SUMMER HOURS

  •  The Service Learning Office (Community Service) is closed during the summer starting June 6th thru August 15th.  You can drop off and pick up paperwork at the receptionist desk - enter thru door W8 -  Monday thru Thursday 8:00am till 3:00pm. Summer opportunities are posted on the Sandburg home page under Departments, scroll to Service Learning and click on summer 2019 opportunities on the right, pending approval paperwork is also on the right hand side.  If you need immediate attention contact Mr. Gregory Gardner, Assistant Principal ggardner@d230.org  DO NOT LEAVE A VOICE MAIL - I WILL NOT BE CHECKING IT.   Have a great summer!

When can I start earning service hours?

  • Students may begin earning service hours after their first full attendance day of their Freshman year.

What kind of projects qualify as Service Learning?

  • All projects must be pre-approved by the Building Administrator in charge of Service Learning or their designee prior to a student beginning a project.

    • Pre-approved project lists will be made available to students in the Service Learning office and on the home school and district web-sites. These lists will include activities for :
      • School based projects
      • Co-curricular projects
      • Booster organization projects
      • Job Shadow or Internship opportunities
    • Projects not on the list will require pre-approval by the Building Administrator in charge of Service Learning or their designee.   

    Projects must:

    • Contribute to the completion of a task, which will benefit the community, needy individuals, groups in the community and/or school based parent group.
    • Not involve direct solicitation of funds nor generate profits for any company.  Furthermore, students may not handle monetary transactions nor collect pledges.
    • Not place students in any situation, which would pose a risk to their health or safety.
    • Not place students in a situation that would be inappropriate for their age, background or level of maturity.
    • Not be for political party, campaigning, lobbying, or special interest group or family member.
    • Be channeled through a community based program.
    • Not be in the form of worship, but can be with a religiously affiliated organization.
    • Not involve driving or riding in a car.

I'm a transfer student, will my previous Service Learning hours count?

  • Transfer students shall receive credit for any approved service learning from previous schools provided it meets the criteria of the District 230 program.  Transfer students entering during their freshman and sophomore year will be required to complete the 25 service hours required for graduation.  Transfer students during their Junior or Senior years will have their hours prorated 3 hours of service per semester. Please see your Service Coordinator for complete details.

Head for Safety 5K

  • Head for Safety 5K with MILES for JAMES  is looking for volunteers on September 21 at Orland Park Metra Station.  Contact June Cudanes at june.cudanes@gmail.com   Please let her know by August 4 if you will be able to join us this year.
    We will be wearing the teal volunteer shirt with the white J that we wore last year (attached).  Let me know if you need a new shirt this year and what size you will need. 
     
    Event Details:  
    Head for Safety 5K with MILES for JAMES
    Saturday, September 21, 2019
    Centennial Park in Orland Park 
    10401 W. 153rd Street
     
    Head for Safety 5K Volunteers
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    Starting with the class of 2020:

    The graduation requirement is 25 hours of Service Learning.

Summer Service Opportunities