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EMPLOYABILITY & SERVICE SKILLS 

(previously referred to as “community service”)

Beech Grove High School is committed to the development of employability skills and civic engagement for all students as they meet this graduation requirement. Students may show growth in this development through numerous experiences, but please note caps on hours within each requirement. All students must achieve 80 points in order to be eligible for a diploma and to participate in commencement. Beech Grove High School will provide one day each semester during the school day for students to engage in activities that contribute to meeting this requirement. Options include:

  • Participation in career/college experiences (i.e. job shadowing, interning, college visits) [CAP AT 40 POINTS]
  • Participation in employability experiences [CAP AT 40 POINTS]
  • Participation in volunteer or civic engagement experiences [NO CAP]
  • Participation in extracurricular activity [CAP AT 40 POINTS]
  • Completion of a Senior Choice graduation experience [CAP AT 40 POINTS]

Important Information and Documents

Community Service Form (Reflection & Log Sheets)


Volunteer Opportunity Locations

The following list includes locations where students might want to volunteer at in the Indianapolis area. This list includes non-profits, faith-based organizations, businesses and more. This list does not imply that Beech Grove City Schools endorses any of the organizations or businesses below. If there is an organization or business on the list that you do not believe is a safe location for students to be, please let us know by calling Steph Alford at 788-4481. We want to ensure that all BGCS students remain safe while earning community service hours.


Suggest a Community Service Event

Do you know of an upcoming community service event that is not on the calendar above? We want to know! Contact Steph Alford at salford@bgcs.k12.in.us or 788-4481 with the details.