Address: St. Andrews Church, 3421 W. Lisbon Ave. (Main location)
By car: West on Wisconsin Ave. to 35th Street. Take a right on 35th to Lisbon (about 8 or so blocks). Right on Lisbon (St. Andrew's is on the corner of 35th and Lisbon). Parking lot entrance is off of 34th St.
By bus: Take the 10 or 30 west on Wisconsin Ave. to 35th Street. Transfer to the 35 north to Lisbon Ave.
Approximate Travel Time By Car: 10 minutes
Approximate Travel Time By Bus: 20 minutes
Orientation: Monday/Wednesday from 2:30-4:30pm; Tuesday/Thursday from 3:30-4:30pm.
Days/Hours of Operation: Monday/Wednesday from 2:30-4:30pm; Tuesday/Thursday from 3:30-4:30pm
Description of Agency/Activities: Our Next Generation, Inc. (ONG) is a nonprofit, community-based organization providing one-on-one mentoring and associated support programs for urban youth in the 35th Street and Lisbon Avenue community. ONG serves nearly 450 children from 25 schools. Our Next Generation’s mission is "to operate and maintain charitable, educational and social activities for central city residents of all ages, creeds and races, with special emphasis on children and their families." The agency offers several activities for Service Learners.
Commitment: One-hour orientation session conducted at the agency. 2-3 hour per week service commitment. Since Service Learners build a relationship with the child, consistent attendance is extremely important! Please apply for this site only if you think you can make it every week!