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Get Involved! How to Volunteer

To learn how you can apply to volunteer opportunities for students, faculty and staff at Drexel University College of Medicine, please contact Ashlye Melecio Hardrick, executive administrative assistant, Office of Community Health & Health Equity, at

Volunteer Opportunity For Faculty

Drexel is privileged to have the opportunity to work with the Science Leadership Academy Middle School (SLAMS), located adjacent to our Health Sciences Building, to provide mini-courses in health education for 5th- through 8th-grade students. Faculty and students from the College of Medicine and the College of Nursing and Health Professions will collaborate together to teach these actively engaged mini-courses around two curricular topics.

Young Dragons Health Sciences Summer Camp

Dates: July 15-19
Time: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. each day
Location: ExCITe Center, 3401 Market Street, Suite 100, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Contact Information: Dr. Annette Gadegbeku at

Camp Information:

  • Campers will be rising 6th-8th graders; many of our campers are from SLAMS
  • Lead a session or support a planned activity
  • Join us all day or choose from the morning (9 a.m. to 12 p.m.) or afternoon (12 to 3 p.m.) shift
  • Interested students, residents, staff and faculty can sign up here

7th Annual 16th District Promise Village Community Day

Date: July 19
Time: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: Olive Street Playground (700 N. 39th Street, Philadelphia, PA)
Contact Information: Ashlye Melecio Hardrick at

Christian Union Church Health & Wellness Fair

Date: July 27
Time: Noon – 4 p.m.
Location: Christian Union Church (5535 Woodland Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143)
Contact Information: Ashlye Melecio Hardrick at

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