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Student Community Service Opportunities

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Engaging in community service provides students with the opportunity to become active members of their community and has a lasting, positive impact on society at large. Community service not only provides a service to those who need it most but enables students to acquire:
  • Life skills
  • Teamwork
  • Communication skills
  • Leadership skills
  • Problem solving skills
 

SWA Community Service Hour Requirements:

All students are required to complete community service as part of the commitment to SWA.
These hours are a portion of their portfolio grade:
  • Grades 6, 7, & 8 - all students are required to obtain 15 hours for the school year
  • Grades 9, 10, 11, & 12- all students are required to obtain 30 hours of community service
    hours per year

This page will be updated regularly with various Student Community Service Hour opportunities for our SWA middle and high school students.  These opportunities will be for both on and off campus locations. Please note, some of the opportunities may require parent/guardian supervision if your child is under a certain age. Your child will need to complete a Community Service form to document their service hours. 
Middle School Form  
High School Form  
 
If your organization is in need of student volunteers, please email Mrs. Neumann at jennifer.neumann@swake.org with details.  
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Fuquay-Varina Downtown Association
Fuquay-Varina Downtown Association (FVDA) is a local non-profit that plans events and promotes the historicdowntown districts. FVDA loves to work with area students interested in volunteer opportunities within the community.
Cash for Christmas/Shop Small Saturday
Help prep and deliver items to downtown businesses
Must be able to drive and have own transportation
November 11th after school
Location: 108 Raleigh St. Fuquay-Varina 
 
 

Downtown Sleigh Rides

Thursday, December 5th from 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Horse drawn sleighs are pulled on a route down Main Street, Depot Street and Spring Ave.

Help with set up and the rides.

Festive attire is encouraged. 

Volunteers are usually able to take a ride at the end of the night. 

Location: Arrive at TR Ashworth's Service Station at 5:30pm

(Main Street will be closed. Spring Street best to access parking at Fidelity Bank)

Click HERE to register

Contact: Mrs. Neumann at jennifer.neumann@swake.org

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Clothing Closet Giveaway 
Wednesday, November 6th from 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, November 7th, between 9:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday, November 8th from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, November 9th from 7:30 am - 12:00 pm
Help unloading clothes, sorting clothes, helping shoppers and clean up.
All grades are welcome
Location: Fuquay Varina United Methodist Church, 100 Judd Pkwy, Fuquay-Varina
Click HERE to register.
Contact: Mrs. Teague at kteague1973@gmail.com
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SWA 3rd Annual Fashion Show - A Style For Every Story
We are looking for Middle and High School Student Food Servers for the event.  The servers are asked to wear black pants with a white button down shirt and comfortable shoes.  
WHEN: November 23rd from 4:00 pm - 8:30 pm
LOCATION: Fuquay-Varina Cultural Arts Theater
Register HERE
Contact: Jennifer Neumann at jennifer.neumann@swake.org
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Holiday Cards for our Armed Forces

November is National Veterans and Military Families month, and November 11th is Veterans Day.  You have the opportunity to help show your appreciation for our servicemen and servicewomen with holiday cards. These thoughtful and kind messages mean so much for our heroes.  Click on the link below for detailed instructions for writing your cards. 

 

6 cards = 1 hour of Community Service ( maximum of 18 cards and 3 hours per student)  Cards must be post dated by November 15th.  This is open to all grades.

 

 

Contact: Mrs. Neumann, jennifer.neumann@swake.org.