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Human Services
Digital Badge Collection

Put the following digital badges into play! 

COMMUNITY, SCIENCE & INNOVATION (CSI) INVESTIGATIVE PROCESS

Find An Opportunity
Identify a service area that has socio-economic conditions that are negatively impacting your College Town community.

Search

Plan & Investigate
Use the service goals and digital badge collections of this STEM++ Pathway to develop and execute a plan of action.

Explore

Draw A Conclusion
Select or create a service-learning project to develop possible solutions to reduce, improve or eliminate the socio-economic condition.

Learn

Present Findings
Earn digital badges & Skillcoin Rewards™ when you present your solutions to members of your College Town community.

Earn

DIGITAL BADGE COLLECTION

STEM++ Career Pathways:

  • Early Childhood Development & Services
  • Counseling & Mental Health Services
  • Family & Community Services
  • Personal Care Services
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SKILLCOIN REWARDS™ SPLITS:

All digital badge sponsorships allocate the following in Skillcoin Rewards™:
30% – Student Stipends
40% – Project Fund
30% – NEXT Steps HQs

Human Services Skills Badge
$12 Skillcoin Rewards™

Manage a variety of resources and needs; methods for achieving and maintaining living arrangements; environmental and energy issues; impacts of technology; and employability skills.

Earn This Badge

Sponsor This Badge – $40

Salary Program Badge
$3 Skillcoin Rewards™

Gain knowledge of their real life financial potential in order to understand the importance of managing their income to meet individual and family goals across their lifespan.

Earn This Badge

Sponsor This Badge – $10

Operations Project Badge
$6 Skillcoin Rewards™

Learn employment and management skills that include business structure, consumer rights and responsibilities, testing and demonstration of products, consumer communications, and resource management.

Earn This Badge

Sponsor This Badge – $20

Advancement Task Badge
$9 Skillcoin Rewards™

Focus on career opportunities and professional requirements for employment within the finance industry, developing and managing a financial plan, handling credit and managing debt, savings, investments, insurance, housing, and vehicles.

Earn This Badge

Sponsor This Badge – $30

Feedback Task Badge
$9 Skillcoin Rewards™

Work with individuals in the exercise of their consumer rights, credit counseling, and in the management of their resources through consumer communications, product testing and demonstration, and consumer advocacy.

Earn This Badge

Sponsor This Badge – $30

Family & Peer Network Leadership Badge
$15 Skillcoin Rewards™

Develop the essential leadership, life, and communications skills they need to become responsible citizens and leaders in family, community, and work settings.

Earn This Badge

Sponsor This Badge – $50

SERVICE GOALS

Click each service goal below to view the current list of service-learning projects offered through our Partners In Education Network.

    1. Early Childhood Development & Services – Projects related to the nurturing or teaching of infants and young children in child care centers, nursery schools, preschools, public schools, private households, and before- and after-school programs
    2. Counseling & Mental Health Services – Projects that assist people with personal, family, educational, mental health, and career decisions and problems who might work in hospitals, clinics, schools or private settings
    3. Family & Community Services – Projects related to helping disabled, elderly, impoverished or other underrepresented populations to secure housing, employment, financial assistance or other social services.
    4. Personal Care Services – Projects that provide services related to an individual’s physical care, including cosmetic, spa, fitness, and funeral services.
    5. Consumer Services – Projects related to helping individuals with decisions and problems relating to finance, real estate, insurance and consumer goods.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

    To earn your digital badges & Skillcoin Rewards™, use this submission form to provide the following information:
    1. Your first, middle initial, last name and age.
    2. The name of your school, community group, grade, course and instructor, group leader, mentor and/or sponsor.
    3. The name of your JEM Team and the role you play on it (if applicable).
    4. The name and address of your College Town project site.
    5. The name of your Operation Restoration service-learning project and a brief description of how your service goal(s) will positively impact your College Town project site.
    6. A detailed description of how you used your STEM++ skills to achieve your service goal(s).

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