Lasting from a few hours to a full day, short-term projects are based on community-identified needs, provide a vital resource to the community, are enjoyable and a satisfying way to get involved. Some examples include:
- Harvesting or planting vegetables at the local community gardens
- Refurbishing agricultural land at Nuestras Raices and Gardening the Community
- Helping at fundraisers for local nonprofits
- Refurbishing space at a local agency
- Participating in a community cleanup
- Building houses with Habitat for Humanity
- Renovating local playgrounds
- Participating in the Prison Book Project
The CSO organizes short-term projects on a regular basis as well as provides technical support and assistance to student groups or house communities who want to organize their own projects. Our short-term chairs are ready and able to assist with any and all details, including transportation.
For more information about short-term projects, contact the short-term co-chairs.