Virtual Volunteer Opportunities

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Erin Konkle

This resource offers options for staying engaged and volunteering while away from Wellesley, or virtually while on campus. We'll cover how to determine the right site for you, how to reach out to organizations about volunteering, and organizations to partner with (listed by industry or topic).

Civic Engagement Funding Guide: Federal Work Study & Grants

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Erin Konkle

Civic Engagement provides a variety of funding opportunities for Wellesley College students and groups for community engagement programs and projects. This resource provides descriptions of Civic Engagement Grants, Federal Work-Study and Service, the Katharine Timerman Wright Award, and the Beha Community Engagement Grant.

Civic Engagement Training

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Erin Konkle

Any student recieving resources from Civic Engagement must attend a mandatory training program before beginning their volunteer work. Trainings are offered at the beginning of every semester and include Pre-Service General Training, Working with Minors, and South Middlesex Correctional Center.

The Presidential Scholars civic leadership community (for rising juniors)

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Erin Konkle

At Wellesley, service is leadership. The Presidential Scholars program is an opportunity for Wellesley students, starting in their junior and continuing through their senior year, to focus intensively on civic engagement.

Civic Engagement: Federal Work Study FAQs

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Erin Konkle

Students with a current Federal Work Study award who have been accepted into a Civic Engagement service program are eligible to receive funding.

Leading with Empathy: A Guide for Mentors and Mentees During the Covid-19 Pandemic & Beyond

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Erin Konkle

Leading with empathy in your mentor/mentee interactions is always important, but never more so than during the Covid-19 pandemic. Students are exploring and launching their careers in difficult circumnstances, and both alumnae and students are carrying invisible personal and professional burdens. This guide is an overview for approaching the mentorship relationship with heightened care.