rescue mission
For more information, please see the Rescue Mission Web site.

Rescue Mission

Students can choose from the following 2 locations:

 

Nursery and Children's Programs

Address: 830 N 19th Street

Transportation:

Walking: Walk west on Wisconsin Ave to N 19th Street. Turn right and walk to Kilbourn Ave. Enter through the Visitor's Lobby located off Kilbourn.

 

Tutoring Program

Address: 1524 W. Center Street

Transportation:

By car: Head west on Wisconsin Ave toward N 12th Street. Turn right onto N 12th Street. Turn left onto N Teutonia Ave. Turn left onto W Center Street.

By bus: Take the #12 north from campus 17 stops to Teutonia and Center. Walk 3 minutes.

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Orientation: TBD at Sign Up Night

Days/Hours of Volunteering: These are suggestions and give an idea of what students have done in the past. Exact dates, times and activities will be available at Sign Up Night.

Description of Agency/Activities: There are three program divisions within the Milwaukee Rescue Mission: Safe Harbor, Joy House, and CrossTrainers Academy. Safe Harbor provides food, clothing and shelter for homeless men along with long-term recovery programs. The Joy House gives food, shelter and support to women and children, both in a short term emergency program (New Life Program) and in a transitional living program (Fresh Start). CrossTrainers Academy is a participant in the Milwaukee Parental CHOICE Program and offers a quality Christian education to the city’s at-risk children. There is a strong Christian underpinning to all aspects of the Rescue Mission. Service Learners say this site is a great experience, and stress that you must take initiative in interaction with clients.

Student Role in Agency:

 

Commitment: Orientation plus a minimum of once a week during the semester. The time commitment per session varies according to program. Must serve through the week of May 8th.

 

 


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Marquette University Service Learning
P.O. Box 1881
1102 W. Wisconsin Ave. Room 303
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-1881

Phone Number: (414) 288-0250
Fax Number: (414) 288-3259

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