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Drexel Community Scholars

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.

Positions are available through the Federal Work Study Program, student employment through the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement or on a volunteer basis.

Students will be matched with one of over 70 placement sites. To view the current list, please click here. Placement areas include:

  • Animals
  • Arts & Culture
  • Community Development
  • Disaster & Emergency Services
  • Education
  • Environment & Conservation
  • Health
  • Homelessness & Hunger
  • Human & Civil Rights
  • Media & Communication
  • Seniors
  • Sports & Recreation
  • Technology
  • Tutoring & Mentoring
  • Youth

To Apply to become a DCS, please click here!