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Current Events, Organizations and Opportunities


Stay tuned! New opportunities are posted periodically.

The 15th Annual Engagement Scholarship Consortium Conference hosted by the University of Alberta

Call for Proposals!

  • Engaging for change: Changing for engagement
  • Proposals are sought for presentations, posters, and other forms of communication that will inform or advance research on, and the practice of, Engaged Scholarship and Community University Partnerships, innovative program design and partnership models, proven community/institutional impacts, effective curriculum or service-learning models, proven community/institutional impacts, effective curriculum or service-learning models, collaborative policy development and integration, or successful civic engagement practices.
  • Proposal deadline is MARCH 17, 2014 at 11:59pm MST.
  • Conference dates: October 7-8, 2014
  • Email Walter Archer at walter.archer@ualberta.ca with any questions.
  • www.engagementscholarship.org/conference/esc-2004-meeting


Michigan Campus Compact

Civic Engagement Institute 2014 (Feb 2-4, 2014)

  • "Celebrating 25 Years of Connecting Campus and Community"
  • Michigan Campus Compact is pleased to announce that the "Call for Presenters" for our 16th Civic Engagement Institute is now available. This years theme is "Celebrating 25 Years of Connecting Campus and Community" and will encourage participants to examine the impact that service, service-learning and civic engagement has had on our communities for the past 25 years.
  • Click here for more information.
  • November 1st deadline for presenters.


National Campus Compact

Resources for Faculty

  • Our work with faculty and chief academic officers focuses on linking community-based work with course content across disciplines. Campus Compact was an early leader in this movement, launching the Integrating Service with Academic Study (ISAS) project in 1989. Through publications, awards, conferences, and innovative programs, we continue to create groundbreaking ways to strengthen service-learning and engaged scholarship in the academy.
  • Click here for more information.

Diving Deep: Campus Compact’s Institute for Experienced Civic and Community Engagement Practitioners (June 17-20, 2014)

  • In Casper, Wyoming, Campus Compact, in partnership with Campus Compact of the Mountain West, will welcome seasoned practitioners and a team of distinguished facilitators to explore the future of the service-learning and civic and community engagement movement through Diving Deep: Campus Compact’s Institute for Experienced Civic and Community Engagement Practitioners.
  • The participants will engage in a stimulating community of diverse voices in which participants – through both structured programming and accidental discovery – will explore unknown territories, bring to the surface their own assumptions and come to an understanding on a deeper, more personal level of what it means to be a leader and professional in this field.
  • Applications now open. Click here for more information.


Michigan Nonprofit Association

Lifelong Civic Engagement: A Guide for Michiganders

  • is a digital resource that outlines lifelong engagement of Michigan residents and offers suggestions, as well as tools, on how to engage in the community. This resource is divided into sections based on a series of life stages (K-12; College Years; Non-College Bound Youth; Post Graduate; Aging Adults). Each section is designed to act as an independent guide for a specific life stage, as well as function as a cohesive document that lays out ways to civically engage in Michigan throughout a lifetime.
  • Click here for more information.


Volunteer Centers of Michigan

  • Volunteer Centers of Michigan (VCM) is a statewide network of over 30 Volunteer Centers serving 59 Michigan counties.
  •  Volunteer Centers mobilize people and resources to deliver creative solutions to community problems. Through the convening of organizations, the promotion of community service, and the matching of volunteers to nonprofit programs and events, Volunteer Centers take a leadership role in addressing key community issues.



October 26, 2013

Make a Difference Day

November 23, 2013

Family Volunteer Day 

January 20, 2014

MLK Day of Service

April 6-14, 2014

AmeriCorps Week

April 6-13, 2014

National Volunteer Week

April 11-13, 2014

Global Youth Service Day

May 3, 2014

Join Hands Day