Community Service

Beginning with the graduating class of 2014, high school students in GUSD must complete a minimum of 80 hours of community service. To graduate, all GUSD students will fulfill a minimum of 80 hours of community service, no later than May 1 of their senior year. Students must earn 10 hours in at least two of these categories:

  • Senior citizens
  • Young children 
  • Disabled citizens
  • School-related 
  • The environment
  • The homeless 
  • Literacy
  • Animal care 
  • Promoting health and physical fitness 
  • Promoting the arts and culture 

To document community service hours, students should:

  • Take the GUSD timesheet with them to the community service activity
  • Fill out the form completely
  • Make sure the supervisor at the community service activity signs off on the hours
  • Sign the timesheet
  • Have the parent sign the timesheet
  • Make a copy of the timesheet for his or her records
  • Return the form directly to their school's community service coordinator

When entering high school in GUSD, students will receive a community service pamphlet, a complete list of requirements and a timesheet for recording service hours. 

Community service is a service that is performed for the benefit of the public or its institutions.  Community service is defined as volunteer service for an approved nonprofit agency.

Community Service Coordinators

CHRISTOPHER HIGH SCHOOL
Gretchen Yoder-Schrock
gretchen.yoder-schrock@gilroyunified.org

GECA Griffin

GECA 
Rebecca Plaza 
rebecca.plaza@gilroyunified.org

Gilroy High School

GILROY HIGH SCHOOL
Lauren Mantani
lauren.mantani@gilroyunified.org

Mt. Madonna High School

MT. MADONNA HIGH SCHOOL
Carmina Salgado carmina.salgado@gilroyunified.org