Service Learning

 

CITY CLEAN UP

This Saturday, May 10th, The City of Long Beach will hold an Alley/Community Clean-up.  Gather your friends and Service Learning Log and meet at the northwest corner of Broadway and Elm at 9am.  Trash bags, tools, and gloves will be provided.  Bring a broom, if you can.

 

MINNIE GANT SCHOOL CARNIVAL

Minnie Gant Elementary needs volunteers to help out with their carnival on Saturday, May 17th anytime from 8am to 5pm.  They will need help with setup, monitoring rides, working game booths, cleanup, and more!  Please contact Mary Van Geffen at maryvangeffen@gmail.com.  You may download the flyer below.  Gather your friends and club members and don’t forget your Service Learning Log!

Gant Carnival Flyer

 

 

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Volunteers are needed to help future US citizens fill out citizenship applications this spring.  Download the attached document for application form and further information.

Volunteer Information Form

 

 

 

 

TUTOR A HOMELESS CHILD

Just one hour a week can make a difference in the life of a child.  No experience necessary!  Training is provided.  Apply online at:  www.schoolonwheels.org.

 

 

 

 

COMPUTER TUTORS NEEDED

Long Beach Brethren Manor is a senior apartment complex with a large computer room and many seniors who are learning how to do e-mail, Facebook and how to surf the web.  One-on-one tutoring by student volunteers has been very successful.  If you would like to volunteer, they would love to have you!  For more information, call the Resident Service Coordinator at (562) 427-3374.

 

 

 

 

WRAP PROGRAM LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS 

WRAP is a free after-school program that focuses on academics and physical fitness.  Organizers are looking for out-going and enthusiastic volunteers who enjoy working with children.  If you are interested, download the flyer below for details and school contact information. 

WRAP Volunteer Flyer  

 

HOSPITAL VOLUNTEERS

Lakewood Regional Medical Center is looking for teens age 16+ to become hospital volunteers.  If you are interested, please call Raven at (562) 531-3031 to schedule an interview. 

 

 

 

PORT OF LONG BEACH VOLUNTEERS

Serve your community and learn about the Port of Long Beach. Fill out an application on line at: www.polb.com/education. Call Mario Gonzalez at (562) 499-3427 or e-mail to mgonzalez@polb.com if you have questions.
 
 
 
30-MINUTE BEACH CLEAN UPS
 
Meet on the beach at Granada Avenue in the Belmont Shore area on the third Saturday of each month to participate in the city’s 30-Minute Beach Clean Up. Free parking, bags, gloves, refreshments, and door prizes are available. Such an easy and constructive way to earn Service Learning Hours!
 
 
 
 
MONTHLY SEAL BEACH CLEAN UPS
 
On the fourth Saturday of each month, from 11am-2pm, Seal Beach clean ups will be conducted. Meet at 1st Street and Ocean, next to Rivers End Café. Parking passes, bags, and gloves are provided. Such an easy and constructive way to earn Service Learning Hours! Bring your log! 
 

FISHER-PRICE BEACH CLEAN UP

Meet at the Lone Sailor Memorial on Ocean Blvd., between Orizaba and Redondo Avenue on the 4th Saturday of each month.  Service Learning Hours are given, as well as snacks and water.  For more information, contact Audrey and Tom at:  fpbeachcleanup@hotmail.com.

 

 

SCHEDULE YOUR OWN BEACH CLEAN UP!
 
Groups or clubs may schedule their own beach clean up at any time by contacting Justin Rudd at justinrudd@aol.com. Bags and gloves will be provided.
 
 
 
NEED HOURS?
 
Do you need creative and fun ways to earn Service Learning Hours? Go to www.justinrudd.com and check out the many events looking for volunteers.
 
 
 
DISTRICT APPROVED SITES
 
The district has provided a list of sites where you can do your Service Learning Hours. Check out the following link http://www.lbschools.net/Main_Offices/Curriculum/Services/Service_Learning/pdf/CommunityOpportun.pdf for more information or stop by the College & Career Center, Rm. 801.
 
 
 
FRADULENT ORGANIZATIONS
 
Do not perform Service Learning Hours without first checking with Ms. Womack in Rm. 801. Not all organizations that offer hours are legitimate and do not meet our guidelines. Please be sure to get approval from her beforehand.