Community Service Learning

Service-Based Clubs

These student organizations are dedicated to providing service to the community. It is easy to get involved. Just email the group that sparks your interest, look for us at the Activities Fair each semester, or show up at our club meetings posted on the university's master calendar. If you are a part of a student organization that is active in service, email service@willamette.edu and we will add your information to the list.

Visit the Student Organization Website for more information on the following service-based student orgs.

Tiger Club is an after-school enrichment program at Bush Elementary School. Visit our website to learn more!

Service Organizations

ALTERNATIVE AGRICULTURE COMMUNITY

Contact Amanda McClelland

The club's purpose is to provide a forum, resources and student collaboration for alternative agriculture on the WU campus. We will function to provide human and material resources to enable both food production and place-based learning at Zena farm.

BEARCATS OFFERING OTHERS MEALS (BOOM)

Contact Megan Newcomb

The purpose of Bearcats Offering Others Meals (BOOM) is to offer intensive community outreach opportunities to Willamette University students and to provide local people in need with a hot meal.

BEST BUDDIES

Contact Lisa Field

Best Buddies is a college based volunteer program designed to promote one-to-one friendships between college students and people with developmental disabilities. Each College Buddy is asked to see his/her Buddy once a month and call or write once a week. In addition, pairs participate in monthly group activities, such as dances, arts craft nights and pizza parties.

ENVIRONMENTAL CAREER OUTREACH & SERVICES (ECOS)

Contact William Aleman

Through cooperative outreach to students, faculty and alumni who are affiliated with various academic disciplines represented at WU, ECOS aims to foster environmental awareness, continued environmental education, and environmental career opportunities.

GARDEN AND COMPOST SOCIETY

Contact Alex Sproul

The Garden and Compost Society's main purpose is to be an organizational tool to provide Willamette students access to volunteer opportunities involving gardening and composting. It will also act as a forum for students to discuss food sustainability on campus.

SEXUAL ASSULT RESPONSE ALLIES (SARA)

Contact Alexandra Maresh

SARA aims to provide a safe group of trained volunteers to which survivors of sexual assault and their allies can go to seek support, advocacy, and information.

WILLAMETTE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES (WEMS)

Contact Kelley VanHook

To encourage and facilitate training of students expressing interests in emergency medical services to include but not limited to training in CPR and First Aid. To provide certification in CPR to the Willamette Community.