Service Learning Project Ideas

OR 110: FYE Part II Servant Leadership Project

Service-Learning Project Ideas

 

Business  Christian Studies  Education  Human Performance 

Humanities/Mass.Communications  Music 

Natural Science  Pre-Nursing  Criminal Justice  Social Sciences 

Social Work  Miscellaneous Projects

    

BUSINESS  

  • Partner with Community Public Board to build a new library
  • Financial Aid Workshops
  • Job Fair; unemployment training/counseling
  • Assist community members, students and parents complete FAFSA
  • Collect donations of professional attire to place in C & S Mission Store
  • Technology Training for senior citizens and low-income children
  • Providing textbooks for students who cannot afford them
  • Set up a clothes closet on campus

CHRISTIAN STUDIES

  • Free car wash
  • Grocery shopping for the elderly
  • Free landscaping
  • Work with the Hispanic community to provide them community resources
  • Partner with Galilean Home in Casey County
  • Partner with Christian Women’s Job Corp
  • Disaster relief
  • Beautification projects at community park
  • Mentor children who’ve lost a parent
  • Aid aging individuals in staying in home environment
  • Collect blankets for low-income and homeless individuals
  • Host party for abused children (build mentoring relationships)
  • Partner with God’s Closet in Manchester, KY
  • Prom dress ministry
  • Sports clinics in community
  • Assistance to incarcerated mothers
  • Work with prison populations

EDUCATION

  • Partner with Community Public Library Board to build new library
  • After School Programs
  • Organize programs for children in the community
  • Collect and donate children’s books to promote literacy
  • Raise awareness for teenage suicide and bullying
  • Distribute student dictionaries to elementary schools
  • Reading to kids
  • Partner with Kentucky Christian Academy – fundraising and repair work
  • Jumpstart Read for the Record
  • TCES Share Fair
  • Child Abuse Prevention Month – April
  • Partner with Kentucky Self Advocates For Freedom (KYSAFF) – a group to help people with developmental disabilities

HUMAN PERFORMANCE

  • Drug education and counseling
  • Sports camps for youth programs
  • Field days at local schools (build mentoring relationships)
  • Fundraiser for cancer research
  • Teach sports skills at Kentucky Christian Academy
  • Volunteer for local youth sports leagues (referee, coach, fund raise, develop, etc.)
  • Beautification projects for local parks
  • Community vegetable garden for poor/homeless
  • Promote healthy nutrition initiatives
  • Health education events

HUMANITIES/MASS. COMMUNICATIONS

  • Partner with Community Public Library Board to build new library
  • Collect and donate children’s books to promote literacy
  • Distribute dictionaries to elementary schools
  • Reading programs for children
  • Work with Hispanic community to provide needed resources
  • After school programs

MUSIC

  • After school programs
  • Volunteer in nursing homes, providing music entertainment
  • Support arts education in schools
  • Set up programs for low-income children to learn music
  • Organize a music event to raise funds for a non-profit
  • Music programs for prisons and homeless shelters, etc.

NATURAL SCIENCE

  • Beautification projects
  • Research to improve water quality for local population
  • Tree planting efforts
  • Host a science field trip for schools
  • Partner with Taylor County agriculture associations
  • Design and manage a landscaping project for someone in need
  • Fundraisers for cancer research
  • Help improve Clay Hill Memorial Forrest in efforts to make it a community resource
  • Environmental Awareness Fair
  • Start community vegetable garden to support poor/homeless
  • Recycling and other environmental sustainability projects

PRE-NURSING 

  • Drug education and counseling
  • Volunteer in nursing home and hospital settings
  • Hospice projects
  • Fundraising for cancer research
  • Health and Wellness Education Events/Fairs
  • Partner with Ronald McDonald House
  • Galilean Home
  • Community Vegetable garden for poor/homeless
  • Help teach healthy nutrition to low-income individuals
  • Partner with Kosair Children’s Hospital

CRIMINAL JUSTICE 

  • Raise awareness for teenage suicide and bullying
  • Raise awareness and funds for domestic violence and a domestic violence shelter
  • Drug education and counseling
  • Assistance to incarcerated mothers
  • Mentor prison inmates
  • Work on child abuse issues (Child Abuse Prevention Month – April)
  • Raise awareness and funds for the prevention of human trafficking
  • Partner with Green County Domestic Violence Shelter
  • Host party for abused children (develop mentoring relationships)

SOCIAL SCIENCES

  • Mental Health Fair in partnership with mental health professionals
  • Provide free mental health screenings
  • Raise awareness for teenage suicide and bullying
  • Engage foster parents in resource improvements
  • Train community members to combat destructive behaviors
  • Partner with Kentucky Self Advocates For Freedom (KYSAFF) to support people with developmental disabilities
  • Mentor children who’ve lost a parent
  • Aid elderly population to remain in home rather than move to institutional settings
  • Partner with Green County Domestic Violence Shelter
  • Mentor victims of child abuse

SOCIAL WORK 

  • Help feed shut-ins
  • Partner with Christian Women’s Job Corp
  • Raise awareness and funds for domestic violence and a domestic violence shelter
  • Partner with a shelter for at-risk children
  • Engage foster parents in resource improvements
  • Mentor prison inmates
  • Child Abuse Prevention Month – April
  • Raise awareness and support to combat human trafficking
  • Mentor children who’ve lost a parent
  • Aid elderly to stay in home setting rather than have to move to an institutional setting
  • Partner with Green County Domestic Violence Shelter
  • Mentor victims of child abuse
  • Volunteer counseling at homeless shelters

MISCELLANEOUS PROJECTS 

  • Adopt a highway
  • Beautification projects
  • Free car wash
  • Grocery shopping for the elderly
  • Fundraising for Red Cross
  • Partner with Crisis Pregnancy Resource Center
  • Provide a meal for needy individuals
  • Participate in after school programs
  • Book Drive
  • Feed shut-ins
  • Collect items for soldiers overseas
  • Provide a lesson at an elementary school on a subject in your area
  • Reading to elementary schools
  • Partner with Community Food Cooperative, which provides staple items to those in need
  • Partner with Boy/Girl Scouts
  • Collect food for a food pantry 
  • Partner with KHO or Green River Ministries
  • Support at-risk children
  • Partner with Habitat for Humanity
  • Set up a job fair for the unemployed in the community
  • Fund raiser for cancer research
  • Partner with Glendale Children’s Home
  • Participate in Greater Campbellsville United’s Diversity Fair
  • Partner with Kentucky Homeplace
  • Provide Disaster Relief
  • Help support disaster preparedness
  • Environmental sustainability programs
  • Child Abuse Prevention Month – April
  • Organize a free yard sale in government housing projects
  • Partner with Salvation Army
  • Partner with a homeless shelter
  • Provide textbooks for those who can’t afford them
  • Teach computer skills to elderly and low-income individuals and children
  • Organize a community picnic to benefit low-income individuals
  • Start community vegetable garden for poor/homeless
  • Partner with Habitat for Humanity
  • Start a clothes closet
  • Support elderly, veterans, and other needy populations