Reflection Essay Select a charity of your choice from the table below and answer

    Reflection Essay
    Select a charity of your choice from the table below and answer question related to it mentioned below.
    Format: 4 Pages Essay including APA style references at the last pages
    Words: 2000-3000 words
    Agency Name
    Address1
    City
    ZIP
    Phone
    AGENCY CONTACT
    MOU RENEWAL SIGNED AND COMPLETED
    RENEWAL DATE
    Boys & Girls Club of Stanislaus County
    422 McHenry Ave
    Modesto
    95354
    209-416-3233
    Carrie Bleau, Volunteer Development Coordinator CBleau@bgcstan.org
    4/5/2016
    4/4/2021
    Catholic Charities
    Stockton
    (209)529-3784
    Jose Lopez, jlopez@ccstockton.org
    7/10/2014
    8/31/2019
    Friends of Turlock Animal Shelter
    Turlock
    634-6714
    Jon Pinkerton turlockanimals@aol.com
    12/18/2018
    12/17/2023
    Habitat for Humanity (The ReStore)
    630 Kerney Ave
    Modesto
    95350
    575-4585
    Volunteer Coordinator, www.stanislaushabitat.org/
    10/20/2018
    10/19/2023
    Hickman Community Charter District
    13306 4th Street
    Hickman
    95323
    874-9070
    Paul Gardner, Board Secrtary pgardner@hickmanschools.org
    6/23/2014
    8/31/2019
    Merced Rescue Mission (provides food and shelter to homeless in Merced)
    1921 Canal St.
    Merced
    95341
    291-8171 947-1394- TAdam cell
    Mr. Abel Guerra, Pastor j.c.faith14@gmail.com Tim Adam timjadam.mcrm@yahoo.com
    10/30/2015
    10/27/2020
    Modesto Gospel Mission
    1400 Yosemite Blvd
    Modesto
    529-8259
    Rev. Dale Hartman
    Jan-14
    8/31/2019
    Salvation Army-Turlock
    893 Lander Ave
    Turlock
    95380
    209-667-6091
    Volunteer Coordinator
    1-Sep-14
    31-Aug-19
    Second Harvest Food Bank of San Joaquin & Stanislaus Counties
    704 E. Industrial Park Drive
    Manteca
    95337
    209-239-2091
    Jessica Vaughan jvaughan@secondharvest.org
    5/22/2015
    8/31/2020
    SEVA: Selfless Service
    4167 Sunny Ln
    Turlock
    95382
    Tejinder Atwal tkaur3@yahoo.com
    10/20/2015
    10/19/2020
    St. Marys Dining Room
    Stockton
    (209)467-0703
    Edward Figueroa
    6/23/2014
    8/31/2019
    United Samaritans Foundation
    220 South Broadway
    Turlock
    95380
    209-668-4853
    Esther Mann, Volunteer Coordinator estherusf@sbcglobal.net
    1-Aug-16
    31-Jul-21
    United Way of Merced County
    658 W. Main
    Merced
    95340
    383-4242
    Tatiana Vizcaíno-Stewart, M.A., Hub Manager Tatiana@unitedwaymerced.org
    6-Aug-14
    1-Sep-19
    We Care Program
    221 South Broadway
    Turlock
    95380
    209-664-2003
    Maris Strertevant, marisusf@sbcglobal.net
    31-Aug-16
    30-Aug-21
    Rubric to assess academic service-learning reflection writing
    A
    B
    C
    D
    Dimensions of Quality (Criteria)
    NOVICE
    [Grade Range F – D]
    APPRENTICE
    [Grade Range C]
    PROFICIENT
    [Grade Range B]
    DISTINGUISHED
    [Grade Range A]
    1
    AWARENESS OF PURPOSE OF SERVICE
    Student demonstrates limited awareness of the purpose of service and obtaining AS-L credit.
    Student expresses awareness of the purpose of service and a one-on-one connection with the experience, but it is not applied.
    Student expresses empathy and/or awareness of personal role in service and applies it to a connection with solutions and the bigger picture.
    Student expresses and acts out personal role in service and applies the experience to developing solutions.
    2
    CRITICAL THINKING
    Student accepts things at face value, as if all opinions were created equal.
    Opinions are stated without argument.
    Student accepts most things at face value, as if most opinions were created equal.
    Opinions are stated with limited argument.
    Student begins to argue for conclusions based on objective evidence that express concrete arguments.
    Student expresses an abstract level of responding which requires objective evidence. They demonstrate awareness of different perspectives, and weigh evidence to successfully argue for a conclusion/opinion.
    3
    APPLYING S-L EXPERIENCE TO THE ACADEMIC KNOWLEDGE BASE AND OBJECTIVES OF THE COURSE
    Student does not apply the academic knowledge base and objectives of the course to the service experience.
    Student expresses some connection between the academic knowledge base and objectives of the course and the service experience.
    Student develops a perspective built upon the academic knowledge base and objectives of the course that is linked to the service experience.
    Student creates their own academic perspective infused with the knowledge base and objectives of the course and applies it to the service experience beyond the curriculum.
    4
    RESPONSIBILITY TO COMMUNITY
    Student demonstrates a limited awareness of personal responsibility to community.
    Student expresses insight into community issues pertinent to the service project and integrates a personal sense of responsibility to participating in a solution but does not apply that knowledge.
    Student acknowledges a responsibility to community regarding issues pertinent to the service and expresses a commitment to working towards specific solution(s).
    Student acknowledges a responsibility to community regarding issues pertinent to the service and expresses a commitment to working towards specific solutions. In addition, student gets others involved.
    5
    IMPACT ON STUDENT’S
    PERSONAL LIFE
    Student expresses very limited or no connection between service and self.
    Student expresses a connection between service and self.
    Student expresses how they could change as a result of the service.
    Student expresses change(s) in self because of the service.
    6
    ETHICS VALUES AND SERVICE
    Student demonstrates
    a limited connectedness of the service experience to the ethics values and charisma
    Student expresses some connection between ethics values and service.
    Student expresses empathy and awareness of personal role in service to the poor through an ethics lens.
    Student fully incorporates the ethics spirit through application of reflection on the service experience and creates their own perspective based on both theory and experience.
    Read Reflection in Service Learning: Making Meaning of experience http://tinyurl.com/z5yjtsh, Read Reflection in service-learning classes http://www.servicelearning.umn.edu/info/reflection…. Write on Blackboard Discussion Board your charity selection based on rankings, reviews, reading charity’s annual report, reasons why you selected it, how it compares to others. Select 6 learning objectives from above. Start writing your critical reflection on Blackboard Discussion Board how you will address the 6 learning objectives through your service learning work in the community. Identify community needs and how they link to the 6 course learning objectives. Discuss how your service work meets the 6 learning objectives and fulfills a need in the community. Discuss how you can help and write it in the Blackboard Student Service Learning agreement and post it on Blackboard Discussion Board. Write on Blackboard Discussion Board answers to all questions found at: Read Reflection in Service Learning: Making Meaning of experience http://tinyurl.com/z5yjtsh, Read Reflection in service-learning classes http://www.servicelearning.umn.edu/info/reflection…. Write your critical reflection of your service learning experience on Blackboard Discussion Board.

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