Student VolunteerResources:

Community Needs Questionnaire: The first step to a partnership with UMSL is informing us of your organization's needs so we can connect you to the right people. Please complete and return this form to Megan Hill.

FAQs

Community Benefits:

  • Provides substantial human resources to address needs of local communities
  • Involves community partners as co-educators in providing rich learning experiences for students
  • Allows the energy and enthusiasm of college students to contribute to addressing community needs
  • Fosters an ethic of service and civic participation in students who will be tomorrow's volunteers and civic leaders
  • Creates potential for additional partnership and collaboration with the campus

Responsibilities of Community Partner Hosting a Service-Learning Project:

  • An agency representative must be designated as the contact person
  • Provide hands-on service experiences(direct or behind the scenes)
  • Give a basic orientation to all participating students and provide basic supervision
  • Be available to answer questions from students and/or faculty
  • Support open lines of communication between students, faculty, and UMSL staff.

*Adapted from Saint Louis University

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