Kris Kringle 2 Holiday Craft & Gift Show at Hager Hall Conference & Event Center (901 Dual Highway, Hagerstown) needs student assistance setting up vendors beginning at 5:00 AM (throughout the day until around 6:00 PM) this Sunday, December 8th. Other activities that need student assistance include: carrying packages for customers, assist in package holding area, gift wrap station and the door prize table. Interested students should contact Linda Williams at 301-582-1233 or 301-331-1233
Cedar Lawn Cemetery Luminary Lighting: Saturday, December 14th from 8-11 AM & 3:30 PM. Student assistance needed for Cedar Lawn’s holiday observation of lost loved ones. Volunteers wanted to set out 5,000 luminaries beginning at 8:00 AM and return at 3:30 PM to light the luminaries. Interested students should contact Teresa or JoAnne at 301-733-6682. Pick up a flyer under the SSL bulletin board today!
The Police Athletic League (PAL) is hosting a “Reindeer Run & Walk” on Saturday, December 21st. Student volunteers are needed to help with the race day registration, set-up & run the event. For more information please contact Morgan McCartney at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 301-797-2085. Flyers are available under the SSL bulletin board across the hall from the Main Office.
Potomac Center (1380 Marshall St., Hagerstown) is looking for students to work with intellectually or developmentally disabled individuals. Interactions could include: mentoring, tutoring, arts & crafts, board games & sports, gardening/landscaping, piano, reading, cooking or community outings. Feel more comfortable behind the scenes? Assist with data entry & clerical work or take pictures during campus activities. To become a volunteer you must be at least 16 years old or accompanied by a trained adult. Pick up a flyer under the SSL bulletin board and contact Lisa Lynn, Volunteer Coordinator at 240-313-3504 or LLynn@dhmh.state.md.us
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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