COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITIES
GW has hundreds of community service opportunities each year. Some are on-going, weekly or biweekly projects and others are monthly service initiatives. All community service is organized through the Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service.
Here are monthly service opportunities:
Chris 4 Life Colon Cancer Foundation 5k Race - March 24
Event Time: Race begins at 9:00 am. Volunteer shift times vary.
Location: Freedom Plaza - Between 14th & 15th Streets on Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC.
Here is contact information and a list of programs that require a weekly or bi-weekly commitment:
Grassroots Colonials. Please contact Jane Wallis to join the GW Athletic community in our Grassroots Colonials initiative. The Grassroot Project partners Division I college athletes from GW, Georgetown and Howard, with at-risk youth in D.C. public schools to educate middle school and high school students about HIV/AIDS awareness, prevention and personal responsibility.
College for Every Student Contact GW Athletics Life Skills Coordinator Ted Costigan to help local Middle School students through a partnership with CFES. Every other Friday during lunch period, a group of GW student-athletes will walk to the local middle school to mentor low-income students and outline a path to college.
The Neighbors Project. Student-athletes can serve in a number of different issue areas including health and wellness, tutoring, hunger & homelessness, and environmental sustainability. Please check out GW's Neighbors Project for more information and contact info to get involved!
More Service Opportunities to be posted soon!
PLEASE BE SURE TO REPORT YOUR COMMUNITY SERVICE HOURS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF ATHLETICS!