DukeEngage-Durham 2010

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

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 Staff Receives Presidential Award

Patricia Nobles, Staff Specialist, received the  Duke Presidential Award - Meritorious for Clerical/Office Support on 4-21-11

2012 Volunteer Appreciation Week

CSC staff distributed cookies and exam prep kits to thank student volunteers for their service to the community. Pictured: Summer Puente, 2011-2012 SCALE AmeriCorps Member and Jacob Tobia, Trinity '14.

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 Music Tutors Walltown Piano Lab

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

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.

North Caroline Campus Compact 2013 Civic Engagement Professional of the Year Award

2013 Recipient, Elaine Madison, Director of the Duke Community Service Center, pictured with Dr. Lisa Keyne, Executive Director of NC Campus Compact and Dr. Kenneth Peacock, NC Campus Compact Executive Board Chair and Chancellor of Appalachain State University.  Photo taken by Scott Muthersbaugh.

Hyunkoo at Caring House

Hyunkoo Chung, DukeEngage-Durham 2011 participant, connected with the residents at Caring House with the creation of community dinners.  Photo taken by Eric Van Danen, Director of Communications for DukeEngage.

Dr. Seuss Day 2011

AmeriCorps*VISTA, Neil Hoefs, reading Oh the Places You'll Go to 2nd graders at E. K. Powe Elementary School

Student Service

Duke football player, Preston Scott at an orphanage in Honduras

Dr. Seuss Day 2011

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

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.

2011 Lars Lyon Service Award

Recipient, Nicole Sales, and nominee, Vinayak Nikam, along with Elaine Madison and Domonique Redmond at the Duke University Leadership and Service Awards ceremony.

DukeEngage-Durham 2011 Habitat

Hal Zhang, DukeEngage-Durham 2011 participant, at Habitat service activity

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.


Bob Newlin recognized for service and commitment to Duke and Durham


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

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. 

Check out the new America Reads and Counts Video!

America Reads and Counts - Duke University (2010) from Pilar Timpane on Vimeo.

To access the Fall 2014 America Reads/America Counts New Tutor Application, please CLICK HERE.

To access the Fall 2014 America Reads/America Counts Returning Tutor Registration (Available Monday, August 4th)

Events/ Opportunities
Employee Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award
Posted: May 8, 2014 8:57 am
Advising Corps Leads High School Students toward College Path
Posted: March 18, 2014 8:28 am
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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