Why Become a Community Partner?
By collaborating with Miami Dade College in our service-learning program, we find that agencies receive many benefits, some of which include:
- Infusion of people power
- Client/community partner needs met
- More informed/involved citizenry
- New ideas and energy
- Access to college resources
- Reinvigorate supervisors/staff
Further, a community partner also contributes to our student population by giving them an opportunity to:
- Enhance learning
- Connect theory to practice
- Explore majors & careers
- Foster civic responsibility
- Encourage life-long commitment to service
- Enhance employability
- Future employment opportunities, scholarships, increased self-esteem, and more.