The Center for Civic Engagement is the umbrella for Service-Learning and Volunteer opportunities on the SAC campus. Are these different? you ask. They are!
"Service-Learning is a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities." Source: www.servicelearning.org/what-service-learning
On the SAC campus, we have several professors who integrate a service-learning component within their course. There are also opportunities for students to propose an extra credit service-learning project to their instructor.
Volunteering is a student's decision to give their time to perform a service without compensation.
The Center for Civic Engagement uses the on-line database OrgSync to keep track of and promote volunteer opportunities within the San Antonio non-profit community.
It's easy to get started! Simply register at www.orgsync.com!
For more information, contact Mary Elise Ferrer at 210-486-0157 or firstname.lastname@example.org