Community Observation Report

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Community service is services volunteered by individuals or an organization to benefit a community or its institutions. My favorite community service job that I completed was located at The Junior Achievement at the Atlanta Discovery Center. The objective of this service was to teach children how to survive and succeed in the world economically through the use of time, talent, cooperation, and education. Before they came to the center students were trained by their teachers to budget money and to spend it wisely. So when they finally arrived, a real life model was presented to them. With the compelling volunteer and student interaction, we helped each student understand the theory to life and also understand the differences between needs and wants. The building was set up with different mini department stores like Chick-fil-A, Publix, philanthropy shop, SunTrust bank, home/apartment agencies, automobile shop, Belk, Kaiser Permanente, and AT&T. These shops were to help the students understand manage the differences between what they really need and what they really want. In addition, the goal was to also help build character and skills to make it in the fast-moving real world. Before the volunteer work began the director of the center sat us in the room and trained us, with the use of a PowerPoint on the tasks that we would be performing. First, she assigned us a store, and some people had to share stores because some jobs involved printing. I was assigned the

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