Service Learning

Shepaug Valley School student must complete a total of 30 community service hours, performed in non-profit settings to be completed during a student’s high school career. Please log hours with your school counselor by June 30 of the school year in which the work was performed. Students, please make sure to download and fill out both the community service form and the rubric.

Community Service form & Rubric


Request Form

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Available Opportunities

Washington Gives National Day of Service in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.
Volunteers needed for the following activities:

Judy Black Memorial
Activities/Collection: Hearts of Hope and “ I have a dream” Mural
Time: 11-1pm

Town Hall
Activities/Collection: ASAP! MLK Video, Pilobolus Workshop, a collection site for Social Services in Washington
Time: Collection 10-2, Movement workshop 1-2pm

Steeprock Association
Activity: pruning encroaching vegetation on trails in Hidden Valley and take photographs of the preserves for our digital library.
Time: 10-2pm

Hickory Stick
Collection for IRIS (Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services)-More details to come
Time: 10-2pm

The SVS Debate Team is looking for student volunteers to direct debaters to rooms, work the registration desk, and help with set-up and clean- up. The event is scheduled from 8 AM - 5:30 PM, however help is needed from 7:45 AM -  6:00 PM.  Students are welcome to work for any part of the day.  Mrs. Beilinson, the debate coach, can sign off on your Community Service Forms.  For more information about volunteering or to sign up, please contact Wilson King at

Help with set up of haunted stage, decorating of Primary School gym, fun activities for the children, face painting, etc., pumpkin carving and cleanup.
Contact Name: Nicole Caldara
Name of Organization: The Lions Club of Washington
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 203-470-3991
Location: Washington Primary School - 11 School St, Washington Depot, CT 06793
Date/Time: 10/31/2018, 4:30pm - 8:30pm
Number of Students Needed: 10
Volunteers needed to check in Roxbury residents at the Household Hazardous Waste Day. We need a representative from Roxbury to check residency as people come in. We can split the shift or if someone would like to work the entire shift.
Contact Name: Judi Moker
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 860-354-9938
Location: John Pettibone School, New Milford, CT
Date/Time: 9/22/2018, 9:00am - 3:00pm
Number of Students Needed: 1-2
  • Friday, Sept 21 - Will need 3-4 people   (3-6) to help set up in Bryan Hall. Chairs, tables etc.

  • Saturday, Sept 22 - Will need 2-3 people  (1- 4) to finish set up and receive art work

  • Saturday, Sept 22 - Will need 3-4 people from (4-9) to help with actual auction…fetch art for auctioneer, generally be available for any necessary small jobs.

  • Sunday, Sept 23 - Will need 3 people from (10-1) to help restack chairs etc. and return unsold artwork to artists.

  • Volunteers should wear khaki pants/skirts and white shirts/blouses.

  • Rotary will give volunteers write credit for their hours

  • All proceeds from the auction will be turned back to the Washington community


Please feel free to email Laird Davis for more info:

The Roxbury Conservation Commission is putting together a trail work group. We need 4 to 6 able-bodied students to perform maintenance and trail-construction work on Joey's Trail. Duties would include cutting back undergrowth, moving brush piles, and hauling mulch with wheelbarrows. Dates and times will be various --after school and on weekends depending on availability and weather conditions. Work for an afternoon or several days and get your service hours completed! Refreshments included. Call or write to day to get on our email list. 

Contact Name: Trudy Swenson
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 860-210-1532
Location: Joey's Trail, behind Minor Memorial Library
Date/Time: Ongoing - dates vary
Number of Students Needed: 4-6

Past Opportunities