From:                              CCE Communications Coordinator

Sent:                               Wednesday, September 26, 2012 2:48 PM

To:                                   Bowling, Emily; Lang, Julia

Subject:                          Final Draft Newsletter



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CCE Listserv-


Hello Everybody,
We hope that you’re enjoying the last of the sunshine. We’ve got a lot of great service opportunities available as you transition back into the school year. The Center for Civic Engagement is here to facilitate community engagement and connect students with non-profit organizations in the Corvallis Community in order to meet community needs as well as provide students with important and valuable personal and professional development skills. Come visit us in Snell 158!

Have a great first week,

-CCE 2012-2013 Staff


***If you would like to see your service events/announcements in our newsletter, please submit them here by Tuesday at 5pm. The newsletters will go out on Wednesdays. ***


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Linn-Benton Food Share Monthly Food Repackaging Open House

When: Thursday September 27th, from 6-8pm

Where: Linn-Benton Food Share Warehouse 33941 Looney Ln, Tangent, OR 97389

Description: Volunteers will repackage bulk foods for distribution to pantries and families in need. Students do not need to sign up to attend and no prior experience or skills are necessary to help.

Contact info:



IMPACT Volunteer


When:  Applications are due Sept. 27th to the Women’s Building 107E.
Mandatory Volunteer Orientation is Sept. 28th 5:00pm-6:30pm.
Volunteer times are Fridays from 5:00pm-7:45pm.

Where: Applications can be found at

Description: IMPACT is designed to improve physical fitness and aquatic skills for children with disabilities. No experience necessary.
Contact info:


INTO OSU Cultural Ambassador Conversant Program

When: 1 term commitment, flexible with student schedules
Description: Engage with international students on campus to promote cultural awareness and increase well-being and gain valuable international experience and skills relevant to a global career. Apply online here!
Contact info: 541-737-46601


CARDV Fall Advocacy Training

When: Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6-9pm (Oct. 10th- Nov. 28th). Oct. 13th & 14th All Day.
Description: The mission of the Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence is two-fold:

Take part in the Fall Advocacy Trainings to become a volunteer at CARDV.
Contact Info: Lucy Daumen, ph: 541-738-8319 ext. 307

ABC House Runaway Pumpkin Half Marathon 2012

Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27, 2012
Where: Cheadle Lake Park, Lebanon, OR (Hwy 20 & Weirich Dr.)
Description:   This event is a Half Marathon Fun Race/Walk to raise money to help abused children. On Friday we need 5-10 volunteers help to set up tents, tables, barricades, banners, signs, etc  (10 am until 5 p). On Saturday we need volunteers to help deliver tables, chairs, and other supplies to water stations, run a sound system (1) and help with tear down and pack up at end. (8 am--2 pm). Anyone who helps with set up on Friday for at least 4 hours will receive a free entry into Saturday's race OR a volunteer T-shirt. Saturday volunteers will receive a volunteer T-shirt and lunch.
Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age, physicially able to carry or move at least 25 pounds, ability to bend, stretch, climb a step ladder. 
Contact Info: Tammy Bethman, ph: 541-926-2203, email:

Boys & Girls Club Middle School Dance and Activities Supervisor

When: Friday, October 26th, 6:30pm-10:30pm; January 18th, 6:30pm-10:30pm
Where: Boys & Girls Club, 1112 NW Circle Blvd, Corvallis OR, 97330
Description: Between 350 and 500 middle school youth attend each Club Night (Middle School Dance) and volunteers are essential to provide a fun and safe event. Volunteers will rotate between helping chaperone the dance, supervising gym games, and hanging out in the games room. This is a dynamic volunteer opportunity for energetic groups and individuals.  October 26th THEME: Neon Halloween; January 18th THEME: College Team Night
Volunteers must pass a background check. Volunteer Orientation will be held the day of the dance from 6:30pm-7:00pm.
Contact Info: Liz Connor,, 541-757-1909 ext 210

Boys & Girls Club Basketball Tournament Volunteer

When: December 8th, 8:00am-8:00pm, 3 hour shifts
Where:  Boys & Girls Club, 1112 NW Circle Blvd, Corvallis OR, 97330
Description: Join us at our basketball tournament and help support basketball athletes by assisting with score keeping, operating the scoreboard, and preparing courts between games. There is also an opportunity to help with concessions.
Knowledge of basketball very helpful.
Contact Info: Liz Connor,, 541-757-1909 ext 210


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Good morning OSU leaders,


The search committee for the ASOSU Student Organizing Advocate position and the ASOSU Student Internship Advocate position invites students to participate in interview sessions and open forum presentations with the finalists in both searches. I hope you can participate in at least one of the sessions as we value your feedback.  Bios and position summaries will be available at each session.  Please forward this announcement to listservs and all who may be interested. 


October 1: candidate for Student Internship Advocate


October 2:  candidate for Student Internship Advocate


October 3: candidate for Student Organizing Advocate


October 4: candidate for Student Organizing Advocate


October 8: candidate for Student Organizing Advocate

·         Lunch and conversation with student leaders (lunch will be provided)

o    12:15-1:15 pm on October 8 in Snell 149

·         Open Presentation and Q&A, topic: How do students gain power and advocate for students? What role does student government have in advocacy for students and what role does the Student Organizing Advocate play in this?

o   3:15-4:15 pm October 8 in MU 211


Accommodation requests related to a disability should be made to the Office of the Dean of Student Life, 541-737-8748 or


Amelia Harris


ASOSU President 2012-2013

Associated Students of Oregon State University

Office: (541)737-6344


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