Reflective Essay On Community Engagement Work

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During my community engagement work I have two different things. As I stated in my earlier writing it was kind of challenging to find activities that better the environment in my neck of the woods. However, in this project I mainly focused on ethics and social responsibilities. The two activities that I have done was one teaching a Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (JROTC) and I volunteered at the local humane society here in Gulfport, MS.
I volunteered a little over 7 hours of teaching time to a JROTC high school program here in Mississippi. I am currently an instructor in the military so this was a daily regiment for me, so I thought. I taught what could potentially be the future Soldiers, Sailors, Airman, or Marines about ethics and
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To me this volunteer work played what I thought was part of my social responsibility to try to take care of some of the animals that I can. Especially, the dogs more specifically the Pit bull breed. I have two dogs myself and neither of them are Pits (I have a Lab and Jack Russel). I always liked the Pit breed ever since I was a little kid. I feel like they are mistreated, neglected, and get a bad reputation. They are abandoned a lot of the time or shunned from society reasoning being I don’t have one, because most places don’t even allow …show more content…
I will be blatantly honest that it didn’t have much to do as in the way of helping the environment; however, as I stated earlier to me it is a form of social responsibility. Dogs, cats, and others animals get abandon or surrendered all the time. They are either found as a stray or people don’t realize how much work and money goes into having a dog. Finding them as a stray they could have serious diseases like rabies and that is the last thing you want is an animal wondering around with rabies. A way I can relate this experience to the environment is if we continue to neglect or abuse the environment pollution, water scarcity, overpopulation, etc. will continue to grow and gradually get worse. Unless, we do what we did for this assignment each helping hand can make the world a little bit

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