Community Connection

As part of Drury University’s commitment to engaged learning, students, faculty and staff are encouraged to serve the community in a wide variety of ways. In the last year alone, the university has contributed over 148,000 service hours. The Office of Community Outreach and Leadership Development organizes volunteer events, and serves as the main point of contact for organizations seeking volunteer support.

The following information is designed to educate and provide contact information for services offered through Drury. Please note that a cost may accompany some services listed.

America Reads/America Counts Tutoring Program
Center for Community Studies
Center for Gifted Education
Center for Non-Profit Communications
Community Outreach & Leadership Development
C-Street Business Incubator
Department of Education
Department of Languages
Drury Neighborhood Activities
The Drury Neighborhood Association
Drury Volunteer Corps
Drury University Center for Music Therapy and Wellness
Edward Jones Center for Entrepreneurship
Hem Sheela Model School
Joplin Butterfly Garden and Overlook
Junior Achievement
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Partnership for Sustainability
Restoring Memories
Smart Mob
Springfield-Drury Civic Orchestra
Summer Scholars
VITA Tax preparation

We invite organizations to post a volunteer opportunity on our website. Simply follow the instructions to become an approved community partner and complete the form. Once approved, we will post your activity on the "Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities" section of our website.

Annual Report to the Community

For updates, contact the Office of Marketing & Communications.