Community Partners

Partner with the Thayne Center

The Thayne Center Community Partnerships program was founded to help support community organizations, foster lasting, mutually beneficial relationships and serve as a resource to the community. We establish capacity-building relationships with community organizations, facilitate service-learning development opportunities for faculty, and coordinate service leadership programs for students who are out to change the world.

Thanks for your interest in partnering with the Thayne Center. Here is everything you need to initiate or renew your partnership:

Are you a returning community partner? Here are your steps:

  1. If you have had recent staffing changes, or would like a refresher contact Rebecca at Rebecca.vanmaren@slcc.edu to schedule a site visit and partnership orientation. If not, review our Partnership Overview document, Rebecca is available for any questions you might have.
  2. Complete the 2019-2020 Community Partnership Agreement vis DocuSign. Please note you’ll need to upload your certificate of liability insurance or your volunteer waiver at the same time.
  3. Complete the Community Partner Intake & Renewal Survey: this link will be sent you at the end of the DocuSign Agreement.
  4. Update your OrgSync/SLCCsync Profile.

Are you interested in becoming a community partner? Here are your steps:

  1. Contact Rebecca at Rebecca.vanmaren@slcc.edu to schedule a site visit and partnership orientation. These typically last about an hour at your location.
  2. Complete the 2019-2020 Community Partnership Agreement vis DocuSign. Please note you’ll need to upload your certificate of liability insurance or your volunteer waiver at the same time
  3. Complete the Community Partner Intake & Renewal Survey: this link will be sent you at the end of the DocuSign Agreement
  4. Update your OrgSync/SLCCsync Profile

Community Partner Engagement Opportunities

Community Engagement Fairs:
January 13, 2020/ 8:00-10:00 am/ Community Engagement Fair/ Jordan Campus
January 22, 2020 / 11:00-1:00 pm/ Community Engagement Fair/ South City Campus
January 23, 2020 / 10:00-1:00 pm/ Community Engagement Fair/ Taylorsville Redwood Campus
January 29, 2020 / 5:00-7:00 pm/ Community Engagement Fair/ West Valley Center
 
Community & Campus Partner Events
October 23, 2019/ 5:00-9:00pm/ Financial Wellness Resource Fair Event/ South City Multipurpose Room
January 9, 2020/ 10:00-12:00pm/ Community Partner Appreciation Breakfast/ South City Multipurpose Room
May 1, 2020/10:00-12:00pm/ Thayne Center Annual Celebration/ Taylorsville Redwood Campus Student Center Oak Room
 
Community Partner Workshops:
October 30, 2019/9:00-10:30 am/ Volunteer Recruitment based on Skills and Exploration/ South City Campus Alumni Room  
November 12, 2019/10:00-11:30am/ Exploring and Integrating the 6 Pathways of Public Service/ Taylorsville Redwood Campus STC 219
February 11, 2020/1:00-2:30pm/Managing Up: Cooperation and Collaboration in the Workplace/ Taylorsville Redwood Campus Student Center Den 1 (STC 023)
March 26, 2020/1:00-2:30pm/ Cultivating a Culture Inclusivity in your Volunteer Program / Taylorsville Redwood Campus Student Center Den 1 (STC 023)
 
Partner Advisory Board Meetings:
November 21, 2019/ 9:00-10:30 am/ Partner Advisory Board Meeting/ Taylorsville Campus online 
February 20, 2020/ 9:00-10:30 am/ Partner Advisory Board Meeting/ Taylorsville Campus STC 219
April 9, 2020/ 9:00-10:30 am/ Partner Advisory Board Meeting/ Taylorsville Campus online


Community Partner Spotlights

 Explore how other community partners have leveraged their relationship here.

Youthlinc partner spotlight

United Way partner spotlight

Natural History Museum partner spotlight