Leadership Handbook

Download the 2015-2016 Leadership Handbook (PDF).

Resources

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Through our work and service we often follow the philosophy of serving and learning.  We hope that through your involvement with the Department of Community Service and the Waltham Group you will learn something new about yourself, your peers and the many individuals with whom you interact.

We are dedicated to making your experience both meaningful and worthwhile. When you volunteer, you often experience emotions that range on the spectrum from fear and hopelessness to pride and joy. There are numerous resources for you to evaluate and reflect as you continue your journey of service. On this site you will find resources as they relate to your volunteerism, career and journey of lifelong learning.

Dialogue as a Form of Reflection

Among your greatest resources are the students and staff that work with the Department of Community Service and the Waltham Group. Never hesitate to set up time to reflect and share with a member of our team.  It is our hope that through dialogue we can make your experience meaningful and worthwhile.  

Helpful One Pagers on All Things Service!

Check out the resources below for quick and simple guides to different aspects of volunteering:

Agency Site Visit Checklist

Building Relationships and Negotiating with Community Partners

Campus Resources Contact Info

Coaching Your Peers

Community Service Project Checklist

Exploring Your Volunteer Interests

Funding

How to Establish a Community Partner

Marketing

Professionalism in Volunteering

Reflecting on Service

Risk Management

Training Volunteers

Volunteer Program Sustainability

Volunteer Recruitment

Many find it rewarding to reflect in the form of writing in a journal. Download the director's journal-writing strategies and tips (PDF).