Training: Palolo Pipeline Projects

The Palolo Pipeline includes Palolo Elementary School, Jarrett Middle School, Kaimuki High School, and Palolo ‘Ohana Learning Center.

Palolo Elementary School*

At Palolo Elementary School,volunteers tutor/mentor kids – after school OR during school, with teacher guidance.

For all new prospective tutors/mentors EXCEPT those doing the Stock Market Project, you must attend ONE of the training sessions after registering online for service-learning (see the “Get Started” tab) **

When (Please attend ONE; no RSVP is needed):
All training sessions are from 3:30-4:30pm.
– Friday, September 8th
– Tuesday, September 12th
– Thursday, September 14th

Where: Report to Palolo Elementary School’s library

*If you apply to tutor at Palolo Elementary, a background check may be administered by the school. The school’s application will be given out at orientation and completed on site.

**If you are a returning student, please contact Henrietta Clemons (733-4700); she needs your help as soon as possible. You do not have to go through training again.

*** For those who have scheduling conflicts with these mandatory orientations, you should contact Mrs. Henrietta Clemons (733-4700).

No RSVP is needed for the pre-scheduled trainings. After registering for service-learning online, attend ONE of the training sessions with your Connection/Waiver form. Be on time. Complete & return this to the S-L office & pick up your timesheet.

Access the Stock Market Project intake process

Jarrett Middle School

Jarrett Middle School is open during and after school. Volunteers are generally expected to commit to serving 1-3 hours per week, for 8-10 weeks. Specific requirements may apply to different volunteer opportunities at the school; for example, the after-school “All Stars” program requires 20 hours or more.

Intake process for all Jarrett programs: Orientation/interviews are scheduled on an individual basis. Students must contact Ms. Kiera Vaeena, who will schedule volunteers according to their availability and service-learning focus. She may ask for a resume and/or interview, and a background check may be performed (with no cost to volunteers). Email kiera_vaeena@notes.k12.hi.us after registering for service-learning online (see the “Get Started” tab). You will be scheduled for an orientation. Attend orientation with your Connection/Waiver form. Complete & return this to the S-L office & pick up your timesheet. Note that the background check process may take some time, so get started early in the semester and be sure to confirm any minimum service requirements for the area in which you’re volunteering.

Palolo ‘Ohana Learning Center (POLC)

Volunteers at Palolo ‘Ohana Learning Center can facilitate kids’ learning through several types of activities and programs at the POLC and the Hale, as described on the POLC info page (click the header above) A minimum of 12 hours of service per semester is required.

Training:  Complete the CUH online service-learning registration (See the “Get Started” tab.)
Then, simply attend one of the pre-scheduled orientation sessions listed below. No RSVP is required. Students who arrive late will not be allowed to complete the orientation session that day.
Bring your Chaminade S-L Connection/Waiver form (printed upon registering online) and pen, when you go to orientation. Complete & return the form to the S-L office. You’ll then receive a timesheet to log your hours.

Pre-scheduled Trainings for September 2017
9/5 Tuesday  1:00pm-2:00pm
9/8 Friday  1:00pm-2:00pm
9/11 Monday  1:00pm-2:00pm
9/13 Wednesday   2:00pm-4:00pm (site visit)
9/14 Thursday  1:00pm-2:00pm

All trainings are located on the second floor of the main housing office at 2170 Ahe Street (the POLC).
The site may also require a criminal background check and TB clearance.

IMPORTANT NOTE: If you have arranged to participate in a training that takes place after the registration due date, you should still register online, print the connection form, and send an email to service.learning.cuh@gmail.com before the due date, indicating your site and your plans.

Kaimuki High School

At Kaimuki High School students tutor students in-class in correspondence with their school schedule. Orientation is done on an individual basis. Regular weekly commitment required, with a minimum total of 25 hours per semester.

Special Projects are also welcome, based on your area of study/interests.

If you can make the commitment described, or if you have a special project to propose:

  1. Contact Mrs. Lisa Shimokawa at Lisa_Shimokawa@notes.k12.hi.us ASAP with your name, institution, class/instructor and your interests/special skills.
  2. She will set up a time for you to do an interview at the school and match you with a position at the school.
  3. Orientation/training takes place individually or in groups.
  4. Requirements: brief interview and causal-professional dress code.