For Community Partners

The success of our work is
dependent upon mutually-beneficial
partnerships with nonprofits and schools. We value community partners as primary stakeholders of our work and co-educators of Lewis & Clark students.

 

L&C Volunteers Partnership Opportunities

1. Host a service-learning project as part of a large-scale service day. Engage 15+ L&C volunteers in meaningful volunteer service and learning activities that meet community-identified needs for 3 hours as part of New Student Orientation or our Martin Luther King, Jr. Week celebration.

2. Host ongoing volunteer projects (weekly or monthly).
Engage 3+ L&C volunteers in meaningful volunteer service and learning activities that meet community-identified needs (at least 1 hour per session/shift). Please contact Dr. Kayleigh McCauley-Sayer (click here) if you are interested in this opportunity.

3. Connect with New Student Trip participants.
Each year L&C coordinates two Portland-based overnight service-learning trips for new students. Please contact Dr. Kayleigh McCauley-Sayer (click here) if you are interested in this opportunity.

4. Present a Leadership Education workshop. Engage L&C students in learning activities related leadership competencies such as effective community-building strategies, trauma-informed care practices or asset-based community development tactics. Please contact Dr. Kayleigh McCauley-Sayer (click here) if you are interested in this opportunity.

Other ways to partner with Lewis & Clark College

1. Recruit interns and employees via our Career Center. Lewis & Clark’s Career Center offers the ability to post internships and jobs for free on Handshake as well participate in on-campus recruiting events (e.g.: tabling, networking/meetups, career fair, employer focus group). Please fill out the employer relations interest form online, visit our employer website, or contact Amanda Wheaton, Employer Relations Coordinator at hire@lclark.edu to receive information on how to best recruit L&C talent for your organization.

2. Present at a student-organized symposium. Student leaders who plan these annual symposia may be interested in having community partners present on relevant topics:
a. Environmental Affairs Symposium (Fall)
b. Ray Warren Symposium on Race & Ethnicity (Fall)
c. Gender Studies Symposium (Spring)
d. International Affairs Symposium (Spring)


Didn’t find the partnership opportunity you were looking for?
Please contact Dr. Kayleigh McCauley-Sayer (click here) to discuss other ways we might work together.