Service Roundup: Service Retreat & Reflection Sessions 12-04-2013
SERVICE RETREAT at Honors this Friday from 4-8!
Featuring. . .
On-site service projects!
• Amnesty International letter writing
• Blanket-making for Project Linus
• Toy and treat making for the Humane Society
• Card-making for nursing home residents
A reflection session at 5:00 (mandatory for anyone who wants to count the event for Honors Service Hours)
Door prizes (BRING CANNED GOODS FOR EXTRA CHANCES AT DOOR PRIZES!)
It's a pleasant--and meaningful--way to spend a chilly winter evening. Hope you can join us!
Yes, this event does count for Honors Service Hours.
(RSVPs not required, but doing so will help us ensure there's plenty of food for everyone. https://www.facebook.com/events/428657507236360/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming)
SERVICE RETREAT PLANNING MEETING: DEC. 4
The Honors Service-Learning Group (H-SLuG) is gearing up for the annual Service Retreat, when we gather at Honors on a Friday evening for on-site projects (blanket-making for Project Linus, Amnesty International letter writing, etc.), free food, and socializing. The event will be held Dec. 6 this year.
It's a fun and popular event, and we'd love to have your help planning it. Join us in the Honors Lounge (Room 4) on Wed., Dec. 4 at 4:30.
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NDMOA CO-COORDINATOR URGENT
We are looking for a student to co-coordinate North Dakota Museum of Art service next semester, including both the benefit gala and general weekly service. If you're interested, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
CSI VOLUNTEER PARTY: DEC. 13 NEW
CSI LaGrave is hosting a volunteer appreciation party on Read and Review Day (December 13th) at 4pm on site. There will be treats, games, and prizes!! Volunteers are welcome to join ASP for the full day (3-5:30) or just take a quick study break to attend the party beginning at 4pm. Please take advantage of this opportunity to say your "goodbyes" or "see you laters" to the children. The students and staff are grateful for the support of the Honors volunteers!
The After School Program will resume on January 14th to coincide with the first day of classes for UND. Returning Honors volunteers are welcome and encouraged to begin at that time.
FOOD PANTRY, PROJECT CONNECT, EMPTY BOWL: DEC 2-4 NEW
There will be three reflection sessions for poverty related service the week of Dec. 2nd.
Anyone who participated in these projects must come to one of the three sessions for their service hours to count.
- Kelly will be holding a session on Tuesday, Dec. 3rd at 7 pm
- Taylor will be holding a session on Wednesday, Dec. 4th at 6:30
- Laura will be holding a session on Thursday, Dec. 5th at 6:30
It is not necessary to attend the session run by your specific project coordinator, as all three sessions will be similar. If none of these three sessions work for you, please contact your individual project coordinator for a make-up solution.
CSI AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM: DEC. 4 & 5
All volunteers that have served at CSI this semester must attend a reflection session in order for the hours to count.
Please sign up for the upcoming reflection sessions using the SignUp Genius website under the section titled "CSI Reflection Sessions."
The sessions will be held on:
1) Wednesday, December 4th from 6:30 to 7:30 pm in Room 8 at the Honors Building (Robertson/Sayre)
2) Thursday, December 5th from 1:00 to 2:00 pm in Room 8 at the Honors Building (Robertson/Sayre).
As always, if you have any questions or concerns, please contact Alison Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
GFPS ELL: DEC 5
ELL Volunteers! The reflection session for ELL will be held Thursday, December 5th at 5 PM in the Honors Building, room 8.
Please come having read the service article and be familiar with the content of it.
If this time does not work for you, please email Alissa Zink (email@example.com) immediately so she can let you know what to do. Additionally, make sure you have recorded ALL of your volunteer hours in the binders at the service locations, otherwise you will not be credited with the hours you've done. Thanks!
HUMANE SOCIETY: DEC. 10-11 NEW
Two service reflection sessions will be held for the Humane Society.
The first will be on Tuesday December 10th at 4:00 pm.
The Second will be held on Wednesday December 11th at 7:00 pm.
Both will be held in the Honors Building. There will be 6 pages of required reading to help with the discussion.
If you are not able to attend either session please contact me at Isaac.firstname.lastname@example.org for details on an alternate assignment. Please also note that I will be picking up the sign in sheets on Thursday December 12th and any service afterward will not count for this semester though I do encourage all volunteers to continue if they have the time. Please ensure that all of your hours are written on the sheet before I pick it up I cannot count hours that you did not sign in for.
Thank you so much for all of your service this semester!
Please feel free to contact me if you have any further questions, concerns, and/or comments.
NDMOA: DEC 11 NEW
I will be holding a reflection session for students who volunteered at the North Dakota Museum of Art on Wednesday, December 11 at 1:30 pm.
Location is being determined, so please contact me at email@example.com for more information.
You can also get in touch with me if you are unable to attend at that time.
LITTLE BROTHER/LITTLE SISTER
Anyone who has participated in the YMCA Little Brother/Little Sister program, please contact Alek Haugen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you helped out with Monster Patrol and would like to count your hours for Honors service, email email@example.com to discuss setting up a group reflection session.
HEALTH RELATED SERVICE REFLECTION: DEC. 11
It is that time of the semester Health Related Service Volunteers!
Our service reflection will be Wednesday, December 11th at 5:00 PM in the Honors Building living room.
- To prepare for the reflection session please visit this website: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/health-science-technology/hunting-the-nightmare-bacteria/a-superbug-outbreak-at-nih/ to watch a very short video and look through the included interactive transmission map - which will contribute to our discussion in the reflection session.
- Please also compile an hour total estimate of your service so that we may record your totals at the reflection session.
SERVICE RETREAT: DEC. 6
Check out the event listing on Facebook, and join us Friday night from 4-8 for a cozy good time here in the Honors building.
GF MASTER CHORALE MESSIAH: DEC. 13
The Grand Forks Master Chorale needs volunteers to assist with the preparation of its 5th Annual Sing-Along Messiah Concert.
- Volunteers are needed to put up concert posters around campus and throughout the Grand Forks community.
- We need students who are also willing to pass out programs and collect donations of cash and canned food items for the St. Joseph's Social Care and Thrift store the night of the performance.
The concert is Friday, December 13th at 8PM. If you are interested in assisting with any of these tasks, please contact Emily Hill at firstname.lastname@example.org.