Resources

The Office of Civic & Community Engagement is happy to provide resources to Wake Forest students, faculty, and staff, as well as community partners in the area.

While some resources are available to all parties, others are closed to the general public, and only available for those affiliated with Wake Forest. Please look through the available resources below, and find what best suits your needs.


  • Forsyth Futures

    Forsyth Futures studies the community to understand the causes of systemic challenges, communicate these insights in accessible, engaging ways, and disseminate them to stakeholders at all levels to inform positive change. Their website provides extensive data on the greater Forsyth County area, and allows you to explore community information by sector or type to discover data that matches your interests.

    Additionally, Forsyth Futures provide s a range of services including community data requests, to support community partners in accessing, understanding, and working with data.

    Connect to Forsyth Futures

  • HandsOn Connect

    HandsOn Connect, part of HandsOn NWNC, provides the largest portal for volunteer opportunities in Forsyth County.

    Sign Up To Volunteer

  • HandsOn NWNC

    Hands On NWNC is a great resource for learning more about the nonprofit sector in the region.  Their website and newsletter feature job openings, local, regional, and national funding opportunities, and opportunities for personal and professional development, as well as volunteer opportunities.  Throughout the year they host events like a board networking social where individuals looking to be more engaged in nonprofit work can meet organizations that are recruiting board members.

    Visit Hands On NWNC

  • The Link (Wake Forest Students)

    Discover unique opportunities at Wake Forest and log your service hours using The Link.

    Connect to The Link

  • Nonprofit Essentials Workshop Series

    In partnership with the Office of Civic & Community Engagement and HandsOn NWNC, Nonprofit Essentials is intended for current and prospective nonprofit professionals. Participants may participate in the entire program, or individual workshops. It is a series of 10 skill-building courses designed to strengthen the capacity of students and professionals pursuing careers int he nonprofit sector of those interested in updating their knowledge and skills.

    Classes are open to the community, and cover a range of topics essential to the governance and management of nonprofits, and are taught primarily by Wake Forest faculty, administrators, and alum. Past workshops have included: advocacy & communication; budgeting & finance; collaboration; cultural competence; evaluation; fund development; governance; grant writing; human resources; and strategic planning.

    Questions? Contact Kathy Davis (HandsOn NWNC) or Shelley Sizemore (Wake Forest).

    Learn More

  • North Carolina Campus Compact

    A state chapter of Campus Compact, North Carolina Campus Compact (NCCC) is a great resource for information on state and national community engagement.  In addition to their annual Civic Engagement Institute, NCCC hosts meetings on specific content areas and pedagogical practices throughout the year. They also provide funding for engaged faculty and welcome faculty proposals for conference presentations.

    More Information on NCCC

  • Office Van Rental (Wake Forest Students, Faculty & Staff)

    The Office of Civic & Community Engagement has 7-passenger mini-vans that can be used by Wake Forest student, staff, or faculty for purposes connected to the office. This may include direct-service in the area, service learning, or to attend events related to civic or community engagement. Vans are not available for community partners.

    Reserve a Van

  • Readings

    In conjunction with the ACE Learning Community, this Google site offers scholarly articles on community engaged teaching, research, and scholarship practices across disciplines.

    Find Out More

  • Trainings and Workshops

    The Office of Civic & Community Engagement offers a myriad of training opportunities. Training and Workshops are available to student organizations, departments, offices, and other groups. If you are a community partner, and are interested in scheduling a training, contact us.

    Join A Training