Social Work Club at Oakland University

Social Work Club at Oakland University We are a student run organization at Oakland University. We welcome everyone to join and help us give forms of aid to many local/national communities.
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The Social Work Club coordinates volunteer work and fund raising events as a means to give back and make a difference in our community. Anyone can join! You don't have to be a Social Work Major. If you like volunteering then you'll fit right in the Social Work Club! Don't hesitate to come to any of our meetings!!! President- Jackie Kutcher Vice President- Madeline Knapp Secretary- Taylor Eberhart Treasurer- Lindsay Heneikken AFC Liason- Karley Mannino For more information please email the social work club account, or follow the website link!

Mission: The Purpose of the Social Work Club is to develop and uphold professional values, knowledge and skills in social work. Member is open to all undergraduate and graduate students interested in social work and other human service related fields or have an interest in helping other people in communities different than your own.

any recent grads looking for a community organizing position in substance abuse and prevention- Care of Southeastern Mic...
11/15/2017
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any recent grads looking for a community organizing position in substance abuse and prevention- Care of Southeastern Michigan is looking to add someone to our team! https://www.careofsem.com/employment/

Our mission is to strengthen resiliency in people and their communities through prevention, education, and services that improve the quality of life.

09/06/2017

What day of the week would you prefer to have our volunteer events? Comment down below so that we can schedule accordingly!

09/06/2017

Welcome back to school everyone! I hope the first day of classes go well! Keep checking the page and grizz orgs for information in regards to upcoming meetings and events. Also, we are still looking for someone to fill the position of treasurer for our club. Please email me if you are interested. My email is [email protected].

08/25/2017

Hello everyone! The school year is starting soon! More details about meetings and events will be coming to you within the next few weeks. We are looking for someone to take on the role as treasurer for our club. If you are interested in this position, please message me by September 1st! We would love to have you as part of our team. Hope everyone had a great summer, and we look forward to seeing all of you soon!

Hello Everyone! i hope everyone's summer is going well! Below you will find a flyer for my agency's (CARE of Southeaster...
06/16/2017

Hello Everyone!

i hope everyone's summer is going well! Below you will find a flyer for my agency's (CARE of Southeastern MI) camp. It is absolutely free!

Currently we will be running a Leadership Camp for high school age students (going into 9th grade thru 12th) and another camp specifically for families affected by substance abuse and addiction (Preschool to 12th grade)

Please let your clients, consumers, patients, and communities know this information. It will be a fun week. If anyone has any questions regarding this you can contact CARE of Southeastern MI at 586-541-2273

Thanks to everyone who came out and helped in the process of making our Easter gifts!
04/10/2017

Thanks to everyone who came out and helped in the process of making our Easter gifts!

04/04/2017

Our volunteer event is this Saturday. If you are coming, please rsvp on the event page I made, or email us!

03/31/2017

Due to only 3 people signing up for the yoga class, we had to cancel the event for tomorrow.

03/30/2017

If you are coming to either event, please rsvp!

03/27/2017

Hi everyone!!
Just another reminder about our upcoming fundraiser and volunteering event that is coming up:
Just a quick couple of details regarding the social work club fundraiser & volunteering event coming up.
Volunteering Event:
Where: Wellbridge of Rochester (252 Meadowfield Dr. Rochester Hills, MI)
When: Saturday, April 8th from 2-4 pm
What: We will be making Easter gifts with the guests from the rehab center, these gifts will be donated to children from HAVEN and Lighthouse in Pontiac.
Additional info: If you are planning on coming, please make sure to RSVP (email social work club) and please make sure to attend. We will be making about 100 gifts, so we will need as much help as possible. This is a great opportunity to get service hours, and work with older adults.
Fundraising Event:
In order to pay for these gifts we will need to hold a fundraising event, so if you cannot volunteer it would be greatly appreciated if you could come out to support us!
Where: Explore Yoga in Troy (6036 Rochester Rd, Troy, MI 48085)
When: Saturday, April 1st at noon
What: An hour long yoga session for $10 (Please bring exact cash)
Additional Info: You will also need to rsvp for this event. To rsvp please go through their website: Explore Yoga fundraiser RSVP (You will not need to pay anything until the day of the event @ explore yoga) I
If you cannot attend this fundraising event, and would like to help out, we are also accepting children's book donations (email Ellen [email protected]), as well as coloring books.
We need all of the help we can get with this event, so if you could please consider donating, signing up for the fundraiser, or attending the volunteering event, all would be very much appreciated! We would love for the children at HAVEN and Lighthouse, as well as the guests from the rehab center, to have a great Easter!
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Cheers,
The Oakland University Social Work Club

03/10/2017

Hello Social Work Club members! We are going to be doing a volunteer event on April 8th, 2-4pm. We will be making Easter gifts for children at HAVEN and Lighthouse of Pontiac! We are throwing in a twist and making the gifts at a rehab center. Wellbridge of Rochester is a rehab center for mostly older adults, and we thought it would be great to have them help us make the gifts! Please mark your calendars! I have a feeling you won't want to miss this :) If you have any questions, feel free to comment below or email us! We hope to see you all there!

03/07/2017

Hi Everyone!

Our meeting today will be in the CSA office due to the limited number of rooms available this year for the month of March we were not granted a space! Its okay because we always make due. CSA Office is in the OC basement! We will be there discussing the future of the club, elections, and there will be few dozen bagels! Come by and say hello!

TODAY 12PM- CSA OFFICE.

