Home Team

Center for Social Concerns Home Team

Member Roles and Responsibilities 2024-2025

As a member of the Center for Social Concerns’ Student Home Team, you, along with other students, will develop a range of initiatives, events, and projects that help extend the Center’s commitment to justice and the common good. This role is focused on connecting other Notre Dame students with opportunities to engage critical issues and topics related to justice and the work of the Center for Social Concerns.

  • 8-10 students (mix of sophomores, juniors, and seniors)
  • $750 stipend per semester

Time Commitments 

  • 1 full team meeting per month (1.5 hour)
  • Ad hoc sub committee planning and event implementation work each week; documented on monthly events calendar (3-5 hours/week)
  • Promoting and attending center wide events/serving as CSC representative across campus (5 hours/month)


  • Collaborate with a team to design and develop initiatives and projects that enhance our shared commitment to justice and the common good (e.g. book clubs, special speaker events, documentary film viewings, visits to local South Bend community partners, etc.).
  • Create a space of hospitality and welcome at the CSC through social events and faculty or guest speakers (arts and justice, RISE ice cream reunion, mindfulness and the common good, etc.). 
  • Work to develop an increasingly robust campus wide student network through mentoring, campus partnerships, dorm reps, and other relationships.
  • Manage logistics and budget for various events/projects. Hosting events requires strong planning and organizational skills.
  • Assist in student recruitment in various informal ways during recruitment cycles each semester. Take turns representing the center at student focused strategic events (e.g. Welcome Back picnic, Admitted student days, Exploration Fair, Social Concerns Fair, etc.).
  • Capture the Center’s work through various communication platforms (social, video, etc.).

Interested in applying?

  • Explain your interest in this position and why you think you’d be a strong candidate for this team by submitting this application form by Sunday, April 28. Contact Felicia Johnson O’Brien with any questions at f.obrien@nd.edu.