Community Service

The Community Service Award recognizes a fraternity or sorority that has made outstanding contributions in the area of community service. Community service is defined by hours spent volunteering in and contributing to the local community.

  1. The chapter elects or appoints an officer whose primary responsibility is planning, implementing, and coordinating the chapter's community service.
    • Documentation: An official officer description AND/OR Officer goals and objectives.
  2. The chapter sponsors at least two community service events (focused on volunteer hours).
    • Documentation: Evidence of implementation of event AND/OR Evidence of attendance and volunteer hours.
  3. The chapter co-sponsors community service (focused on volunteer hours) events with Greek and/or non-Greek university organizations.
    • Documentation: Evidence of Greek and/or non-Greek student and/or university organization involvement AND/OR Evidence of attendance and volunteer hours.
  4. The chapter co-sponsors community service (focused on volunteer hours) events with non-university organizations.
    • Documentation: Evidence of community member and/or organization involvement AND/OR Evidence of attendance and volunteer hours.
  5. The chapter has a policy that prohibits the use of alcohol, drugs, inappropriate sexual conduct, or tobacco at any community service event.
    • Documentation: Copy of the written policy AND/OR Evidence of the policy's adaptation by the chapter (e.g. member education before an event, strategies for incorporation during an event).
  6. The chapter has improved a community service program or implemented a new community service program.
    • Documentation: Evidence/summary of program and improvements, if applicable AND/OR Evidence of attendance and volunteer hours.

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