Start your Service-Learning here!

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Video of Service-Learning orientation online:

 

Step 1: Make your agency selection

View a list of community partners and agencies

After carefully reviewing the Community Partner list pre-approved by the Service-Learning Center, choose an organization that fits both your interests and your course objectives.

  • Make sure you must first get approval from your instructor .
  • Contact the organization to inquire about service opportunities
  • Helpful Hints: state your name and that you are a CPCC Service-Learning student. Tell them the hours you need to finish and have your schedule ready to plan your service.
  • Sites may fill up quickly so contact the organization as soon as possible.

Step 2: Fill out your Confirmation Placement Form

Click here to complete the confirmation placement form.

  • Complete the Confirmation Placement form and print it out.
  • IMPORTANT: Turn the completed confirmation placement form in to your instructor before you start your service.

Step 3: Print out your Time Sheet and the Student Evaluation for Service-Learning

Link to Time Sheet

Link to Student Evaluation for Service-Learning (this form was formally called the "Contact Log")

  • You are now ready to start your service.

Step 4: Complete required service hours and classroom reflection activities

  • Record your time in and time out on your Timesheet. This must be initialed by your site supervisor each time you serve at the organization.

Step 5: Complete your Evaluation

  • THIS EVALUATION IS REQUIRED.

Link to On-Line Evaluation

Please note: you must click the submit button for the evaluation to be recorded.

Step 6: Print out the Evaluation confirmation page

  • Click on the link and fill out the Evaluation confirmation page.
  • Print this page and turn it into your instructor. Remember to do this before you hit the submit button!

Step 7: Turn in your Completed Time Sheet, the Student Evaluation for Service-Learning and the Evaluation Confirmation Page to your instructor

Student Obligation

Remember students are expected to:

  • Be prompt, willing, respectful and positive at your placement site.
  • Arrange hours with placement sites at the beginning of the semester (or as directed by the instructor).
  • Fulfill all agreed upon duties and responsibilities at the community site.
  • Provide feedback about the service experience and its relevancy to the course material, participate in course discussions.
  • Be open to learning about cultures and lifestyles that are different than your own.
  • Speak with your supervisor if uncomfortable or uncertain about what you are to do.
  • Respect the confidentiality of the people served.
  • Participate in an evaluation process.
  • Remember, you are representing CPCC
  • Reflect on your experience with an activity guided by your instructor.