Location: 1600 West Oklahoma Avenue
By car: Head east on W Wisconsin Ave toward N James Lovell St. Turn right at the 2nd cross street onto N 6th St, keep left to stay on N 6th St. At the traffic circle, take the 1st exit onto S 6th St then turn right onto W Oklahoma Ave.
By bus: Take the #80 bus towards the airport. Get off at South 6th Street and Oklahoma, transfer to the #51 bus towards 124th street. Get off at Oklahoma and South 16th Street, walk to site.
Orientation: February 2nd at 9:00am-10:00am -OR- February 5th from 11:00am-12:00pm
Days/Hours of Operation: Pick a two hour time block one day Monday-Thursday from 9-11 am.
Early Child Development: Monday through Friday 9:00am-12:00pm or 2:30-5:00pm
Regular Elementary School: 8:30-3:15pm.
Description of Agency/Activities: The Child Development Center of St. Joseph is an early education non-profit school for children on the south side of Milwaukee. We provide family-focused early childhood education within a Christian-oriented environment for children from infancy through kindergarten. Sponsors, administrators, teachers and staff are dedicated to providing quality programming that develops the whole child while ministering to families.
Student Role at Agency: Students will assist teachers with either the infants and toddlers, or the school aged children, depending on their major and preference. Service Learners with school aged children will assist teachers in the classroom and help the children during their math and literacy periods, and Service Learners with the early childcare will assist teachers with arts and crafts, serving food, helping wash hands, and playing with them.