Student Service and Safety Expectations

  • Use the OSSA website to complete a pre-service orientation, and pass an orientation quiz.
  • Use the OSSA website to search and register for service opportunities.
  • Complete all training or risk management activities required by service site.
  • Be a dependable and honest service participant.
  • Complete a Student Service Tracking form each time you complete service and turn it into the OSSA office within one week.
  • Expect that you will be asked to reflect on your service experience.
  • Dress appropriately. Maintain professional behavior and conduct (confidentiality is especially important).
  • Notify OSSA and Agency staff of emergencies, illnesses or other reasons that service will be missed.
  • Communicate with OSSA staff about any other issues which seem relevant (safety or communication issues at service site, accidents, etc.)
  • Leave your valuables locked in your trunk.
  • Do not make promises you cannot keep.