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ENC 1101 - Prof. Lenhardt: Volunteerism and Community Service

Volunteerism and Service Learning Assignment

Volunteerism

The NFL Players Association joins President Barack Obama in calling our nation to serve. (1:02 min.)
https://www.youtube.com/v/qnrNNwJItB0

Keywords

  • non-profit organizations
  • community service
  • volunteerism
  • voluntarism
  • service learning
  • national service
  • national community service
  • community action
  • citizen participation
  • citizenship
  • voluntary associations

Opportunities to Volunteer

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Definition

National (and community) service- is a strategy designed to promote civic participation and responsabilities by providing opportunities for individuals to serve their country and fellow citizens.- Encyclopedia of Community

Volunteerism- The theory, act or practice of being a volunteer or of using volunteers in community service work.- Websters New College Dictionary.

Narrow the topic

  •  What are the benefits of volunteering?
  •  Is voluntary public service superior to mandatory service?
  •  Should our government be involved in public service?
  •  Do volunteer programs enhance corporate effectiveness?

 

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Did you Know?

Volunteering in Florida

  • 3.41 million volunteers
  • 22.9% of residents volunteer - ranking them 45th among the 50 states and Washington, DC
  • 458.7 million hours of service
  • 30.8 hours per resident - ranking them 39th among the 50 states and Washington, DC
  • $10.0 billion of service contributed

 

(Source: Volunteeringinamerica.gov/fl)

 

How to Renew America through National Service and Volunteerism.

Usher's Testimony (8:08 min.)
https://www.youtube.com/v/G04v0KlJgD8

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