Friedens Community Ministries
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Friedens Community Ministries

Service Learners will work directly with clients assisting with intake procedures and/or attending to clients as they make selections in the Choice pantry. Other duties may include assisting with deliveries, organizing and maintaining the Pantry area, data entry, and sorting and stocking donations.

Address: 1220 West Vliet Street; inside the Marcia P. Coggs Building, Lower Level (building is on the corner of N. 12th St and W. Vliet St.)

Orientation: TBD

Transportation:

By bus: Take the #12 or #33, get off at 12th and Vliet.

By car: Head west on W Wisconsin Ave toward N 12th St, turn right onto N 12th St, turn left onto W Vliet St, destination will be on the right.

Approximate travel time by bus: 7 minutes

Approximate travel time by car: 4 minutes

Days/Hours of Volunteering: Monday-Friday (8:30-4) **students only need to sign up for a 2-hour time slot.

Description of Agency/Activities: Friedens Community Ministries, Inc. is a network of food pantries building ladders of peace throughout Milwaukee. We believe a dependable supply of food is a means of bringing hope and dignity to our community. We serve those who are in need of emergency food. Students committing to service must be able to work with a variety of people from different backgrounds and cultures, showing compassion, respect, and positivity.

Student Role in Agency: Service Leaners will work directly with clients assisting with intake procedures and/or attending to clients as they make selections in the Choice pantry. Other duties may include assisting with deliveries, organizing and maintaining the Pantry area, data entry, and sorting and stocking donations.

CMST 3200-Organizational Communication Students Only: Service learners will help with administrative tasks and operations to learn more about organizational communication techniques and culture.

Commitment/Requirements: Service Learners are required to complete 2 hours once a week.


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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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