Service-learning is important to our vision and our mission. There are multiple definitions of service-learning. All agree that service-learning touches and changes both the recipient and the service provider.
In service-learning, young people use both academic and social skills to address human needs and solve problems in the real world. Service-learning provides change to the community during the student’s term of service and extended benefits to the community through education of others who have been “touched” through interaction with the student.
FCP’s Summer Youth Corps
FCP’s Summer Youth Corps provides paid Human Service internship opportunities for motivated college students from Bucks County, Pa., who are entering their second or third year in college.
Interns are “matched” with selected Bucks County, non-profit human service organizations during the summer for a 10-week paid internship program with the opportunity to earn college credits.
- The 10-week, 400-hour program includes
- Training and Supervision
This internship offers 3 college credits through Bucks County Community College. Credits may be available through other colleges/universities. All interns are required to participate in the “Academic” component of the program including:
- Goal setting
- Final paper
- Oral Presentation
Hear from 2012 Summer Youth Corps interns about their experience: