2018-19 Highlights Human Services student-managed activities
|Forty-one children came to the play program’s jungle between Nov 21 and Dec 13, 2018.
Early learning and child care diploma students cared for a total of 27 preschoolers and 14 infants and toddlers from 25 families.
|Leadership projects from HS 202 Leadership Activities|
Early literacy was tackled in a different way by two students – they proposed a small outdoor lending library near a school in Goodsoil, Sask. Donated lumber and labour built the structure and provided the books. The library was launched during Reading Week.
Other projects included:
Community involvement isn't new for sign Language Interpretation program students. This year they named their group the SLIP Squad and volunteered at three community organizations in Edmonton. Community service is part of their interpersonal communication courses.
This was the first time the SLIP Squad worked with mainstream organizations. Learn more about how theSLIP squad gave back in Edmonton to the Hope Mission, Habitat for Humanity and Ronald McDonald House.
Educational assistants students volunteered once a week at local Vermilion schools.
In the fall they focused on reading and writing, and in the winter on math.
Interacting with children gave them experience for their practicums.It also gave them insight about the age group(s) they might prefer to work with in the future.
Read more about their fall 2018 volunteer experiences.