Office of Student Leadership and Engagement

Weekly Service with Community Engagement Specialists

Come serve with us!

Looking for service hours? Or want to get more involved with the community? Come serve with us! Our Community Engagement Specialists plan events with the organizations below. These events occur frequently throughout the academic year,  most of them recurring bi-weekly. Email the Specialist connected to each project with any questions you have the service opportunities. 


  Check out our Calendar of Events for our next Weekly Service Opportunity! 

Brigade Boys and Girls Club

The Brigade Boys and Girls Club seeks to inspire and enable all young people to reach their full potential as productive, responsible, caring citizens. Volunteer opportunities with this organization include after school activities like crafts and games, and special events like the Annual Boys and Girls Club Field Day. Email Michaella Tran ( if you have any questions, and click here to learn more about the organization.

Shifts: Fridays 3-5pm
September 21st
October 5th
October 19th
November 2nd
November 16th
November 30th

Register to volunteer with Brigade!

Habitat ReStore

The ReStore is more than just a thrift store! The ReStore allows Cape Fear Habitat to improve the standard of housing in our community. Every ReStore purchase supports the mission of Cape Fear Habitat by providing household and building supply items at below market cost while protecting the environment. Volunteer opportunities with this organization include sorting of donations, creating store displays, and clean ups. Email Caitlyn McTavish ( if you have any questions, and click here to learn more about Habitat ReStore.

Shifts: Saturdays 9am-1pm or 1pm-5pm
September 22nd
October 6th
October 20th
November 3rd
November 17th
December 1st

Register to volunteer with Habitat ReStore!

Miracle League of Wilmington

Miracle League baseball is held throughout the Fall, Spring and Summer Seasons for hundreds of children and adults with physical, developmental, and intellectual disabilities aging from 4 years old to 64 years old. Since 2013, hundreds of children and adults with disabilities have played on the 33,000 square foot rubberized BRAX Stadium PPD Miracle Field located in Olsen Park here in Wilmington. Volunteers for Miracle League serve as buddies for players, work concessions, and can even serve as the Miracle League mascot! Email Stevie Bray ( if you have any questions, and click here to learn more about the organization.

Shifts: Saturdays 9:30-12 p.m. or 11:30-3 p.m.
September 15th
September 22nd
September 29th
October 6th
October 13th
October 20th
October 27th (Halloween Costume Day!)
November 3rd

Register to volunteer with Miracle League!

Spring Arbor Assisted Living

Spring Arbor is a Residential Assisted Living and Alzheimer's Dementia care facility for senior adults in Wilmington. OSLE works with the Spring Arbor staff to volunteer at resident activities like bingo, manicures, picnics, and outings in the community. Email Brooke Kingsland ( if you have any questions, and click here to learn more about the facility and its programs. Make sure you complete the Spring Arbor Volunteer Form and bring it with you to your volunteer date.

Register to volunteer with Spring Arbor!

food bank logo

The mission of the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina is: No One Goes Hungry in Central & Eastern North Carolina.

Established in 1980, the Food Bank is a nonprofit organization that has provided food for people at risk of hunger in 34 counties for over 35 years. The Food Bank serves a network of more than 800 partner agencies such as soup kitchens, food pantries, shelters, and programs for children and adults through distribution centers in Durham, Greenville, New Bern, Raleigh, the Sandhills (Southern Pines) and here in Wilmington. Volunteers at the Wilmington branch will sort food donations to assist the bank as they distribute food to our community. Email Leah Weaver ( if you have any questions, and click here to learn more about the Wilmington branch.

Shifts from 2-5pm
September 7th
November 2nd

Register to Volunteer with the Food Bank!