A Catholic, college-preparatory school, grades 7-12
Activities

Red Knight Volunteer Corps -- Sr. High

  • Student volunteer cheer team at the Brain Injury Association marathon
  • Students serving a meal for Honor Flight at Parkshore senior residence
  • Students volunteering at an environmental Halloween party in St. Louis Park
  • Students planting shrubs in Golden Valley
  • Students planting shrubs in Golden Valley
  • Students serving a meal for Honor Flight at Parkshore senior residence
  • Students volunteering at an environmental Halloween party in St. Louis Park
  • Student volunteer cheer team at the Brain Injury Association marathon
  • Students planting shrubs in Golden Valley
  • Students package meals at Feed My Starving Children
  • Students serving a meal for Honor Flight at Parkshore senior residence
  • Students serving a meal for Honor Flight at Parkshore senior residence

This program centers on student volunteers working in the community. Students will gain experience from a variety of volunteer opportunities such as working in hospitals and nursing homes to helping children with special needs. The purpose of this program is to give students the opportunity to stretch their knowledge of the world, meet new people, and see that faith involves service, commitment, and intellectual understanding.

Each applicant for this experience should understand that the following attitudes and expectations are essential to being a Red Knight Volunteer.

 

Student Expectations

  •  a demonstrated interest in service work
  • a willingness to develop leadership skills
  • an understanding that although service opportunities will be provided through the Service Coordinator, participants are also responsible to seek out their own service opportunities within their own communities
  • a willingness to accept, be sensitive to, and learn about people and cultures different fromt heir own
  • a commitment to attend all group meetings and participate in projects
  • a commitment to meeting the basic hours of service requirement
  • a willingness to take responsibility for filling out proper paperwork to keep track of hours of service for documentation on transcripts

*Participation in a minimum of four service activities is required per semester, two of which must be from postings on the RKVC board outside room 141 (the hub for all things RKVC).  Students are required to attend at least 6 of the 8 first semester meetings and at least 5 of the 6 second semester meetings.  If a student has an excused absence from school, s/he must simply notify Ms.Lenhart-Murphy.  Follow-through with commitments to service is essential.  As such, a student who fails to show up at a service event for which s/he had signed up without contacting the site in advance of their absence, will be dismissed from the RKVC.

RKVC members will receive invitations from signupgenius.com as events become available.  Students will use signupgenius to sign up for events, and retrieve all pertienent information and will follow a link on it to access the required permission slip available from the RKVC web site.  Permission slips are due about one week before the event to the RKVC cart.

**Servant-leadership option:  As a substitute for a non-RKVC service event, students may elect to host a non-RKVC student from BSM at an RKVC-posted service event.  Students should speak with Ms. Lenhart-Murphy directly before signing up as such.


Parent/Guardian Expectations

  • a willingness to provide transportation and supervision for your child when necessary
  • a willingness to support/help your child seek out their own volunteer opportunities, other than those provided by the school
  • a willingness to help with the documentation of service hours for the co-curricular transcript

Forms

New member application

Renewal form  for returning members (anyone who has been in RKVC at any time, including jr. high)

Event sign-up directions

Service documentation form

Adviser: Lisa Lenhart-Murphy
952-915-4358, ext. 2476
llenhart@BSMschool.org

 

 


They all showed up with a smile on their face, and were eager to get started. Their positive outlooks on life really brightened the experience for everyone around them.

Camp Friendship volunteer coordinator

If you would like to request RKVC volunteers, please send a completed volunteer request form to llenhart@bsmschool.org.


Permission Slip

 

Service Archives:

RKVC Events Archive 2012-2013

RKVC Events Archive 2011-2012

RKVC Events Archive 2010-2011

RKVC Events Archive 2009-2010

RKVC Events Archive 2008-2009

Thursday homeroom meeting schedules:

First semester

September 19

October 24

November 7

November 21

December 12

January 9

 

2nd semester

January 23

February 6

February 20

March 6

March 20

April 3

April 17

May 1

May 15

(All meetings are in the chapel unless otherwise indicated.)

 

Attendance is required at 6 meetings each semester, or you will receive notice of your dismissal by the semester’s end.

Video: RKVC primer

Video: RKVC at PRISM's food bank

Video: RKVC at MVMOM's Halloween party

New member meeting attendance

 
2501 Highway 100 South, St. Louis Park, MN 55416     952-927-4176