Volunteering and Civic Engagement

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What do Achieving Community Transformation (ACT) Service Leads Do?

ACT Service Leads work to create a culture of service and volunteerism on campus. They provide regular, ongoing community service opportunities for students as well as major service events throughout the year.

ACT Members:

Heaher Felix
hfelix@uwb.edu

Nick Kane
nkane@uwb.edu

Jozlyn Pelk
jpelk@uwb.edu

Visit the ACT page on HuskySync and get involved today!

Mission Statement:

Act initiates and supports an ongoing dialogue with organizations in the Greater Bothell Area and students to provide opportunities for service engagement, based on cultivating passion and the understanding of mutual needs.

Vision:

All UW Bothell students will be able to connect with organizations and each other to explore and cultivate passions, experiences for future careers, and overall personal growth.

Goals:

  1. Help students explore and build on their passions, future career experiences, and overall personal growth.
  2. Build positive relationships with organizations such as the Northshore School District, Friends of North Creek Forest, and the Northshore Senior Center.
  3. Redefine attitudes toward service and volunteering to show students that service opportunities can be based on their interests and goals.
  4. Get more students involved in service and volunteering.
  5. Plan major services events that are flexible for students who are new to service and can help raise awareness about issues.

Learning Outcomes:

Students will…

  1. Understand the purpose of service engagement
  2. Explore their passions during service engagement activities
  3. Gain on-going experience for future career development
  4. Gain personal growth while participating in service engagement activities
  5. Connect and build on positive relationships with community organizations

Want to get involved and make a difference on campus and in the Bothell community? Below is a list of service opportunities run by ACT members. This is a great way to meet fellow students and get involved while also helping out local communitites. Please check back frequently for more upcoming projects and updates to service project dates!

Alternative Spring Break (ASB)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service (MLK Day)

*last updated 11/21/13

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