Community Service Day 2014
This year's Community Service Day will be on March 18, 2014
We are so happy that you are willing to participate in the Day of Community Service!
Stop by the Festival Conference & Student Center to help the Student United Way decorate paper meal delivery bags with markers and stickers for the Meals on Wheels program from 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Take a few minutes to make someone's day!
Due to demand last year, this year we are able to offer some off-campus service projects for you! Please click HERE for list of available projects and to sign up. We will also have projects available around campus so you can stop by between classes or during lunch! The list below is for faculty and staff.
Faculty and Staff
Employees should seek approval from their supervisors before registering for a community service event. Once approved, classified employees may use Community Service Leave to participate in these service events.
To register for a service project:
- Log into MyMadison
- Click on the “Employee” tab
- Under Employee Training Tab, Click Request Training Enrollment
- Search by JMU Course Number
- Enter Course number that is listed under project details below
- If you click the info icon, you will see the summaries.
- Click View Available Sessions
- Click Session Number to enroll
Whether you enjoy rocking babies, painting rooms or mulching flower beds, there is a place for you as a volunteer in Harrisonburg and Rockingham County. Celebrate the legacy of James Madison by volunteering your time and talents during Community Service Day. In partnership with United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County , we’re offering a variety of opportunities both on and off campus to connect with United Way agencies that advance the common good in our area.
According to United Way of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, volunteering offers physical, mental and emotional health benefits galore. Volunteering can also help you build valuable job skills, meet new friends and contacts, and enhance career opportunities. Want to explore volunteerism after Madison Week? Local nonprofits need your help all year long. Get Connected today!
For questions, please contact Kris Hensley at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please have “Day of Service” in subject line or call 540-568-7787.
Harrisonburg High School
Course Number: P2011
Child Care, 8am-10am
Child Care, 10a,-noon
Child Care, noon-2pm
Virginia Program for Aging Services/Meals on Wheels
At Price Rotary Senior Center, 8:30am-noon
Package and deliver meals
Course Number: P2009
Roberta Webb Child Care Center
Course Number: P2005
Painting and Cleaning, 9am-11am
Course Number: P2004
Harrisonburg/Rockingham Child Day Care Center
Course Number: P2003
Cleaning Projects, 9am-noon
Plains Area Day Care Center
Course Number: P2010
Clearning Flower Bed, Scooping Mulch, 9a-noon
Website Work, 9a-noon
Course Number: P2013
Painting, Cleaning and Sorting Recycling, 10am-2pm
Mercy House Thrift Store
Course Number: P2002
Sorting Clothes and Reorganizing the Store, 10am-2pm
Our Community Place
Course Number: P2001
Prepare Lunch, Participate in Community Activities, 10a-1pm
The Arc of Harrisonburg and Rockingham
Course Number: P2012
Reorganizing Furniture and Installing Shelving, 1pm-5pm
Gus Bus and Reading Road Show
Course Number: P2014
Prepare Food Bags, 1pm-4pm
Processing Book Donations, 1pm-4pm
Course Number: P2007
Office work, 2pm-4pm
Reading to Students, 4:30pm-5:30pm