- Give students a better understanding of health, financial stability, and education needs in our community.
- Educate students on the process through which non-profits apply for and receive investment dollars from the United Way.
- Students will learn how to evaluate the impact of programs that target community issues.
- Students will gain an understanding of how non-profit agencies work and challenges they face when working with limited resources.
- Students will be given opportunities to volunteer at local organizations.
Goals for 2021
- 8-10 students to pilot a Students United program
- Provide up to 4 educational Zoom meetings to learn about the functions and priority areas of United Way.
- Have the students participate on a citizens review panel for the 2021 funding cycle.
- Minimum one volunteer project.
Time Commitment for the Year 12 Hours
- 4 Regular Zoom meetings
- 1 Citizen Review Zoom
- 1 Hour of reading a grant application
- 1 Hour for a wrap-up meeting
- 2 Hours of volunteering with United Way
- Students are expected to participate in all meetings and notify UW staff of any absence in advance. Missing more than one may be grounds for dismissal from the program.
- Meetings will be held via Zoom after the school day.
- Cameras must be on during the zoom
- Members should be engaged and participating in the Discussion.
- Multiple volunteer opportunities will be presented throughout the year. Students must serve a minimum of 2 hours.
- Upon successful completion, students will be awarded a minimum of 12 hours.