Transportation: Take a westbound Wisconsin Ave. bus (#10, #30, #31) to 27th St. Get off and take the #27 bus SOUTH to Greenfield Ave. Get off and take either the #19 bus east to 21st or walk to 22nd St.
Approximate Travel Time by Bus: 20 minutes
Approximate Travel Time by Car: 9 minutes
Days/Hours of Operation: Choose any 2 hour shift: Monday-Thursday 3:00pm-6:30pm; 5:00pm-6:45pm, Tuesday and Thursday 8:00am-12:00pm
Description of Agency: The Milwaukee Christian Center (MCC), was founded in 1921 by an American Baptist missionary to meet the needs of newly arrived immigrant children on the south side of Milwaukee. Over time, MCC developed into a multi-faceted social service and neighborhood development agency that serves families, youth, and the elderly. MCC believes that all people have the inherent worth and deserve to be treated with compassion, dignity and love. MCC exists to offer hope and support to individuals and families while providing a safe and nurturing environment to people of all cultures, faiths and walks of life. MCC currently offers a variety of programs including: an emergency food pantry, senior adult program, neighborhood improvement project, juvenile justice programs and youth programs at 3 separate sites.
Student Role in Agency: Service learners may be involved in one of the following programs:
Commitment: Orientation, plus approximately 2 hours per week.