WSC Monthly Bulletin - January 2021

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January 2021

Member evals due by Jan 31

Site staff, the first of two evaluations for your member(s) is due by January 31.

Use our evaluation form to document and acknowledge your member's progress and performance to date, and explore areas of professional development.

Once reviewed with your member, please email the completed form to your WSC Coordinator. 


Service options

Members, do you need ideas for alternative service or teleservice? Check out our latest update and contact your Coordinator with any questions.


Thank you!

A HUGE thank-you to all of the members who have submitted their First Quarter story of service and pictures!! Stay tuned, as we start sharing the impact you're already making!


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Schools of National Service

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Members, if you're thinking about pursuing a college degree after your service term, you'll want to check out a new initiative just announced by AmeriCorps called Schools of National Service, created to help make higher education more affordable and attainable for AmeriCorps alums.

Through this project, more than 200 participating schools - including community colleges, technical schools and 4-year institutions - provide incentives and benefits to AmeriCorps alums, like matching the Segal education award, providing tuition discounts, academic credit for AmeriCorps service, and one-year enrollment deferrals.


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"My second service term has been full of changes and adjustments, yet it hasn’t changed my drive to continue pursuing this work. If anything, this year has only spurred my motivation to keep working towards expanding food security efforts in our service area by learning more about the food system in the city. I look forward to the opportunities that will continue to surface as my service term progresses." - April L., Gonzaga U.

MLK Day 2021

The Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service is on January 18! Start planning your community service project now to celebrate the life and legacy of the Civil Rights leader.

We're encouraging members who are comfortable providing in-person service to volunteer with their local food bank, if it’s safe to do so. Alternatively, MLKDay.gov has ideas and resources for in-person and virtual service projects.

Please communicate your plan and service hours with your site staff for accurate timesheet approval.


Member training

Recordings for all the WSC Fall Training Event sessions have now been added to TalentLMS and are available for viewing! Required trainings are being assigned to members who were partially absent during the live event or who started service after October, but if you want to review all available sessions you can find them in the “Course Catalog” when you sign into your TalentLMS account.

Questions? Contact our Training Specialist, Bryce Bateman.