Our ongoing "platform projects" have pre-set trainings at the start of each semester:
All of the sites listed in this section below are part of the "Pipeline".
Tutor/mentor kids - after school OR during school, with teacher guidance.
Prospective tutors must attend ONE of the training sessions.**
WHEN (Please attend one) :
TIME: 3:30pm - 4:30pm
WHERE: Report to Palolo Elementary School's library
*If you apply to tutor at Palolo Elementary, a background check may be administered by the school. The school's application will be given out at orientation and completed on site.
**If you are a returning student, please contact Henrietta Clemons (733-4700); she needs your help as soon as possible. You do not have to go through training again.
After registering for service-learning online, attend ONE of the training sessions with your Connection/Waiver form. Complete & return this to the S-L office & pick up your timesheet.
Early-childhood education. Support teachers with their lessons for preschool-aged children.
Jarrett Middle School:
Contact Ms. Kat Lobendahn to get started. Call 777-9833 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
After registering for service-learning online, attend training with your Connection/Waiver form. Complete & return this to the S-L office & pick up your timesheet.
Help people of all ages in the computer room, OR projects led by faculty/students, OR help kids with homework, OR after school science-based program.
Dates & Times - you will be assigned to one of the following sessions after following the procedure for getting started. All take place from 1-2:00pm. TBD
Students please note: 12 hours of service is the minimum per semester.
After registering on Chaminade's service-learning website:
WHERE: Report to the second floor of the main housing office @2170 Ahe Street (the 'Ohana Learning Center) for training.
STUDENTS PLEASE NOTE:
Students please note: You must commit to one period (80min) on both Mon&Wed OR Tues&Thurs for 8 weeks.
Tutor students in-class in correspondence with their school schedule. Orientation is done on an individual basis.
Special Projects are also welcome, based on your area of study/interests.
If you can make the commitment described above, or if you have a special project to propose:
Palolo Stock Market THIS PROJECT IS NOW ACCEPTING NEW VOLUNTEERS FROM ANY MAJOR
Build relationships with the kids at Palolo. Learn about the stock market together. Teach online research skills, ratios and fractions and other means of numerical analyses, ethics, etc.
Ali'iolani Elementary School THIS SITE IS OPEN DURING THE SPRING SEMESTER ONLY
Help kids with math problems on the computer.
Students please note: 10 hours of service (7 tutoring days) is the minimum per semester.
You MUST attend ONE of these training sessions:
Students please note: 12 hours of service is the minimum per semester.
Training takes place before your first hours of service begin. Thereafter, your site coordinator will give you instruction for each day's activities, and she will also debrief with you at the end of each shift.
Trainings & service shifts will be between 2:30-5:00 on weekdays (Monday-Friday).
Scheduling is done on an individual basis; contact Angela, Children's Program coordinator, to begin: email@example.com, 447-2821
After registering for service-learning online, attend training/service with your Connection/Waiver form. Complete & return this to the S-L office & pick up your timesheet.
For the keiki tutoring program, 20 hours of service is the minimum commitment per semester.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR MAKING A VOLUNTEER COMMITMENT:
For any questions please CONTACT the S-L OFFICE
After completing the CUH online S-L registration, send ONE email to firstname.lastname@example.org --- Share your name, course info (including instructor's name), your weekly availability for volunteering (within these time frames: Sun/Mon/Tues 5:30-7:30), and the reason why you'd like to choose Next Step as your service site. Also, tell us which pre-scheduled orientation you will be attending. The list is below. At least 2 days' notice is required before attending an orientation.
You will receive a reply with instructions about attending orientation. For directions to the shelter, see our "Projects" page. Students who arrive late will not be allowed to complete the orientation session that day. Bring your Chaminade S-L Connection/Waiver form (printed upon registering online) when you go to orientation. Complete & return this to the S-L office. You'll then receive a timesheet to log your hours.
ORIENTATIONS start promptly at 4:30 pm (PLEASE PICK ONE to comply with the procedure above)
**There is a limited number of space available for tutors at Next Step; the sooner you get started, the more likely you'll be accepted.
Note: For planning/orchestrating special projects at Next Step, please email the CUH S-L Office and express your interest and ideas. After receiving approval, you must attend a Next Step Orientation, at which you can explore the possibilities or solidify the details with site supervisor, Mr. Kapua Tani.
Whenever the ACS has requests from the community, they schedule events & send out a call for volunteers. As a trained volunteer, you can respond to these calls and provide education about cancer & about ACS' services for cancer survivors.
WHERE: Training is held at the Nu`uanu office (2370 Nu`uanu Ave.)
Tutor elder immigrants in practical English and citizenship.
MANDATORY tutor orientation
WHEN: January 25th (Saturday)
TIME: 1:00 pm
WHERE: Henry Hall room 121 (click for map)
After registering for service-learning online, attend orientation with your Connection/Waiver form and ALL other required materials.
**If you are unable to attend, contact Candice Sakuda by 2:00 P.M. on FRIDAY, JANUARY 17 , or you may not be able to participate.
Environmental Project - mālama the ‘aina. Learn about traditional Hawaiian use of land and water and understand why this knowledge is important today.
Click to view a printable MINA flyer.
This is a mandatory orientation. However, if you attended the special in-class orientation for MINA, you do not have to attend this orientation.
WHEN (PLEASE PICK ONE):
January 24, 2014 @ UHM George Hall 301 2:00-4:00pm OR January 31, 2014 @ KCC Ohia 118 3:00-5:00pm
Please contact Ulla Hasager for more information (956-4218 or email@example.com)
ON-SITE REFLECTION SESSION: April 26, 2014 10am-12noon & Location TBA.
Inclusive Recreation: students make handicrafts, watch movies, bake cookies, etc. with youth with disabilities.
Click to view the I-REC calendar
CUH Accounting and Marketing students work together to help high school students and their parents file the FAFSA forms.
For specific dates, click here. For more information on the project, click the link above.
For students in specified accounting or business classes (AC306).
Main project takes place in Spring semester.
Support positions may be available in Fall.
Contact us for more information.
MUST attend training sessions (both dates required) :
- First session in Chaminade in Kieffer Hall, room 9: Part I January 11, 2014 AND Part II January 18, 2014
For more information, contact Professor Wayne Tanna.
Training is in 2 parts:
Students must first learn about mentoring. We use a research-backed training program that will teach you skills for working with people in all contexts (for the Stock Market Game and beyond). Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, indicating that you can make the commitment to the project. Tell us your name, which course you're doing service-learning for, and your phone number.
After reviewing your email, we will send you an invitation to do the online mentoring training, along with instructions. Complete the online modules by the start date of the project; this is part 1 of the training. Part 2 follows.
In addition to the online mentoring training, one in-person training is required:
9:00-11:00am on JANUARY 25, 2014.
Kieffer Hall, room 9. Be on time and bring your service-learning Connection Form (print after registering online for service-learning)
Contact Professor Wayne Tanna for more information (739-4606).
For students in specified social science or environmental classes.
Students in Service has been suspended until further notice. Contact the S-L office for more information.
If you're doing Service-learning, community service, an internship, or student teaching, you may qualify for $$$$ towards your tuition!
Want to find out if you're eligible? Click here.
If you are eligible make sure to bring all required forms to the orienation session that you attend.
Attend an orientation session:
- TBA. E-mail Students in Service for more information.