x2VOL Blog: Tracking Service Hours at your School

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

Spring Break Community Service Ideas

Posted by x2VOL on Mar 11, 2019 3:00:00 PM

Spring break is the perfect time of year to spend time serving in your community. Whether it's through a week-long service project or time spent volunteering at a local nonprofit, this is a great time to volunteer. 

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Topics: volunteering ideas, volunteering, service tracking, community service, service hour tracking, student, service, volunteer, volunteer ideas, community service ideas, alternative spring break, spring break community service ideas

The Unspoken Reality of Falsified Service Hours

Posted by x2VOL on Mar 19, 2018 9:49:09 AM

It's a topic that is always discussed - preventing falsification of service hours. Paper forms and physical signatures make falsification tempting to many students in public and private schools. We'd like to believe that it's a rare occurrence but many service leaders know who they need to double check. 

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Topics: volunteering, service tracking, community service, preventing students from falsifying service hours, service hour tracking

The 2018 E-Guide to High School Service Tracking

Posted by x2VOL on Feb 16, 2018 9:00:00 AM

There are a number of elements that go into creating a successful service learning program in your school! It can be challenging to engage students and inspire them to get out into the community and serve those around them. 

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Topics: service tracking, community service, eguide

Frequently Asked Questions about the Official Service Transcript™

Posted by x2VOL on Feb 2, 2018 9:00:00 AM


Have you been diligent in completing service hours throughout your high school career? Make sure you use these hours to benefit your future!

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Topics: service tracking, community service, official service transcript, frequently asked questions, official service transcript faq

Log Service Hours and Track Your Community Impact with x2VOL+

Posted by x2VOL on Jan 29, 2018 4:37:30 PM

Tracking personal volunteer hours is an important part of serving your community! With every hour and service experience you keep track of, you get to see your individual impact on the world. An easy way to do this is with x2VOL+ where you can set your personal volunteer goals, easily track the hours you’ve served, get your hours verified and more. x2VOL+ is a great resource for students whose school does not have x2VOL school-wide. 

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Topics: service tracking, x2VOL+, community service, official service transcript, x2VOLplus

How to Write an A+ Reflection and Why it’s Important

Posted by x2VOL on Jan 25, 2018 1:02:32 PM

Students! Community service is an important part of your high school career. Through service you have the opportunity to build character, make an impact in your community and develop a resume of volunteer experience you can utilize in your college applications.

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Topics: volunteering, service tracking, official service transcript, service hours

Spring Cleaning Your Way to Success

Posted by x2VOL on May 11, 2017 10:00:00 AM

 

Spring cleaning is not (and shouldn’t be) reserved for the household. Every now and then, things start to pile up at school, your extra-curricular activities, and perhaps your part-time job. Spring cleaning is about refocusing and recharging. It’s about getting rid of excess and bringing in new strategies to promote success.

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Topics: volunteering, service tracking

Simplifying the Service Side of National Honor Society (NHS)

Posted by Michele Pitman on Mar 30, 2017 10:25:18 AM

Community service is an important aspect of National Honor Society membership. In fact, it is part of the NHS motto: “Scholarship, leadership, character, and service.” To honor this motto, many high schools require their NHS members to take part in a certain number of service hours each year.

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Topics: service tracking, national honor society, njhs, nhs, national junior honor society

What Parents Need to Know About x2VOL

Posted by x2VOL on Feb 25, 2016 1:38:54 PM

 

 So, your student has an x2VOL account. Do not be stressed; it’s a good thing.

At its simplest, x2VOL helps keep track of your student’s volunteer hours. When they need to apply for a job or college, they can refer back to their account where their hours have been diligently noted.

What does a student do on x2VOL exactly?

  • Search for local volunteer opportunities
  • Record service hours
  •  Receive approval/denial of service hours by school administrator
  •   Print service transcript

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Topics: volunteering, service tracking

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