Community Service Requirements PAF 101

Community Service
PAF 101
Spring 2014 Community Service Director: Kelsey May
[email protected]
The 5 Hour Requirement
Must be off-campus, but within
Onondaga County
Can be at more than one location
Can be paid OR unpaid (i.e. Literacy
MUST be for a government or a nonprofit agency
PAF 110 – 1 Credit
Meets 5 times throughout the semester.
Perform 35 hours of community service.
Complete weekly journals and a final
paper reflecting on service.
Also satisfies the community service
requirement to become a Policy Studies
See Michelle Walker in 102 Maxwell.
Wilson Park Guidelines
If you wish to volunteer at Wilson Park, you MUST
email Mahlet Makonnen ([email protected]) by
March 24th to confirm the times you will be going to
volunteer. She will send you a confirmation email
that you must save and print.
You are encouraged to split your 5 hour requirement
between several weeks.
If you do not volunteer at the times you agree to do
so, you will automatically lose all 35 points on your
final community service form.
If you do not print out and staple your confirmation
email from Mahlet to the back of your final
community service form you will lose 5 points.
Give 5 Procedure
Sign up for the Give 5 listserv.
When emailed for an opportunity you
wish to take advantage of, you must
print off the email.
Attach this email to the back of the final
community service form. (Final form
still must be signed.)
If your organization is not on the approved
Please email me at [email protected] to get my
approval for a site. You must provide me with the
full name of the organization, website (if it has
one), and location.
I will email you back accepting or denying your
request. Save and print this email and attach it to
the back of the final community service form.
If I do not approve the site, the hours will not
If you are doing community service for another
class (WRT 109, WRT 209), and it is not listed as
an approved site, you still must email me for
Prospective Community Service
DUE FEBRUARY 12th, 2014 BY 12:45PM
If your TA receives your email after 12:45pm,
you will lose 5 points.
You must email your TA your prospective
community service form BY CLASS AT
12:45pm on February 12th, 2014 or else you
will loose 5 points.
This is not a binding commitment, it is just a
way to get you thinking about where you
would like to volunteer.
Final Community Service Form
DUE APRIL 21st, 2014 BY 12:45 PM IN CLASS
You MUST hand in your Final Community
Service Form by 12:45pm in class. If you are
late to class when the form is due, you will
loose an additional 5 points on the form.
If the form is a day late, you will loose 15
Failure to complete the 5 hour requirement or
failure to hand in the final form will result in
35 points off of Module 5.
You will lose points on the final community
service form for the following…
35 Points:
Community service is done outside of Onondaga County
Community service is done on campus
Did not get permission for a site that is not already on the
Did not include answers to essay questions (unless in PAF 110)
Fake signature
15 Points:
Day-late papers
5 Points:
Worked at Wilson Park/Give 5/received OK from me for a site
and did not attach confirmation email to back of the final
community service form
Email Kelsey May at [email protected]