What is Service Learning?
An opportunity to serve in the community and gain an understanding of civic responsibility. The student has a chance to reflect on their service experience which can help with building character and problem solving skills.
Some examples of Service Learning:
- Feeding the homeless or disadvantaged
- Donating time to a shelter or children’s program
- Reading to kids on a regular basis (after school program)
- Spending time with shut-ins or visiting senior citizen centers
- Participating in building homes for less fortunate
- Volunteering to help those in need at programs in the local area
How does it work?
- Find a service learning opportunity(Read the directions in packet)
- Complete the assumption of risk document and submit it to the Office of Special Programs located in the College Center, Room 225.
- Begin your service learning experience
- Track your time and hours per the guidelines outlined in the packet
- Complete the Student Information and Agency Placement Information form; enter the times you start and end work on the time sheet each day and obtain the required signatures; complete the survey and write your essay/reflection paper.
- Set up a brief appointment with our STEM Counselor, Jessica Garcia to submit your completed packet by the due date on the front page of the packet.
- Packets must be submitted in person
- Once your packet has been cleared and verified your documents will be prepared and mailed to you.
Service Learning Packet: Click here for the Packet
Service Learning Opportunities: Click here for the Opportunities
Office of Special Programs
College Center, Room 225