Community Service

RCHS College & Career Update, Aug 24th

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RCHS Community Service Requirement

Community service is a graduation requirement on our campus. Students must complete 40 hours of community service before the end of their senior year.*

Although we are in distance learning, some of you may be looking for opportunities to fulfill your community service requirement this fall. See some ideas and resources below.

*IMPORTANT NOTE: Seniors who are in their fourth year at Rancho must serve 40 hours; seniors who are in their third year at Rancho must serve 30 hours; seniors who are in their second year at Rancho must serve 20 hours; seniors who are in their first year at Rancho must serve 10 hours.
RCHS CCC Virtual Site Community Service Page

Find info on community service on the virtual CCC site.

Community Service Overview

As part of a student's four-year high school experience, a student's Community Service involvement will count toward the forty-hour student/community service graduation requirement if the student follows these procedures:

  1. Provide a service to the organization and types of agencies listed below.
  2. Obtain PRIOR APPROVAL for planned community service with agencies or organizations not listed above from the High School Assistant Principal or his/her designee.
  3. Complete the Community Service Participation form, including the signature of the participating agency or official.
  4. Submit the Community Service Participation form.

New Community Service Form Now Available Online!

We've updated our community service form for distance learning. Need to submit a form to get your volunteer hours counted? This year, use our new online form!
ONLINE Community Service Form (NEW!)

Submit completed hours using this online form.

Approved Organizations

Organizations not listed here need PRIOR APPROVAL.

Chamber of Commerce
Disaster relief organizations
Human Society
Medical research groups
Park/recreation departments
Public Television
Religious groups
Senior citizen groups/agencies
Service agencies
City government
Environmental groups
Police and fire departments
Red Cross
Service clubs

Children's centers
Nursing homes
Retirement centers

Where Can I Volunteer During Distance Learning?

Additional ideas and links are provided on the CCC virtual site:

Get updates on community service opportunities through Remind & Instagram!

More opportunities will be announced throughout the school year. Want to know when new community service opportunities are available? Information will be shared through the following:

New Remind for Class of 2024!

Freshmen students & guardians/parents can sign up for the new CCC remind account for the Class of 2024. Get updates on community service and more through this text remind account.

Need Support?

If you'd like to check in with Ms. Hazlewood about community service, you can make a virtual appointment by using the link below.

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