The Service-Learning Leaders organize and lead a number of exciting service opportunities that occur on a weekly or bi-weekly basis. Varied opportunities are available, so there is truly something for everyone! Pick your passion and become involved. You will make new friends, have fun, learn more about social issues and environments, and make a difference in the lives of others!
To register for our service events, go to concordia.givepulse.com!
Service Opportunities for Spring 2015
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays
Spend time with teenagers with special needs. This opportunity is located in the Residence Halls on campus.
Giddings State School
Leader: Kyle McCall
Spend time with the youth at the correctional facility in Giddings. We separate into groups of 4-5 and visit different dorms at the facility.
You must fill out the facility access agreement, read entire event packet, and agree to the rules and regulations of the Texas Juvenile Justice Department and the Giddings State School. Contact Kyle McCall for more information.
Mondays at 2:15pm
Leader: Jeff Tucker
Cook dinner for immigrants who receive assistance from Casa Marianella.
Texas Baptist Children's Home
Mondays at 3:15pm
Leader: Kristen Kocsis
You'll have the opportunity to play games and sports with kids.
Summit Assisted Living
Wednesdays at 5:30pm
Leader: Madilynn Russo
Visit the elderly at the assisted living home right off 620. It's a great way to relax because you're able to play board games with them and listen to their stories.
Serving Dinner for Street Youth
Thursdays at 3:15pm
Leader: Alison Beck
Come downtown to cook and serve dinner to the street youth in the Austin area. You'll have the opportunity to get to know them. This opportunity is directed by LINC Austin.
Texas Ramp Project
Saturdays at 7:15am
Leader: Abi Boeck
Help build ramps at different homes in the Austin area for families.