Approximate Travel Time By Bus: 8 minutes
Approximate Travel Time By Car: 5 minutes
Days/Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday 4:00-6:00pm for all programs
Orientation: First day of service
Description of Agency: Notre Dame Middle School (NDMS) is a Catholic school for young women sponsored by the School Sisters of Notre Dame. Following in the Christian tradition, Notre Dame fosters respect, responsibility, and sharing of personal talents, and prepares students for admittance to a college preparatory high school. In a bi-literate (English an Spanish) setting, with emphasis on leadership skills, critical thinking, and social justice, young women are empowered to make positive contributions to society.
***New OPPORTUNITY: Primary School After-School Care Program
Description of Agency: NDMS has recently opened a Primary School, serving students ages K5 and up/ The After-School program is seeking one volunteer each afternoon to work one-on-one with a K5 students requiring extra supervision.
Days/Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 3:00-5:45pm after September 17
Student Role: Students will have the opportunity to form a strong relationship with a young student and witness child development in the surrounding environment.
Commitment: 2-3 hours per week, every week for the entire semester, plus orientation. Service Learners are also required to attend a one-time, 3 hour class entitled "Safeguarding All of God's Family," an initial training for Safe Environment Education as mandated by the Archdiocese (not included in Service Learning hours).
For more information, see the Notre Dame Middle School Website.