Service Learning (Volunteer Credit)
Potential Credit Earned: .5 credit per semester
Service Learning Credit can be awarded to students that complete 60 hours of unpaid approved volunteer experience within a semester. Students need to submit the Student Volunteer Time Sheet and Work Ethics Evaluation Form completed by a supervisor from the approved volunteer company and/or organization. Hours will be verified before credit is awarded. Students must be enrolled and in good standing in a CTE program at Future Forward the semester the Service Learning hours are completed and credit is awarded. Students may earn a maximum of .5 Service Learning Credit per semester. Students may not transcript more than 2.0 Service Learning credits total.
Fall 2020 Seminar - Community Service vs. Volunteering
Thursday, October 15, 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Presenters: Makayla Windholz and Michelle Harmon
This presentation will educate students on the differences between community service and volunteering. The student presenters will share their own experiences of volunteering, and how that differs from their experiences of community outreach/service. Participants will receive resources to help them begin their own community service project and resources to help them explore their own interests in their community in relation to healthcare fields.
YouthRoots is a leadership program that empowers high school students to tackle community issues. We are committed to working toward a just and equitable society.Through our program, students respond to emerging needs and build the skills to become change makers now and tomorrow. YouthRoots seeks to provide quality leadership programming for high schoolers in the North Denver area and empower them to respond to emerging community issues through philanthropy. There are two options for students this year - see below for information about both programs.
YouthRoots, a national youth leadership nonprofit based in Denver, is excited to offer two programs for the 2020-2021 school year! Learn about both programs below:
YouthBoard Program: Come together (in person if possible) around the issues that affect youth in your local community
YouthCharge Program: Come together entirely virtually with youth from anywhere around shared issue interest areas
|Program Focus||Local issues that affect your community||Shared issue interest areas (e.g. mental health)|
|Time Commitment||16 two-hour sessions||19 one-hour sessions|
|Meeting Type||In-person or online (based on public health guidelines)||All online|
|Level of Guidance||Facilitator-guided with youth making decisions||Entirely youth-led|
|Community Service Hours||60 hours||40 hours|
|How to Apply||
Apps due Dec 4
Apps accepted on rolling basis
|Program Dates||January-May 2021||Rolling (as issue-based boards are filled)|
|Impact||CHANGE THE WORLD!||CHANGE THE WORLD!|