Campus Life

Samford Gives Back

Samford Gives Back is a campus-wide service initiative organized by the Office of Student Leadership and Community Engagement and Omicron Delta Kappa, the national leadership fraternity. The mission of Samford Gives Back is to partner the Samford community with organizations that are committed and working towards the betterment and restoration of the greater Birmingham community.  Each Samford Gives Back volunteer will receive breakfast, a t-shirt, and 4 Convocation Credits.

Student Leadership Team:
Executive Director, Sydney Sanders
Director of External Affairs, Victoria Domitrovich
Director of Internal Affairs, Molly Brown
Director of Marketing, Laura Beth Allen

Omicron Delta Kappa Delegate, Stevie Carnell

Schedule:

April 4, 2014

Registration Deadline

April 12, 2014

8:00am - Registration, breakfast, and devotional in Seibert Stadium (rainy location: Seibert Gym)

8:40am - Depart for work sites
*Note: SU ID cards will be swiped as students leave for their sites.  Students MUST bring their ID cards in order to receive Convo Credit!

9:00am - Arrive at work sites and begin service

1:00pm - Wrap up service

Registration:

Registering as a Group:
Most students who participate in Samford Gives Back will participate as part of a group.  Groups may be registered student organizations or informal groups such as residence halls, friend groups, etc.  Each group must have a group leader who is willing to coordinate the service opportunity and submit group members' info at https://orgsync.com/30302/forms/87027.  Groups are responsible for finding their own sites at which to serve.  Before contacting an organization, please notify Laura Valentine at lvalent1@samford.edu.  Group Registration Forms must be submitted no later than Friday, April 4th.

Registering as an Individual:
Don't have a group, but want to participate in Samford Gives Back?  Individuals can sign up for service sites on Thursday, April 3rd from 10:00am-2:00pm in Ben Brown Plaza at the Community Service Fair.

Transportation:

Each volunteer will be responsible for his/her own transportation on the day of the event. Students are encouraged to carpool to and from the service sites. Group leaders are responsible for ensuring that all group members have transportation and directions to the site.

Questions:

Please feel free to contact Laura Valentine at lvalent1@samford.edu with any questions.