Community Partners

Working with the Center for Civic Engagement at Binghamton University will be rewarding for your organization, allowing you to connect with the thousands of Binghamton University students who participate in volunteer opportunities and community-engaged courses every year. By using CCE resources, your organization will benefit from exposure to these students and can recruit them to help with your various projects and opportunities.

The CCE can promote opportunities that you may wish to publicize to students through two forums: the Service Listings database and a weekly student newsletter

Connect with Student Volunteers

The CCE Service Listings is a searchable database located on the Binghamton University Center for Civic Engagement website. It contains hundreds of community organizations and the opportunities they have available for students to be engaged in the community. Adding your organization to the Service Listings is a great way to recruit volunteers, interns, mentors, research assistants and more.

Add opportunities to the Service Listings

  • If your organization is already registered in the Service Listings, log into your account.
  • If your organization is not already registered, add your organization.
  • Once logged in, you can add new listings, edit old listings or edit your organization's profile.

Things to keep in mind when adding an opportunity to the Service Listings:

The opportunities with the highest rates of response include a full, detailed explanation of what is expected and why it is a worthwhile endeavor. Fill out the submission form completely, including the expected time commitment, any training requirements or other prerequisites, etc. Most students (like most adults) prefer to know what will be expected of them before they make a commitment.

Share opportunities in our weekly student newsletter

The CCE’s weekly student newsletter is emailed to over 3,000 self-subscribed students every Monday evening, promoting both long and short-term civic engagement opportunities in the community. 

Add items to the newsletter

  • The contents of the newsletter are primarily derived directly from the Service Listings as new opportunities are entered. All opportunities should be entered directly into the Service Listings database by the sponsoring group or organization. 
  • Once your opportunity has been added to the Service Listings and approved by CCE staff, a link to the listing will appear in the next two weekly newsletters. The newsletter is sent out on Monday evenings, so submissions must be received by noon on Monday of the week you would like it to be included for the first time in the newsletter.
  • Exceptions: Events you are promoting simply to spread the word and increase attendance (fundraisers, 5Ks, etc.) and scholarship, award or publication opportunities should NOT be entered into the Service Listings. These can be emailed to us at cce@binghamton.edu by noon on Monday for inclusion in that week's newsletter. Only opportunities that involve students engaging in work on behalf of the community should be entered into the Service Listings (i.e. short-term and long-term volunteer opportunities, community-based research assistantships, etc.).

If you have any questions or concerns about promoting your opportunities to students through the Service Listings or Student Newsletter, please contact Laura Reindl, assistant director for communications, at lreindl@binghamton.edu, or call 607-777-3611.

Connect with Faculty

The CCE works with faculty members across campus to integrate community-engaged projects into their classes or research projects. If you have a project in mind that you think would benefit from a partnership with Binghamton University faculty, contact the CCE's faculty engagement associate, Barrett Brenton, or director, Kelli Huth, to discuss possibilities.

Social Media

Connect with the Center for Civic Engagement through social media! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram and "like" us on Facebook for the latest updates.

Twitter: @ccebinghamton
Instagram: @ccebinghamton
Facebook: /ccebinghamton

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