Community Service Leave

Paid Time for Community Service

Regular full-time and regular part-time staff employees are eligible for up to two (2) days paid leave each calendar year to volunteer with their chosen community or religious organization. Examples of community service projects might include working with Habitat for Humanity, working at a homeless shelter or food shelf, working with the Girl Scouts or Boy Scouts, working with a church-sponsored volunteer project, or serving on the board of a community group. To qualify for paid community service leave, the time spent must be with an organized charity or community group. Community service time should be utilized in increments of two hours or more.

Time off for community service must be approved in advance by the employee’s manager and recorded in KRONOS.

Where can you volunteer?

Staff can volunteer at the charitable organization of their choice,  For those who would like to explore additional volunteer opportunities, we have included a list of resources.

General Sites:

http://www.handsontwincities.org

http://www.volunteermatch.org

http://www.idealist.org/

For Housing:

http://www.tchabitat.org

For Hunger:

Campus Kitchen at Augsburg!!  Email Brian Noy at noy@augsburg.edu.