Service Options

Do you like to give back to the community? Would you like to become a mentor? Were you involved in a service-oriented club in high school and are looking for ways to get involved at Champlain?

One of the ways you can complete your Engaged Citizen requirement for LEAD is by participating in one of the many options LEAD and the Center for Service & Civic Engagement sponsor.

Current Options Include:

  • Cook a meal at the Ronald McDonald House, a home for families with seriously ill children seeking treatment at Vermont Children's Hospital at Fletcher Allen Health Care
  • Volunteer for Committee on Temporary Shelter (COTS), a homeless shelter in Burlington
  • Help harvest vegetables in the Intervale Center's Free Food Share program to feed low-income Vermonters
  • Cook a meal at the Dismas House, a supportive community of former prisoners transitioning from incarceration back into their communities, as well as college students who are in some sort of life transition
  • Volunteer at the Converse Home, an assisted living community
  • Mentor a child as a part of the AIM program
  • Sort and organize donations given to Dress for Success, a national organization that promotes the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life
  • Volunteer at ResourceVT
  • Prepare and serve a meal for the homeless and at-risk youth at the Spectrum Drop-In Center
  • Volunteer at the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf
  • Propose an activity of your own design

Organized by: The Center for Service & Civic Engagement and the LEAD Peer Advisors