Orientation: August 30th at 10:00am. If you are unable to attend this orientation, contact Melissa Owen or Valerie Ruppel to let them know you will not be attending. You will then have a brief orientation on your first day of service
Limit: 6-10 students/ 8-week session
Address: 336 West Walnut Street
Approximate Travel Time By Car: 7 minutes. Head east on W Wells St and turn left onto N 6th St. Turn right onto W McKinley Ave and turn left onto N Dr Martin Luther King Dr. Turn left on W Walnut St and your destination will be on the right.
Approximate Travel Time By Bus: 25 minutes. Walk to Wisconsin and N 12th St. Take the #12 bus towards 12 Brown Deer – 12 Via Teutonia. Walk to Walnut & N 12th. Take the #57 bus towards Downtown and get off at Walnut & N 4th St. Walk to 336 W Walnut St. OR Take the #30 eastbound bus towards downtown. Get off at Wisconsin & Plankinton and walk to Water & Mason. Take the #57 bus towards 92nd – Grntosa. Get off at Walnut & MLK and walk to 336 W Walnut St.
Days/Hours: Mon – Friday, 9:00am – 3:00pm
Description of Agency/Activities: The agency holds adult day services, which provide group and individual activities, and a place to socialize with other adults. Some clients have persistent metal illness, depression or developmental disabilities. Nutritious meals and snacks, nursing care and consultation, counseling, social services, massage therapy, art therapy, recreation therapy, and transportation are all a part of adult day care.
Student Role in Agency: Initiate, maintain and terminate a therapeutic relationship with 1 or more client(s) over 7-8 weeks. Present a 1-hour educational topic to the clients. Students can work with clients in the memory loss program on reminiscence activities, motivation techniques, cooking groups, music, art, ball games, etc. Also, there is a more general program where students will go on outings, do arts and crafts, play games, and visit with clients.
Commitment/Requirements: 2-3 hours once a week. Students must complete a volunteer application before beginning service.
Orientation: Individual orientation on first day of service
Limit: 10 - 12 students / 8 week session
Contact: Terry Deleeuw email@example.com
Phone: (414) 258-6171 x732
Address: 7500 W. North Avenue, Wauwatosa , WI 53213
Approximate time by bus: 45 minutes. Walk to South 11th and National, take 19 bus towards 19 Silver Spring, walk to Wisconsin and Plankinton, take 10 bus towards Bluemound-Brookfield, walk to Glenview and Wisconsin, take 67 bus towards Brown Deer Road, walk to 7500 West North Ave, Wauwatosa.
Approximate time by car: 10-15 minutes. Head south on South 11th Street toward West National Avenue, take the second left onto West Walker Street, take ramp onto I-43 N/I-94 W/US-42 N continue to follow I-43 N, take exit 72A for I-94 W/US 41 W toward Madison, merge onto I-94 W/US-41, take exit 308C to merge onto US-41 N, take the Lloyd street exit, turn left onto West Lloyd street, turn right onto North 55th Street, turn left onto West North Ave. Days/ Hours: Adult day Center is open Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm. The Skilled Nursing facility is open 24 hours, so times of service are flexible, but must be consistent every week.
Hours: Mon-Fri 9:00 – 5:00pm
Description of Agency/ Activities: Lutheran Home was established in 1906 out of love and concern to provide for retired and indigent pastors and teachers who could live out their lives in relative comfort and dignity. While they serve people of all backgrounds, it’s clear that faith and compassion remain the driving forces in care. Lutheran Home and Harwood Place are a faith-based family of services dedicated to meeting the ever-changing physical, emotional and spiritual needs of older adults, including their families, with a variety of distinctive housing and care options. They offer a full range of services including: retirement living, rehabilitation therapy, assisted living, specialized care for the memory-impaired, adult day services, skilled nursing, and host hospice care on-site.
Student Role in Agency: Students working at the Adult Day Center will be working with individuals and groups as they go about their daily activities. These activities include: daily exercise, pet therapy, music therapy, crafts, discussion groups, and memory enhancement exercises. The students will be able to form a therapeutic relationship with 1 or more clients over the 7-8 week period. Students working at the Skilled Nursing facility will be able to form a therapeutic relationship with 1 or more clients over the 7-8 week period through a number of activities similar to those at the Adult Day Center, as well as visiting individual rooms and talking to patients.
Commitment/ Requirements: 2-3 hours once a week. Students must set a consistent weekly time. There is no parking in the staff or visitor parking lots. Students must park on the street near Lutheran Home.
Orientation: First day of service
Limit: 2 students/ 8 weeks Contact: Connie Taylor, firstname.lastname@example.org
Day Phone: (414) 385-5257 Night Phone: (414) 719-5385
Address: 4005 W. Oklahoma Ave. Milwaukee, WI 53215 (Located at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church)
Approximate time by bus: 30 minutes. Walk to south 16th and Pierce, take 14 bus towards Southridge, walk to 4005 west Oklahoma avenue.
Approximate time by car: 15 minutes. Head west on Wisconsin Ave toward 27th St. Turn left (south) on 27th street. Turn right on Oklahoma Ave towards S. 40th St. Turn left on S. 40th St. and My Good Mourning Place is on that corner.
Hours: Tuesdays anytime after 4:15 p.m.
Description of Agency/Activities: My Good Mourning Place is a bereavement center designed to help children, teens and families cope with a loved one’s death. Kids attending the programs share their thoughts and memories in a caring and safe environment. A volunteer nurse and other trained facilitators help kids to communicate and cope with their feelings through various projects such as art and music. Dinner is provided for the combined parent and child support group from 6:00-7:30pm and group processing is facilitated in separate kid and parent groups.
