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Welcome!

At Drexel University, the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement’s community partnerships are integral to meeting the learning goals and civic engagement outcomes for the educational mission of the University. Beyond that, we seek to consistently improve the quality and depth of Drexel University’s impact on Philadelphia. The Lindy Center intentionally partners with community non-profits, public and private schools, and local government agencies to provide over 150 unique civic engagement opportunities each year to for students, faculty, and staff.

In addition to services and programs provided by the Lindy Center to organizations and schools, we also connect community organizations and individual community members to resources offered by the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships.

COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

STUDENT VOLUNTEERS

  • Get connected to students and student organizations through our civic engagement database.

-Advertise reoccurring opportunities outlining next steps for students to get involved

-Post an opportunity with a specific date(s) and track student sign-ups online

-To access our civic engagement database, please click here.

-For support with our civic engagement database, please click here.

  • Host a Drexel Community Scholar who provides 5-15 hours per week of either direct service or capacity building support to your organization.

Drexel Community Scholars (DCS) is a student leadership program within the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement. DCS provide 5-15 hours per week of either direct service or capacity building to a non-profit organization. Positions range in scope but may include duties such as tutoring elementary school youth, serving meals to homeless individuals or providing administrative support. In addition to their work at their placement sites, DCS engage in leadership development and team-building activities.
To apply for a Drexel Community Scholar, please click here.

  • Collaborate with us to run a large-scale "Day of Service Opportunity" or Alternative Break opportunity.
    For more information, please email Lindycenter@drexel.edu.
  • Explore the path to becoming a service site for CIVC 101, Drexel’s first year required community-based learning course. Students complete 8-10 hours of service during the 10 week term.
    For more information, please email Catherine Fuller at cef83@drexel.edu.

FACULTY, STAFF & ALUMNI CONNECTIONS

Become a Dragon Volunteers placement site for Drexel employee and alumni volunteerism.
For more information, please contact Janeile Johnson at jj96@drexel.edu.

Collaborate with a faculty member to offer a Community-Based Learning Course.
For more information, please contact Catherine Fuller at cef83@drexel.edu.