Service Organizations for Schools and CommunitiesPresentation Transcript
Service Clubs Utilizing Service Resources Presentation School Management in a Community Setting University of California, Irvine Olga Henderson, Justin Stephenson, Wenli Jen
Service Club Activity
You have 2 minutes.
On your sheet, write down one service organization per letter of the alphabet.
You can skip letters.
Don’t just sit there, start!
Just like adolescents and young children who learn through providing service, adults can too.
Engaging community means that everyone takes part. Everyone is valued, and everyone has the ability to contribute.
Overview of Service Clubs
Rotary, Kiwanis, Lions
What is? The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International is a not-for-profit corporation that promotes world understanding through international humanitarian service programs and educational and cultural exchanges.
Mission: The mission of Rotary International is to support its member clubs in fulfilling the Object of Rotary
Motto: Service above self.
How to Find Them
Have you seen the signs?
Websites, local club locator
School community liaison, home-school coordinator, special projects director, high school club advisers
Yourself! You can be a member.
Kiwanis, An Example of Service Levels
Kiwanis Circle K Key Club K-Kids Professionals/Adults College High School Elementary/Junior High
How do I partner with service organizations?
Go to the Website
Use the Club Locator
Contact the club representative and discuss your ideas
Begin to develop a partnership with the organization
Creative Ways to Utilize Service Clubs
Teaching younger children to read or creating a tutoring program for adults with limited English-language skills as a Language Arts class project
Developing urban community gardens or preserving native plants as part of the biology and history curriculum
Starting school recycling programs or testing water quality as part of the math, science and social studies curriculum
Creative Ways (continued)
Gain support to develop Summer Youth Activity Programs
Design a Family Literacy Program
Assist underperforming students with after-school service learning and mentor programs
Create effective financial literacy training
Engage youth in city government
Access Great Resources
Many service organizations offer scholarships, grants, youth exchange programs, as well as tools and training.