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Center for Career Development and Community-Based Learning

You don't have to wait until you graduate to put your knowledge to work. Through Community-based learning, you can collaborate with local high schools, conduct research with community partners and solve operations issues for organizations.

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Center for Career Development and Community-Based Learning

College Center, 2nd Floor

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CBL Special Events

Whether you are taking a community-based learning class or are just interested in learning more about the community, Community-Based Learning sponsors monthly events where you can learn how to make a difference. Even though we are primarily online, we will continue to form connections with the community! Contact CareerDevelopment@inverhills.edu for more details.

Dakota County Online Volunteer Fair

Ongoing, visit the fair here.

Connect with your community, gain experience and new skills, and make a difference. Check out up-to-date volunteer needs from our local nonprofits and community organizations.

Sign up for ACTION MAIL!

You will receive giveaways, volunteer and advocacy ideas, and ways to make a difference in your community based on each month’s theme.

VIBE (Volunteering) Club

Thursdays at 1 p.m. in CC-117

Meet other students and help your community at the same time. Monthly Service projects are selected and planned by students. Please contact Shannon Williams (swilliams@inverhills.edu), advisor, for more information.

Valentines for Seniors

Thursday, February 10, 1 - 3 p.m., CC Lounge

Drop by to make valentines for yourself or to donate to a local senior at a long-term care facility. All supplies will be provided to make valentines, as well as some treats! If you would like to participate remotely, please email Shannon (swilliams@inverhills.edu) to request supplies.

Online Volunteer Project: By The People Transcribe-a-Thon

Friday, February 18, 2-3pm, https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/9489443379

Join us for a service project from home! Come to the Library of Congress By The People Transcribe-a-thon where you can help transcribe historical documents from different times in history from different historical events. All you need is a computer or tablet and WIFI! You can do this anywhere and you will get to make a significant difference by helping make historical documents more readable and accessible for everybody!

CBL Showcase and Breakfast

Thursday, April 21, Noon - 2 p.m., CC-117

You're invited to gather and celebrate students' community engagement throughout the academic year! Projects will be on display and free lunch will be served.

Earth Day

Friday, April 22, specific times TBD

Honor Earth Day by volunteering for one of several outdoor volunteer projects, such as working in the campus community garden or building bat boxes for the campus pollinator gardens. Please check back in March for a registration link and additional details.

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