Bringing Together Community Agencies and Institutions of Higher Education
Partners in Campus and Community Engagement (PICCE) builds partnerships between community agencies and institutions of higher education to meet the critical needs of our region while enhancing the personal and civic development of college students. Below is a framework for varying levels of partnerships, outlining both the benefits and responsibilities for community agencies seeking a partnership with an educational institution. The benefits and requirements listed below are considered guidelines; each educational institution will have modifications to their unique partnership arrangements.
Designed for community agencies seeking college student volunteers.
List service opportunities on institutions' websites
Invitation to Service Fairs
501(c)3, governmental or educational institution
Liability Insurance that covers volunteers
Fill out partnership intake form
*There are some exceptions to these requirements
Designed for community agencies seeking service-learning students, student clubs and greater support from the institution.
All Affiliate benefits
Service-learning course listings
Assistance with keeping website profiles up to date
Invitation to Community Engagement Institute
Can partner with student clubs
All Affiliate requirements
Risk Management Review
Volunteer Coordinator participates in trainings
Record student service hours and complete surveys
Sign Partnership Agreement
Host day of service, if requested
Provide student reflection opportunties
Designed for community agencies seeking consistent and in-depth partnership with staff, faculty and students.
All Co-Educator benefits
Access to work-studies, student leaders and/or student interns
Full listing on PICCE website
Community-based research and philanthropy opportunities
All Co-Educator requirements
Volunteer Coordinator completes in-depth training
Assist with faculty training and development
Sit on PICCE and/or institution advisory boards