Service Learning

This service learning project has been developed for students of Indian Hills Community College to give back to their community and engage in various events to broaden the student experience. Service and participation hours can be earned in a multitude of ways, from service with youth and elderly to attending performing and visual arts events.

Divisions of service learning:

  1. Community Volunteerism
  2. College Service
  3. Community Engagement

The three divisions of service learning: Community, College Service, and Community Engagement, have a minimum number of hours that must be met in each division to meet the Service Learning Guidelines. The hour breakdown is as follows:

  • Community - 40 Hours
  • College Service - 40 Hours
  • Community Engagement - 20 Events

Each division has varying categories to allow students multiple options in reaching the hour requirement.

Benefits of Service Learning:

  • Civic and College engagement
  • Community involvement
  • Resume builder
  • Can be completed at your own pace during your time at Indian Hills
  • Can be completed in your home area

President's Student Service Award - FAQ

How to Add President's Student Service Award Tracking to MyHills

100 Hours of Service Learning Guidelines

How do I get involved?

If you are interested in getting involved in service learning at Indian Hills please contact the Indian Hills Staff Member below so she can talk to you more about the opportunity and answer any questions you may have.


Addie HalleyAddie Halley, Academic and Career Advisor 
Indian Hills Community College

525 Grandview Avenue Ottumwa, Iowa 52501

Phone: (641) 683-5219
Email: [email protected]