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April 26, 2015 to April 26, 2015

3 PM to 5:30 PM (including travel time)

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MAYFIELD VILLAGE SPECIAL OLYMPICS TRACK PRACTICES (SUNDAY, APRIL 26)

SERVICE TYPE: Inclusion and Accessibility
PARTNER:
Mayfield Village Adaptive Recreation
ACTUAL SERVICE TIME: 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

DESCRIPTION: Participants in this activity help coach individuals with disabilities in their track and field events.  These programs involve participation with  individuals with physical, sensory, or developmental disabilities; service participants should be patient and understanding.

NOTE: Students will need to make an intentional effort to interact with adaptive participants, not just with other JCU volunteers. The success of the program depends upon participants of all abilities interacting together.
April 19, 2015 to April 19, 2015

3 PM to 5:30 PM (including travel time)

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MAYFIELD VILLAGE SPECIAL OLYMPICS TRACK PRACTICES (SUNDAY, APRIL 19)

SERVICE TYPE: Inclusion and Accessibility
PARTNER:
Mayfield Village Adaptive Recreation
ACTUAL SERVICE TIME: 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

DESCRIPTION: Participants in this activity help coach individuals with disabilities in their track and field events.  These programs involve participation with  individuals with physical, sensory, or developmental disabilities; service participants should be patient and understanding.

NOTE: Students will need to make an intentional effort to interact with adaptive participants, not just with other JCU volunteers. The success of the program depends upon participants of all abilities interacting together.
April 12, 2015 to April 12, 2015

3 PM to 5:30 PM (including travel time)

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MAYFIELD VILLAGE SPECIAL OLYMPICS TRACK PRACTICES (SUNDAY, APRIL 12)

SERVICE TYPE: Inclusion and Accessibility
PARTNER:
Mayfield Village Adaptive Recreation
ACTUAL SERVICE TIME: 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

DESCRIPTION: Participants in this activity help coach individuals with disabilities in their track and field events.  These programs involve participation with  individuals with physical, sensory, or developmental disabilities; service participants should be patient and understanding.

NOTE: Students will need to make an intentional effort to interact with adaptive participants, not just with other JCU volunteers. The success of the program depends upon participants of all abilities interacting together.
March 29, 2015 to March 29, 2015

3 PM to 5:30 PM (including travel time)

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MAYFIELD VILLAGE SPECIAL OLYMPICS TRACK PRACTICES (SUNDAY, MARCH 29)

SERVICE TYPE: Inclusion and Accessibility
PARTNER:
Mayfield Village Adaptive Recreation
ACTUAL SERVICE TIME: 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

DESCRIPTION: Participants in this activity help coach individuals with disabilities in their track and field events.  These programs involve participation with  individuals with physical, sensory, or developmental disabilities; service participants should be patient and understanding.

NOTE: Students will need to make an intentional effort to interact with adaptive participants, not just with other JCU volunteers. The success of the program depends upon participants of all abilities interacting together.
March 22, 2015 to March 22, 2015

9:45 AM to 12:15 PM (including travel time)

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Registration Is Currently Closed
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MONTEFIORE PURIM CARNIVAL (SUNDAY, MARCH 22)

SERVICE TYPE: Senior Citizens
PARTNER: Montefiore
ACTUAL SERVICE TIME: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Service participants in this activity will help residents enjoy an on-site carnival for the Jewish Holiday of Purim. This includes transporting residents from their rooms to the carnival (pushing their wheelchairs or escorting them), helping the residents play games, and serving them food (hamantachen cookies and punch). When the carnival is over, students will transport the residents back to their units.

Purim is a fun holiday, so service participants are encouraged to dress up in costumes - keeping in mind that they should be appropriate to an older audience and non-offensive to any groups of people. Costumes are not required.

March 22, 2015 to March 22, 2015

3 PM to 5:30 PM (including travel time)

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Registration Is Currently Closed
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MAYFIELD VILLAGE SPECIAL OLYMPICS TRACK PRACTICES (SUNDAY, MARCH 22)

SERVICE TYPE: Inclusion and Accessibility
PARTNER:
Mayfield Village Adaptive Recreation
ACTUAL SERVICE TIME: 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

DESCRIPTION: Participants in this activity help coach individuals with disabilities in their track and field events.  These programs involve participation with  individuals with physical, sensory, or developmental disabilities; service participants should be patient and understanding.

