V.O.I.C.C.E

The Volunteers for Orientation Initiatives, Commencement and Civic Engagement (VOICCE) is a cohort of students who throughout their academic career can develop their leadership skills, become globally competent, appreciate cultural differences and improve their communication skills and civic awareness through volunteerism and civic engagement.

By being a member of VOICCE, you will also be offered several personal and leadership development workshops and team building exercises throughout the semester as well as first preference on off campus leadership retreats.

Volunteer Opportunities for students enrolled in V.O.I.C.C.E:

  •  BC Plugged In
  • Civic Breakfast Preparation & Facilitation
  • Commencement
  • Enrollment Services Center Greeters
  • Health Fair
  • Information Booth Management
  • Make A Difference Dinner Preparation & Facilitation
  • Open House
  • Unity Week
  • Volunteer Week
  • Voter Registration

Students are not limited to these opportunities and are welcome to participate in more than one program if they wish to do so. All of these volunteering opportunities are eligible to be included in their co-curricular transcript. Students can also join the Volunteer Registry (SERVA) and be eligible for Student Affairs honors notation on their Academic Transcript once completing 100 hours of community service learning in two (2) consecutive semesters.  

BENEFITS OF V.O.I.C.C.E.

  • Improvement in leadership skills
  • Gain interpersonal communication skills
  • Gain knowledge relevant to the campus
  • Develop higher self – esteem
  • Increase ability to resolve complex issues
  • Heighten sense of emotional well-being
  • More opportunities for self-reflection and evaluation
  • Develop positive relationships with administration

Application for V.O.I.C.C.E

For more opportunities visit the Civic Engagement and Orientation Office in 2153 Boylan Hall or Email civicengagement@brooklyn.cuny.edu