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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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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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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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