The Office of Student Engagement Programs -
Leadership and Service
Service Newsletter
February 13, 2014
In This Issue
Re-Store is moving
Oxfam American
Public Library Event
Camp Spike 'n' Wave
Dog Park Volunteers
Texas Civil Rights Project
Relay for Life
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
The Re-Store is moving!
Habitat for Humanity's furniture store "The Re-Store" is now moving and needs your help to get there! Moving will end Feb. 18. Shifts that need coverage are from 8 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to5 p.m.

Volunteers should contact The Re-Store at (936) 205-5102. 
Looking to Improve your Leadership?

Oxfam American is accepting applications for its national student leadership program for rising college sophomores and juniors. CHANGE Leaders are exposed to the international development issues that inform Oxfam's work, and apply their skills and creativity to run Oxfam campaigns on campus. If selected, students will participate in a week-long training in Boston July 19-25. Applications are due April 1 and you can visit their website at
Deadline for Teach for America

Teach for America is a post-graduate opportunity for college students of ALL majors to teach for two years in our nation's high-poverty communities with a full salary and benefits. The deadline for this opportunity is Feb. 20, and applications can be found here.
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Public Library needs your help!

The Judy B. McDonald Public Library needs volunteers for its How-To-Festival between 9:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. April 12. Volunteers will help with set-up and break-down of the event, as well as offering any assistance during the event.

Interested volunteers should contact Jenna Smith at (936) 559-2970 or
The Helping House Family Kite Fest 2014 

More than 100 volunteers will be needed to work booths, bounce houses, games and more for the annual Family Kite Fest! Volunteers can work shifts from 8:00 a.m. to noon or 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on March 29. The event will also need several men to help with mega kites, and they ask that those volunteers stay all day. The event will take place at the A.L. Mangham Regional Airport in Nacogdoches.

If interested, contact Clint Speer at (903)316-6155 or email
Camp Spike 'n' Wave
Camp counselors are needed for Camp Spike 'n' Wave June 14-21. This camp sees children ages 8-14 who are living with epilepsy in Burton, Texas. Volunteer camp counselors need to be between the ages of 17 and 24.

Please call them at (713) 789-6295 or email if you are interested in applying!

Kamp Kaleidoscope 

If you are looking to volunteer with a slightly older group, Kamp Kaleidoscope also focuses on teenagers living with epilepsy but are ages 15-19. This camp will be in Anna, Texas, and is a great opportunity to earn 165 hours of community service in one stop. The camp is held  July 5-14 and volunteers must be at least 18 years of age and have completed their first year of college by the first day of camp.  

If you would like more information call Rebecca Moreau at (713) 789-6295 or email
Dog Park volunteers needed
The Nacogdoches Dog Park needs volunteers to help with Dog Park clean up. Each willing volunteer would be assigned to help keep the Dog Park clean just two weeks a year. Volunteers are only required to visit the park twice a week during the assigned weeks to help the park remain dog friendly!

To sign up, contact Kinnie Douglas at (936) 569-4691 or
Texas Civil Rights Project seeking volunteers
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals is looking for volunteers to help with the DACA clinics in East Texas. DACA is an organization that benefits students who came to the U.S. when they were children and currently are undocumented. The organization hopes to reach parts of Texas that may not receive many resources for immigration education and services. The Texas Civil Rights Project is looking for organizations that would be willing to team up with them to host events on the SFA campus.

Interested organizations can contact Anjela or Dania at (936) 787-8171 ext. 102 or ext. 105. You can also reach them by email at or
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.

For more information, contact Relay For Life at (800) 227-2345 at any time.

Questions? Contact Alicia Millard at