Community Service Essay

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  • The Importance Of Community Service In The Community

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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

  • The Importance Of Community Service

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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

  • The Importance Of Community Service

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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

  • The Importance Of Community Service

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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

  • The Importance Of Community Service

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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

  • The Importance Of Community Service

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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

  • The Benefits Of Community Service

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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

  • The Impact Of Community Service On The Community

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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

  • The Importance Of Community Service

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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

  • Essay On Community Service Hours

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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