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Community Service

Step-by-Step Instructions

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Community Service



  1. Start with reviewing the Community Service Experience (CSE) website:
    • Many opportunities are listed by area at the website.
    • It is a requirement that you MUST review FAQs and Fast Facts at the CSE website.
  2. Select an organization:
    • Call the organization.
    • Ask if they have volunteer openings and state you are a teacher education major from WCU required to complete 20 hours of community service. If openings are available, establish a starting date.
    • Complete the CSE Pre-Approval form, found on page 3 of the CSE packet.
    • Make an appointment for approval
  3. Upon completion of the 20 hours of community service:
    • Complete the top portion of the CSE Verification Form and Reflective Statement , found on page 5 of the CSE packet.
    • Ask the organization’s representative to complete the middle portion of the Verification Form, the "Organization Verification", found on page 5 of the CSE packet.
  4. Reflective Statement:
    • Write the reflective statement responding to the prompts found on page 6 of the CSE packet.
    • Submit the reflective statement by the deadline date stated on your CSE Pre-Approval form to the Office of Candidate Services, Wayne Hall 107 (attach the CSE Verification Form)
    • You will receive an email from the Office of Candidate Services after review of the reflective statement.

Please direct any questions toJudith MacDonald or Paul Whalen:

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