Community-based Learning Opportunities

Let the experience of community-based learning stay with you beyond your classroom requirement. Take advantage of the many longer-term service opportunities both in and outside of the United States.

International Service/ Study Abroad Opportunities

Haiti, STA 299 70
Serve with organizations that serve children and developmentally disabled people in Haiti during Spring Break.

Guatemala, STA 299 71
Serve at San Lucas Tolimán Mission and its outreach to the people of San Lucas during our January Interim.

South Africa Study Abroad
Study abroad for a semester in Stellenbosch, South Africa and do the optional Service Learning Certificate 

ABI: Alternative Break Immersions

Many offerings of local and national service, such as spending a week at the border with Mexico, or Nazareth Farm in Doddridge County, West Virginia or Spring Break in New Orleans rebuilding. Visit University Ministry for details.

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Dominican Volunteers USA
Serve somewhere in the US; live in community with other recent graduates giving a year of post-grad service.

Amate House  
Serve locally in Chicago; live with other Amate House volunteers.

Americorps
U.S. service opportunities in under-served neighborhoods, schools, etc.

Catholic Volunteer Network
Faith-based volunteer opportunities local, national or international.

City Year
Serve in under-resourced Chicago schools.

Emmaus Ministries  
Faith-based program that works toward ending male prostitution.

Global Youth Connect 
Bosnia, Rwanda, Columbia or USA short-term service.

Habitat for Humanity Global Program
Volunteer in various countries building homes and schools.

Jesuit Volunteers
National and international opportunities; live with other volunteers.

Peace Corps
Global / 2 years of service / 3 months training.

PHJC Volunteers
Volunteer in a faith-based program for women serving the poor, the disenfranchised, and Earth.

Teach for America
Teach in underserved schools across the USA.

World Teach
Teach around the world!