RCHS College & Career Update, Aug 24th
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.
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:
- Provide a service to the organization and types of agencies listed below.
- Obtain PRIOR APPROVAL for planned community service with agencies or organizations not listed above from the High School Assistant Principal or his/her designee.
- Complete the Community Service Participation form, including the signature of the participating agency or official.
- Submit the Community Service Participation form.
Chamber of Commerce
Disaster relief organizations
Medical research groups
Senior citizen groups/agencies
Police and fire departments
SERVICE-ORIENTED PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS
Where Can I Volunteer During Distance Learning?
Redwood Empire Food Bank
REFB continues to offer volunteering with social distance protocols in place. Sign up on their website for shifts.
City of Cotati, Parks & Rec
The Parks & Rec department of Cotati plans to offer some volunteer opportunities this fall. Contact them now to get on their "on-call" list to be alerted for potential events.
Virtual Volunteering Ideas
This blog post gives suggestions on virtual volunteering, from citizen science projects to helping with Smithsonian digital projects.