2010-11 Catalog

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Offering Description

For the Love of It: The Rewards of Volunteering

Summer quarter

Faculty: Marla Elliott performance, voice, community studies

Fields of Study: business and management and community studies

Summer: CRN (Credit) Level 40052 (4) Full Session  

Credits: 4(Su)

Class Standing: Freshmen - Senior

Offered During: Evening


The work you don’t get paid for can be the most rewarding. What does it mean to volunteer, and how do volunteers function in society? How do communities support and benefit from volunteers? Students in this class will study theories and history of volunteerism, work as volunteers for several weeks, and then synthesize theory and practice in a final paper that combines research and reflection.

Maximum Enrollment: 24

Advertised Schedule: 5:30-9:30p Wed (Students will do volunteer work in place of class meetings between July 21 and August 16.)

Preparatory for studies or careers in: public service, social services, management

Campus Location: Olympia

Online Learning: Enhanced Online Learning

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