Student Role in Agency: Students will Initiate, maintain and terminate a therapeutic relationship with clients over 8 weeks. They will assist facilitators in group programs and activities. Nursing students may be asked to work one-on-one with kids to provide support, understanding and education to kids during the grief process. Nursing students who have experienced the death of a family member themselves would be beneficial to this site.
Limit: 6 students (no more than 2 per day) / 8-week session
Contact: Colleen Aird, email@example.com
Address: 1527 W. National Ave
Approximate time by bus: 12 minutes. Walk to National and south 11th. Take 18 bus towards 124th Street, walk to 1527 west National Ave.
Approximate time by car: 5 minutes. By car: Head south on South 11th Street toward west National Ave. Take the first right onto west National ave.
Days/Hours: Monday - Friday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Description of Agency/Activities: The mission of Our Space Inc. is to empower adults who have experienced mental illness to attain a more meaningful life by offering quality programs and services, which promote recovery, rehabilitation and renewal. Our Space is based upon a membership and peer support concept, which enhances connectivity, self-determination and reintegration. Our Space serves diverse populations with varying mental illness diagnoses, ethnicities, income levels, and needs.
Student Role in Agency: Initiate, maintain and terminate a therapeutic relationship with 1 or more client(s) over 7-8 weeks. Students will also present a 1-hour educational topic to clients. Service learners are needed to assist staff with group facilitation. Groups include Basic Literacy, Health and Wellness, Stress and Anger Management and other Occupational Therapy Programs for adults age 18 and up. Additionally, students may assist staff with conducting arts and crafts or socialize with members who choose not to participate in the daily activities. Notes: Students will need to fill out a short application, and this will be done at the orientation.
Orientation: First day of service
Limit: 15 students / 8 weeks session
Contact: Delma Vega firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone: (414) 977-5000
Address: 2801 East Morgan Avenue (25th and Morgan)
Approximate time by bus: 40 minutes. Take any eastbound bus (30, 23, 10, etc) and get off at Wisconsin & Plankinton. Walk to Water & Michigan. Take the 15 bus towards Drexel Via Chicago and get off at Kinnickinnic and Morgan. Walk to 2801 East Morgan Ave.
Approximate time by car: 12 minutes. Head east on W Wisconsin Ave toward N 13th St. Turn right onto the Interstate 43 S ramp to Interstate 94. Merge onto I-43 S and continue onto I-94E. Take exit 312 A toward Lapham Boulevard/Mitchell St and merge onto S 5th St. Turn left onto W Lapham St and turn right onto S 1st St. Continue onto S Kinnickinnic Ave and turn left onto E Morgan Ave. The clinic is on the dead end street and is behind St. Thomas Moore High School.
Days/Hours: 8 - 11 a.m. Please choose a 2 to 3 hour time slot to do your service.
Description of Agency/ Activities: When a greater level of care is needed Shepherd House goes one step beyond traditional day care and provides secure and soothing care to very fragile individuals who live with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. The Center is a model of family values and it shows in every life it touches. The clients at St. Ann Center learn what is means to accept, love and care for everyone. Days at St. Ann Center are filled with moments of joy and it is seen on the faces of everyone we touch. Our goal is to ensure that growing and learning never end.
Student Role in Agency: Initiate, maintain and terminate a therapeutic relationship with 1 or more client(s) over 7-8 weeks. Students will also present a 1-hour educational topic to clients. Students will be assisting with therapeutic activities and support.
Commitment/ Requirements: 2 - 3 hours once a week. Students must set up weekly visits. A TB test (if one has been done in the past year, it is valid) and background check are required.
Orientation: Monday, August 27th at 3:30pm
Limit: 20 students Contact: Sister Andrea, email@example.com
Phone: (414) 383-2630
Address: 2020 South Muskego Ave.
Approximate time by Bus: 6 minutes. Take the #14 bus from 12th and Wisconsin or 16th and Wisconsin. The bus will head across the 16th street viaduct, and continue south down Cesar Chavez Drive (16th Street). Disembark at W. Forest Home Ave. and S. 20th Street. Walk one block north (to W. Rogers St.), two blocks east (to S. Muskego Ave.), and 1/2 block southwest to the site, 2020 S. Muskego Ave.
Approximate time by Car: 20 - 25 minutes. Via West Clybourn Street take the 16th Street Bridge heading south over the bridge. Continue into southside Milwaukee, at the intersection of 16th Street (now called S Cesar Chavez Dr.) and West Greenfield Avenue bear right onto South Muskego Avenue. St. Ann's is six blocks farther on the left hand side. Parking is available.
Days/Hours: Monday - Sunday 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m., OR 5:30 - 8:3pm Please choose a 2 or 3 hour time slot between the times given above to do your service.
Description of Agency/Activities: St. Ann’s Rest Home is non-profit nursing home operated by the Dominican Sisters. Its mission is to provide a high quality of care to the elderly by a specific respect for human life. They are deeply rooted in the Catholic Church’s teaching that gives their residents, families, employees, and friends moral values of respect and dignity regardless of their race or denomination. There is a daily schedule that offers activities that begin with 7:00am mass every morning and include: exercise, spending time outdoors, bingo, arts and crafts, birthday parties and other social events. There are fifty female residents at St. Ann’s.
Student Role in Agency: Initiate, maintain and terminate a therapeutic relationship with 1 or more cognitively intact client(s) over 7-8 weeks. Present a 1-hour educational topic to the clients. Each student will be assigned to a specific client to work with for the 7-8 weeks. The student will have the opportunity to interact with their client in both a group setting during the recreational/social activities and a one-on-one setting. It is extremely important that you inform these clients from day one that you are only there for seven weeks because they have the potential to get very attached to you.
Commitment/Requirements: 3 hours once a week. All students must complete a volunteer application form before beginning service and attend one of the orientations listed above. Web site Information: www.stannresthome.org