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Apostolic Service Program

CHRISTIAN SERVICE  HOUR LOG AND INSTRUCTIONS GRADES 6 – 8th

The primary objective is to provide a person to person volunteer service to people in need. As Christians Christ call us to serve those in need. This is an important aspect of our faith journey as Catholics. The minimum amount of hours that students are ask to perform are as follows: 

GRADE 6TH

 Grade: 6th grade- total of 15 hours 

ACCEPTABLE SERVICE 

  • Parish fiesta – students may help out at the booths- students must sign up to work ( max. 4 hours)
  • Students may help in preschool- students must make arrangements with the teacher two days in advance
  • Parish rectory, Religious Education Program (students must sign up with Sr. Francina and have signed Virtus Permission slip) – students must make arrangements with the parish two days in advance- (Max. of 3 hours office work)
  • Hope Gardens Family Center in Sylmar, CA. – Opportunities are available during the holidays for information and sign-up call (213) 316-2768 

UNACCEPTABLE SERVICE

  • Work for a profit institution
  • Child care
  • Cleaning a teacher’s classroom

Students must submit hours each trimester and a one page reflection describing the service, how it felt doing service for others and do you think serving others is important. Reflection must be typed. The dates are as follows:

  • 1st Trimester Nov. 1-4
  • 2nd Trimester Feb.21-27
  • 3rd Trimester April 26-May 4

6th grade must turn in a minimum of five hours each trimester.  

Download Christian Service Hour Log 

Parents and family members may not sign the students log of hours  

GRADES 7- 8th

Grade:

  • 7th:  24 hours- (6 hrs. must be done outside the parish)
  • 8th:  36 hours – (8 hrs. must be done outside the parish)

 ACCEPTABLE SERVICE

  • After school – homework and tutoring – Monday- Thursday/ Students must sign up one week prior to service- 8th has priority
  • Parish Fiesta –- students must sign up (max. 6hrs) Clean- up, working in booths, not walking around handing out flyers- Parish fiesta- Students must sign up prior to the fiesta
  • Convalescent Hospitals- Villa Scalabrini, 10631 Vinedale, Sun Valley, CA. (Not until after October)
  • Parish office and – You must check with the parish office before and ask when you can do hours (Max of 5 hours total)
  • Religious Education Program (students must sign up with Sr. Francina and have signed Virtus Permission slip)
  • Library – You must call and ask if you can do service hours.
  • Operation Gratitude – weekdays 9:00am-4:00pm, Sat. Oct. 15,  (You must fill out a release form prior to going. Please see Sr. Francina about the form. Check the website for regulations. Operationgratitude.com – Students 12-16 only and must be accompanied by a parent.) Check their website operationgratitude.com
  • Hope Gardens Family Center in Sylmar, CA. – Opportunities are available during the holidays for information and sign-up call (213) 316-2768
  • MEND Poverty – students must be accompanied by a parent and fill out application- online or in person – (818) 897-244

UNACCEPTABLE SERVICE

  • Work for a profit institution
  • Child care
  • Cleaning a teacher’s classroom

 Students must submit hours each trimester and a one page reflection describing the service, how it felt doing service for others and do you think serving others is important. Reflection must be typed. The dates are as follows:

  •  1st Trimester Nov. 1-4
  • 2nd Trimester Feb.21-27
  • 3rd Trimester April 26-May 4


7th grade must turn in a minimum eight hours each trimester.

8th grade must turn in minimum of 12 hours each trimester.

Download Christian Service Hour Log 

 

Contact Us

Our Lady of the Holy Rosary School

7802 Vineland Avenue
Sun Valley, CA 91352
Phone: (818) 765-4897
Fax: (818) 765-5791
Phone PS/PK: (818) 765-2381

School Office Hours

Monday–Thursday:
7:45 a.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Friday: 7:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.