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Service Learning (Volunteer Credit)

Service Learning

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.

FutureForward Service Learning (Volunteer) Paperwork

Adams County

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.

Sign Up Link: https://ucdenver.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_6tbDMyCdrwsq9rn

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Leadership Opportunities

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.

Learn More

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

  YouthBoard YouthCharge
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 youthroots.org/apply
Apps due Dec 4
youthroots.org/youthcharge
Apps accepted on rolling basis
Program Dates January-May 2021 Rolling (as issue-based boards are filled)
Impact CHANGE THE WORLD! CHANGE THE WORLD!