Community Partners

Partnership Agreements

The Community Alliance for Youth and the Clark County Family and Children First Council signed an agreement to collaborate in order to harness community resources to support programs and services that foster the positive development of all Clark County youth and their families, a mission compatible to both organizations. See Article II for what each organization has promised to contribute. The Alliance has agreed to become the online hub for youth data collection and resources.

Quality Standards Endorsements

These organizations have endorsed the Quality Standards for Clark County Youth Providers to signify their commitment to improving the quality of youth programming in Clark County. These organizations believe that the standards establish a quality baseline that when implemented, will benefit the youth of our community.

Endorsement Forms:

Quality Standards for Clark County Youth Providers (2012)

This guide paints a picture of what quality looks like for youth programs in six critical areas of operation: Human Relationships; Indoor & Outdoor Environments; Programming & Activities; Safety, Health, & Nutrition; and Administration. The 38 item checklist includes the elements needed for quality in these critical areas of operation, making it a good tool for continuous improvement.

Wittenberg University Resources Open to the Community

Professional Development

Since Community Service is a graduation requirement for all Wittenberg students, the University provides a series of professional development opportunities for the 45-50 community partner sites involved each semester. These six workshops per year are now open to all interested community members and usually require registrations.

Thomas Library

Community members may apply to receive a Wittenberg library card to borrow books and materials. Technology-enhanced workstations and meeting rooms are also available. Call the Thomas Library main desk at 327-7511 for more information.