Overall Rating Silver
Overall Score 58.64
Liaison Casey Meehan
Submission Date Dec. 22, 2020

STARS v2.2

Western Technical College
EN-13: Community Service

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.99 / 5.00 Chelsey Sloan
Sustainability Assistant
Sustainability
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Does the institution wish to pursue Part 1 of this credit (student participation in community service)?:
Yes

Total number of students:
5,859

Number of students engaged in community service:
2,334

Percentage of students engaged in community service:
39.84

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

Total number of student community service hours contributed annually:
30,731

Number of annual community service hours contributed per student :
5.25

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

A brief description of the institution’s program to support employee volunteering:

Western Technical College recognizes the importance of community involvement and
encourages employees to participate in volunteer service activities that enhance and serve our communities throughout our district. With manager approval, volunteer service leave time is provided, with pay, to all full-time, benefit-eligible employees who participate in service activities that occur during their regularly scheduled work hour. The service activity must take place with a United Way partner agency or through the Department of Community Engagement. Full-time employees are eligible to take a maximum of one full day each fiscal year.


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

Total number of employee community service hours contributed annually through programs sponsored by the institution:
263

Website URL where information about the institution’s community service programs is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:
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