Center for Civic Engagement & Service
The Mission of the Dr. Daniel B. Weppner Center for Civic Engagement and Service (WCCES) is to develop partnerships between the university and community, providing service opportunities to faculty, staff and students; and to promote the link between the curriculum and service fostering civic awareness.
The vision of the WCCES is to foster future leaders through civic responsibility and community service.
- Leadership – Providing opportunities to discover the potential within
- Dedication – Strengthening commitment to address the needs of our society
- Unity – Connecting resources to promote change
- Service - Fostering volunteer involvement to generate outcomes
Services on the Northern Campuses
- Volunteer Opportunities & Service Projects
- Academic Service Learning Referrals & Advising
- Service Hours recorded on your transcript
Students Advocating Volunteer Involvement (SAVI)
The Student Government agency Students Advocating Volunteer Involvement (SAVI) provides community service and leadership opportunities to all interested students. SAVI maintains an independent budget from the Weppner Center for Civic Engagement & Service and offers students the opportunity to coordinate volunteer and fundraising events to support the community. SAVI also assists clubs and other student organizations in their community service efforts. SAVI is based on the Boca Raton, Broward and Jupiter campuses.
Helping Out Our Town (HOOT)
HOOT is a group of dedicated students that attend weekend projects, sit on committees, and volunteer on a regular basis with the Weppner Center for Civic Engagement & Service and SAVI.
- Alternative Spring Break
- MLK Day of Service
- Kickball for Caring
- March for Babies
- Volunteer Recognition Reception
- Peace Week
- Establish community relationships with organizations
- Make a difference in your community
- Have hours recorded on your transcripts for future employers or graduate school applications
- Meet new people
- Explore careers
- Gain experience in your career field
- Become eligible for nationwide scholarships and on-campus awards
- Create memories with friends and make someone happy
For more information about the Weppner Center for Civic Engagement & Service on the Northern Campuses, please contact (772) 873-3441 or visit www.fau.edu/volunteer