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American YouthWorks

Casa Verde Builders at American YouthWorks in Austin, TX, is a national leader in combining green building with affordable housing and the educational needs of Austin youth. Over the past 15 years AmeriCorps members & students from our charter high school have worked together to build over 90 green-built homes for low-income, first time home buyers.

Catholic Charities - Summer Camp

Our summer program seeks to serve families of the Peoria area by helping children grow mentally, physically, and emotionally. The camp is open to any children ages 6 to 13 who wish to join. This year we are expecting 45 - 50 campers. We will have 4 to 5 paid part time staff, 1 -2 unpaid staff and 10 part-time volunteers who will help.

Student Responsibilities:
Student will be responsible for helping the camp staff ensure the safety and development of campers, facilitate daily activities, and act as a positive role model for campers.


St. Vincent Family Center

St. Vincent Family Center provides mental health prevention, intervention and treatment services to children and families in Columbus and throughout the state of Ohio who would otherwise not have access to care. We provide specialized behavioral health treatment resources and a system of support to children and families who have emotional and behavioral challenges.

Student Responsibilities:
The SSLP student will be working with our children in classrooms of pre-school and school age children, could also be working with our residential children.


Lincoln Village

Our mission and scope is broad based to bring renewal & hope to an impoverished area of our city. This includes a private academy for low income students in our area. It also includes the purchasing & renovation of over 30 structures to provide clean & economical housing for the families. We also address health & legal issues for the residents. A food pantry & a church have been established for local residents, as well. We also are helping to create economic growth in the area by working w/ local businesses.

McGivney Community Center

The McGivney Community Center is a non-profit organization founded in 1992. We are dedicated to offering quality programs and services to families residing in Bridgeport East Side and beyond. We are committed to providing children with a safe, supervised enviroment which supports academic support along with various recreational opportunities.

The goal of our summer camp program is to make each camper's summer a safe and enjoyable experience. Campers will learn to be considerate of others, play fairly and cooperate within a group.


Joshua Station

Joshua Station (part of Mile High Ministries) is a transformational housing program designed to help families move from unstable housing situations to permanent housing and self-sufficiency. Families will participate in a life-building program through phases that help individuals develop and reach their goals. We offer affordable housing in a safe environment and support that is provided by working with a Family Advocate weekly.


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!


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Upcoming Events

October 2021

25
Application Close | ISSLP 2022
Monday, October 25, 2021 - 12:00am to 11:45pm
26
Information Session | SSLP 2022
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 - 7:00pm
29
Postgraduate Service Lunch | Alliance for Catholic Education
Friday, October 29, 2021 - 11:30am to 1:30pm

November 2021

02
Information Session | SSLP 2022
Tuesday, November 2, 2021 - 7:00pm
05
05
Mini Postgraduate Service Fair
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
05
Labor Café First Friday
Friday, November 5, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
09
Taste of PATH
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 - 7:30pm
12
Dignity and Justice Workshop
Friday, November 12, 2021 - 10:00am to 1:00pm
14
Catholic Social Tradition (CST) Minor Brunch
Sunday, November 14, 2021 - 11:30am
14
Higgins Film CLASSics | Blue Collar (1978)
Sunday, November 14, 2021 - 3:00pm
29
Virtues & Vocations Presents Howard Gardner: What is Good Work?
Monday, November 29, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

December 2021

03
Signs of the Times Brown Bag Lunch Series | Housing
Friday, December 3, 2021 - 12:00pm
03
Labor Café First Friday
Friday, December 3, 2021 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm