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Spring Into Action! Lewis & Clark Community Service Day
Date: April 21 2012 10:00am - 4:00pm Location: Templeton Campus Center - Various locations on and off-campus
Spring Into Action is an annual event that unites the entire Lewis & Clark community for a day of service.
Join students, alumni, faculty, staff, parents, and family members from all three L&C schools and together we’ll make our mark in Portland! Spend the day meeting new people and strengthening the L&C community while completing community service projects in Portland and on campus. Our goal is to get 300 members of the L&C community to participate!
This day of community service is a collaboration between the Center for Career and Community Engagement, the Student Alumni Association, and Alumni & Parent Programs.
10:00-10:45: Check-in at Stamm, Templeton Student Center, breakfast and tshirts
10:45: Check in closes
11:15: Depart for service sites, transportation provided
12:00-2:00: Service projects
2:30-4:00: Reception at Stamm including food, music, and raffle
Volunteer Projects: OFF Campus
Friendly House creates a thriving community by connecting people of all ages and backgrounds through quality educational, recreational and other life-sustaining services.
Volunteers will help maintain the facilities with organizing and up-keep so that it is in good shape for their members and kids program participants to use.
Friends of Tryon Creek State Park ages 14 and up
Friends of Tryon Creek State Park is committed to the stewardship of Tryon Creek State Park by building connections to the natural world that lead to knowledge and protection of all natural places.
Volunteers will be working to help clear trails and cut back invasive plants.
You are invited to help out with various tasks to care for 1.5 acres of fruiting plants including apple, pear, plum, fig, persimmon trees as well as blueberries, currants, gooseberries, kiwi, and loads of flowering shrubs. Come check out this amazing 30 year-old demo orchard and get your hands dirty in the name of growing your own fruit!
Hoyt Arboretum ages 15 and up
Founded in 1928 to conserve endangered species and educate the community, Hoyt Arboretum encompasses 187 ridge-top acres, accessible by trails covering 12 miles. Volunteer to help complete a variety of tasks that may include trail maintenance, planting, and general clean-up.
The goal of the Oregon Ferret Shelter is to care for all homeless ferrets until a new permanent loving home is found. We are a 100 percent no-kill shelter – no ferrets are ever euthanized due to lack of room. We offer sponsorship and foster programs.
Peninsula Children’s Center ages 18 and up
Volunteer with an organization that provides affordable early childhood care and education as well as family services to all of the families in the North/Northeast Portland community. Possible tasks include painting, gardening, and general clean-up projects.
The Q Center provides a safe space to support and celebrate LGBTQ diversity, visibility and community building.
Projects will include painting gallery space and cleaning.
The Rebuilding Center ages 14 and up
Volunteer with an organization that provides resources that make home repairs affordable to everyone. Help organize and move building materials, reducing the flow of materials into the waste-stream and making it easier for the community to find and reuse resources.
There are a variety of projects that we will be working on at the garden depending on weather and ability of volunteers including: mix “complete organic fertilizer,” build tomato bed, build trellises, possible planting, possible harvesting and prepare garden shed for painting.
Ronald McDonald House Charities ages 10 and up
Volunteer with an organization that provides a loving, clean, and safe place for people to call home while their seriously ill or injured children are undergoing treatment or care in the hospital.
Volunteers will help with guest room preparation, washing house linens, light housekeeping and organizing.
The Family Relief Nursery is a prevention/intervention program that helps to stop the cycle of child abuse & neglect while also providing development assessments and a therapeutic nursery/preschool environment for children ages six weeks through five years.
At this site we will help launch the “Seed to Table” program, which includes curriculum engaging young children in gardening and provides fresh produce and simple recipes for families to take home. Project will include a brief program overview.
Voz Workers’ Rights Education Project is a worker-led organization that empowers immigrants and day laborers to gain control over their working conditions through leadership development, organizing, and community education. We operate the Martin Luther King, Jr. Worker Center, which connects hundreds of workers a month with local employers and jobs.
Volunteers will help with an ongoing project of building a toolshed at the Worker Center.
Volunteer Projects: ON Campus
Get messy working together in our campus garden outside Juniper residence hall.
Lose the Shoes 3v3 Soccer Tournament
Fundraising project, requires $10 for participation
Help the fight against HIV/AIDS in Africa by playing soccer, barefoot! Teams of
three will compete to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS in Africa, and funds will
go directly to Grassroots Soccer, an NGO that works to educate youth in Africa
about HIV/AIDS through soccer.
After reading about all the projects, go to this page to register.
Once you register, share your excitement on twitter #LCSIA.
*Please note: transportation to off-campus service sites is provided, as is food and a tshirt.
The Center for Career and Community Engagement (3CE) is located in room 206 of Albany Quadrangle on the Undergraduate Campus.
Center for Career and Community Engagement (3CE)
Lewis & Clark
0615 S.W. Palatine Hill Road, MSC 175
Portland, OR 97219