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Community Program Opportunities

Center For Community Engagement Opportunities 

The Center for Community Engagement offers long & short term program opportunities which create sustainable, effective, and productive relationships with the community that benefits students, faculty, & the population we serve.


Programs that The Center offers:

CHILDREN & YOUTH AFTERSCHOOL: Eastern students have the opportunity to contribute to the education and well-being of local youth ages 4 to 18. These programs encompass working with elementary through high school age students; programs vary in activities from tutoring, homework help, arts & crafts, social emotional learning, mentoring, and much more.


Programs Available:
Charles H. Barrows STEM Academy
Natchaug Elementary School
Sweeney Elementary school
North Windham Elementary School
Windham Center Elementary School
Windham Middle School After School Program
Windham Positive Enrichment Program
Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters
Canterbury Girls Mentoring Program
Windham Youth Advocacy
Mansfield Book Buddies
Barrows STEM Academy Pen Pals
Windham Center Reading Buddies Group





ADULT PROGRAMS: Eastern students have the opportunity to be 

involved with programs in which contribute to the education and well-being of adults.  These programs look into social issues regarding food insecurity, housing, addiction & recovery, mental health, and much more. 

Programs Available:

  • Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery (CCAR)
  • Covenant Soup Kitchen
  • Douglas Manor Nursing Center (Pen Pals)
  • No Freeze Hospitality Center
  • St. Joseph's Senior Living Center
  • Windham Hospital
  • Blue Iris Animal Farm




  Please check EWEB for specific program offerings.