Student Success Road Show: Local Non-Profit Industry Tour

When: Tuesday, October 10
Time: 10:00a.m. – 4:00p.m.
Where: YMCA and Dorcas Ministries – Downtown Raleigh 

Explore a career within the Non-Profit Sector! Network with local business leaders to discover their personal journey to various professions within non-profit work!

Register HERE!

Alternative Spring Break 

Do you have a passion for serving others? Want to spend your spring break giving back?

Come serve on this year’s Alternative Spring Break!

When: March 14 – 18, 2018
Cost: FREE!

*Only those interested in fun, service, and community building should apply.

Volunteer: Meals on Wheels

Volunteers needed to deliver hot, nutritious lunches to senior residents of Sir Walter Apts. (downtown Raleigh) from 10:30 am until noon on Wednesday, August 23.

Volunteers will pick up the meals at the Meals on Wheels office near the NCSU campus(1001 Blair Dr., Raleigh 27603). Volunteers will drive to Sir Walter Apts. in downtown Raleigh and deliver the meals. After the meals have been delivered, then carrier containers will be returned to the Meals on Wheels office.

Volunteers should be able to physically lift 20 lbs. and must provide their own transportation.

RSVP & extra details on Xtra! 

National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week is April 23 – 29 and is a great opportunity to recognize volunteers and support causes you care about in your community. Utilize your community service leave hours and volunteer during National Volunteer Week with students, faculty and staff from the Wake Tech community.

United Way Book Set Up

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 from 9:00am – 1:00pm

Prepare for “store shopping” experience for distribution of 40,000 books to ensure all children in the Triangle are reading on grade level by 3rd grade.

Meals On Wheels

Wednesday April 26, 2017 from 10:30am – 12:00pm

Deliver hot, nutritious lunches to senior residents in Raleigh

United Way Book Distribution

Wednesday April 26, 2017 from 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Help children, educators, and non-profits shop for books to ensure all children in the Triangle are reading on grade level by 3rd grade.

North Campus Blood Drive

Friday, April 28, 2017 from 9:30am – 2:30pm

The need for blood is constant and your blood donation can save 3 lives. Sign up to donate on North Campus!

Wilmington Street Men’s Shelter

Friday, April 28, 2017 from 5:15 – 6:30pm

Serve homeless men of Raleigh a hot dinner at the Wilmington Street Men’s Shelter

Please feel free to reach out to Mariel Steinbeiser about any questions you might have!

Generation Next (College Edition) Entrepreneurs Wanted

Investing in the Next Generation of Triangle Leaders and Innovators

About the Innovation Series:

Designed to highlight college entrepreneurs who are committed to addressing social issues facing our communities, this series of events will help them build the skills and networks to bring their ideas forward. This program will promote ideas of college-age women and people of color who are currently underrepresented in the entrepreneurial community.

Several Triangle area college students, academic advisors, business and community leaders along with innovators and entrepreneurs will participate in a high-energy, interactive pitch competition followed by an accelerator program to build their skill sets. This is an opportunity to hear creative ideas, foster teamwork, and support the entrepreneurial spirit of the Triangle. Participating universities include, Meredith College, NCCU, NCSU, Shaw University, Saint Augustine’s University, Wake Technical Community College, and William Peace University.
To get all of the details and to sign up for the pitch competition check out our page on Xtra


9/11 National Day of Service:
Spread your 9/11 Day of Service all weekend long! OVAL will be hosting multiple different 9/11 Day of Service events on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 911
Remember the victims, survivors, and those who rose up in service in response to the attacks by making a difference in our community!

When: Friday, September 9 from 10am – 1pm                                           When: Saturday, September 10 from 12:30 – 2:30pm
Where: North Raleigh Ministries                                                                    Where: Horses for Hope

Alternative Fall Break:
Spend your fall break volunteering and meeting like-minded students!  Spend the long weekend volunteering at the YMCA of Western Carolina where we will be volunteering in their food pantry as well as with elementary aged children in the after-school program.

When: October 13 – 16
Where: Asheville, NC
Cost: Free!
Visit Xrta or contact Mariel Steinbeiser in SSB 128-F or 919-866-5741 for more information!

Main Campus Blood Drive:American_redcross_2012_logo
If you would like to donate, please sign up at www.redcrossblood.org, sponsor code “Wake Tech” or reach out to Mariel Steinbeiser.

When: Wednesday, October 19 from 12 – 4:30pm
Where: Main Campus

read and feed

Read and Feed:
Do you like children and volunteering?
OVAL is looking for volunteers to help every Wednesday give a hot meal to underprivileged children and read to them.

Where: Conn Elementary School
When: Every Wednesday from 4:30 – 5:30pm
Contact Mariel Steinbeiser in SSB 128-F  919-866-5942

Office of Volunteerism & Leadership

The Food Pantry was created to assist members of our community who are faced with food insecurity. If you have any questions about donations or becoming a recipient of the food pantry, please feel free to contact Mariel Steinbeiser or Melody Wiggins at any time.

The Nest Summer Hours: 

Main Campus (SSB 128)
Monday: 1:00pm-3:00pm
Tuesday: 3:00pm-5:00pm
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: Closed
Friday: Closed

Perry Health Sciences Campus (AHB 209)
Monday: 1:00pm-3:00pm
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 1:00pm-3:00pm
Thursday: 10:00am-12:00pm
Friday: Closed

Deliveries will be made on Wednesdays at the following campuses (Please fill out form)

Northern Wake Campus
Delivery to Building C 209

Western Wake Campus
Delivery to MILL 100

Public Safety Campus
Delivery to reception desk