Ellen Litkowski - DukeEngage-Durham 2010

Science curriculum was developed and implemented for youth grades K-7 at Camp Calvary.

Student Service

Duke football player, Preston Scott at an orphanage in Honduras

DukeEngage-Durham 2010

Full Durham immersion involves service.  The cohort participated in a Habitat project.

Duke Alum Serving in Afghanistan

Former CSC Student Director, Chaplain (CPT) Mel Baars (3rd from the right), after hosting an Easter egg hunt for the troops.

Alternative Spring Break 2009

Duke Students volunteering at New Orleans.

Dr. Seuss Day 2011

America Reads tutor working with 2nd graders at E. K. Powe Elementary School at the "imagination station"

2012 Lars Lyon Volunteer Service Award

2012 Lars Lyon Service Award Recipient, Amanda Ukleja along with Community Service Center Director, Elaine Madison and Assistant Director of Programs, Domonique Redmond

Duke Music Tutors Walltown Piano Lab

Sammie Truong, '15, with one of her students during a recital

2012 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award

2012 recipient, Harrison Hines with committee chairs, Domonique Redmond and Sam Miglarese at the Duke University Leadership and Service Awards ceremony.

2012 Martin Luther King Million Meals Event

Volunteers from Duke and North Carolina Central University package 80,000 meals for the 2012 MLK Million Meals Event.

Alternative Spring Break 2010

The "Natural Disasters: Rebuilding from Ruins" class serving in New Orleans

Lars Lyon Volunteer Service Award

2011 Recipient, Nicole Sales, and fellow nominee, Vinayak Nikam joined by CSC staff.

2012 Dive Into Durham Spring Break Program

Annual Dive Into Durham Spring Break service program which focuses on hunger and homelessness issues in Durham. 

2011 Make A Difference Day at Burch Avenue Neighborhood Park

Students and neighbors collaborate on a clean-up project for the 2011 Make A Difference Day at Burch Avenue Neighborhood Park.

Duke Staff Receives Presidential Award

Domonique Redmond, Assistant Director, received the Presidential Award - Meritorious for the Managerial category on 4-21-11.

The Duke Community Service Center (CSC) offers numerous avenues for Duke students and employees to find ways to get involved in our host city of Durham, NC. Feel free to browse the many volunteer listings submitted by our partner non-profit agencies; search the alphabetical agency list; read our latest newsletter;  gain more information about our signature programs; register to receive updated service announcements on one or all of our email list serves; and much more.


We are now accepting employment applications for 2014-2015.  The opening for the CAC advisor position is currently posted on the Duke HR web site.  You can locate and apply to this specific job on that site as an external applicant by using the requisition number 400819802 and the job title CAC advisor. 

The Odyssey of the Mind team at Club Boulevard Elementary Needs a Coach!

The 2nd/3rd grade team is required to provide a judge for the regional tournament in Chapel Hill on March 1.  Will you help?

Typhoon Haiyan, considered one of the strongest tropical storms ever, made landfall in the Philippines early November 8 and caused catastrophic damage.

Following are Ways to Get Involved:

The American Red Cross has a direct link set up for relief



Qualifications - Some jobs have requirements although most are open to anyone. Stage MC's will be screened and Beer Garden Attendants must be 18 years or older.

Congratulations to the 2013 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Awards recipients.

  • Staff Recipient - Geoffrey Mock
  • Student Recipient - Kathleen Perry, '13


To learn more, reach the Duke Today article



The 2013 Selection Committee has announced that Elaine Madison is the 2013 Civic Engagement Professional of the Year Award recipient. This year’s nominees included an impressive field of civic engagement professionals. 

Events/ Opportunities
Advising Corps Leads High School Students toward College Path
Posted: March 18, 2014 8:28 am
College Advising Corps is Hiring!
Posted: March 17, 2014 2:39 pm
Odyssee of the Mind Coach Needed
Posted: February 6, 2014 4:23 pm
Typhoon Haiyan Relief Efforts
Posted: November 12, 2013 8:47 am
Project Share
Posted: November 4, 2013 12:54 pm


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