle, wear comfortable, work-appropriate clothes and closed-toed shoes.

11 Spots Left

Sat, Nov 09, 2019
1:00 PM – 2:30 PM

@ Wade Commons Pioneer Room
Kids Against Hunger Packing Shift 3

Kids Against Hunger is a student organization at CWRU whose mission is to significantly reduce the number of hungry children in the USA and throughout the world. KAH works with local partners in Cleveland to pack and distribute highly nutritious, vitamin-fortified soy-rice casserole. Help with KAH’s next big food packing event during Saturday of Service! Volunteers on the assembly line will help with a variety of tasks associated with packaging the meals. Tasks might include mixing ingredients, weighing the packages, and sealing the packages. Volunteers will go directly to the Wade Commons Pioneer Room at the start of the shift to participate in the project.

9 Spots Left

Sat, Nov 09, 2019
2:30 PM – 4:00 PM

@ Wade Commons Pioneer Room
Kids Against Hunger Packing Shift 4/Clean-Up

Kids Against Hunger is a student organization at CWRU whose mission is to significantly reduce the number of hungry children in the USA and throughout the world. KAH works with local partners in Cleveland to pack and distribute highly nutritious, vitamin-fortified soy-rice casserole. Help with KAH’s next big food packing event during Saturday of Service! Clean-up volunteers will help load the meals into the truck, break down tables, and help clean up the room after the packaging event. Some heavy lifting may be required. Volunteers on the assembly line will help with a variety of tasks associated with packaging the meals. Volunteers will go directly to the Wade Commons Pioneer Room at the start of the shift to participate in the project.

20 Spots Left

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