THIS TERM'S CORNERSTONE VALUE IS: Whakaute / Respect: To treat with courtesy; to hold in high regard, to honour, to care about yourself, others and our environment
There are three types of Service you can do:
Practical service - includes introduction to voluntary service and briefing sessions eg charity work/fundraising, helping those in the local community, conservation.
Training and practical service - includes introduction to voluntary service, training and practical service eg adult literacy, fire service, youth leadership, civil defence.
Specialised training - results in some form of qualification eg first aid, lifesaving.
At all levels practical service must be carried out following a training course giving participants the opportunity to utilise the Service skill acquired e.g. being available at sports matches to provide first aid if required.
The average minimum time to be spent on the Service Section over the chosen months equates to 1-1/4 hours per week.
For more details about this section and possible Service ideas, visit the DOE website: Service Section
Or, simply talk to Mrs. Dyson for service possibilities to suit you.