Two fairs related to community engagement in one month!
LCE held the annual Community Service Fair on 10/9 in Paresky Baxter Hall.
The Williams Wellness Committee along with the Center for Learning in Action, Student Health Services, Williams Medical Corp and Lehman Community Engagement made Feel Good Do Good: Williams Community Health and Wellness Fair happen on 10/23 in Greylock.
Missed the fairs? Want to volunteer? Here is a list of some of the organizations and student groups that were present at the fair.
||Be pen-pals with incarcerated youth. Facilitate a sense of social responsibility, camaraderie, and awareness through written communication. Visit conworlds.org for more information
||Food Recovery Network/Williams Recovery of All Perishable Surplus. More drivers needed to deliver surplus food from dining halls to local agencies! More info here.
||Mentor elementary & middle-school children weekly at the Mohawk Forest low-income neighborhood in North Adams, preparing shared dinners, helping with homework, and having fun. See our Calendar for times and contact Raquel Rodriguez (rr5) if interested.
|Partners in Health/Engage
||Email Kirby Neuner (ksn1) for more info.
|Sweetbrook Nursing Home Volunteers
||Visit the elderly on Sundays. Email Lani Willmar (lw3) for more info.
||Winterize homes on 11/8! Email Angela Liu (el6) to help with organizing, or sign up here to help on the day.
*Brayton Elementary Tutoring is also looking for tutors:
Mondays: Drama (range of grades)
Tuesdays: Dance (2nd-3rd graders)
Wednesdays: Drama (range of grades), Ice Skating (4-6th grade)
Thursdays: Jazz (4-6th grade)
Fridays: Modern Dance (3rd-5th grade), Swimming (4th-7th grade)
Contact Gabriella Kallas (gck1) for details.
|Bennington Project Independence (Adult Day Service)
|Berkshire United Way
||More info here.
||Various opportunities for volunteering. More info here.
|Goodwill of the Berkshires
||Various volunteering opportunities throughout the year.
|Peace Valley Farm
|Vermont Veterans’ Home
||Visit veterans and go to activities and events with them. Very flexible schedule.
||Get trained and work on an ambulance.
|Williamstown Council on Aging
||Bring music, dance and other programs to the elderly!
Feel free to contact Sonia Cheung (firstname.lastname@example.org) for more information on any of the opportunities listed above.