Catholic East Elementary School
Address: 2461 N. Murray Ave. (2 Blocks north of North Ave. on the corner of Murray & Greenwich).
Transportation: By bus: Take the #30 bus east. Continue until reaching Prospect Ave. and North Ave. Walk one block west on North Ave. and 2 blocks north on Murray.
By Car: Drive east on Wisconsin Ave. Go left on Prospect Ave. and veer right, remaining on Prospect. Turn left on east North Ave. Turn right on Murray Ave.
Approximate travel time by car: 5 minutes
Approximate travel time by bus: 20 minutes
Orientation: Friday, February 1st 3:00-3:30pm
Days/hours of Operation: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursdays from 2:00pm-4:00pm.
*Students have the option of arranging varied hours with individual teachers upon beginning at the site.
Description of Agency/Activities: Catholic East Elementary School on Milwaukee's East Side challenges students in grades K4-8 to tap into their full potential academically, spiritually, morally, socially and physically. We offer an ethnically-diverse learning environment, small class sizes, highly-qualified staff and a foundation in faith in a friendly neighborhood. New this year, are Interactive SMARTBoards in Grades 5-8 and an all-new state-of-the-art computer lab that also features SMARTBoard technology to expose our students to the latest in 21st Century Learning tools.
Student Role in Agency: Depending on the Service Learner's course requirements, duties can be extremely varied, roles include:
Commitment/Requirements: The agency requests a two hour per week commitment. A background check and certificate verifying completion of the “Protecting God’s Children” Safe Environment Education training (2-3 hours) are required prior to beginning service hours at the site. You must register online prior to the training. Training session dates and locations are listed at the following website: http://www.archmil.org/offices/safeguarding/Safeguarding-Events.htm. Complete the training and get your background check processed ASAP - you don't want to delay getting started with your service work. Your punctuality and consistent attendance are very important at this site.