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Cabbage Patch Settlement House, Inc. & Nativity Academy at St. Boniface

The Cabbage Patch Settlement House, Inc. (“The Patch”) is a non-profit, Christian organization that exists to empower families and children to be self-sufficient by helping them maximize their spiritual, social, emotional, physical, moral, economic and educational potential. It is a grassroots program. This is our 108th year of serving the Louisville area's at risk children and their families.

Hospitality House of SW Michigan & Bronson Methodist/Borgess Hospitals

The Hospitality House offers a comfortable and caring home-away-from-home for visitors to the city's two hospitals. The students are part of the House community and work to maintain the operation of the house by overseeing administrative and up-keep tasks, including a lot of day to day cleaning. The other half of the student's time will be spent at Bronson Methodist Hospital or Borgess Hospital.

Triple Threat Mentoring

We are located in downtown Aurora and work with under-resourced youth ages 7 -18 in Aurora and Chicago. Our mission is to empower urban youth to realize their potential and inspire volunteers to leave a lasting legacy. We're an organization that facilitates relationships between youth and volunteers through our passion-based programs. Students spend 2 weeks at Triple Threat after 6 weeks at Krejci Academy.

Salvation Army Harrisburg Capital City Corps

A portion of the student's responsibilities will be to assist in the collection of outcome data for the various parts of our curriculum by administering pre/post assessments, conducting interactive assessment activities like the Meal Choice Challenge, Pacer Beep Test among others. The student will be expected to be relational and give direction to the youth on the particular assessment. The intern will also be responsible for conducting observations of role play activities as it relates to evaluation of over 200 program participants.

YWCA of Greater Harrisburg

This will based on the student's area of study and development of their individualized education plan or other supportive goals. Interns and students seeking practicum sites typically meet/discuss their goals with the Department Director and appropriate Team Leader. Past interns have worked alongside Employment Specialists to learn various approaches to servcie delivery; Gone on outreach efforts to meet potential program participants; or worked with the Department Director to learn various program management skills.

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St. Peter Claver Catholic Church - Summer Camp

Two SSLP students will assist with our 6 week Summer Camp Program for students in PreK through 6th grade. In addition, the students will help with our Youth Ministry work with High School and Junior High Programs on Wednesday and other evenings. Students will participate in parish activities in the evenings and weekends and will also be exposed to community organizing.

For the remaining two weeks of the SSLP, students will assist with community organizing and other parish based efforts. This is a unique and amazing community to be a part of for a summer!

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Colorado

Our mission is to help children reach their full potential with professionally supported, one-to-one volunteer mentoring relationships that have measurable impact. We accomplish this by recruiting, training and matching volunteer mentors (Bigs) with children facing adversity (Littles). Our programs: Community Based Mentoring: Bigs and Littles meet several times each month during the year Sports Buddies Mentoring: Bigs and Littles participate in agency-supervised activities that bring them together to watch and play sports.

Salvation Army - North Corps Community Center

The SSLP intern will be a part of the annual 8-week Summer Day Camp conducted within our Center, for about 45 - 50 kids, ages 4 to 13 years old. This is an extremely positive and hands-on Program that aims to serve the under-privileged youth in the community and provide an exciting, rewarding, and safe environment during the summer months out of school. A schedule is followed each week that includes field trips and special opportunities all around Omaha, down time and activites at the Center, and meals.

St. Peter Claver Church - Community Organizing

SSLP student will participate in community work through Church-Based Organizing, Census and Evangelization of the neighborhood. Student will work closely with parish staff and community leaders in community and church-based organizing efforts. In addition, student will partake in other parish outreach and ministries, including youth group activities in the evenings and helping with summer youth camp as well. St. Peter Claver is an African American Community with a rich history and community.

St. Louis Crisis Nursery

The SAINT LOUIS CRISIS NURSERY (SLCN) is an independent, not-for-profit agency funded by donations and committed to preventing child abuse and neglect by providing short-term, emergency shelter for children, birth through age 12, whose families are faced with emergencies or who are in crisis.

In addition to short-term care for young children in a safe and nurturing environment, we also help families resolve crisis by offering resources for empowerment, ongoing support and parent education, engage in community outreach and awareness, and advocacate for children and families.

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August 2021

Engaged Learning Forum | "Back to Normal" and Continuing to Grow
Thursday, August 19, 2021 - 11:00am to 12:15pm
Information Session | Social Concerns Seminars
Monday, August 23, 2021 - 4:00pm
Meet Me at the CSC!
Monday, August 23, 2021 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Information Session | Social Concerns Seminars
Tuesday, August 24, 2021 - 4:00pm
Information Session | Social Concerns Seminars
Wednesday, August 25, 2021 - 4:00pm

September 2021

Application Open | ISSLP 2022
Tuesday, September 7, 2021 - 12:00am to 11:45pm
Information Session | ISSLP 2022
Wednesday, September 8, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Application Close | Community Impact Grants
Monday, September 13, 2021 - 12:00am to 11:45pm
Information Session | ISSLP 2022
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Information Session | ISSLP 2022
Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Information Session | ISSLP 2022
Sunday, September 26, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

October 2021

Information Session | ISSLP 2022
Monday, October 4, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Cry of the Earth, Cry of the Poor
Tuesday, October 5, 2021 - 7:00pm
Information Session | ISSLP 2022
Wednesday, October 13, 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Application Close | ISSLP 2022
Monday, October 25, 2021 - 12:00am to 11:45pm