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Service Learning

Blugold Beginnings provides a variety of different opportunities to complete Service Learning hours throughout the year.  All mentoring positions provide the opportunity to receive Service Learning and there are several other options as well!  Additional opportunities are listed below.

Elementary Volunteer Mentor:
Volunteers are needed to serve as College Mentors for 5th grade students at local elementary schools.  30 hours of Service Learning is available!  Benefits of volunteering include:

-Gain resume-worthy skills
-Get to know the local community
-Meet new people
-Earn Service Learning hours

Training is required and provided for all volunteers.

Mentors are needed in area elementary schools during and afterschool. Visit our Elementary School page for schedule details. If interested in this volunteer opportunity please fill out the Mentor Application and return completed forms to Centennial, Office 1106 or fax to 715-836-5225.

5th Grade Campus Tour Day Mentor:

15 hours of Service Learning can be earned by participating with 5th Grade Campus Tour Days.  To earn those hours, you must complete the following:

  • Training (1 hour)
  • Both Tour Days, April 28th and 29th, 2016 (10.5 hours)
  • Helping with Tour Day projects before or after Tour Days (3.5 hours)
  • A two page reflection paper

 

Service Learning Extra Hours Opportunities for TourDay 2016: 

Contact Blugold Beginnings Intern Natalie Weyandt at weyandnj@uwec.edu to sign up to earn service learning hours to reach the full 15 hours of service volunteering for Blugold Beginnings 5th Grade Campus Tour Day. Mentor Registration will open online December 2015. The schedule of extra service learning opportunities will be posted in January.