The very last of our series of Community Service Informational Videos! As you go in to your neighborhoods of service, be sure to keep your eyes open to what assets the community already has, and therefore perform your service with asset-based community development in mind.
Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Teaching Assistant What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning? Know the importance of the hyphen! Volunteering in the community is such a wonderful opportunity that students in the Service-Learning department get to be a large part of. These experiences teach us important lessons– as long as you stay … More #CapturingCommunity Lauren Swank
Your supervisor is one of greatest resources to creating a meaningful and successful Service-Learning experience, make sure you stay in communication with them!
By Becca Sirull, Spring 2017 Street Team Member Becoming part of the volunteer staff at a community partner organization can be an incredibly meaningful experience and it only becomes more impactful as you continue learning about the organization. Everyone knows the most basic approach to gathering information starts with the same six questions: who, what, … More What You Can Expect to Learn at Your Service Site
Worried about traveling to your site? Fear not, we have plenty of resources available to you! Check out this video, or ask us about the Service-Learning Street Team.
Role within service-learning: Family Community Engagement Coordinator at Joseph J. Hurley K-8 School What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning? It is an opportunity to get out of your comfort zone and try new things for the first time. It is an opportunity to build community and network while making a difference. … More #CapturingCommunity Karen Gonzalez
It’s that time of year again! To help you prepare for another semester of service, we’ve decided to share these seven pro tips for volunteering from our four video series at the Center of Community Service to ensure that both you and your community partners get the most out of your service! Be sure to … More Center of Community Service Informational Videos: Volunteering 101
Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Program Associate What is one thing everyone should know about service-learning? Once you start service-learning, you never go back to “regular” learning! I often used to say this as a joke but after going through a multitude of positions in the S-L program, I recognize that being part of S-L caused … More #CapturingCommunity Suzie Kim
Role within service-learning: Service-Learning Teaching Assistant Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you? Service-Learning definitely found me. I was taking a class in the spring and my professor asked anyone if they would would like to be a teaching assistant for her class happening in the fall and that’s when I learned about service-learning. I’ve always loved … More #CapturingCommunity Sadiya Gurhan
Role within service-learning: Director of Massachusetts Promise Fellowship Did you find service-learning or did service-learning find you? I’d say service-learning and I found each other simultaneously! After starting work in the Center of Community Service at the Massachusetts Promise Fellowship, I quickly realized that service-learning could play a great role in building the capacity of our program. I’ve since had … More #CapturingCommunity Colleen Holohan