As previously indicated, the community service project is an opportunity for students to broaden their Tougaloo College experience while addressing the community’s needs. Service is used as a means to explore a career path, apply course work, fulfill personal goals, and develop meaningful relationships. Therefore, prior to researching a potential site, you should research your career interest and the opportunities to apply what you have learned and gain on the job training.
Step 1: Required attendance at a scheduled community service seminar
You must attend a community service seminar sponsored by the OSPAS to receive clearance to submit a project request.
Step 2: Choose an organization from the approved list
Step 3: Contact the agency to schedule an interview
Step 4: Complete community service project proposal
Step 5: Submit community service project proposal to OSPAS to obtain start date
Step 6: Provide the agency with your available hours, set up a schedule, and supervisor must email OSPAS your schedule
Step 7: Perform service
Step 8: Submit reflective essay and post-service evaluation
Step 9: Thank the agency in writing and in person for providing you with this opportunity