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

August Love & Logic Childcare
Provide Childcare for the Love and Logic parenting class. Play games, watch movies, and hold babies. Wear comfortable summer clothes to take the kids outside. Close toed shoes are require. It is recommended to bring a water bottle. Contact is Kristina…
Aug 23, 2017 5:15 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.
Aug 23, 2017 9:00 pm
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.
Aug 24, 2017 12:00 am
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.
Aug 25, 2017 1:00 pm
Maker Faire
We will be participating in the annual maker faire again this year, we will take different activities and projects for visitors to create at our booth. 
Aug 26, 2017 9:30 am
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…
Aug 27, 2017 2:15 pm
Robberson Community 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 Robberson Community School (1100 E…
Aug 29, 2017 4:30 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…
Aug 29, 2017 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…
Aug 31, 2017 4:30 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…
Sep 7, 2017 4:30 pm
Heart of the Westside Community Programming
Every Monday night, 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. Volunteers should arrive…
Sep 11, 2017 4:30 pm
Run the Rock
Volunteer for Run the Rock!Date: Saturday, September 16Start Time: 7:00 AMLocation: Top of the Rock, 150 Top of the Rock Rd, Ridgedale, MO 65739Course Time Limit: The course will be open until 8:30 AM Can you rock the rock? Come join us for this 6 mile…
Sep 14, 2017 11:00 am
Grant Beach Neighborhood Clean-up
Each year, city-funded neighborhood clean-ups serve almost 1,000 households and remove 162 tons of bulk waste (furniture, mattresses, etc.) and brush from our neighborhoods.  Volunteers with trucks are needed to help offer curbside pick-up service to…
Sep 16, 2017 7:30 am
Tinkerfest
This is our member only event where we will have activities set up for our members. 
Sep 16, 2017 9:00 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…
Sep 21, 2017 10:30 am
Night at the Museum
This is our biggest annual fundraiser of the year. It is held at the Discovery Center. We have our exhibits set up and activities and demonstrations throughout the evening so that our guests can enjoy the museum. Please email to learn more about this…
Sep 30, 2017 6:00 pm
Tour de Bass
Come and help Bass Pro and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks put together packets, snacks, and organize shirts for the Bass Pro Fitness Series event, Tour de Bass!
Oct 5, 2017 1:00 pm
Tour de Bass
Help Bass Pro staff and Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks put together runner packets, organize shirts, and snacks.
Oct 5, 2017 1:00 pm
Zombie Run
2017 Zombie Run/Walk Event Date: Saturday, October 21 Race Start Time: 10:00 AM Event Location: Rutledge-Wilson Farm Park, 3825 W. Farm Road 146, Springfield, MO 65802 Packet Pick-Up Date and Time: Friday, October 21; 11:00 AM-1:00PM and 3:30 PM-6:00PM Packet…
Oct 12, 2017 8:30 am
Greater Parkcrest Neighborhood Clean-up
Each year, city-funded neighborhood clean-ups serve almost 1,000 households and remove 162 tons of bulk waste (furniture, mattresses, etc.) and brush from our neighborhoods.  Volunteers with trucks are needed to help offer curbside pick-up service to…
Oct 14, 2017 7:30 am
Dogwood Canyon
15K, 25K & 50K Trail Runs and The 15K/25K & 15K/50K Trail Run Challenge Event Dates and Start Times: 15K: Saturday, November 11; 7:30 AM / 25K/50K: Sunday, November 12; 7:30 AM Location: Dogwood Canyon Nature Park, 2038 W. State Highway 86, Lampe…
Oct 26, 2017 1:00 pm
Conservation Marathon Weekend
The 2017 Conservation 26.2 Marathon Date: Sunday, November 5Start Time: 7:00 AMStarting Line: Bass Pro Shops, 1935 S. Campbell Avenue, Springfield, MO 65807 (Grand Entrance)Finish Line: White River Conference Center, 600 W. Sunshine, Springfield, MO 65807…
Nov 2, 2017 2:00 pm

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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