Level 1 - Agents of Change
Designed for middle school aged youth planning their own service learning projects, this guide helps them learn how to choose a project, research a need, and plan their action steps. Then it’s into the field to do real service! In the process, youth also develop observational skills, use a journal for reflection, tell their own service learning story, and recognize others for contributions and support.
Level 2 - Raise Your Voice
This learn by doing guide walks high school aged
youth through planning and carrying out their own
service learning projects. Youth learn how to assess
needs through a survey, organize a community forum,
plan a project that helps others, and work with the
news media. They also gain valuable insight through
journals, poetry, public speaking, and sharing their
service learning story with others.
Helper's Guide - Service Learning Group Activities
Get everyone in your club, class or group involved in
making a difference with this guide. Exciting activities
help your group create a time capsule, celebrate
success with ovations, design a website about service
learning, take journaling way beyond pen and paper,
and much more. Also provides meeting helps, group
management and service learning tips, as well as
support materials for Levels 1 and 2.
Journaling prompts for every activity in Levels 1 and 2 help youth reflect on their service experiences while leaving plenty of room for creative thought. The "More Ideas" section suggests ways to engage in reflection with others and additional activities to aid reflection. The journal is designed to support both youth who want to be private in their reflective activities, and those who want to share their feelings about service with others.