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Volunteer Services offers a number of services, programs, and events that enable TWU students, faculty and staff to get involved.

Annual Events

  • Volunteer Fair
    Come and visit with agencies from all over the DFW Metroplex to find you fit in the community!
  • Lunch & Learn Workshop Series
    Bring your lunch and learn about a variety of ways to get involved with your community.
  • Philanthropy Spotlight
    Join Volunteer Services as they educate TWU with special topic philanthropic endeavors. Programs like The Hunger Banquet (hunger), The Game of Life (diversity), and many more can be seen on campus.
  • Fall for Fall Service Day (2011)
    Jump back into Fall by serving your community with your fellow Pioneers
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
    Celebrate the start of the new semester through service honoring the efforts of this fallen humanitarian and philanthropist.

Student Involvement

  • Helping Hands Service Ambassadors
    Join a committee with your Helping Hands Service Ambassadors. Do regular service, develop programs and events, and connect with your community.
  • Grass Roots
    A mini project grant program for students who want to explore their service passions

Community Engagement

Alternative Breaks are service opportunities that allow students to assist other communities outside of the ones with which they are most familiar. Through participation attendees are able to do traditional service while also learning elements of non-profit programming through pre-departure activities.

Alternative Breaks at TWU

  • Fall Weekend
    a 3-day trip held usually in October and November. Participants serve communities in areas close to the Dallas- Fort Worth Metroplex.
  • Spring Weekend
    a 3-day trip held in April. Participants serve communities near the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
  • Alternative Spring Break
    a week-long trip held during Spring Break. Attendees will travel to communities beyond the 4 hour radius of Alternative Weekend.

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