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    Last week I went to the Paulist Center in Boston to help serve a community breakfast for the homeless. Every third Saturday of the month the organization sets up breakfast for the homeless people around the Boston area. I decided to volunteer in the community service for two main reasons. First, to help others in need. Secondly, I have not been involved in many community service projects through Sebs so I wanted to open new doors. This was my first year in the program and it has definitely has changed

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    Community Service: A Learning Requirement for Graduation Imagine immigrating to a foreign country where uncertainty and unfamiliarity awaits. That was my family in October 2008 when we arrived in America as refugees, deprived of basic necessities such as food and clothing. We faced difficulties adjusting to the culture and meeting our needs. However, volunteers of all ages from different charities delivered and donated foods, clothing, and presents, and warmly welcomed us with comfort during a time

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    systems often require community service in order to graduate. However, students should be able to choose to volunteer or to not volunteer. This decision should not be made by another individual. The people should decide to help others for themselves. Schools force students to take part in community service, he or she will most likely gain nothing from the experience. The point in taking part of the activities is to help others while helping yourself. Although community service can be extremely valuable

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    The efficiency of service can be looked at form multiple angles. Does the motive behind service less than its effectiveness? I will be exploring just that in this paper by evaluating the net benefit to a community and its lasting impact on the individual performing mandatory versus voluntary service. I was drawn to this topic after listening to Tovia Smith’s podcast, ‘Selfish’ Giving: Does It Count If You Get In Return?. Smith interviews many professionals on their opinion on service done for personal

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    Community service is something that not only high schools require, but colleges also insists that they have some sort of volunteer work in order to be accepted into their program. For certain schools, it is necessary to have a specific amount of service hours in order to graduate. Not only do you need community service to graduate, but you can use it as a way to get scholarships for different colleges. One of the best scholarships that students get is the Alliant energy Community scholarship. This

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    Community service is an activity you do out of the kindness of your heart for the good of your community. In my opinion community service is a necessary thing for everyone to do because every community always needs work and without people willing to help the communities would be lacking. The community service activity I chose to do for this class is The Medical Mission At Home, hosted by St. Vincent. I decided to choose this community service activity because my mom is a pharmacist at St. Vincent

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    disasters, caring for the elderlies, cleaning the community, saving the lives of animals, and much more. Community service should be required to graduate high school because it provides essential skills, builds character, and promotes higher education for a successful life. Community service is the most effective way students can learn practical applications such as team building, leadership, and problem-solving skills. The article “12 Reasons Community Service Should Be Required in Schools” stated that

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    Community service is simply defined as non-paid work done by an individual, group, or organization that benefits the community. While community service is commonly interchanged with volunteerism, these two terms should not be interchanged with each other since the former could be a mandatory task or requirement in certain situations. These situations include requirements for being granted citizenship to a country, class projects or requirements, and it can also serve as a corrective sanction for

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    community service they oblige to do,“ Few of our programs seem to care about the relationship between service and the classroom. Until then, the relevance is null -- it becomes another assignment, compulsory and at risk of being completed half-heartedly.” as JA Alonzo and Walter Payton argued in the debate. More doubt focused on the “sincerity” of the participants, especially when it comes to “mandatory service”, people suspect if students will keep their genuineness and passion of committing when

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    Mandatory Community Service for a Graduation Requirement To serve or not to serve, that is the question? Should mandatory community service be part of graduation requirements? I have personally talked with a few high school seniors and asked them the question, should community service be mandatory for graduation requirements? The answers I got were yes. One student reported that if it was not for the mandatory community service requirements she would have never volunteered her time in a nursing

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    school students have to complete community service hours to graduate? Goal or Thesis 2007, WA high schools to make community service compulsory The Western Australian Government is introducing a compulsory program which will force all high school students to complete community service work in order to graduate. The program will require students in years 10, 11 and 12 to do at least 20 hours of community service. Partnerships between schools and community service organisations will be central

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    Mandatory Community Service for Seniors When applying for a position at a job, managers always check to see how much experience you have in order to check if you are qualified. When filling out a college application there are always questions that ask to write down any extra curricular activities you participated in or any clubs/service work you did and for how long. It is important to be a part of the community and to be dedicated to one or two locations for a certain amount of time to show commitment

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    three methods included the media report, the literature review, and the interview assignment. In all approaches, new voices emerged to discuss the topic of community service in secondary schools to a specific audience. By completing the media report, I gained insight on what many people are exposed to when they want to read about community service in secondary schools. In my report, I focused on two newspaper articles that gave a general overview of high school students who serve and evaluated the

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    from taking a look at their own communities. Some may never realize how much their neighborhood may need help until they become the ones with the helping hands. The question is: Should college students be required to do Community service in order to graduate? Community service refers to "service that a person performs for the benefit of his or her local community" and is done without pay, according to the Merriam Webster Dictionary. Performing community service is not the same as volunteering since

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    students from serving their community. Between an after-school job, homework and social life. All of these are some of the “excuses” or the “responsibilities” many students claim to have. We never fully realize how much help our neighborhood may need help until we become involved. The question is: Should college students be required to do Community service in order to graduate? Community service refers to "service that a person performs for the benefit of his or her local community" and is done without

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    motivate me to do community services telling me that it would make me a good person. From the beginning of my time, as an active participant in community service, that was my motivation, simply to make sure I was a good person. Though I became older and started to realize life is a lot more complex than good and bad, my role as a community service member was already built into my routine, because I would go to the food pantry most Sundays with my Mom. I started doing it more for the community, the people

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    The efficiency of service can be looked at from multiple angles. Does the motive behind service lessen its effectiveness? Effective service refers to benefits communities gain when individuals volunteer. I will be exploring effective service in this paper by evaluating the net benefit to a community and its lasting impact on the individual performing mandatory versus voluntary service. I was drawn to this topic after listening to Tovia Smith’s podcast, ‘Selfish’ Giving: Does It Count If You Get In

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    along with other things stealing all their attention, students can become out of touch with their communities, their morals, and other things surrounding them. They can even forget about things that they shouldn’t, like their faith or morals for example. This is a problem that is keeping them from being good citizens. Because of this, students should be required to do at least 20 hours of community service per semester. This will help students become more responsible and help build character, building

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    The community service that I had done was, I worked with the High School Wilderness Club during the events that they do for Hamburg and surrounding areas. For most of the events I helped out by setting and cleaning up the trash cans, barricades and signs that had to be put out before and after the events, and during the events I would work by making sure the trash cans were not getting too full or just to make sure that everything was running smoothly. I chose this work because I am a member of the

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    Benefits of Community Service Community service contributes to a community in the same way that quarterbacks, wide receivers, and offensive linemen contribute to a football team. Without people helping out, there wouldn’t be a way to score a touchdown or win a game. It is the same way in helping out a community. The more people there are helping out, more homes would be built, more mouths would be fed, and more people would have a happy life. Some people take for granted the clothes they have on

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