Job Shadowing in the Nonprofit Sector

Unit of 2 Lessons
Grade Levels: 
9
10
11
12
Subjects: 
Philanthropy
Social Studies
Media / Technology
Issue Area: 
Civil society
Focus Question 

What is an individual's responsibility to the common good? 

 

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Unit Overview 

Students will select a specific nonprofit organization within their community. They will learn more about the operation of the organization through a series of structured interviews and through volunteer work for the organization for a minimum of five hours.

Service Experience 
Students will conduct interviews with individuals in a specific nonprofit organization and volunteer their services to the NPO.
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