Students in the Sparta Business Academy must complete a minimum of 25 hours of community service through the academy each year.
Community service opportunities are organized by SBA student officers and announced in advance so that students may sign up to attend/participate.
WHY IT'S IMPORTANT TO ADD VOLUNTEER WORK TO YOUR RESUME
Building a resume for college and future careers is one of the most important actions a person in high school can take.
A good resume could propel you to the top of the list while a bad one could take you out of the game completely.
One important part of a resume that is often over looked is the community service and volunteer section.
Like most parts of a resume it is a way to show your skills, experience, and expertise.
According to Michigan State University Extension, volunteer hours allow you to show your work ethic without having a professional job or previous career, as it is hard for many high schoolers to find time to fit work into their schedules.
They are also a unique way to show your interests; by volunteering you show what you are passionate about and what you care enough about to spend time on.
VOLUNTEERING DEMONSTRATES YOUR TIME MANAGEMENT SKILLS
"You want to show colleges and universities that you can manage your time well, doing these great things in your community while also striving for excellence in the classroom."