Community Service Plan
Summary: This plan provides instructions and procedures for promoting, coordinating, and tracking community service events for South-Doyle High School.
Applicability. The plan is applicable to all South-Doyle High School activities, groups, teams, and clubs that conduct community service events.
Suggested Improvements. The proponent agency for this plan is the Community Service Council. This is a student-led council, comprised of members of various groups that conduct community service events.
I. Community Service Council (CSC)
South-Doyle’s Agent for Community Service & Volunteerism!
Mission: To provide a venue for clubs, teams, organizations, and individuals at South-Doyle High School to enrich community involvement through community service and service learning projects.
❖ The South-Doyle Community Service Council (CSC) serves as a unique resource for collaborative community-based planning and action to coordinate the volunteer spirit of South-Doyle High School organizations and students. The CSC is a trusted neutral convener, bringing South-Doyle clubs, organizations, teams and individuals together to focus on community service and volunteer opportunities.
❖ Functions include community research and planning, supporting community partnerships, developing and coordinating services, and linking people with needed services. Activities include maintaining a centralized database of community service and service learning accomplishments and keep a school-wide calendar of planned events.
❖ Council membership is voluntary and includes a representative from any group or organization that conducts community service events. Members are appointed for the entire school year.
❖ The council will meet monthly on the first Tuesday of each month during Advisory Time in the College and Career Center on Young Campus
❖ The council will select from their members a President, Vice-President, and Secretary.
❖ The Council will report directly to the Principal.
❖ Faculty oversight will be shared by group advisors with members on the council.
II. Faculty advisors of organizations, clubs, activities, teams, that supervise community service events
❖ Plan, coordinate, and conduct community service events.
❖ Submit planned events to council for inclusion in school-wide calendar.
❖ Keep a record of community service hours
❖ Monitor school-wide calendar for possible cooperative events
❖ A monthly calendar of scheduled events will be provided to the Principal on the first Wednesday of each month. The calendar will indicate the event and groups sponsoring the event.
❖ At the end of each semester, the council will provide the principal with a summary of community service events. Included in the report will be a summary of total man hours. (all groups combined)
❖ Coordinate with faculty advisors of the various groups and submit a report to the Principal when a student accumulates 100 hours of community service.
Requests for Volunteer Support
❖ General requests for support from outside organizations can be submitted to the CSC. The council will inform South-Doyle groups of the request and see if any group is interested in accepting responsibility for the event.
❖ Faculty advisors are encouraged to consider cooperative service (combining multiple groups) when a request requires more support than any one group can provide).
❖ A copy of a request form will be available on the South-Doyle High School web site.
❖ Students interested in serving on the Community Service Council should contact a faculty advisor or attend a monthly meeting. Faculty advisors include Mrs. Aimee Perry (Aimee.Perry@knoxschools.org), Mrs. Leah Fisher (Leah.Fisher@knoxschools.org), Ms. Hannah Wood (Hannah.Wood@knoxschools.org), or LTC Bill Woodcock (William.email@example.com).