Volunteer Opportunity: MLK Week

The Office of Multicultural Student Services would like to encourage students to volunteer during the 2016 Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. celebration from January 18-21, 2016. They are looking for students to assist with the registration tables (see description for details). Volunteers should only sign-up for events they can commit to, shifts are 1.25 hours each, students can sign up for concurrent or multiple hours. Below is a list of events, what volunteering would entail, and the shift hours for that particular event.

MLK 30th Annual Freedom March, Monday, January 18, University Center Rankin Lounge & 202

Duties include picking-up materials for registration table at the OMSS office located in the FLITE Library 159, passing out pluggers/handouts labeled for the event, passing out flyer for other MLK events, dropping-off materials at the end of the event to the OMSS office in FLITE. Two to three volunteers are needed for each of the shifts listed below.

Shift Times:

6:00 – 7:15pm

7:00 – 8:15pm

8:00 – 9:15pm

MLK 30th Annual Student Tribute, Tuesday, January 19, University Center 217

Duties include picking-up materials for registration table at the OMSS office located in the FLITE Library 159, passing out pluggers/handouts labeled for the event, passing out flyer for other MLK events, dropping-off materials at the end of the event to the OMSS office in FLITE. Two to three volunteers are needed for each of the shifts listed below.

Shift Times:

6:00 – 7:15pm

7:00 – 8:15pm

8:00 – 9:15pm

Your Words Have Power – Discussion, Wednesday, January 20, University Center 202AB

Duties include picking-up materials for registration table at the OMSS office located in the FLITE Library 159, passing out pluggers/handouts labeled for the event, passing out flyer for other MLK events, dropping-off materials at the end of the event to the OMSS office in FLITE. Two to three volunteers are needed for each of the shifts listed below.

Shift Times: 

6:00 – 7:15pm

7:00 – 8:15pm

8:00 – 9:15pm

2016 MLK Celebration Keynote Speaker, Thursday, January 21, University Center 202C

Duties include picking-up materials for registration table at the OMSS office located in the FLITE Library 159, passing out pluggers/handouts labeled for the event, passing out flyer for other MLK events, dropping-off materials at the end of the event to the OMSS office in FLITE. Two to three volunteers are needed for each of the shifts listed below.

Shift Times: 

5:00 – 6:15pm

6:00 – 7:15pm

7:00 – 8:15pm

8:00 – 9:15pm

2016 Tunnel of Oppression Exhibit, Tuesday, January 19 – Thursday, January 21, Ward Hall

Duties include picking-up materials for registration table at the Ward Hall Front Desk, passing out pluggers/handouts labeled for the event, passing out flyers for other MLK events, dropping-off materials for table at the Ward Hall Front Desk. Two to three volunteers are needed for each of the shifts listed below.

Shift Times:

January 19th, 20th, & 21st

10:30 – 11:45am

11:30 – 12:45pm

12:30 – 1:45pm

1:30 – 2:45pm

2:30 – 3:45pm

3:30 – 4:45pm

4:30 – 5:45pm

If you are interested, please sign-up via OrgSync. If you have any questions or need more information, please contact the OMSS office at (231)591-2617 or by email omss@ferris.edu

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