Academic Service Learning
Community Service Plus Curriculum-based Learning Creates Tomorrow’s Leaders
Information for Educators
If you are a faculty member or administrator of a college or university and are interested in partnering with the Red Cross to provide ASL opportunities for your students, please email us.
Information for Students
An Academic Service Learning project with the Red Cross can expand your horizons and make you better prepared for your career ahead. You’ll develop interpersonal and leadership skills and gain real-world experience related to your field of study – all while contributing to the strength and resiliency of your community.
Sample Academic Service Learning Projects with the Red Cross
These are just a few of the service learning opportunities available through the Red Cross. Email us to learn more about specific opportunities in your community.
Academic Service Learning:
It’s Not Just for Nursing Students
Human Resource students assist their local Red Cross chapter with organizing welcome/informational sessions for new volunteers
Marketing and Journalism students participate in volunteer recognition events and write articles for the chapter’s website
Theater/Drama students create and present disaster preparedness skits for students in local schools
Education majors can participate in the Pillowcase Project, leading preparedness education workshops in local elementary schools
Public Health and Med students participate in the Home Fire Campaign and other preparedness/resiliency activities in their communities
Academic Service Learning Partners
The American Red Cross currently has academic service learning partnerships with these institutions, reaching students throughout the country. Although the Red Cross cannot endorse any institute of higher learning, the partnerships to serve communities are greatly appreciated.
If you are a faculty member or administrator of a college or university and are interested in partnering with the Red Cross to provide ASL opportunities for your students, please contact Red Cross Volunteer Services in your area, or email us.