Benefits Of Service Learning

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Service learning is very beneficial to any organization. For instance the thousands of college students who walk these halls every day can learn so much more than what is in the text books they read. This university can benefit so much from service learning that will help our students become better pillars of the community. We will intern have smarter and more dedicated students who are much more open minded to for filling their educational dreams. It has been shown that service learning projects where students work with community partners by providing a specific service or product can be especially useful in helping students understand complexity of organizations their needs and their future roles in them. (Gallagher, 2007) By participating…show more content…
They may also be in charge of the entire Pack or Troop responsible for 30 to 70 boys or more which is broken down into smaller den and patrols. They also have organization committees which will take care of recruiting, training, bookkeeping, planning activities, and awards. Every one of the jobs on the leadership committee will need a different level of commitment and different skill sets. The benefits of volunteers and to the community when the volunteers give their time is beneficial because when goal oriented driven people who are working on being successful mentor children they teach the kids work ethic, goal orientation, and how to be successful. With positive role model‘s all children can be successful the problem is we lack enough positive role models to show our youth how to be…show more content…
A partnership with the University and it’s students in the Boy Scouts of America will enhance our students by giving them the opportunity to get out from behind the desk and get in front of children who will help them become better leaders tomorrow. Service learning is the classroom time it takes to focus on a field of study and at the same time you were volunteering to assist in that same area of focus. Such ass you were studying to be a doctor and you volunteer at a hospital to perform some type of medical service. Some of the benefits of service learning is it can create a challenging environment and some opinions will be formed that maybe through the different experiences that they encounter in college the average person lives in a comfortable environment where they know how to handle the things that are thrown at them and a college experience can be a little nerve-racking which may present a challenge. (Lane,
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