Educational and Outreach Campaign

CECorps is pleased to announce the What’s in My Backyard? campaign to educate interested volunteers on CECorps services and equip them to identify potential local projects. Participating in this Campaign will enable interested engineers, technical professionals, and students to connect with organizations and communities locally, with the ultimate goal of providing engineering services in both urban and rural populations. In addition to advancing local engineering solutions in underserved communities across the US, CECorps volunteers will expose individuals living in these communities to the wonders of engineering.

Participant Toolkit

Six educational modules have been developed to help participants learn how to deploy through CECorps in accordance with local, regional, and federal regulations and deliver an appropriate standard of care to underserved communities in the US. Each episode builds on the previous and includes videos, guided discussion topics and activities, and supporting materials. Where possible, we recommend viewing as a group and completing activities embedded within the episodes.

Looking for additional assistance? In-person training workshops and live webinars can be scheduled with staff.

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Learning Modules

The educational modules are in an interactive player. For a quick tutorial, click here.


Episode 1

Learn About CECorps

Start here to understand what the CECorps program is, the communities we serve, and the volunteers that engineer an impact for underserved communities across the US and its territories.


Episode 2

Volunteer With CECorps

CECorps provides different opportunities to share your time and talent. Learn more about what it means to volunteer with CECorps and determine your volunteer readiness.


Episode 3

Expand Your Awareness

Discover ways to be aware and curious of how others live and celebrate their culture. Identify your own biases and utilize resources to work collaboratively.


Episode 4

Define Your Backyard

Determine where you would like to volunteer and learn how to locate and connect with potential underserved communities in your area.


Episode 5

Build New Relationships

Develop soft skills to build relationships with identified communities and community-based organizations. Discover methods to best identify their needs.


Episode 6

Make It Official

CECorps provides a framework for volunteers to carry out their work in partnership with underserved communities. Understand how to set up your team for success.

Alliance Partners

Participating Associations

Made possible due to a generous grant through the United Engineering Foundation.