2017 Eau Claire YMCA Monster Bash

15 hours

Community partner: YMCA
Supervisor: JEN ZWICKY
Beginning date:
Ending Date:

Service-Learning Proposal Description


Briefly describe the project and the community to be addressed.
Answer Each fall the Eau Claire YMCA hosts Monster Bash. This year’s event will take place on Friday, October 27th from 4:30-6:30pm. The Monster Bash is a free event open to families and children in the community. This safe, festive event hosted 500 “trick or treaters” last year and boasts a great atmosphere for area families.


What is the mission of the agency or organization?
Answer The Eau Claire YMCA is a community-centered association dedicated to building a healthy mind, body, and spirit for all while maintaining an emphasis on youth.


What skills are required for this project?
Answer Volunteers must enjoy working with children, exhibit leadership characteristics, be deadline orientated, and be able to work effectively as members of a team.


What are the objectives for the student learning and service?
Answer Students will work alongside the Eau Claire YMCA’s Youth Development Coordinator to plan, set up, and execute Monster Bash 2017. Service time will include event setup, working alongside other volunteers and volunteer leaders, interacting with community members, leading activities/games/stations within the event, and event tear down.


What are the availability requirements for the student?
Answer Students must be available intermittently throughout the week leading up to Monster Bash (October 20th-27th 2017) to assist with any prep needed (exact times will be coordinated based on student’s schedule). Students must also be available Friday October 27th from 1:30pm to approximately 8:30pm in order to set up, execute, and tear down the event.


Additional information (not required).
Answer N/A