Hope you see you guys there.

Hi! I wanted to share with past, potential, and current students! TAKE ON HATE is hosting an event at the Arab American ...
01/17/2017

Hi! I wanted to share with past, potential, and current students!

TAKE ON HATE is hosting an event at the Arab American National Museum that includes a night of art, music, and solidarity.

We would love for Oakland University students and all those interested to attend!

01/10/2017

Hi everyone!

Welcome back!

I hope everybody has a had a great first few days of the new semester.
Just wanted to remind everyone that our first meeting of 2017 will be held tomorrow at noon in room 128 of the Oakland Center.

10/11/2016

The second meeting will be held today at 12 in Lake Superior A, located in the basement of the OC! Hope to see all of you there!

09/28/2016

Hello Again! We tried to wait it to see if the sun would come out but it looks like it's going to rain the rest of the day so unfortunately due to the weather we will be cancelling the bonfire tonight- see everyone at our next meeting OCT 11th at 12PM! Please let anyone you know who may not see this that it is cancelled.

09/28/2016

Hey Everyone!

Social Work Club and Phi Alpha are hosting the annual bonfire TOMORROW!

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016 from 5pm to 9pm.

The bonfire pit is located in the P-11 parking lot. It is a great chance to meet fellow students at Oakland University. All students are welcome!

Please feel free to bring a snack to share! We will be providing some snacks as well!

We hope to see you all there and if there are any questions please feel free to email us at [email protected]

09/13/2016
Community Service Project at Hispanic Outreach Center - 2016 - Hispanic Heritage Month Events - Center for Multicultural Initiatives - Oakland University

Hello Everyone!
We wanted to share a volunteer opportunity this coming Saturday, September 17th from 9:30- 12:30 at the Hispanic Outreach Center at 76 Williams, Pontiac, MI.

Info: Work alongside Hispanic Outreach Center students and mentors to prepare their community garden for the fall. Lunch provided with a special appearance from the Grizz!

If a group of students are interested in going our VP Rodney Robinson will be there so send him an email you so can connect with him! email: [email protected]

This seems like a great opportunity to volunteer, network, and connect in different communities. These are the opportunities in which you will find yourself meeting people who can potentially help you network in your job search in the future! Always keep that in mind!

https://wwwp.oakland.edu/cmi/events/Hispanic-Heritage-Month/2016/091716-community-service-project

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09/06/2016

Come visit us at Grizz Fest today outside of the OC! ☺️

09/01/2016

Have a great first day of classes!

09/01/2016

Thanks to everyone who stopped by our table today at the involvement fair! It was nice to see so many new faces :) See you at our first meeting on September 13th, 12-1 in Lake Superior A!

08/02/2016

Hey everyone! Today is the State Primary Elections! Get out there and vote for your State Rep who will representing you in congress!

04/05/2016

Hello Everyone,

We hope all of our members are finishing up the school year strong and congratulations to all seniors.

I would like to take this opportunity to welcome the new executive board:
President- Dunya Barash
Vice President- Rodney Robinson
Secretary- Lily Landeros
Treasurer- Ellen Rizzi

We are excited for this up and coming year!
We have one more meeting at noon on April 12th.

See you all there!

02/12/2016

Hey Everyone,

Just a reminder that our Meditation (yoga) for Self-Care Event is today (hosted by: Social Work Club and Phi Alpha Honors Society) is this Friday.

Time: 6pm-7pm
Place: OU Campus Rec
Room: Wellness Class Room

02/11/2016

Hey Everyone,

Just a reminder that our Meditation for Self-Care Event (hosted by: Social Work Club and Phi Alpha Honors Society) is this Friday.

Date: Friday 2/12
Time: 6pm-7pm
Place: OU Campus Rec
Room: Wellness Class Room

12/11/2015

Don't forget tomorrow we are volunteering at Lighthouse in Pontiac from 12pm to 4pm. Hope to you see you there!

11/26/2015

Happy Thanksgiving from your Social Work Club family!

11/19/2015

Hi, everyone

Sorry about the constant emails! Last reminder that Friendsgiving is this Saturday at 6 PM in HHB 1031. You may bring your favorite food. We also may be watching a movie (because why not?). Hope to see everyone there!!

11/17/2015

Hi, everyone!

Quick reminder that OU Day of services is this Wednesday If you have brought donations you can take them to the CSA. You may come at any time and stay as long as you can!
Also, Friendsgiving is this Saturday in HHB room 1031 at 6 PM.
Hope to see everyone there!!!

11/10/2015
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Also, Friendsgiving will be November 21. That is a Saturday and since this is a potluck event, bring something and feel free to bring whatever food you want. Here is the sign-up sheet

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10/27/2015

Hi Everyone!
Don't forget our meeting today with Phi Alpha at noon in Lake Superior room A!

Also, make sure to come if you are interested in the spring Study Abroad trip as Dr. Smith will be hosting his first info session at our meeting.

Hope to see you all there!
Please let us know if you have any questions.

10/17/2015
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Hey Everyone,
Whoever is interested in joining us at Yates Cider Mill next week, please click on the link, fill your First/Last name and fill-in what day/time you can attend, so the e-board and members know who is going on what date/time. Please let us know by midnight on Tuesday, October 20, 2015.

Sincerely,
SW Club E-Board

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Do not forget about our Suicide Prevention Workshop going on today at noon in Lake Huron!
10/08/2015

Do not forget about our Suicide Prevention Workshop going on today at noon in Lake Huron!

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