The Office of Student Engagement Programs -
Leadership and Service
Service Newsletter
November 7, 2013
In This Issue
Job Fair
SFA stands for 27 hours
Christmas Parade
Christmas Festival
Relay for Life
Thanksgiving Homebound
Look for New Service Partner Website 
Check out our new and improved Service Partner website here. This website gives Lumberjacks who are looking for volunteer opportunities a place to search and reach out to the community. If you would like to be added to the Service Partner website, contact Sierra Zeringue at
Fall Teacher Job Fair
Career Services needs your help from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Dec. 6 with a teacher job fair. Volunteers will help accomodate the recruiters and students for the event. Duties for volunteers would include greeting recruiters and escorting them to booths, directing student traffic, manning the registration booth, and assisting students with filling out information. This is a fantastic way to receive some volunteer hours and build your resume!

Interested volunteers should call David Gehrels at (936) 468-2284 or email him at
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SFA Stands for 27 Hours   
The SFA 101.029 class is hosting an event to raise awareness and funds to help stop human trafficking. On Nov.12-14, students will be standing on campus for 27 hours to represent the 27 million people who are affected by human trafficking. Anyone interested in helping stand for the cause can donate $5 for the chance to stand for 30 minutes and will receive a T-shirt and wristband. Class members will also be standing by to approve service hours for anyone who would like to participate. All proceeds will be donated to the organization "Free the Captives of Houston Texas".

If you would like more information or have questions regarding participation, you can contact Kristen Newton at (713) 515-4037 or     
Christmas Parade
Keep Nacogdoches Beautiful is asking for volunteers to help out with the annual Christmas Parade 4 p.m. til 9 p.m. on Dec. 7 from in downtown Nacogdoches.

If you are interested in helping Keep Nacogdoches Beautiful, please contact their office at (936) 560-5624 or email them at  
Nine Flags Christmas Festival
The Nacogdoches Convention and Visitors Bureau is hosting the annual Nine Flags Christmas Festival and needs your help! Volunteers are needed anytime from Nov. 23 to Dec. 14 in downtown Nacogdoches.

Please email Jannette at for more information. 
Relay for Life  
It's time to make noise in the fight against cancer! Sign-ups for the 2014 Relay For Life are online and ready for action! This year's Relay for Life will be on March 21-22.

If you have any questions, to contact Relay For Life at (800) 227-2345 at any time.

Questions? Contact Alicia Millard at

4th annual Thanksgiving Homebound  
Jacks Council on Family Relations is sponsoring the 4th annual Thanksgiving Homebound and is looking for donors to help feed low-income families from Head Start and Solid Foundation in the Nacogdoches community. Donors will be given a list of suggested non-perishables to buy for a family to help out with their Thanksgiving dinner.

Groups that would like to participate can contact Eunice Gutierrez at (832) 584-3032 or
Jacks helping light up Christmas   
Anyone that loves to decorate for Christmas will be right at home with this volunteer opportunity! Students are being asked to help residents of Nacogdoches put up Christmas lights to add to our Christmas cheer.
If you would like to help, please contact Kevin at (936) 554- 4672