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How to Use Your Skills in Community Service

Posted by x2VOL on Apr 2, 2019 4:48:26 PM

Participating in community service is more than just a chore or something to check off the list. It can be an extremely transformative experience for students, opening their eyes to a whole new world outside of their day-to-day bubble. 

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Topics: volunteering, service tracking, community service, service reflections, service hour tracking, student, service, volunteer, how to engage students in service, engage students in service, service learning, volunteer ideas, community service ideas

The President's Volunteer Service Award: Tracking Service Hours + How to Apply

Posted by x2VOL on Feb 27, 2019 1:57:30 PM

 

Are you serving in your community during high school? Or are you a school leader has students completing service hours?

Don't miss out on the chance to be recognized with The President's Volunteer Service Award! We have outlined everything you need to know about the award, what it means to receive the award, and how to go about applying. Share it with your fellow classmates or share it with your students! This is an awesome opportunity for all of the students that are active in serving their community. 

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Topics: community service, service reflections, service hour tracking, service requirement, how to engage students in service, engage students in service, service learning, community service ideas, President's Volunteer Service Award, Presidential Volunteer Service Award

Unique Community Service Ideas To Do This Holiday Season

Posted by x2VOL on Nov 26, 2018 3:49:29 PM

Are you looking for a community service opportunity that is a little bit more out of the box? Check out this list of community service ideas you can participate in to benefit others this fall and winter during the holidays.

There are so many needs in the community and so many different ways that you can benefit other people as we go into the holiday season.

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Topics: volunteering ideas, community service, service reflections, service hour tracking, student, service requirement, service, volunteer, holiday volunteer ideas

From Community to Career: How Community Service Prepares Students For Future Employment

Posted by x2VOL on Oct 12, 2018 8:49:27 AM

When students participate in community service it expands their world-view and opens them up to ideas and opportunities they might not have experienced otherwise. They learn about the importance of helping others and have a chance to discover an area of focus for a potential future career.

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Topics: community service, service reflections, college prep, service, volunteer, how to engage students in service, career readiness

Back to School Tips and Tricks for Students

Posted by x2VOL on Aug 27, 2018 4:13:54 PM

School is back in action! You might be more or less excited about getting back into the school grind, but there are some things you can do to set yourself up for success as you start this new semester:

  • Shop for your favorite school supplies: Who doesn’t like to parade down the aisles of pens, notebooks, and binders! Treat yourself to your favorite school supplies to get you excited about taking class notes and getting your homework done.
  • Memorize your class schedule: Don’t get stuck in between classes not knowing where you are going to next! Memorization is key.
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Topics: official service transcript, service reflections, best practices, back to school tips

The Positive Impact of Community Service on College Acceptance - Infographic

Posted by x2VOL on Mar 7, 2018 11:54:57 AM

College admissions officers look at more than  just grades and test scores when evaluating who they accept into their universities. They are wanting to have an in depth look of who the student is apart from the numbers behind their name. They want to know the student's personality, their interests, their passions and if they will be a positive addition to the university's campus life. 

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Topics: community service, college acceptance, how to get in to college, infographic, service reflections

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