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WISE (previously RISE) Mentoring

Make a positive impact in your community!

The WISE Mentoring Program is now accepting applications from Linfield students to serve as mentors for the 2014-2015 school year. Mentees are hand picked by the counselors at McMinnville middle schools and meet with mentors for one hour each week. Each student has a different reason for needing a mentor, but the support and affection from a positive role model makes a huge difference in their lives.

Applications are due September 12, 2014.  They can be submitted to Riley 301 or emailed to Casey Thein and Special Lovincey.  

For more information contact Special Lovincey or Casey Thein, the WISE Mentoring Coordinators, at or

Alternative Spring Break Assistant Leaders - Positions have been filled for ASB 2015

ASB assistant leaders should be students passionate and interested in exploring a social or environmental issues, leading peers in a week of service, and raising money for the program. Eligible students are freshman, sophomores, juniors, and seniors. Assistan leaders will receive a stipend for their time. Applications will be availabe during mid-late September and has a time committment from October - April. 

Alternative Spring Break is a week-long service-learning immersion program. Participants work with a community partner to explore a relevant social or environmental issue and serve the community for one week. Each year, 2-3 programs are run that address poverty, youth, and environmental justice issues. Change Corps Service Coordinators lead each program. Assistant Leaders help plan pre-departure team meetings, fundraisers, and help coordinate the week of service.

Find out more about Assistant Leaders. Learn more about our Alternative Spring Break program.  

Assistant Leaders for ASB 2015 have been selected and the application closed. Please considering applying to participate in Alternative Spring Break at

Change Corps Student Leaders

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, managing Alternative Spring Break, 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 either a federal/campus work study or a stipend. The time committment is one academic year for 4-10 hours a week. Applications for Change Corps are available now! 

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

Leadership Position Applications for the 2014-2015 academic year have closed. Thank you to all who applied. 
Positions include:
(All position description available for download)

  • Alternative Spring Break Director Position description available for download 
  • Communication and Publicity Director Position description available for download
  • Days of Service Director Position description available for download
  • Environment and Conservation Coordinator Position description available for download
  • Poverty: Hunger and Homelessness Coordinator Position description available for download
  • Youth Empowerment and Literacy Coordinator Position description available for download
  • WISE (previously RISE) Coordinator (2 positions availablePosition description available for download
  • Language in Motion Program Director (in partnership with Modern Language DepartmentPosition description available for download

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.

First CLAS Leaders

Click here to find out more information. 


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.


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