Town of Wayland
41 Cochituate Road, Wayland, MA 01778-2614
ph: 508-358-7701
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Community Service
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                High School Summer Community Service Program
                                                                                                                                                                                      sponsored by Wayland Youth and Family Services


     Parents are needed to chaperone and dirve in order for this program to run.
Please contact recreaton office at 508 358 3660 to request CORI form.

     Dates:   June 24-August 5, 2014

     Grades: Entering 9th through graduating seniors
                             
      When:    Meetings on every Tuesday at Wayland Senior Center     
                      5:00-6:00 pm
                        
       Fee:       $75 – Registration through the Recreation               
                     Department    
     
       Leader: Jennifer Parra, WMS teaching assistant


Have fun this summer doing community service with your peers.  Students meet every week on Tuesday nights (5:00-6:00pm) to discuss projects and participate in fun activities.  The volunteer projects take place on weekdays, evenings, and some weekends.  You many bring your own project ideas. Projects in the past have included:
  • Gaining Ground-organic farming
  • Cradles to Crayons
  • Claypit Hill School organic garden
  • Parmenter Food Pantry-packing and delivering food
  • A Place to Turn-food drive
  • Salvation Army-making sandwiches
  • Assisting elderly residents-chores and yard work and tech help
  • Wayland Conservation-trail maintenance
  • Pearl St. Cupboard and Cafe

You can participate in as many activities as you want and for as many weeks as you want.

For more information, contact Jennifer_parra@wayland.k12.ma.us


        Scholarships are available.  Transportation provided by students and parent drivers.
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Community Service Award Ceremony

25 students were honored at the 9th Annual Community Service Award Ceremony on May 6, 2014.  They were presented with Unsung Hero Award Certificates  in recognition of their significant contributions to community by volunteering time in service to others.

Mary Antes was the adult award recipient.  She was recognized for her continuous exemplary leadership, service, and dedication to the Wayland community since 1970.

A slideshow from the evening is attached.