St Joseph

Child Development Center at St. Joseph's

Location: 1600 West Oklahoma Avenue


By car: Get on I-43 S and continue to S 5th St. Take exit 312B from I-43 S. Follow S 5th St to S Chase Ave. Turn left onto S Chase Ave, 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 Chase, walk to site.

Orientation: February 1st at 9am OR February 2nd at 9am OR February 6th at 9am

Days/Hours of Volunteering: General days and times for service are Monday and Wednesday from 9 am to 11 am. More information on specific days and times are available when students sign-up to work with the agency.

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. 



Contact Us

Marquette University Service Learning
P.O. Box 1881
1102 W. Wisconsin Ave. Room 303
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-1881

Phone Number: (414) 288-0250
Fax Number: (414) 288-3259

Meet the Staff