Service Leaders and Community Partner Advocates


Service Leaders and Community Partner Advocates are undergraduate or graduate student leaders committed to strengthening our community, developing leadership skills, and advancing equity.

As a Service Leader, you have the opportunity to:

  • Lead monthly Days of Service
  • Develop expertise on an issue challenging the Kent State/surrounding communities
  • Facilitate "Service in a Flash" events
  • Attend two meetings per month with other Service Leaders focusing on leadership development & community engagement
  • Spread the word about opportunities with Community Engaged Learning through tabling, info sessions, and presentations
  • Collect a FlashCash gift each semester (with the fulfillment of all responsibilities)


As a Community Partner Advocate, you have the opportunity to:

  • Serve as a student liaison to a community partner--a local non-profit organization or agency
  • Assist in developing original programs and projects with and for the community partner
  • Attend two meetings per month with other Community Partner Advocates focusing on community engagement and social justice issues in the community throughout the year
  • Use your Federal Work Study award or earn a stipend

The application for 2021-2022 Service Leader and Community Partner Advocate positions is now closed. If you have any questions, please contact Craig Berger, Assistant Director of Community Engaged Learning, at

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