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MLK Community Outreach Day

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What is MLK Community Outreach Day?

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Taking place on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, January 20, 2025, in the WSC. MLK Community Outreach Day unites both the BYU and local communities in a celebration of giving. The event consists of free refreshments, a cultural celebration, and the completion of various service projects throughout the area. Interested volunteers should visit the 'Get Involved' tab for more information about the event schedule and other details.

Event Schedule with projects and activities will be announced soon. Stay tuned for details!

As a one-day event, MLK Community Outreach Day seeks to celebrate Dr. King's legacy of selfless service and provide opportunities to serve God's children within our community and throughout the world.


How do I get involved?


Volunteer Description: Volunteers arrive and sign up to serve on the day of the event. Prior to the service activities, volunteers have the opportunity to attend a devotional. Volunteers are also given a free T-shirt in thanks for their amazing service. No additional steps are needed to volunteer for the event.

Volunteer Commitment: 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM Monday, January 20, 2025.

Training: No Y-Serve training is required to volunteer with this program unless you are a head volunteer.


Head Volunteer Description: Head Volunteers lead a service program with another head volunteer during Outreach day. Non-head volunteers will arrive at the event and sign up to volunteer in your program. Head Volunteers oversee the events of their program, help and encourage volunteers in their efforts, provide support with event set-up/clean-up and participate in a training before the event. You will be contacted via the email you give for more information.

Head Volunteer Commitment: 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM Monday, January 20, 2025.


Volunteer Leader Description: Leaders are in charge of coordinating the MLK Community Outreach Day as a whole. Their responsibilities will be planning the events, coordinating with other parties to participate, training head volunteers, etc. For more information, visit our section called Be a Leader!

Volunteer Leader Commitment: Leaders are expected to oversee the responsibilities delegated to them, participate in team meetings and attend the event on Monday, January 20, 2025. Apply to become a leader by completing the application below:

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Available By Email

Jacob Willes, Executive Director

(801) 824-7123
Office Hour: Tuesdays 12:00-1:00 PM

Jackson Hoopes

(512) 771-9818

Joshua Neely

(805) 405-6756