HEAL (Healthy Eating & Active Lifestyles) of Washington County is looking for student volunteers to help sign-in and clean-up before and after FitWalk at Fairgrounds Park. Every Saturday from 9:30AM to 10:30AM individuals will walk for obesity prevention. Interested students should contact Chelsea Githens-Brewer at firstname.lastname@example.org or 301-730-0188
Student volunteers are needed for the 22nd Annual Kids Alive Fest, Saturday May 18th 11:00am-3:00pm at Children’s Village 1546 Mt. Aetna Road, Hagerstown. Student volunteers needed to assist with the mini car rides. Must be able to bend, stoop and secure children in the cars with seat belts. For safety, volunteers will walk beside the mini cars to keep the children on the course and not into the grassy areas. Interested students should contact Brenda Conrad at email@example.com or 301-733-4443
Interested in promoting environmental awareness? Fairview Outdoor School would like High School student volunteers to assist elementary age students in the evenings, food service and indoor/outdoor maintenance. Interested students must meet and give advanced notice to Mr. Tim Abe, Head Teacher, at the Outdoor School. Please contact Mr. Abe by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone, at 301-766-8141. Work day and times will be set after contact. Flyers are available on the SSL bulletin board.
Please remember SSL hours must be submitted to Mrs. Knodle in the same calendar year that the service hours are earned. All hours must meet the following 7 Best Practices of Student Service Learning:
- Meet a recognized need in the community (not just one individual)
- Use information learned in classes
- Involve reflection
- Develop student responsibility
- Establish a connection with a community partner (all organizations not listed in the tri-fold pamphlet must be approved first)
- Involve planning
- Prepare students with knowledge/skills for future service
Also remember to have parent sign in appropriate box on yellow SSL card and briefly answer the reflection questions listed on the reverse side.
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