University of Wisconsion - Eau Claire

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Proposal

Center Leader/Teacher

30 hours


Community partner: Our Redeemer Lutheran Church
Supervisor: Nikki Jackson
Beginning date:
2019-09-15
Ending Date:
2020-05-03

Service-Learning Proposal Description

1.

Briefly describe the project and the community need to be addressed.

Answer Teach a center for 1 hour every Sunday during the school year to children ages 3 years through 5th grade in fun, friendly team environment. Each month has a different topic, and that topic is taught using an center led activity - crafts, science, music, drama, etc. You will teach the same activity (i.e. crafts), but a different age group will rotate through each week during that month. Groups are small - ten or less students.

2.

What is the mission of the agency or organization?

Answer Inviting those to learn about God and to serve God by serving others in our church, neighbohood and community.

3.

What skills are required for this project? 

Answer Like working with preschool and elementary age children. Ability to communicate expectations and instructions to children. Must be punctual and responsible. Flexibility and patience are key. Education background helpful but not required.

4.

What are the objectives for the student learning and service?

Answer To develop teaching skills. To be able to adjust lesson plans to meet each age group's deveopmental stage. Enhamce classroom management skills. To be able to effectively communicate with other adult team members and superintendent to create a positive experience for children.

5.

What are the availability requirements for the student?

Answer Must be available Sundays from 9:25 am-10:35 am during the school year except on breaks (Dec 22, 29 and April 25). Also, 15 mins to 1 hour of prep time - which is your own schedule.

6.

Additional information (not required).

Answer Must complete a background check.