Drury Volunteer Corps
About the Organization
Drury Volunteer Corps (DVC) is the leading service organization and the third largest student group on campus. DVC values service, and strives to give back to the community, as well as represents the ideals of Drury. In order to complete their volunteer tasks, Drury Volunteer Corps follows the laws and policies set before them. Drury Volunteer Corps involves students in volunteer opportunities and strives to give back to the community.
Drury Volunteer Corps hopes to:
- Develop and implement community service projects within the Springfield community.
- Work in conjunction with Drury University in developing partnerships with local non-profit organizations.
- Promote community growth leading towards the improvement of local programs offered in Springfield.
- Cooperate with Summit Park Leadership Residents in creating new opportunities of service within the Springfield area for all Drury students.
DVC organizes opportunity for service in eight different categories:
- Children and Special Needs: Example – Tutoring at Boyd Elementary
- Senior Citizens: Example – Entertaining residents of Maranta Village
- Poverty Situations: Example – Help stock the warehouse at Convoy of Hope
- Education: Example – Helping set up exhibits at the Discovery Center
- Outdoor Preservation: Example – Maintain trails with Ozark Greenways
- Animal Welfare: Example – Washing and walking dogs at the Southwest Humane Society
- International Efforts: Example – Working with Heifer International to help other countries become sustainable
- Underrepresented Groups: Example – Help teach Hispanics English
Drury Volunteer Corps meets every first and third Monday of each month at eight p.m. in the FSC Downunder.
How to Join
To join DVC, please complete this form or attend a meeting to join.
At a glance:
- Service organization
- Open membership
- First-year involvement welcome
- Meetings twice a month
- No involvement fees
- To join, attend meetings