Volunteer Opportunities

Every semester the Center for College and Community Service publishes more than 50 service events for groups of Durham Tech students, faculty, and staff. Volunteering at Semester of Service events is a great way to make new friends and help your community!

Semester of Service

Campus Harvest Food Pantry

Every Tuesday from 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Sign up for Food Pantry 
Help stock, organize, and clean the Campus Harvest Food Pantry.
 

Briggs Avenue Community Garden

Designated Fridays from 9 – 11 a.m.
Sign up for Community Garden 
Maintain Durham Tech’s garden plots to grow produce that helps stock the Campus Harvest Food Pantry. Be sure to bring water, wear closed-toe shoes, and to wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. Work days still take place in light rain, but will be canceled in heavy rain. An email will be sent if cancellation occurs. You may park on the side of the street. Please use caution when exiting and entering your vehicles due to oncoming traffic.

Work days still take place in light rain, but will be canceled in heavy rain. A cancellation message will be sent through SignUp.com if a work day is canceled due to weather. You may park on the side of the street. Please use caution when exiting and entering your vehicles due to oncoming traffic. 


Beekeeping and Gardening at Briggs Avenue Community Garden

Designated Fridays from 9 a.m. – noon
To be determined. Check back.
Gardening: Maintain Durham Tech’s garden plots to grow produce that helps stock the Campus Harvest Food Pantry. Be sure to bring water, wear closed-toe shoes, and to wear clothes you don’t mind getting dirty. 

Beekeeping: Volunteer to tend Briggs Avenue Community Garden's bee hives. No experience necessary. Beekeeping suits and hats are provided. Volunteers will be led by professional beekeepers. Please note that beekeeping days start at 8:00 a.m. 

Work days still take place in light rain, but will be canceled in heavy rain. A cancellation message will be sent through SignUp.com if a work day is canceled due to weather. You may park on the side of the street. Please use caution when exiting and entering your vehicles due to oncoming traffic. 


First-Years SERVE (Students Engaging in Rewarding Volunteer Efforts)

August 23, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Wynn Center Multi-Purpose Room

This event is open to all first-year students!

Participants will meet in the Multi-Purpose Room at 8:30 a.m. for a light breakfast and welcome. Volunteers will then be split into several groups before the volunteer activities begin. Lunch will be provided at the conclusion of service activities. Service activities will take place in multiple locations such as Book Harvest, Briggs Avenue Community Garden, Food Bank, Campus Harvest Food Pantry, and RN Harris Elementary School.