Current Events and Programs for Students
Looking for something to do? Below you will find many of the larger opportunities
sponsored by the Center for Civic Engagement for students at Binghamton University.
If you have any questions regarding an opportunity, or you would like more information,
reach us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
or contact the listed individual running that program.
For more opportunities, explore our Service Listings
, our Events Calendar
and our Student Newsletter
Alternative Spring Break
April 7-8, 2015
Attention international students: Take some time out of your Spring Break this year
to make a difference in the greater Binghamton Community! Join the CCE and ISSS for
two days of volunteering at local nonprofits. This is a great opportunity to learn
about the local area, make a difference, meet new people, and explore new areas of
interest. Transportation, breakfast and lunch will be provided on both days.
Bridging the Digital Divide Program
The majority of US citizens consider access to internet technology a given in their
everyday life. Here in Broome County there are many community members who don't; including
youth from economically stressed backgrounds, senior citizens, the unemployed and
under employed, immigrants, refugees, and formerly homeless individuals. The Center
for Civic Engagement (CCE) can use your help to get these people connected to the
Volunteer to TEACH basic computer literacy classes
- Curriculum and activities provided
- Learn from the CCE staff
- Work with other committed students
- Teach a group of community members who meet at a local nonprofit organization
- Teach computer literacy to help bridge the digital divide!
- Teach computer literacy using a tested, pre-developed curriculum.
Volunteer to REFURBISH computers for community members
- Learn new skills from a computer refurbishment expert and retired electrical engineer
with years of experience
- Work in an ON CAMPUS workshop
- Become familiar with hardware, software, and how computers operate
- Help deliver refurbished computers to community members
***No previous experience required, only the passion to improve the lives of Binghamton
community members by helping bridge the digital divide!***
Volunteer with Area Youth
Do you love working with children? Are you interested in volunteering this semester?
If so, please submit our Youth Engagement Interest Form
! Completing the form is not a commitment to volunteering – it just allows us to learn
more about you and your interests.
Community Emergency Response Team
The Broome County Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is looking for new members
from Binghamton University. CERT is a group of civilians who are trained to become
better prepared to mitigate and respond to hazards and emergencies in their communities.
CERT members are trained in traffic control and highway safety, wilderness search
and rescue, CPR and First Aid, basics of community emergency preparedness and disaster
response, and shelter operations. The CERT responds to floods, severe storms, and
other natural disasters, and also to large fairs and events to provide logistical
support to professional emergency responders. Joining this team is a large but rewarding
time commitment. Because of the on-going obligation after training, this opportunity
is available to sophomores ONLY.