NOTE: Students will need to make an intentional effort to interact with adaptive participants, not just with other JCU volunteers. The success of the program depends upon participants of all abilities interacting together.
March 15, 2015 to March 15, 2015

3 PM to 5:30 PM (including travel time)

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Registration Is Currently Closed
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MAYFIELD VILLAGE SPECIAL OLYMPICS TRACK PRACTICES (SUNDAY, MARCH 15)

SERVICE TYPE: Inclusion and Accessibility
PARTNER:
Mayfield Village Adaptive Recreation
ACTUAL SERVICE TIME: 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM

DESCRIPTION: Participants in this activity help coach individuals with disabilities in their track and field events.  These programs involve participation with  individuals with physical, sensory, or developmental disabilities; service participants should be patient and understanding.

NOTE: Students will need to make an intentional effort to interact with adaptive participants, not just with other JCU volunteers. The success of the program depends upon participants of all abilities interacting together.
January 30, 2015 to April 19, 2015

9:40 AM to 11:50 AM (including travel time)

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YOUTHABILITY (SUNDAY)

SERVICE TYPE: Individuals with Disabilities, Health and Wellness
PARTNER: YouthAbility
VIDEO: Check it out!
ACTUAL SERVICE TIME: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

DESCRIPTION: Participants in this service activity partner with developmentally-challenged and at-risk teens and young adults at the Jewish Family Services office. Together, they participate in a fitness class which includes stretching, cardio, strength, and balance.  YouthAbility promotes health and wellness as a part of their empowerment mission.  They teach their participants that if they want to help others, they must help themselves by being healthy.

All students who are accepted for this service activity will be required to:

  1. Attend a Pre-Service Workshop the week of January 26th (for those new to service) or attend one of several speakers throughout the semester (for those returning to service).

Full details on these requirements will be provided upon registration. Failure to comply with them will result in removal from the activity.

January 30, 2015 to April 19, 2015

5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (including travel time)

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Registration Is Currently Closed
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RAINBOW HOSPITAL FRIENDLY VISITS (SUNDAY)

SERVICE TYPE: Health & Wellness
PARTNER: Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital
ACTUAL SERVICE TIME: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

NOTE: This is a unique activity and is NOT approved for service-learning. A year-long commitment to the activity is required. If you are interested in participating in this activity during Fall 2015-Spring 2016, please email service@jcu.edu.

DESCRIPTION: Participants in this activity help to provide a safe, clean, non-threatening play space for pediatric patients on a general medical division. Responsibilities include interacting with children, newborn to 18 years of age, in age-appropriate activities either in the Activity center or at a patient's bedside; feeding and rocking babies; supervising in the Activity Center; cleaning toys; and other duties.

All students who register for this service activity will be required to:
  1. Attend a Pre-Service Workshop the week of January 26th (for those new to service) or attend one of several speakers throughout the semester (for those returning to service).
  2. Complete a 1-step TB test at JCU's Student Health Center (at no charge) by Friday, January 30th.
  3. Have three non-relatives complete a reference form (it will be emailed to you upon registration) and return it to the CSSA office by Thursday, January 29th.
  4. Attend an orientation session at Rainbow Hospital on Thursday, January 22nd from 3:00-8:30 (including travel time). Transportation is provided.
  5. Complete an application on the first day of service at the site.
  6. Rent a Rainbow vest and ID badge to wear during service.
Further details about these requirements will be provided upon acceptance/registration. Failure to complete these requirements will result in removal from the activity. 
January 30, 2015 to April 19, 2015

2:40 PM to 6:20 PM (including travel time)

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Registration Is Currently Closed
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RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE OF CLEVELAND (SUNDAY)

SERVICE TYPE: Administrative, Health & Wellness
PARTNER: Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland
ACTUAL SERVICE TIME: 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM

DESCRIPTION: Service participants provide energetic, customer service while staff the Front Desk at the House Duties include: answering phones and guests' questions, taking reservations, greeting guests, and giving House tours. They also pitch in wherever they can: cleaning up a spill in the kitchen, tidying the common areas of the House, or sorting donations — whatever it takes to keep the House running smoothly.

IMPORTANT: Transportation is NOT provided to this activity.  This service opportunity is approximately 6 miles from campus; most students are able to drive to this site in about 20 minutes (view a map here). 

NOTE: There is NO direct service involved with this activity; this is an administrative role. Unless given special permission to participate by your instructor, students with service-learning course requirements should not register for this activity.

All students who register for this service activity will be required to:

  1. Attend a Pre-Service Workshop the week of January 26th (for those new to service) or attend one of several speakers throughout the semester (for those returning to service).
  2. Complete an authorization form agreeing to allow RMHC to obtain a background check or driving record on the first day of service at the site.
  3. Have a non-relative complete a reference form (it will be emailed to you upon registration) and return it to the CSSA office by Thursday, January 29th.

Further details about these requirements will be provided upon acceptance/registration. Failure to complete these requirements will result in removal from the activity. 

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