History of Women in the United States, 1870-present
HIST 531
Spring 2005

Service Learning Plans

Pre-Service Action Plan and Goalsconsult with the instructor and service site about service learning plans and goals

Service Contracts Requirements/due dates for service

Service Options

Write a paragraph to describe service expectations Servicecommit to 15 hours of community service in a service agency and pay particular attention to gender issues

Activities Contacts
Help teachers with literacy projects and early education programs for 1 to 5 year olds. Help with food pantry, rent/utility assistance program, professional women's clothing pantry. Background check, recent TB test required to volunteer in the classroom. Available times: M-F 7am-5:30pm Ballard Community Center 842-0729 708 Elm Street (north Lawrence) Chip Blaser, volunteer coordinator Paul Hunt, human services coordinator Diane Ensminger, executive director
Interact with children of women with substance abuse issues while mothers are in class; one evening per week, 68pm, M-TH evenings. Collaborate with Program Director, Kim Brown, to develop discussion groups with adult clients during daytime hours; 30 minutes-1 hour per week between 9:30am-3pm, M-TH. Tutoring for high school diplomas, GEDs. Background check; volunteers with DUIs, misdemeanors, or felonies will not be accepted. First Step House 843-9262 Kim Brown, re. daytime workshops/tutoring with adults Jean Skuban, re. evening children's activities
Help with distribution of midday meal, wash dishes, mingle with guests. Available times: T, T, Sa, or Su, 1:003:30pm LINK 331-3663 832-1854 (home) Luke Andrud, volunteer coordinator 1000 Kentucky, basement of First Christian Church
Help staff welcome homeless men and women to shelter for the night. Note that shelter does not require substance-free clientele. Volunteers receive training and must sign a confidentiality statement. Available times: 7 days/week, 8-10pm Lawrence Open Shelter Luke Andrud 832-1854 (home)
Additional service opportunities in the Lawrence area KU Center for Community Outreach (CCO) 405 Kansas Union, Lawrence, KS, 66044 864-4073 cco@ku.edu Mark Lyda Katie Jensen http://www.ku.edu/~cco/
Additional service opportunities in the Kansas City area Contact instructor


Readings with each reflection Include instructions on service, my philosophy Rubric for reflections Evaluations with sites-mcclusky Look in toolbook for criteria for reflectiongive to students

Reflectionwrite weekly reflections about service experiences

Final Reflectionwrite a 5-page paper summarizing service experience and connecting experiences to readings from class

Presentationprepare a 5-minute presentation about service experience

What happened? So what? Now what?