Epic
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Epic Center Community Organization

Address: Acension Lutheran Church, 1236 S. Layton Blvd, Milwaukee, WI 53215

Transportation:

By Car: From Marquette Campus, take Wisconsin Ave to 27th street. Make a left on 27th St; 27th St. will turn into Layton Blvd. Make a left turn on Scott Ave. Parking lot is behind Acension Church.

By Bus: Take #10 or #30 to 27th and Wisconsin. Take the #27 Southbound; get off on Layton Ave and Scott-Acension Lutheran Church will be across the street.

Orientation: TBD

***Specific instructions for orientation:

  1. Bring completed application and release form. (Can email to Mike ahead of time or send to address above)
  2. Working with Minors training must be completed prior to orientation per Marquette University policy.

Days/Hours of Volunteering: Students can find out specific days and times for service learning during the Service Learning Sign-Up Night.

Description of Agency:

Epic Center Community Organization (ECCO) started programming in the winter of 2012 as a community organization that offers a safe and structured environment for youth within the Milwaukee area. Every day millions of youth leave school with nowhere to go, leaving them vulnerable to destructive activities. ECCO is a direct response to the neighborhood residents that seek educational and recreational programs for the community. The community can unite as one given the right services, direction, and support in which we can all benefit from each other.

Student Role at Agency:

The After School Youth Leader leads groups of 10-15 in daily educational and recreational activities. This position works with youth from the surrounding areas of Clarke Square, Silver City, Burnham Park, and Layton Park.

Commitment/Requirements:


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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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