Presentation on theme: "SPRING 2013 Service-Learning Orientation. Thank you for choosing to serve!"— Presentation transcript:
SPRING 2013 Service-Learning Orientation
Thank you for choosing to serve!
A SEMESTER LONG COMMUNITY SERVICE PROJECT FOR COURSE CREDIT. STUDENTS ENGAGE IN HANDS-ON SERVICE ACTIVITIES AT LOCAL PARTNERING AGENCIES APPLY COURSE MATERIAL TO ADDRESS REAL COMMUNITY ISSUES. REFLECT ON SERVICE EXPERIENCES. Service-Learning:
MAKE A DIFFERENCE LEARN NEW THINGS ACADEMIC, PERSONAL & PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS Benefits:
Commitment = 15 hours of service Preparation = on time & on task Professionalism = positive attitude attendance & organization Integrity = confidentiality & privacy Absentee Policy = 24 hr notice Dress code = clean and conservative Expectations:
Examples of appropriate dress:
What NOT to wear!
1. Once BCC CORI and your site CORI clears, SL Office will notify you (phone and/or ) and give you contact info for your Service-Learning Site Supervisor. 2. You set up a meeting with your site supervisor and present your learning goals from Project Agreement 1. Discuss project tasks 2. Set up weekly schedule. 3. Ask for signature on Project Agreement and FWS Work Authorization. 3. Due by March 4 th at SL Office with all signatures. No exceptions. (Note: Some sites require an interview. ) How and When Do I Get Started?
PRESENTED BY: AMANDA SCHULER, MACC AMERICORPS*VISTA & PITTSFIELD SCHOOL TEACHERS SATURDAY, FEB AM-12:30PM TUESDAY, FEB. 19 4PM-6:30PM LOCATION: BCC CAFETERIA – ROOM G-10 (LIGHT MEALS PROVIDED ) *REQUIRED FOR ALL TUTORS & MENTORS For All Public School Tutor/Mentors Training Dates
1. FILL OUT LOG OF SERVICE HOURS SUPERVISOR SIGNS 2. FILL OUT TIMESHEET FOR SERVICE-STIPEND SUPERVISOR SIGNS & FAXES - DUE WEEKLY TO FIN AID Every Day You Visit Service Site:
TURN IN LOG OF SERVICE HOURS TO SL OFFICE STUDENT FEEDBACK - SURVEY ATTEND SERVICE-LEARNING RECOGNITION LUNCHEON! FYI: RECEIVE PERFORMANCE REVIEW BY SITE SUPERVISOR At the End of Your Service :
1. GO TO - SERVICE-LEARNING BLOG SERVICELEARNING/ 1. Select your course subject page on the right-hand side 2. Research & choose 2 service sites – (from course list) 3. Click on Sign up here! & fill out form How To Sign Up for Your Service Site:
1. CORI – REQUIRED 1. Form & ID 2. SERVICE STIPEND - FINANCIAL AID 1. Paperwork & ID 2. Rules 3. Weekly timesheets CORI & Financial Aid:
CORI AUTHORIZED STAFF DEB COTE – DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES MARY MARTIN – CORI ADMINISTRATOR DONNA CONNORS – CORI CLERK LOCATION: STUDENT DEVELOPMENT CENTER (OFF STUDENT LOUNGE) CORI: BCC Procedures
You may need to do a second CORI at the site you are matched with. If this is the case, the SL Office will contact you with instructions on who to see and where to go for site CORI *ALL STUDENTS WORKING IN SCHOOLS MUST DO CORI AT THE SCHOOL. CORI at Service Sites
FINANCIAL AID/WORK STUDY STAFF DEIRDRE BAIRSTOW-ALLEN COORDINATOR OF FINANCIAL AID & WORK-STUDY PROGRAMS Financial Aid: Procedures
Steps to a successful Service-Learning Work-Study experience: