ERIC Number: ED214551
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Guidelines for Projects in Community Service: A College-Credit Course in Volunteer, Off-Campus Community Work, Career Exploration, On-the-Job Experience.
This two-part booklet provides guidelines for students and agencies involved in Projects in Community Service, a transferable elective course offered under ten departments at Glendale Community College (Arizona). Part I offers guidelines to help students who wish to participate in volunteer programs while exploring possible careers and assisting in a community agency. This section contains a course description and lists course requirements; examines motivations for becoming involved in community service; describes techniques of personal interaction and methods of observing, listening, and report writing; and includes relevant bibliographies to improve student effectiveness in their agency work. Part II is a guide to help agencies in organizing student volunteer programs and utilizing student aid effectively. This section offers an overview of the program and its objectives; outlines the requirements of student volunteers; includes student schedule and weekly report forms; gives pointers about the best use of student volunteers; and details the responsibilities of agencies with regard to planning the activities of students, allowing them to tour the agency, interviewing students, matching interests and talents with jobs, and providing orientation, training, supervision, and evaluation. This section also contains guidelines for student classroom assistants, bilingual aides, and special education assistants, and provides sample forms and a bibliography. (HB)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Community Programs, Community Services, Experiential Learning, Field Experience Programs, On the Job Training, Program Descriptions, Public Agencies, School Community Relationship, Social Agencies, Student Volunteers, Two Year Colleges, Volunteer Training
Kendall-Hunt Publishing Co., 2460 Kerper Blvd., Dubuque, IA 52001 ($5.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A