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WELCOME STUDENTS IN COMMUNITY

This is your Students in Community informational page. It will be updated with training opportunities and links also sent out through email.  Check back often to discover new events and opportunities that can be added as work hours. 

Timesheet

Continue to update both the Google Timesheet and the WWU Web4U timesheet tracker after each workday.

Please make sure to document on your timesheet 30 minute lunch breaks at least every 5 hours. 

Sign-up for CE Fellows Cohorts in April

Join us for the CE Fellows Cohort in the Cascade Foothills at the Deming library from 6:00 to 8:00pm on Thursdays starting 4/11. Register here: https://www.cefellows.org/cohorts

Get Food Handlers card to help with Food prep at Common Threads Farm

The authorized online training program is www.foodworkercard.wa.gov. Cost :$10 - please connect with me to cover the cost. 

Whatcom Museum First Friday Free- Bring Friends

Don't forget the First Friday of the month at Whatcom Museum is FREE- check out the events and bring a friend. Any time spent at the museum on the first Friday of the month will count towards hours.  

www.whatcommuseum.org/free-first-friday

EWRRC Catherine Mahaffey East Whatcom Wellness Fair Save the date : Saturday, May 18th

Save the date :  Saturday, May 18th and read more about last year's event: https://www.oppco.org/events/catherine-mahaffey-east-whatcom-wellness-fair-2023/

We Grow garden work opportunities on Mondays

If you are free Mondays from 12:30 to 2:00 please join us at We Grow garden. We will be working with 8th graders and you can join late. I will be there today! We Grow Garden location: 1815 Ellis Street, Bellingham, WA 

 East Whatcom Regional Resource Center (EWRRC) Volunteer form:
Please complete this volunteer application so we can partner and volunteer at East Whatcom Regional Resource Center( EWRRC) 

First is filling out the online Volunteer Application here. You will scroll to the bottom of the page to find the volunteer application. 

  1. When filling out be sure to mark EWRRC or write it out in a free section Next, within a couple of days I will receive the form and will respond with a DocUsign invitation to complete the onboarding documentation. 

  2. Folks will need to take a photo of their ID to complete the background check. The background check takes about a week. Once this is complete, they are ready to volunteer and will be notified by email that they may sign up for volunteer shifts! Questions? email Jessica Bee jessica_bee@oppco.org

 Career Services Center
(Complete any of these events or trainings for additional hours.)

Complete a career services training or review the career services resources for additional hours. We will continue to build out our resumes and practice identifying transferable skills. 

careercenter.wwu.edu/

Stay Connected

Please join us for the Stay Connected Gathering on the second Wednesday of each month from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at Fairhaven Stones Throw Brewery.

Work with City Sprouts Farm

Are you interested in working at City Sprouts Farm? Ellie and the farm crew are gearing up for Spring quarter! Ellie has plenty of help and you can always arrange to stop by and help on a one-off basis, but if you are looking to work at the farm consistently I wanted to share the farm schedule.

City Sprouts Farm Spring Quarter Schedule

 Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 9am-2pm

Please reach out to me if you want to work at City Sprouts Farm consistently and we can review community partner needs and your school schedule.

 Common Threads Farm Volunteer Application and Orientation material

Here's the Common Threads Farm garden party is happening March 18-23, training is happening March 25th -28th--let Emily Hie emily.hie@commonthreadsfarm.org know if you can make it on any of these days.

Common Threads Office location:

801 W. Orchard Drive (Suite 2)

I've compiled some onboarding resources for all of you to look through as you're able, and I've listed your weekly availability at the top as well so that we can easily reference what's current for you. Please take a look at the logistics document for the club that you've been assigned to, as well as the education and behavior management resources that will inform you on how to interact safely and professionally with the students we serve.

 

Common Threads Farm Volunteer Application and Orientation material 

You will all need to complete the volunteer application process through the Bellingham school district here: Volunteer Application. Once completed, BPS will notify you of the results within a 

few days. If approved, please forward your approval email to volunteer@commonthreadsfarm.org once you receive it.  

Please review the Students in Community Work Study plan for 2023-2024 members

Students in Community work study plan 

Students in Community 2023-2024 Community Partners

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City Sprouts Farm 

Community Supervisor Ellie Duncan
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