What is service-learning?
___Service-learning is an educational method that emphasizes learning through community service
What is a community leadership corps?
___A community leadership corps connects students with an organization or initiative in his or her community
Why develop a community leadership corps?
___Provide educational experience for students
___Teach positive values, leadership, citizenship, and personal responsibility
___Encourage students to become active community members
___Teach job skills to students
___Contribute your outreach efforts to local community, the state, and beyond
___Increase school-community collaboration
___Help with community education
___Contribute many hours of service to people in need, non-profit agencies, private sector companies, and governmental agencies
When is a good time to develop a community leadership corps?
___A community leadership corps may be most useful for you after your organization has created its strategic plan and developed relationships with strategic partners
Who should be involved in developing a community leadership corps?
___The institution or organization that recruits and supports the students or youth
___The individual organizations where the students or youth will be placed
How do you go about developing a community leadership corps?
___If possible, secure resources and support
___Identify host organizations and any additional partners
___Identify host organization needs
___Identify student interests
___Match students with host organizations
___Monitor and support students during their placements
___Allow students, hosts, and sponsors to reflect on the experience