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SERVICE REQUIREMENTS

If you are unsure of whether your project will be accepted, fill out the Project Approval Request Form.



Freshmen: 15 hours of service to be completed and submitted no later than Wednesday, May 18.

 

Focus Area: Service to the Bishop Ireton High School community, e.g. volunteering at Open House, selling concessions at Coffee House, ushering for the Fall or Spring Shows, hosting a Shadow, etc. Additionally, freshmen may do any type of service indicated for sophomores, juniors and seniors.

 

  • Students do not need their supervisor(s) to fill the Supervisor Evaluation if the service was done for the school

 

Sophomores: 15 hours of service to be completed and submitted no later than Wednesday, May 18.

 

Focus Area: Service to the Church (local parish or diocese), e.g. Altar Serving, Volunteering at CCD/Sunday School, Vacation Bible School, Set-up for Parish event, Child care at Parish event, etc. Service must be performed outside of school hours. Additionally, Sophomores may also do any type of service that juniors or seniors can do.

 

  • Sophomores may not count Sophomore Retreat as volunteer hours
  • Only five hours may be done in the context of Sunday/Holy Day Mass (serving, reading, etc.)

Juniors: 15 hours of service to be completed and submitted no later than Wednesday, May 18.

 

Focus Area: Direct person-to-person(s) service to the poor, dispossessed, or marginalized. Service must be performed outside of school hours.  Examples include: working with the elderly at a nursing home, volunteering time with local homeless shelters, teaching a sport to children through a summer camp, attending the March for Life, etc.

 

  • Service must be performed through verifiable community organizations or agencies. Examples of what will not be accepted: shoveling snow for a neighbor, babysitting for a family member or friend, etc.

 

 

Seniors: 15 hours of service to be completed and submitted no later than Monday, May 2.

 

Focus Area: Direct person-to-person(s) service, or service that has a direct impact on a group (e.g. food drives, fundraising, etc. as opposed to office work for a company that deals indirectly with the group you wish to serve). The focus area of service is to the civic community at large. Service should reflect a concern for a marginalized part of the community about whom you feel strongly, for example: education, poverty, senior citizens, women in crisis pregnancy, etc.

 

  • Service must be performed through verifiable community organizations or agencies. Examples of what will not be accepted: shoveling snow for a neighbor, babysitting for a family member or friend, etc.

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