In a normal year, Gogolski’s students in middle and high school are required to spend at least six hours per year volunteering. That’s more than 3,500 students who need to find projects, keep track of hours, and have their work confirmed. The whole district uses x2VOL, which makes tracking and managing service easier for both students and school workers, Gogolski says.
The web-based tracking and reporting platform not only eliminates paper from the process and makes record keeping and verification much simpler, but it has also allowed the district to open more opportunities to students, the coordinator says. While many projects occur annually, any group looking for school volunteers can have its event information posted on x2VOL’s site, complete with contact information so that sign-ups are faster…Read full article here.