Service Saturday Series

Community-Based Learning and Volunteer Services are eager to help you make connections to the Canton and surrounding communities. Below are a number of campus & community events that students can participate in as volunteers.
***Please note that most events are on Saturdays; however, there are two dates where an event occurs on a Sunday.

Spring 2023

SLU: Relay For Life
Description: *please check back
Scope of Work: *please check back
Shifts available: *please check back
To register:*please check back
To raise funds: 

Questions? Contact Community-Based Learning at or Volunteer Services at

Previous Opportunities:

Sunday, November 6, 2022
SLU: Sunday Funday
Location: Newell Field House
Description: The Outdoor State of Mind FYP in collaboration with the CBL office is hosting a community event to welcome local North Country kids to campus.
Scope of Work: Assist in facilitating & participating in Fair games, face painting, yoga, and more!
Shifts: 12:30pm-2:30pm OR 2:30pm-4:30pm
To register: Deadline: Thursday, November 3, 12:00pm

Saturday, October 29, 2022
Phantoms in the Park
Location: Village Park, Downtown Canton
Scope of work: Help judge the Halloween Contest and bring youth around for the parade to local business to trick or treater
Time:  October 29, 2022 11am

Saturday, October 22, 2022
SLU: Make a Difference Day
Location: Eben Holden Conference Center (check-in & day-of registration: 9:00am)
An annual day of service event that strives to engage students in activities and projects with the local community. Potential project(s) range from, but aren’t limited to, organizing, raking, painting, or weeding, etc. 
Shifts available: 10:00am-12:00pm or 12:00pm-2:00pm
Please register by October 17; 4:00pm 

Sunday, September 18, 2022
GardenShare: Fight Hunger Fair & 5K
Location: Canton Village Park
Event Time: 12:30pm-3:30pm
Mission: "GardenShare promotes a local food system that ensures food security for all St. Lawrence County residents.(GardenShare website)
Overview of Event: Activities: Face Painting with KDS, live music by String Solstice, 50/50 raffle, food and drinks from Canton Apples and One Steep at a Time, and other educational activities. Presentation of GardenShare's 2022 Growing Community Award.
How to get involved: explore the event and/or join a team and participate in the walk!
To raise funds:  

Saturday, September 10, 2022 
Autism Awareness Walk
Location: Canton Village Park (Park Pl, *water fountain/across Post Office)
The Arc of Jefferson-St. Lawrence
Mission: "Provide lifelong opportunities that enhance the lives of people, so that they may achieve their hopes and aspirations." (The Arc website)
Scope of work: Assist with lawn games and activities, and/or other duties as assigned.
Shifts available: 8:00am-10:00am or 10:00am-12:00pm

Please register by Wednesday, September 7; 4:00pm