During the first few class meetings, students can view a listing of possible service sites and will be assigned a community partner by the instructor according to student preferences.
Students should immediately contact the community partner after receiving their assignments.
Complete the service-learning agreement with the community partner.
Sign up to be an official APPLES' Volunteer.
Volunteer 3-5 hours a week for 10 weeks. Document the service hours with a time log.
Participate in reflection sessions and activities as required by the course.
Complete evaluations forms at the end for the semester.
Course Placements The locations where students participate in the service portion of their course vary depending on the type of course and the instructor. APPLES is currently affiliated with over 250 Triangle-area community partners where students can fulfill their service-learning requirement. Our partners allow students to provide a wide array of services and deal with many different issues affecting our communities such as tutoring, child mentoring, health, environment, homelessness, literacy, hunger, elderly people, multicultural people, women’s issues, domestic violence, child development, HIV/AIDS and economic development.
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