The foundation for tracking community service hours through jmc is adding opportunities to the "Service Hours" calendar. Creating opportunities on the "Service Hours" calendar enables supervisors to monitor student involvement and student completion of community service hours. The "Service Hours" calendar in jmc Office is the first step to teaching students responsible citizenship through service learning.

Head to Service Hours > Calendar to establish your service calendar.

Step One: Double click a date in the calendar view to begin entering a service opportunity for the selected date.

Helpful Tip: Save a little time navigating your Service Hours calendar with a few shortcuts.

  • Click the "Day", "Week" or "Month" button in the upper right hand corner of the calendar to toggle your view accordingly.

  • Click the calendar icon in the upper left hand corner of the calendar to quickly navigate to a specific month or day.

  • Click the left or right arrows in the upper left hand corner of the calendar to advance to the previous or next "Day", "Week" or "Month" according to your view.

Step Two: Enter a name in the "Subject" field to distinguish your new service opportunity from other service opportunities.

Step Three: Enter a start time and end time in the appropriate fields or simply click the calendar and clock icons to create a calendar entry.

Step Four: Select the group associated with the service opportunity from the "Organization" drop-down list.

Helpful Tip: Not seeing your group listed on the "Organization" drop-down list? No problem! Head to Service Hours > Define Organizations to enter your group.

Step Five: Select one of the following options to repeat your service opportunity:

  • Daily: repeat your scheduled opportunity every day for a set number of occurrences.

  • Weekly: repeat your scheduled opportunity every week on the same day for a set number of occurrences.

  • Monthly: repeat your scheduled opportunity every month on the same day for a set number of occurrences.

Step Six: Enter a number in the "Occurrences" field to set how many times the service opportunity should repeat.

Helpful Tip: Want to enter a service opportunity for every day for the next two weeks at the same time of the day? Select "Daily" from the "Repeat Every" drop-down list and enter the number "10" in the occurrences field. This will set your service time to recur every day for 10 days.

Step Seven: Click the "Save" button to add your service opportunity to the service hours calendar or click the "Cancel" button to discard your changes.

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