Center for Leadership and Volunteerism

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Located in the Connell Student Center lobby, the Center for Leadership and Volunteerism is a clearinghouse for volunteer services at Mercer, matching community organizations and agencies with student volunteers and organizations through volunteer fairs and placements. The Center also places interested students, including work-study students, in tutoring positions in Bibb County through the America Reads/America Counts Program. The Center for Leadership and Volunteerism works to support Mercer's student-led service organizations as well.
 

Did you know...

  • Mercer co-sponsors Lights On After School each fall with Communities In Schools, where Mercer student organizations join with 150 public school students in after-school programs for fun, food, and games. This year's event was held on October 17, 2013 at Ingram-Pye and Hartley Elementary Schools. Visit our facebook page to see pictures!

  • Over 50 community organizations are represented at our annual volunteer fair where over 800 students have the opportunity to connect with a local organization that is looking for student volunteers. The Volunteer Fair is always held the first Friday of classes every fall. Find more information about this year's participants, click the link on the left side of the screen.

  • LEAP (Local Engagement Against Poverty) has contributed over 10,000 of service since it began in 2010. Visit their website to learn more about this initiative.

Staff Contact

Chelsea Flieger
Coordinator for Community Engagement
(478) 301-2870