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

Thrifty Trading Co. Volunteer
Thrifty Trading Co. offers affordable merchandise for sale to the public, as well as helps the poor with clothing, households goods, furniture, books and other items. All products in our store have been donated and are priced fairly. Revenue from Thrifty…
May 21, 2018 9:00 am
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 are…
May 22, 2018 8:00 am
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…
May 22, 2018 5:00 pm
Spring Session: Jobs For Life
Jobs for Life is a program which focuses on the practical skills required for obtaining a job, as well as the soft-skill character building necessary to maintain a job and thrive in the workplace. It is designed for anyone wishing to improve their employment…
May 22, 2018 6:00 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…
May 22, 2018 6:30 pm
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.
May 23, 2018 8:30 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. 
May 23, 2018 8:30 am
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…
May 24, 2018 4:30 pm
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.
May 25, 2018 1:00 pm
Flyer Distribution
For locations, more information and to sign up please go to the facebook event.  Link provided below:https://www.facebook.com/events/2036868586585948/ 
May 26, 2018 8:30 am
Thrifty Trading Co. Volunteer-Saturday Only
Thrifty Trading Co. offers affordable merchandise for sale to the public, as well as helps the poor with clothing, households goods, furniture, books and other items. All products in our store have been donated and are priced fairly. Revenue from Thrifty…
May 26, 2018 10:00 am
Springfield Community Event
For more information and to register please go to the following link:https://www.convoyofhope.org/outreach/springfieldmo/?month=upcoming
Jun 2, 2018 7:30 am
LUNAFEST
LUNAFEST is a festival of short films by, for and about women.You'll laugh. You'll cry. You'll support Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation, providing services which have empowered people and enriched communities for more than 50 years. OACAC is pleased…
Jun 2, 2018 1:00 pm
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…
Jun 21, 2018 10:30 am
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 17, 2018 6:30 pm
Ozark Empire Fair
We will once again have a Convoy of Hope booth at the Ozark Empire Fairgrounds from July 26 – August 4.  Volunteers will receive free entrance to the fair for the day(s) during which they volunteer AND a free ticket to the Toby Mac concert on July…
Jul 26, 2018 4:00 pm
Keepin' Up With...
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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