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National Volunteer Week at WKU

Across our great nation, many campuses and communities celebrate National Volunteer Week in April. Leadership & Volunteerism and the WKU ALIVE Center for Community Partnerships are collaborating to encourage campus and community members to volunteer and celebrate volunteers. This year, we will celebrate National Volunteer Week April 11-16, 2016. We have activities planned for different days of the week, and we would appreciate your support in making the week a success.


April 11: Search for Service Scavenger Hunt


National Volunteer Week: Search for Service Scavenger Hunt

Download the card

Instructions: The scavenger hunt will take place on Monday, April 11 between the hours of 8am and 4:30pm. A scavenger hunt card can be picked up at the Alive Center, Student Activities or downloaded from online.

Find the offices and programs listed on the card on campus, and then take a selfie at that office with either a sign, logo or brochure. Turn in completed scavenger hunt cards by 4:30pm to the Student Activities office, and be entered into a drawing for an awesome prize! 


April 12: Service with Seniors

3:30-5:30pm | Off Campus Location

Register online for Service with Seniors! 


April 13: Healthy Kids for a Healthy Future

Coordinated by the WKU Student Ambassadors of Service

Boys & Girls Club and Parker Bennett Community Center

3:00 – 6:00pm

Volunteer Registration


April 14: Clean Water Walk

5:00pm | Start at WKU Centennial Mall

Register yourself or your group to participate! 


April 15: Together We Serve Afternoon of service


Housing Authority of Bowling Green, WKU Office of Sustainability, Historic Rail Park, Hope House, and Parker Bennett Community Center

Register to volunteer! 


April 16: Special Olympics Area 5 Track and Field Games


The Area 5 Spring Games will be held on April 16 The event will be held at Bowling Green High School and it is all day. We are needing anywhere from 150-200 volunteers total for this event to run successfully. Positions include Olympic Town Games, Shot Put, Awards, Softball Throw, Standing Long Jump, Lunches, Running Events, and most importantly, being a fan! If you are interested in volunteering, you can contact Cameron Levis at (270) 393-3265 or by e-mail at or Holly Vincent at 270-393-3480. 


2015 Donors and Contributors

Bowling Green Visitor's Bureau

Corvette Museum


Bruester's Ice Cream


WKU Store

Olive Garden



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