Community partnerships 7 31-12

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Community partnerships 7 31-12

  1. 1. Meaningful,School Year Service Developmental, and Partnerships Impactful
  2. 2. What We’ll Cover•Bonner Partnerships•Selecting Strong Partners•Writing Good Position Descriptions•Placing Students•Writing Good Community Learning Agreements
  3. 3. BonnerPartnershipsIntensiveMulti-yearReciprocal
  4. 4. Partner View ofBonnersAccess to motivated, trainedstudents serving 10 hours/week for multiple yearsMulti-level, team-orientedpartnershipServe important role as co-educators
  5. 5. Coalition-led System ChangeOrganization-led Change
  6. 6. Single Groups
  7. 7. Single Groups Collective Action
  8. 8. Single Groups Collective Action Team Community Leaders Networking Corps Regular Volunteers (weekly) Meetings Research Occasional Volunteers Technology (1x) Fundraising Site/Issue-Based Team Community Networking Team
  9. 9. Single Groups Collective Action Advocacy Prepare presentation to School Board Forum Organize public forum on school breakfast Issue Brief School breakfast programs Research School breakfast participation; Survey attitudes Training Workshops for new Board & Staff Summer Manage summer program & plan for Fall Team Help expand to other Schools in District Regular Coach students in School Garden Club Occasional Plant School Garden for Orientation Service
  10. 10. Single Groups Collective Action 2% 25% 98% 75%
  11. 11. Selecting LeadBonner PartnersLocationIssues and NeedStrong Agencies
  12. 12. MappingAgenciesProximity to CampusAccessbility by walking, car,public transportationType of Agency: - ...public school ...community group ...government agency ...coalition or collaboration
  13. 13. Identify Issues& InterestsPressing local communityissuesCurrent areas ofengagement
  14. 14. OrganizationalStrengthOne Time / Short-termProjectsRegular Direct ServicePlacementsSite/Issue Based Team (of(3+ Volunteers)Summer Internships
  15. 15. Partner Orientation& Site VisitsIntroduce Bonner Model/Expectations ✓ Intensive (8-10 hrs/week) and multi-year (2-4 years) ✓ Developmental model ✓ Partners as co-educatorsCommunicate Reporting Process ✓ CLAs, Hour Logs, and Service Accomplishments ✓ Calendar — school year and summer ✓ Appropriate and inappropriate service projectsUse Implementation Guide &and Worksheets
  16. 16. Writing GoodPositionDescriptionsDevelop with partnerStatement about programStatement about the workinvolved, including intendedbenefits)Clear and ConciseConsider AmeriCorpsEligibility
  17. 17. Orienting Students toService & SitesA pre school year eventprepares and educatesstudents in: -...Philosophy of reciprocalcommunity partnerships...Background on localcommunity...The Developmental Model...Team and CommunityBuilding
  18. 18. Matching Studentsto SitesHelp students find theirplacement through: -...One-time service projects...Shadowing...Community partnerpresentations...Volunteer Fair...Site visits
  19. 19. Managing StudentService HoursExpectations foster high-quality service andaccountability: -Community LearningAgreementHour LogsService AccomplishmentsReflection and EvaluationOne-on-One Advising
  20. 20. Writing a GoodCommunity LearningAgreementStarting with a strong positiondescriptions yields a strongerCLAStudent can inherited positiondescriptionAdds Service Objective(sAdd Learning Goals

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