Volunteering - Why Is it So Important?<br>(11th Grade)

Unit of 1 Lesson
Grade Levels: 
9
10
11
12
Subjects: 
Language Arts
Media / Technology
Philanthropy
Social Studies
Issue Area: 
Civil society
Focus Question 

How might individuals and society address the issues of poverty, homelessness and hunger, and their underlying causes?  

 

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Unit Overview 

The learners explore characteristics of "For-Profit" and "Not-for-Profit" businesses and organizations. They identify the role of volunteerism and research the incentives often used to attract volunteers. They will use this information to promote student volunteerism. 

Service Experience 
Students come to a concensus on a volunteer project that matches their talents and interests and addresses a local need.
Lessons in This Unit 
Unit: 
Volunteering - Why Is it So Important?<br>(11th Grade)
Lesson 1 of 1
Grades: 
9
10
11
12

The learners explore characteristics of "For-Profit" and "Not-for-Profit" businesses and organizations. They identify the role of volunteerism and research the incentives often used to attract volunteers. They will use this information to promote student volunteerism.