Cascades Elementary hosts Popcorn Friday in their cafeteria. Volunteers come and help make, bag, and distribute the salty snack to the classrooms. The line goes popcorn machine, empty bags, bag folders and tape placers, finished bags, and classroom totes. However, to make the line flow easily, the line might go; empty bags, popcorn machine, bag folders, tapers, finished bags in lines of five, and the classroom totes that are brought up from the classroom.
This suggested lineup requires a volunteer to open. My volunteer background at Oakdale Elementary School and Backus Hospital has provided me with many skills and the understanding of dealing with different personalities. As a volunteer at Oakdale Elementary School I was responsible for managing and assisting the teacher with a third grade class. During my experience at Oakdale Elementary school, I learned. Originally built to accommodate students, the school is now over capacity, reaching a high enrollment of students.
Located in an urban school district, a majority of the students qualify for the federal breakfast and lunch program. The district has recently experienced a new rezoning, and in result there are buses now bringing students from the surrounding neighborhoods to the school. Although it was difficult waking up so early, we all got to UCO on time and were ready to go. Once we got to the designated elementary school, Clegern, we emptied out the cars carrying rakes, shovels, and brooms and got to work.
Seeing the school, we did not really understand why it needed volunteers. To us it seemed like a privileged elementary school. Not only was helping clean up the school nice, but it was also super fun getting to. The purpose of creating a summer school program is to give kids the necessary resources to become successful academically while attaining skills that may be used in their everyday lives.
According to a recent study most students lose two months of learning during the summer Alexander, The reason for the choosing of this school was because of their below average test. On that Saturday afternoon, the Elementary School was hosting a carnival for the children and their families that attend the school. The kids were able to dress their Halloween costumes, win prizes, and spend quality with their families, teachers, and peers.
I was able to interact with the sweet little girls and boys and make them feel happy and loved. My first challenge was to work with 3rd graders, in my first assigned class, and help them with their multiplication. I also had to help two other different 4th grade classes.
I had to be extremely outgoing for students to listen. I was a personal tutor for mere minutes because there were many students to give my attention to. Ruth Fyfe is an elementary on W Bonanza Rd, pretty. Abstract The purpose of the current study is to better understand how an effective public relations plan can improve the communication within an elementary school setting.
I took into account past volunteer experiences, but I was still unresolved. It was not until another student approached me with an idea, to help the youth at the local Youth Crisis Center. I acknowledged this problem, from a previous volunteer experience. The idea was set in motion, but there are so many…. Many students had negative comments on their volunteer experience, claiming that it was very boring and they felt as if they had not actually helped.
Lauren and I took it upon ourselves to bring ice cream and water melon slices to pass out to the residents so we could introduce ourselves and establish a connection to hopefully avoid being bystanders like my other classmates. I was prepared to help the…. My responsibilities included: restocking over the counter medications, organizing filled prescriptions, and assisting customers with their transactions.
Being a part of Phi Delta Chi philanthropy committee allowed me to help plan and be a part of a variety of volunteer experiences. This last…. For 8 weeks I helped in the classroom and met 25 beautiful children. Each child was unique in their own way. My experience with Head Start was special and I love to volunteer there again. Services Provided When the students were at breakfast I would sit with them and talk with them.
I helped clean up…. I did not have the time to embark on this class, yet it was required. Reluctantly I jumped in and discovered I not only had the time, but also hidden inside was a heart that over time had been hardened. This essay will examine how my course of study assisted me in my volunteer experience, consider how my experience at Grand Canyon University GCU has influenced and changed me personally, professionally, and…. Also, Brown remarks the term of voluntourism as the type of tourism experience where a tour operator offers travellers an opportunity to participate in an expedition that has a volunteer components, as well as immerse oneself in the local culture and community and engage in conservation projects and explore career….
Whether it is a volunteer or an employment experience it is beneficial, I learned this through my own experiences. Although some experiences may have been more important than others, I still found myself learning a new skill, which has helped mold me into the person I am now.
Most of my experiences, both work and volunteer have been customer service based. I have worked with children, teenagers, and adults, though I wish it was more on a personal level. Most of my experiences have been behind a…. For our road trip we decided to do the service learning aspect of Roadtrip Nation. Instead of interviewing three people who we thought to be successful, we participated in community service activities and interviewed the leader of said activities.
This is where my group ran into a little trouble. We all knew that we wanted to do the service learning aspect of Roadtrip Nation, because we all have a desire to…. There are many ways to make a beloved community. You can make more activities for everyone to have fun, and enjoy there selves while they are with friends, and family.
Another way is by helping others or even local businesses. Lastly, you can run a charity for the people in need. I live in the small town of Alpena, and I would love to make it a beloved community.