Center for Student Engagement

Community Engagement

We serve as a bridge to help students get more involved in the local community.

Scripture says that we should love the Lord our God with all our heart, soul, strength, and mind and that we should love our neighbor as ourselves (Luke 10:27). We think we love our neighbors by listening, learning, and serving alongside them. There are several ways that students can get involved.

Find out how you can serve in Beaver Falls by checking out the opportunties below.

How to Get Involved

There are several ways for you to be involved in the Beaver Falls community. If you want to volunteer every week or once a month we have just the opportunity for you! If you just want to try something out one time we would love to have you! Below are a few of the weekly, monthly, and occasional opportunities to help get you started.

Don′t have time to leave campus? There are several on-campus opportunities for you to participate in.


Weekly

Tiger Pause After School Programs:

Work with a local Beaver Falls ministry to tutor elementary age kids at their after school sites.


TRAILS Ministry After School Programs: 

Work with another local Beaver Falls ministry to tutor elementary or middle school age kids at their after school sites.


Providence Care Center:

Every week students travel downtown to visit with residents at the local nursing home. Students have great conversations, play bingo, and sometimes help with other activities like window painting.


Soup Kitchens:

Each week students serve at several different local kitchens hosted at churches in the downtown area.


Big Brothers Big Sisters:

Sign up to have a "Little" through the Brothers Big Sisters mentoring program. Every Tuesday "Littles" are brought to campus for dinner and activities with their "Bigs".


Good News Club:

Join the Child Evangelism Fellowship in the after school Bible Club at the local elementary school.

Monthly 

Community Arts:

Connect with opportunities in Beaver Falls to help us see and create beauty in our community.


City of Beaver Falls:

Get involved with your local community by attending community events, Neighborhood Watch meetings, City Council meetings, and more


Carnegie Free Library of Beaver Falls:

Engage with kids during Story Time and lend a hand at other events hosted by the public library.


Habitat for Humanity Building Days:

Partner with Habitat for to help build homes in Beaver County. No construction experience is required.


Habitat for Humanity ReStore Days:

Spend time at the local ReStore organizing supplies, helping customers, and general clean-up.


Produce to People:

Help with the local food pantry’s produce distribution each month at the Beaver Falls Middle School.

Occasional

Neighborhood North Museum of Play:

Spend time with kids at exhibits hosted by the upcoming children's museum.


Angel Tree:

Support TRAILS ministry by donating a toy to a child on behalf of an incarcerated parent. You can also help plan and participate in a party hosted on campus for all the children each semester.


Clothing and Food Drives:

Help provide supplies and clothing for the homeless shelter in Beaver Falls. Look for boxes in your residence halls and outside the CSE to know when and how to donate.


Special Olympics:

Cheer on an athlete as they compete for the gold and help them navigate campus to get to each of their athletic events.


Eggstravaganza:

Participate in an Easter event on campus hosted for the children in the Tiger Pause after school program.


Christmas Caroling:

Encourage the elderly residents of Providence by caroling at the nursing home before the Christmas holiday.



Upcoming Events

Dec 10, 2021
All around campus
Dec 10, 2021
3:00 PM in the Rapp Shop
Dec 10, 2021
Time and Location TBD
Dec 10, 2021
7:00 PM in Johnston Gym
Dec 11, 2021
8:00 - 11:00 PM in the Young East Lounge
Dec 14, 2021
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM in the CSE
Mar 5, 2022 - Mar 12, 2022
March 5 - 12th in Chicago, IL
Mar 5, 2022 - Mar 12, 2022
March 5 - 12th in New Orleans, LA
Mar 5, 2022 - Mar 14, 2022
March 5 - 14th in the Gulf of Mexico