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Change Corps 2013

Change Corps Student Leaders - Applications available March 16th, 2015

Change Corps is a student leadership team that organizes and runs service projects for Linfield College students. This group of highly motivated students has extensive experience in community service and wish to lead their peers in service. Responsibilities include planning Days of Service, coordinating Alternative Spring Breaks, organizing ongoing volunteer opportunities, and serving as a liaison with community partners. 

Eligible students are those that will be sophomores, juniors, and seniors in the following academic year. Compensation varies by position and is federal/campus work study. The time committment is one academic year for 4-10 hours a week. Applications for Change Corps are will be available Monday March 16th, 2015 on Cat Connect and will close on Friday April 3rd, 2015.

Find out more about Change Corps or e-mail us at for more information. 

Leadership Position for 2015-2016

Positions include:

  • Alternative Spring Break Director 
  • Communication and Publicity Director
  • Days of Service Director
  • Environment and Conservation Coordinator
  • Poverty: Hunger and Homelessness Coordinator
  • Youth Empowerment and Literacy Coordinator
  • WISE Coordinator (2 positions available)
  • Language in Motion Program Director (in partnership with Modern Languages Department)


First CLAS Leaders - Applications will be available on April 20th, 2015

Click here to find out more information. 

Project Leaders

Seeking: Students who want to lead their peers on a day of service

Eligible: Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors, Seniors

Time Committment: 1 hour of training + day of service

How do I sign up? Contact to volunteer.

Project Leaders volunteer to help lead their peers in a day of service project. Leaders attend a short training a week before the event. On the day of the event, they sign-in all their volunteers, help transport them to the site (driver certification a plus, but  not required), introduce them to the organization, and serve alongside them. After the service, project leaders lead a short reflection and make sure everyone gets back to campus safely. Project Leaders are needed for Make a Difference Day, Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service, and Global Youth Service Day. 

Read more about Days of Service.


The office is always seeking students who are interested in a specific project that will help community service & engagement and wish to gain internship credit. Credit can be given by a specific department or through a general internship class.

Some examples of possible internship projects:

  • Create a publicity video for Community Engagement & Service
  • Create a publicity video for Alternative Spring Break
  • Help fundraise for Alternative Spring Break
  • Run a marketing campaign for an event
  • Work with social media to advertise a project or event
  • Design marketing materials for Community Engagement & Service
  • Redesign Community Service website

Or, anything you are passionate about and have an expertise in. Contact to set up an appointment to discuss a possible internship.


Student Leadership Conference, sponsored by Oregon Campus Compact.