Service Activity Disciplines
Examples of service activity disciplines:
- Build a Habitat for Humanity® home in your area.
- Help those in a gentrified area who cannot rebuild to clean up their home.
- Study and implement sustainable agriculture.
- Ask a local farm owner if you can take over the care of a crop.
- Create recycled art and sell the items in an auction for a non-profit agency.
- Use art therapy techniques at a local children's hospital.
- Host an employment fair on the college campus.
- Host a resume writing course or an interview skills training course.
- Host a computer training session for a non-profit agency.
- Show elementary school students how to build a website.
- Organize a "Study Buddy" reading program in an elementary school.
- Organize a tutoring program in the community.
- Volunteer to write publications for a non-profit agency.
- Teach elementary students how to use "TurnitIn.com".
- Visit high-schools and host mock elections.
- Go to city council meetings and offer to write up their meeting minutes.
- Offer free health treatment to the indigent population.
- Host free health and wellness seminars on campus.
- Show a film to a local high school and host a roundtable discussion.
- Design historical skits to show to elementary school students.
- Develop a matrix for the college to track the progress of tutored students.
- Host math seminars in the community or build a tutoring website.
- Identify the markers of a fulfilling life and create a plan to move towards reaching
- Create a philosophy blog online.
- Engage the population in local government.
- Teach elementary students the Constitution through skits and or a play.
- Host a speech debate on campus.
- Host an interview skills training course.
- Evaluate the quality of water in a local park.
- Measure the carbon footprint of the college and take steps to reduce it.
- Offer to assist a local woman's shelter with population research.
- Design a realistic budget for a single parent and children. Shop at a local market
with food stamps. Create a plan for improving the welfare system.
Updated May 27, 2014