Community Service Policy For Middle School/High School Students
Community Service Policy
For Middle School/High School Students
Students who would like to fulfill requirements for Community Service/Volunteering Hours at Carpenter Community Charter must follow the School Policy as outlined below. If the policy is not followed as stated, the student will be denied the volunteering opportunity.
- Students (not Parents) must contact one of our Teachers or our Coordinator to request a day/time to volunteer at least 3 days in advance of desired service.
- Teacher has the right to deny any request.
- Students must have a current TB Test in order to volunteer unless they are still enrolled in a Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) School.
- On the first day of volunteering, students must bring their Community Service Paperwork to the Main Office BEFORE signing in and picking up a visitor’s badge.
- NO VOLUNTEERING IN CLASSROOMS WITHOUT SERVICE HOUR DOCUMENTATION.
- Parent permission, including contact number(s), must be included in paperwork.
- Coordinator/Teacher must work together to arrange/confirm a Student’s service day/time at least 3 days in advance.
- Coordinator/Teacher must arrange for meaningful service for the Student.
- Either Coordinator or the Teacher may sign/date Community Service/Volunteer Hours paperwork at the conclusion of the service.
- When Student arrives to volunteer, notify Coordinator to confirm arrangements.
- Request proof of TB test and the Community Service Paperwork, including parent permission note.
- Direct Student to sign in and wear badge visibly on upper body.
- Field phone calls from Students requesting service hours and explain requirements.
Code of Conduct for Student Volunteers
- Dress appropriately for working with children in a classroom setting.
- Cell phones must be put away – no calling/ texting during school hours.
- Stay under direct supervision of assigned supervisor.
- No socializing with other volunteers during service time or visiting other classrooms.
- No eating or gum chewing in the classroom.
- Use appropriate language with students and maintain a respectable relationship with students and staff.
- Do not use boy/girl restrooms. Use the restroom in the Parent Resource Room or Main Office.
- If volunteering through lunchtime, students will be expected to bring their lunch.