International Field Course: “Forest Voices”


In this field course, we will immerse ourselves for two weeks with an members of an indigenous farmer-owned coffee cooperative in the Sunda region of West Java, Indonesia. Our days will include working alongside rural farmers, learning from local village … Continue reading

Build Science Kits For Kids!


AKA Science is a fun, interactive after school science program for students in kindergarten through 6th grade.  Kids participate in hands-on activities and experiments that nurture their curiosity and help them explore the world around them.  AKA Science uses structured … Continue reading

2013 AmeriCorps/CCC Backcountry Trails Program Needs Volunteers!


Position Description: Job duties include trails maintenance of drainage systems and tread, clearance of brush, fallen logs, boulders and other debris, etc.; repair and construction of drainage and erosion control structures; and, repair and re-vegetation of damaged sites and restoration … Continue reading

Volunteers Needed at Local Elementary School

Do you enjoy helping and working with kids? Fern Hill Elementary is looking for excited volunteers to help kick start our reading buddy program. Volunteers will spend quality one-on-one time with a student, helping them improve their reading skills, acting as a role model, and working as a positive influence in their lives.

When: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday

How Long: 30min- 1hr. each week throughout the fall semester

If you are unable to make it every week, we understand! The important thing is that you’re making an effort to help our students! College students are such a great influence for our youth today – come share your talents with us!

For more information contact Kailey Barfield by Email: or by Telephone: (423)315-1227

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