Partnership between Passion Impact & Portland Community College

PCC Community-Based Learning • Financial Aid • Human Services Focus Department

The Advocate for Community Engagement Program, or ACE, is designed to link Work-Study students to the needs of Passion Impact and the Community-Based Learning Programs. Students in Human Services, Social Work, Communications, Public-Relations, and similar focus areas are encouraged to apply. Students will be required to be approved as Work-Study eligible to participate as an ACE.

Choose one of two ACE pathways:

PI Programs

  • Build relationships with 9th grade AVID students and their parents at FHS
  • Implement an term-based project with ACE team members based on student needs
  • Attend Partner and SUN meetings with FHS
  • Attend FHS Volunteer Event Program meetings and monthly civic-engagement events
  • Participate in FHS Club meetings and game days
  • Participate in DEI Committee meetings
  • Participate in weekly ACE meetings on Friday
  • More…

PCC Faculty & Students

  • Work closely with CBL Coordinator and the CBL Faculty Advisor Team
  • Build relationships with PCC Faculty to understand CBL classes and needs
  • Research organizations to connect classroom curriculum with community need
  • Assist directly with students in CBL classes as peer-mentors and connectors
  • Participate in DEI Committee meetings
  • Participate in weekly ACE meetings on Friday
  • More…

We hope to see students who enjoy making an impact as an ACE to stick with us through their PCC tenure. In addition, through increased participation and partnership with other Work-Study programs at Portland State University provides the opportunity for students to continue working as ACE’s after PCC.

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