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Pre-Approved Volunteer Projects

Many service projects (Days of Service, awareness programs, etc.) organized or promoted by the Center for Community Engageent and 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 2018-2019 Pre-Approved Volunteer Projects:

Date Project Point Value
Year-Round Fill-The-Bag 5-15
September 8 9/11 Day of Service 5-10
September 15 CURE Conference 10
September 15 College Voter Summit (Elon University) 10
Sept 28-30 Alternative Service Weekend: Hendersonville 15
September 29 Mountain Heritage Day 10
October 6-12 Alternative Fall Break: Lexington, KY 15
October 27 Make a Difference Day 5-10
November 9-10 NC Campus Compact Student Conference (Fayetteville St) 10
November 12-17 National Hunger & Homelessness Week 5-15
January 21 MLK Day of Service, part I 5-10
January 26 MLK Day of Service, part II 5-10
February 22-24 Alternative Service Weekend: Knoxville, TN 15
March 9-15 Alternative Spring Break: Birmingham, AL 15
March 9-15 Alternative Spring Break: Kinston, NC 15
March 30 Women's History Month Day of Service 5-10
March 30 WCU Miracle (formerly Dance Marathon) 5-10
April 8-12 National Volunteer Week 5-15
April 13 Tuck River Cleanup 10


NOTE: If you participate in a Pre-Approved CCESL 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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