About Community Outreach & Leadership Development

Community Outreach & Leadership Development offers a wide range of resources and programs designed to connect students to the community through meaningful service while developing leadership skills. Drury students have the opportunity to engage within the Leadership Drury Certificate Program, Summit Park Leadership Community, Drury Volunteer Corps, and a variety of community engagement programs.

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

Donation Center
The Warehouse/Donation Center is the main hub that processes all types of physical donations. Items that can be used are distributed to our various facilities, as well as other non-profit organizations in the community.  Items that cannot be used…
Jul 20, 2018 8:00 am
Voucher Volunteer
Will be helping our clients that have been given vouchers get their items, take their information down, restock inventory and keep the rooms looking good. 
Jul 20, 2018 8:30 am
Food Pantry-Morning Shift
Victory Mission provides emergency food assistance to individuals and families throughout the year. Each week almost 250 bags of food are handed out. Be a part of this by signing up to come and help stock shelves and bag groceries.
Jul 20, 2018 8:30 am
Food Pantry-Afternoon Shift
Victory Mission provides emergency food assistance to individuals and families throughout the year. Each week almost 250 bags of food are handed out. Be a part of this by signing up to come and help stock shelves and bag groceries.
Jul 20, 2018 1:00 pm
Work Days at Eden Village - Summer Saturdays
Please come help us complete the final preparations for our residents to start moving in at the end of August.  We need help with grounds work, planting, painting, and fencing.  We can't make this happen without amazing volunteers like you!…
Jul 21, 2018 8:00 am
Heart of the Westside Community Programming
Every Monday night, at Passion Assembly of God, we serve a community dinner to our Heart of the Westside neighbors and have community driven development program. We need volunteers to help us serve dinner, assist with childcare, and general cleanup…
Jul 23, 2018 5:00 pm
Robberson Community Northwest Project Programming
Thanks so much for choosing to volunteer with us! We are excited to have you join us! Every Tuesday evening, we serve our Robberson neighbors through community dinner and Northwest Project programming education at Pathways United Methodist Church (1232…
Jul 24, 2018 5:00 pm
Hands of Hope
Hands of Hope is Convoy of Hope's weekly volunteer opportunity at the Convoy of Hope Warehouse.   What to expect:You'll enter through the volunteer entrance at the Convoy of Hope Warehouse and be greeted by our fantastic team of lead volunteers.  Your…
Jul 24, 2018 6:30 pm
Grant Beach Community Programming
Every Thursday night, we serve a community dinner to our Grant Beach neighbors and have community driven development program. We need volunteers to help us make and serve dinner, assist with childcare, prepare groceries, and general cleanup. Volunteers…
Jul 26, 2018 4:30 pm
Fashion Forward
Thank you for kindly considering volunteering with us! On Friday, August 3rd, 2018, at 6:00 the doors will open for Drew Lewis Foundation's 4th Annual Fashion Forward event. The event will take place at the Fox Theatre downtown and will feature child…
Aug 3, 2018 4:00 pm
Diaper Dash and Brunch Bash
Diaper Bank of the Ozarks and Price Cutter Charity Championship presented by Dr Pepper are proud to partner for the first annual Diaper Band of the Ozarks DIAPER DASH & bRUNch BASH! This event will benefit children’s charities of the Ozarks and feature…
Aug 4, 2018 6:00 am
Senior Luncheon
Once a month, a luncheon is held at Victory Mission + Ministry for Senior Citizens to provide a nutritious meal as well as fellowship and community. Come be a blessing to these men and women by serving lunch and engaging in hearing their stories. You…
Aug 16, 2018 10:30 am
Princesses & Me Tea
Do you like to braid hair, paint nails, pretty princesses, all things sparkly, AND helping a great organization focused on families and children?  Then, the Lutheran Family & Children's Services' Princesses and Me Tea is for you!    The Tea is a fundraiser…
Oct 26, 2018 10:00 am
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Student Spotlight: Lexie GutierrezBy Hannah Bunch on April 4, 2018

Lexie Gutierrez is a sophomore Music Therapy major with a minor in Psychology. Gutierrez’s involvement on campus includes the Matthew 25 Project (Secretary and Life Talks Coordinator), Residence Life Association (Vice President), Student Government Association (Senator), RACA Staff, Mu Theta, Drury Ambassadors, and Art Inspired Academy. Outside of Drury, Gutierrez works at Warren Special Recreation…

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Student Spotlight: Courtney KingBy Hannah Bunch on February 2, 2018

Courtney King is a Sophomore double majoring in Biology and Chemistry. At Drury King is involved in Pre-Health Professionals, Alpha Lambda Delta, Pi Beta Phi, and Drury Volunteer Corps, where she is the public relations officer. King also volunteers with the Watershed Committee of the Ozarks through the Summit Park Leadership Community.

Outside of Drury, she tries to volunteer regularly with Convoy…

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