Volunteering

 

Educational Objective: The student will increase his personal self esteem by offering to assist someone with a task.
Language Arts Standard: Listening and Speaking + Reading & Writing
Literary Platform: Prentice Hall "The Underground Railroad"

• Identify Need
• Introductory Activity: Brainstorm where a teen could volunteer. When would that look good on a job application? Brainstorm: Skills needed to be a good volunteer.
• Define Steps and Sequences of Skill
1. Use the Internet to find a place to volunteer.
2. Complete an application.
3. Do a pretend interview. Use rubric found on interviewing skills page.

• Model the Skill
• Role Plays/Classroom Discussion
• Applications
• Independent Uses: See Application Form Below
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Teen Volunteer Application


This application will help Volunteer Services find the most satisfying and appropriate volunteer service for you. The information will be kept confidential and your cooperation in completing it is most appreciated.

Personal Information
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First Name: ______________________________
Middle Name: ___________________________
Last Name:______________________


Address:_____________________________________________
Apt. #: __________________

City:_______________________
State:________________
Zip:__________________________


Date of Birth (year optional):_________________________
Age:__________________

Home Phone:_______________________________

Email:_______________________________

School:_________________________________________________

Grade:
9 10 11 12 Graduation Year:_________________________________

Past Volunteer Experience:_______________________________________

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Favorite Subject in School:______________________________________

Hobbies, Crafts, Skills, etc.:_____________________________________

__________________________________________________________

Will you be volunteering regularly? _______________________________
Yes No If yes, when? Day:_____________________________________

Hours:____________________________________________________

Is this a limited school project? ______________________________
Yes No If yes, how many hours? ________________________

Do you have any limitations or restrictions we should be aware of
in making a placement for you? _________________________
Yes No If yes, please explain: ________________________________

_______________________________________________________

Person to be Notified in Case of Emergency
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Name:___________________________________

Home Phone:___________________________

Work Phone:____________________________

Cell Phone:_____________________________

Please list below the name of one school reference
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Name:__________________________

Phone:__________________________

Address:______________________________
City:____________________________
Zip:_______________

Standards Address in Lesson:

6th Grade
Speaking Applications:
2.4 Offer a logical sequence of information and engage the listener, foster an acceptance of an idea.

7th Grade
Speaking Applications:
1.2 Determine a speakerís attitude toward a subject.
1.6 Use speaking techniques, including voice modulation , inflection, tempo, enunciation and eye contact for effective communication.

8th Grade
Speaking Applications:
1.2 Paraphrase a speakerís purpose and point of view and ask relevant questions concerning the speakerís content, delivery and purpose.
1.3 Organize information to achieve particular purposes by matching the message, vocabulary, voice modulation, expression and tone to the audience and purpose.


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