University of Wisconsion - Eau Claire

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Proposal

Customer Service

15 hours


Beginning date:
2020-03-02
Ending Date:
2020-05-22

Service-Learning Proposal Description

1.

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

Answer Customer Service representatives in the campus food pantry greet visitors, help them find the available food that will meet their needs, and ensure the transaction is recorded properly. Input on food items that should be ordered based on discussions with visitors is appreciated. The community need to be addressed is: To gain an appreciation of food insecurity among campus students; to assess shortcoming in the current offerings, both within our own pantry and from the food bank.

2.

What is the mission of the agency or organization?

Answer The mission of UWECBC Foundation: To enhance student and community educational opportunities through the direct support of scholarships and campus initiatives at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire -- Barron County.

3.

What skills are required for this project? 

Answer Compassion, confidentiality, interpersonal communication, accurate record keeping.

4.

What are the objectives for the student learning and service?

Answer To gain an appreciation of food insecurity among campus students; to assess shortcoming in the current offerings, both within our own pantry and from the food bank.

5.

What are the availability requirements for the student?

Answer Routine 1-2 hour blocks of time 2-5 days a week to fill vacancies in the current schedule.

6.

Additional information (not required).

Answer To comply with reporting requirements with Feed My People Food Bank, all visits to our food pantry must be recorded--not to identify individual visitors, but to assess how many individuals are visiting, how many are repeat visitors, and how much food is being distributed.