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-Sorting and Bailing
Come take part in what is going on at the Donation Center. Help sort items being donated to be given to the thrift store to voucher or sell. Help organize items for events such as Back to School and Holiday events.
Jun 27, 2017 7:30 am
Robberson Community Programming
Every Tuesday night, we serve a community dinner to our Robberson 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…
Jun 27, 2017 4:30 pm
Food Pantry Stocker and Bagger
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.
Jun 28, 2017 9:00 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…
Jun 29, 2017 4:30 pm
Food Pantry Stocker and Bagger
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.
Jun 30, 2017 1:00 pm
Summer Extravaganza Bolwing
From 6-7:30 pm we will be bowling in Springfield. You will be paired with a buddy to bowl with! Please arrive 10 minutes early so you can get your shoes and ball ready for to bowl at 6.
Jun 30, 2017 6:00 pm
Life 360 @ The Fairbanks Service Opportunities
Life 360 has multiple events  on Sunday. They have Jobs for life and a church service in the evening. Jeremy will have different work for volunteers. During Jobs for Life, volunteers will have an opportunity to help with resume building and other vocational…
Jul 2, 2017 2:15 pm
July Block Party
Come join us for some fun in the sun!  The Dream Center hosts a monthly community Block Party with free food, fun, and resources for families!  Come be a part of the fun!!!  PS:  Be prepared for water games! :) 
Jul 8, 2017 10:00 am
Serve Lunch for Senior Citizens
Once a month, a luncheon is held at Victory Mission 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 will be provided…
Jul 20, 2017 10:30 am

Upcoming Events

Soak Up SpringfieldFSC Circle DriveSeptember 6, 2017 @ 11:00 AM
Outreach Spotlight
Student Spotlight: Roy HardyBy Hannah Bunch on April 7, 2017

Roy Hardy is a senior majoring in Finance and Economics with a minor in Entrepreneurship. At Drury, Roy is involved as a Residence Life Community Assistant, is on the Breech Student Advisory Board, and is in the Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity. Outside of Drury he is employed at City Utilities of Springfield as an Economic Analyst in the Pricing and Forecasting departments. He works at City Utilities 25-30…

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