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Volunteer Center Staff

The Butler Volunteer Center is completely student-staffed, a unique trait compared to other universities. The staff is very involved on campus and is a great resource to find out about not only volunteer opportunities but also campus happenings as well. Feel free to use this page to learn a little more about them.

 

Clifford Clarke, Student Director

Cliford's job entails a lot of organizing and facilitating goals and objectives the staff. He generates monthly reports about what the Volunteer Center is doing and helps our staff coordinate their positions. Another major part of his role is helping to educate Butler's population about service and what it means to be both and Active Citizen and a Servant Leader.

Clifford's involvement with service began in high school while getting involved in organizations like National Honor's Society and Key Club. But it was not until Clifford came to Butler University that he realized and completely understood the different kinds of service and the real impact that it can make on a community through service. Clifford's favorite place to volunteer in Indianapolis is Heritage Place.

Clifford is a senior Management Information Systems and Marketing double major from Fort Wayne, Indiana. In addition to the Volunteer Center, Clifford is a member of Fall Alternative Break, a Butler Student Ambassador, and serves as the Chairman of the Student Advisory Board for the Dean of the Lacy School of Business.

 

Suzanne Dwyer, Student Liaison

Suzanne is a junior Pharmacy major from Tinley Park, IL. At home, she is a regular volunteer at her local animal shelter and her home parish. Her favorite Indy volunteer projects have been with Joy's House, Cat's Haven, and Gleaner's. Outside of working at the Volunteer Center, you can catch her as the Education and President for Alternative Spring Break and as an Ambassadors of Change Team Builder.

She is incredibly grateful for the numerous opportunities she has had to go on mission trips. They places she's served include Twin Cities, MN, Nashville, TN, Summerton, SC, and her absolute favorite has been Harlan, KY. These trips have fostered her love of social justice and humanitarianism. Through trips such as these, she has become more intricately involved with the issues of affordable housing and sustainability.

 

Murjanatu Mutuwa, Communications Coordinator

As the Communications Coordinator, Murjanatu consistently develops engagement, awareness, and presence of the Volunteer Center. Murjanatu also updates and oversees the Volunteer Center's database. 

Murjanatu's passions lie in adoption, foster care, diversity and inclusivity. As a Strategic Communictaions Major and International Studies Minor she plans on attending Law School. Murjanatu's favorite place to volunteer is Art With A Heart. 

 

Ashley Boylan, Volunteer Project Coordinator

As the Volunteer Project Coordinator, Ashley's job involves coordinating monthly volunteer projects with various organizations in the Indianapolis community. She organizes volunteer projects that cover a broad scope of social issues, to all everyone to find something they're interested in attending. 

 

Eric Davidson, Events Coordinator

As Events Coordinator, Eric is responsible for planning the large-scale projects the Volunteer Center sponsors. Eric coordinates the Volunteer Opportunities Fair, which takes place in the fall semester and brings non-profit agencies to campus so students can learn more about volunteer opportunities in the Indianapolis community. He plans the Oxfam Hunger Banquet and National Volunteer Week efforts. 

 

Brooke Blevins, Web Developer 

Brooke is a first year organizational and strategic communication double major from Davidsonville, Maryland. As the Web Developer, Brooke is in charge of keeping the Volunteer Center's website up to date with current and ongoing projects as well as providing easy access to a directory of non-profit organizations in the Indianapolis area.