Pre-Approved Volunteer Projects

Many service projects (Days of Service, awareness programs, etc.) organized or promoted by the Center for Service Learning have been pre-approved for earning points toward the Lily Community Engagement Award.

Days of Service


The list below covers all of the pre-approved service projects, along with the point value for each project. Check back often – We update this page throughout the year with new pre-approved projects. If you would like to earn points for independent volunteer projects, please visit the Independent Volunteer Projects page.

The Process for Earning Pre-Approved Points:

LCEA pre-approved process


NOTE: If you do not receive an email with a link to your follow-up reflection form within 10 business days after participating in a Pre-Approved Volunteer Project, please contact After 10 business days, your opportunity to earn points for that specific project will expire.

Proposed Schedule of 2017-2018 Pre-Approved Volunteer Projects:

Date Project Point Value
Year-Round Fill-The-Bag 5-15
August 26 FYE Day of Service 5-10
September 9 9/11 Day of Service 5-10
Sept 28-Oct 1 Alternative Service Weekend: Hendersonville 15
September 30 Mountain Heritage Day 10
October 14-20 Alternative Fall Break: Nashville 15
October 23-27 Make a Difference Week 5-10
November 12 Dance Marathon 5-10
November 12-19 National Hunger & Homelessness Week events 5-15
November 17-18 NCCC Student Conference at Winston-Salem State 5
January 15 MLK Day of Service, part I 5-10
January 20 MLK Day of Service, part II 5-10
February 15-18 Alternative Service Weekend: Atlanta 15
March 3-10 Alternative Spring Break: Outer Banks 15
March 24 Women's History Month Day of Service 5-10
April 14 Tuck River Cleanup 10
April 15-22 National Volunteer Week 5-15


NOTE: If you participate in a Pre-Approved CSL Project, you do not need to complete an IVP timesheet. Make sure to sign in at the event, and you will automatically receive the appropriate link to your follow-up reflection form to earn points toward your Lily Award.

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