Volunteer 101

The Pace Center believes strongly that preparing to do service well and learn through service is key to student’s growth as individuals and the benefit of communities. As a part of that preparation, the Pace Center offers it’s Volunteer 101 workshop.

Designed for those who are beginning a new service opportunity, this training will equip participants with the knowledge and skills they need to have a powerful and impactful service experience. Through conversation and interactive activities, workshop participants will explore what motivates them to serve and how to do service well.

Topics included in this module are: identifying values and motivations, designing an impactful experience, effective communication, challenging assumptions and navigating ethical concerns that can arise during the service experience. Participants will leave the training feeling not only prepared to served, but empowered to serve well.