IMPORTANT UPDATE:

Effective January 1, 2021 CI 54 – Community Engagement for Health Careers will no longer be offered in the Work Experience Department. The NEW course will be titled RADT 99 - Community Engagement Related to Medical Imaging. This course will be offered under the Radiologic Technology Program. The NEW Instructor, Janet McCann, Adjunct Faculty and Clinical Coordinator may be contacted at jmccann@santarosa.edu (email preferred) or 707-328-6637 (messages). We appreciate your patience as we make this smooth transition. Thank you!

PLEASE NOTE: Beginning Fall 2021 RADT 99 students will need to complete 60 volunteer hours for 1.00 unit. The previous course requirement was 50 hours for 1.00 unit.

 

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COURSES

Community Engagement (CI) courses are self-directed student volunteer courses designed to facilitate experiential learning and service to the community. Hours are flexible and arranged between the student and the organization. Students volunteer 52.50 hours per unit per semester for 0.50 to 3.00 units of credit at a variety of non-profit organizations. These include, but are not limited to schools, hospitals, animal care facilities, environmental, homeless, senior programs, daycare centers, and other various social service agencies. This is a graded course with a P/NP option.

 

ENROLL IN COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT | EARN UNITS FOR VOLUNTEERING!

  • SECURE A VOLUNTEER POSITION | WE CAN HELP!

    CI 51 STUDENTS | COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
    Already volunteering? That's great! You can move on to the next step!
    Want to volunteer, but not sure where? Looking for ways to give back to our community? Check out the resources below!
    If you would like assistance in finding a volunteer opportunity, you can schedule an appointment with our Community Engagement Coordinator: Laurie Bacci, Adjunct Faculty. Please send an email to lbacci@santarosa.edu. 

    • SRJC Career Hub's: Volunteer Resources Guide
    • Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership
       
  • DETERMINE THE NUMBER OF UNITS YOU ARE TAKING FOR THE COURSE

    NUMBER OF UNITS VS. VOLUNTEER HOURS NEEDED
    For ALL Community Engagement Courses, the amount of hours volunteered determines the number of units you may enroll in.

    NOTES ABOUT COURSE/UNITS:

    • CI 51 is a variable unit course and can be taken multiple times for a maximum of 3.00 units while attending SRJC. 
    • CI 51 units apply toward an Associate's Degree (AA/AS) from any California Community College (CCC) and are transferable to any California State University (CSU).
    • For Summer Session, only the half unit (0.50) and one unit (1.00) sections will be offered.  
       
    COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT UNITS-TO-HOURS TABLE

    UNITS OF
    COMMUNITY
    ENGAGEMENT

    TOTAL HOURS
    OF VOLUNTEERING
    DURING SEMESTER 

    0.50 26.25 hours
    1.00 52.50 hours
    2.00 105.00 hours
    3.00 157.50 hours
  • SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT WITH COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR TO GET YOUR ADD CODE

    SCHEDULE AN APPOINTMENT WITH COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR TO GET YOUR ADD CODE

    Schedule an appointment to meet with our Community Engagement Coordinator in the SRJC Career Hub. The coordinator may be able to help you if you need assistance securing a volunteer position.

    When contacting the coordinator please provide the following information:

    • Your First and Last Name
    • Your Student Identification (SID) number
    • Your contact Phone Number
    • Your contact Email 
    • If you have a résumé, please bring it with you to this appointment. 

    During the appointment, course requirements will be explained to you, your eligibility will be determined, and you will have an opportunity to have your questions answered. You will be given the appropriate section number and add code by the Community Engagement Coordinator at this appointment once your volunteer position has been determined eligible.

  • REGISTER FOR THE COURSE

    REGISTER FOR THE COURSE

    Once you have been given a section number and add code from the Community Engagement Coordinator, register through your student portal.

  • AFTER YOU ARE ENROLLED

    AFTER YOU ARE ENROLLED
    This is a hybrid course. You can begin working on assignments in Canvas. Your instructor, Laurie Bacci, Community Engagement Coordinator will be your primary contact for the duration of the course.

  • COURSE ASSIGNMENTS

    COURSE ASSIGNMENTS

    • Orientation Meeting with Community Engagement Coordinator
    • Develop Three Learning Goals for Volunteer Experience
    • Evaluation of Learning Goals by Volunteer Supervisor
    • Resume including Volunteer Experience
    • Reflective Essay
    • Volunteer Hours Timesheet Submission with Signatures
       

 

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR | LAURIE BACCI

 

DESCRIPTION

The Community Engagement Coordinator will assist and support you in your experiential learning and service to the community. You will not be placed in a volunteer position; however, the Coordinator will assist you in finding potential leads where your interest(s) lie. Specific, measurable work based learning goals will be developed. Earn CSU transferrable units while enjoying a rewarding volunteer experience by giving back to the community.

SERVICES

  • Obtain an Add Code for one of the CI courses
  • Learn what Community Engagement entails as a course
  • Determine if you’re eligible for a CI course
  • Assistance with finding a volunteer position within the community 
  • Review assignments and course content
  • Discuss your responsibilities as a volunteer
  • Offer support throughout your entire volunteer experience
  • Referrals to additional Career Hub and Student Services
     

 

 

LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES?

Want to volunteer, but not sure where? Looking for ways to give back to our local county? Check out these resources

 


APPOINTMENTS

  • Fill out the Appointment Intake Form
  • Please allow 24-48 hours for a response
  • Learn more about our services by contacting us directly!

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