My Service Learning Experience For Volunteer At Two Places

915 Words Aug 13th, 2015 4 Pages
For my service learning experience, I had to volunteer at two places, due to some issues I had at one of the volunteer sites. Both sites served as a great learning experience to me and I really enjoyed what time I got to spend at each of the sites. Both sites were there to provide support to those who had some sort of disability and help them lead a more independent life. Each site did amazing work with their clients and I am exceptionally happy to see places like this in our community.
The first place I chose to volunteer at was disABILITY Resource Center. This organization is located at 112 E Myrtle Ave, Ste. 105, Johnson City, TN 37604. My supervisor there was Tyler Venable and his phone number is (423) 631-0399. This organization is about helping those with disability have the ability to live a more independent life. The mission of this organization, as stated, is: The disABILITY Resource Center provides, services, support, and advocacy so that people with disABILITIES may thrive and actively participate within their communities.
The overall summary of my activities in which I participated in at this organization was helping with a peer support group. During this peer support group, I participated and assisted with sharing personal experiences with clients, listening to experiences of others, and providing friendship, and recreation with those around me. This activity consisted of the clients talking amongst their peers about experiences, any issues or problems they…
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