Why do I want to do community service?
Engaging in community service provides students with the opportunity to become active members of their community and has a lasting, positive impact on society at large. Community service or volunteerism enables students to acquire life skills and knowledge, as well as provide a service to those who need it most.
What are the basics of community?
A community is a social unit (a group of living things) with commonality such as norms, religion, values, customs, or identity. Communities may share a sense of place situated in a given geographical area (e.g. a country, village, town, or neighbourhood) or in virtual space through communication platforms.
What are the stages of community development?
These stages are: Stage 1: The brand new community – building relationships early. Stage 2: The developing community – learning to manage growth. Stage 3: The established community – sharing responsibility to manage scale.
What are the core values and principles of community engagement?
Moreover, community engagement is grounded in the principles of community organization: fairness, justice, empowerment, participation, and self-determination… WHAT IS COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT?
What are the goals of community engagement?
While there are almost as many definitions out there as there are people trying to define it, in its simplest terms community engagement seeks to better engage the community to achieve long-term and sustainable outcomes, processes, relationships, discourse, decision-making, or implementation.