Center for Service-Learning and Civic Responsibility

Mission:

The Mission of the Dr. Daniel B. Weppner Center for Service-Learning and Civic Responsibility (WCSLCR) is to develop partnerships between the university and community, providing service opportunities to faculty, staff and students; and to promote the link between the curriculum and service fostering civic awareness.

Vision:

The vision of the WCSLCR is to foster future leaders through civic responsibility and community service.

Our Pillars:

  • Leadership - Providing opportunities to discover the potential within
  • Dedication - Strengthening commitment to address the needs of our society
  • Unity - Connecting resources to promote change
  • Service - Fostering volunteer involvement to generate outcomes

Services on the Northern Campuses

  • Volunteer Opportunities & Service Projects
  • Academic Service Learning Referrals & Advising
  • Service Hours recorded on your transcript

Students Advocating Volunteer Involvement (SAVI)

SAVI - Student Advocating Volunteer Involvement

The Student Government agency Students Advocating Volunteer Involvement (SAVI) provides community service and leadership opportunities to all interested students. SAVI maintains an independent budget from the Weppner Center for Service-Learning and Civic Responsibility and offers students the opportunity to coordinate volunteer and fundraising events to support the community. SAVI also assists clubs and other student organizations in their community service efforts. SAVI is based on the Boca Raton, Broward and Jupiter campuses.

  Campus/University-Wide Traditions:

  • Alternative Spring Break
  • MLK Day of Service
  • Kickball for Caring
  • March for Babies
  • Volunteer Recognition Reception
  • Peace Week

Why Volunteer?

  • Establish community relationships with organizations
  • Make a difference in your community
  • Have hours recorded on your transcripts for future employers or graduate school applications
  • Meet new people
  • Explore careers
  • Gain experience in your career field
  • Become eligible for nationwide scholarships and on-campus awards
  • Create memories with friends and make someone happy

For more information about the Weppner Center for Service-Learning and Civic Responsibility on the Northern Campuses, please contact Khambrel Ward at (561) 799-8696 or kward21@fau.edu or visit  www.fau.edu/volunteer

 

FAU Campuses: Boca Raton/Davie/Dania Beach/Fort Lauderdale/Jupiter/Treasure Coast Boca Raton Campus Danie Beach Campus Davie Campus Fort Lauderdale Campus Harbor Branch Campus Jupiter Campus Treasure Campus
 Last Modified 10/22/14