Gcsv2011 service engagement in economically challenging times-stephanie moran


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This document was created by an individual or individuals who submitted a proposal so he / she / they may present at the Office of Faith-Based and Community Initiative’s 2011 Conference on Service and Volunteerism (GCSV11). This proposal was approved by the Indiana Commission on Community Service and Volunteerism (ICCSV) and other community partners. Sharing this document is a courtesy extended by the OFBCI to conference attendees who may want to reference materials covered at the GCSV11, and the OFBCI in no way not responsible for specific content within.

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Gcsv2011 service engagement in economically challenging times-stephanie moran

  1. 1. Service Engagement In Economically Challenging Times Presented by Stephanie MoranCommunity Partnership Center, Anderson University
  2. 2. Who am I? ….Who Are You? Where have I come from? What are my passions? What are my dreams? (Dreams are goals with no time restrictions) Who is my support team? Where did you come from? What are your passions? What are your dreams? Who is your support team?
  3. 3. Step 1: Know Your Campus Who are the service engagement enthusiasts on campus? What kind of initiatives have been successful in the past? The present? What do your students/faculty/staff want to see happen in terms of service engagement? Which departments on campus would be most likely to partner with you on projects? Which classes cover grant writing and collaboration? How does the goals of service engagement tie
  4. 4. Step 2: Know Your Community What are your demographics? Who are your leaders? Government, Business, Education, Social Services, Religious, Economic. Who is supportive? Financially, Emotionally, Physically. What are the assets? What are the needs? What is the community perception of the needs/assets? What are the community goals? Google your community-what’s out there.
  5. 5. Step 3: Get Involved Projects Coalitions Councils Service Clubs Boards Events
  6. 6. Step 4: Develop Focus Areas Asset development Provides opportunities for leadership Ear marks success and valueExamples:Education, Prevention, Environment, Arts, Music,Health, Fitness, Community Planning, Economics,History, Leadership Skill Building, CharacterDevelopment, Violence Prevention
  7. 7. Step 5: Sell Your Ideas/Projects Write grants Build Funding Categories Start a FoundationVery important as you build sustainability into thework you are doing and plan to do in the future.
  8. 8. Step 6: Tell Your Stories Ask for space- community services, school newspaper, faculty meetings, department meetings, radio interviews Write an Annual Report Write letters to the Editor of local newspapers
  9. 9. Step 7: Partner on Grants Research Grants Assist other organizations in writing grants Teach students how to write grants
  10. 10. Step 8: Report Progress Keep the Administrators in the loop. Be a Cheerleader for the University Write Thank You’s Don’t forget Development and Alumni
  11. 11. Step 9: Social Media/Web Have a Web Page (at the very least) Get a student to help with Twitter, Face Book, Linked In, etc. Don’t forget those Old Fashion brochures
  12. 12. Step 10: Campus Compact Take advantage of every opportunity you can with the compact, local and/or national!!! Read newsletters Post deadlines on the calendar Nominate award candidates Utilize the grants Utilize the Network Councils Volunteer for the organization-it is worth your time. THINK CAMPUS COMPACT!!!!!