If you are looking for a service opportunity for your students, browse the Community Partner Directory to find organizations that have partnered with IU South Bend faculty and staff.
Check out the Community Engagement Canvas site if you are new to community-engaged teaching or are looking to deepen your knowledge of a particular aspect of community-engaged teaching. Modules cover topics such as forming community partnerships, creating reflection assignments, assessing community-engaged learning, and minimizing risk.
Risk management—fundamentally education and communication—helps ensure a safe and positive environment for you and your students. Addressing potential risk prior to a community-engaged activity will allow everyone to focus on, and benefit from, this transformational experience. See the guide below to learn how to minimize risk and to find forms that you might need for community activities.