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Volunteer

Serving You in the Virtual Environment – Spring 2020

The Lake Land College Student Life Office is committed to providing virtual student engagement during the pandemic. We will still be responding to email, voicemail, and the online chat feature during normal business hours (8 AM-5 PM).  Here is some specific information about Student Life units:

Volunteerism

The Serve Your Community Program is still operating. If you find ways to safely volunteer during this pandemic, even virtually, please keep track of those hours.  You will need to email mmeek@lakelandcollege.edu for instructions on how to turn those hours in.

Lake Land College students, faculty and staff are committed to giving back to our communities. Learn how you can earn non-transferable credit on your transcript for your volunteer efforts through the Serve Your Community Volunteer Program. Possible volunteer sites include American Red Cross, PADS Homeless Shelter, HOPE of East Central Illinois, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Douglas Hart Nature Center, or create your own project!

Sign Up

Complete the registration and waiver forms and return them to the Student Life Office. The class will be added to your academic record at the end of the semester.

Keep Track of Hours Served

Complete the volunteer hour log and turn it in to the Student Life Office. Be sure to fill out all the information.

Earn Credit

The number of credits you will earn in Special Topics in Service Learning is based on the hours volunteered. Credit will be granted as follows: 7.5 hours = 0.5 credits. You can earn a maximum of 2.5 credit hours, although more volunteer hours are always appreciated! As a reminder, credits earned will not count towards graduation requirements or financial aid and are non-transferable.

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