What every student needs to know to plan impactful service projects

Welcome to the Project Stella Resources Blog! Part of the Schools that Radiate Outrageous Compassion & Kindness (Schools that R.O.C.K.) program is a course for students (high school & college) to know the basics of planning a service project, event, or program. You may have a student that says, "I want to make a difference" … Continue reading What every student needs to know to plan impactful service projects

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10 Ways to Get Youth Involved in your Service Projects

Hello! Welcome to the Project Stella Resources Blog. This post comes from a webinar (watch here on YouTube) I did for community partners who want to get youth involved in their service projects for Make a Difference Day. But I found these tips are very useful for our Schools that Radiate Outrageous Compassion & Kindness … Continue reading 10 Ways to Get Youth Involved in your Service Projects

Easy Holiday Service Projects for Families

Start a new tradition with your family this year! In this new Ebook from Project Stella Resources we share some Easy Holiday Service Projects for Families that you can plan no matter what ages your children are.  Some just take a few moments while others are a little more involved. Pick the project that works … Continue reading Easy Holiday Service Projects for Families

Benefits of Volunteer Experience: An Interview with Mike Murphy

Hello! Welcome to our Project Stella Resources Blog! I've spent many years working with community members, parents, and volunteer managers that want to plan meaningful service opportunities for young volunteers. The benefits of volunteer experience and having these projects available for youth is vast. One huge benefit from volunteering is that youth learn important lessons … Continue reading Benefits of Volunteer Experience: An Interview with Mike Murphy

4 Ways to Fund Your Service Project for Youth Volunteers

Hello! Welcome to our Project Stella Resources Blog!  I've spent many years working with community members, parents, and volunteer managers that want to plan meaningful service projects for youth volunteers. The benefits of having these projects available for youth is vast. But, most service projects for youth volunteers require something. Supplies, food, water, gas money, … Continue reading 4 Ways to Fund Your Service Project for Youth Volunteers

3 Tips to get High School Students to attend your events

Hello! Welcome to our Project Stella Blog! I often get asked about how I publicize the events and programs I plan to engage youth. While there are several strategies involved, the #1 thing I try to do is "Sell the Experience." It took me a lot of trial and error to figure out how to … Continue reading 3 Tips to get High School Students to attend your events

Host your own Create A Creature Event at School

I came home from work today and was bombarded by the news of the Build A Bear Pay Your Age event.  While the promotion sounds wonderful in theory and obviously got a lot of people's attention - the overwhelming response caused a lot of safety concerns and the lines were shut down. One thing the … Continue reading Host your own Create A Creature Event at School

Guide to Planning Service Projects

The purpose of this workbook is to guide students in creating a service program that will meet a community need and provide meaningful opportunities to a volunteer team. By breaking the process down into very simple steps, students can take practical steps to make their vision a reality. The questions in this workbook help prepare … Continue reading Guide to Planning Service Projects