Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 68.64
Liaison Kimberly Post
Submission Date Feb. 22, 2022

STARS v2.2

Saint Joseph's College - ME
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.82 / 5.00 Kimberly Post
Community-Based Learning Director
Community-Based Learning
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Does the institution wish to pursue Part 1 of this credit (student participation in community service)?:

Total number of students:

Number of students engaged in community service:

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Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (community service hours)?:

Total number of student community service hours contributed annually:

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Does the institution have a formal program to support employee volunteering during regular work hours?:

A brief description of the institution’s program to support employee volunteering:
Annually, all faculty, staff, and administrators participate in a paid service day, now known as the Beth Auger Day of Service. Service site locations include: Camp Sunshine (Casco), Catholic Charities-Threads of Hope (Portland), Habitat for Humanity ReStore (Portland), Maine Society for the Protection of Animals (Windham), November’s Harvest Farm (Limington), Pine Root Farms (Steep Falls), Preble Street Resource Center (Portland), Raymond Beautification Committee (Raymond), Riding to the Top Therapeutic Riding Center (Windham), Ronald McDonald House (Portland), Wayside Food Salvage (Portland).

Faculty and staff are also encouraged to participate in annual service trips to Haiti and Guatemala and are recognized for their service. Service is recognized in merit compensation and tenure consideration.

Does the institution track the number of employee community service hours contributed through programs it sponsors?:

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