FrancisCorps

Activities: 
Syracuse sites: Latino, Asian and African American and new refugee neighborhood youth centers; Mentoring, tutoring; Refugee resettlement; Food pantry; Free medical and legal clinics; Developmentally disabled adults; Women’s shelter.  Costa Rica sites: Clinic for terminally and chronically ill children; Day care center for refugee children; Tutoring/mentoring (girl’s school and a school for deaf, blind, and physically challenged children); Social outreach program at co-ed school; Breast cancer clinic assistant.
Contact:
Alexander LaPoint, Director
315-426-0481
Commitment: 
12 months / can renew for second year
Overview: 
FrancisCorps volunteers share their gifts and talents in a year long, faith based community in the spirit of Saints Francis and Clare of Assisi in ministry sites in Syracuse, NY and San Jose, Costa Rica. FrancisCorps places a large emphasis on the personal development and growth of volunteers, through daily prayer and intentional community.
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Upcoming Events

May 2022

31
Graduate Summer Institute for Engaged Research and Teaching
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 - 12:00am to Thursday, June 2, 2022 - 11:45pm

June 2022

03
The patient revolution: Seeking careful and kind healthcare
Friday, June 3, 2022 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
09
Information Session | RISE: Hometown
Thursday, June 9, 2022 - 7:00pm
15
Preferred Application Deadline | Graduate Fellowship
Wednesday, June 15, 2022 - 12:00am to 11:45pm
16
Information Session | RISE: South Bend
Thursday, June 16, 2022 - 7:00pm