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Social Work Club

Do you enjoy working with people?
Are you passionate about social justice?
Do you want to make a difference in the world?
If you answered yes, then the Social Work Club could be right for you!

Social Work Club Purpose

  • To establish a social work presence on campus through acts of advocacy, research, education and volunteerism
  • To promote a positive image of the social work profession
  • To encourage its members to assume responsibility for identifying the need for social change and actively participate in facilitating such changes
  • To promote collaborative working relationships with other student and campus groups/organizations
  • To support and nurture the personal and professional development of its membership


Meetings are held Thursdays at noon starting September 14 in the Social Work House.

Executive Board:

Club Advisor: Ilene Haspel


Any Iona student interested in the profession of social work and the people served by the profession shall be eligible for membership. You do not need to be a social work major to join.


  • Social Work Mentor Program
  • Out of the Darkness Suicide Prevention Walk
  • A Thread of Hope presentation and Fair Trade Fair: International social worker working with women in Guatemala sells their wares and discusses her work
  • World Aids Day Awareness
  • Human Trafficking Awareness
  • Co-sponsoring Mental Health Awareness Week Event and Battle for a Cause