Ignatian Service Corps
Affiliation:Loyola Marymount University
Goal of Program:Ignatian Service Corps is a post-graduate service program from Loyola Marymount University that joins young people together to serve for a year as full-time Volunteers. Volunteers respond to the call of social justice and partner with various agencies to work in marginalized communities. We seek to live out the Ignatian principles and work to create a more just society.
Type of Placement:Education, health care, behavioral health, homelessness, social services, support services for formerly incarcerated persons, administrative assistant for corporate work-study program at a high school, school counseling, campus ministry.
Service Area:Los Angeles, CA
Service Length:11 Months (July 29, 2018 - June 30, 2019)
Requirements:College degree, able to dedicate 11 months to full-time service, be between the ages of 21 and 35, commitment to social justice, flexible, willingness to live simply and participate in community living.
Financial Arrangement:Monthly stipend, room & board, health insurance option, assistance with transportation to and from work, mentoring and development of professional skills.
Living Arrangements:Volunteers live in community, share meals, and participate in communal and spiritual nights. All volunteers will have their own room and most have their own bathroom.
Program Size:Eight volunteers, one per placement site.
Training:Five-day program orientation, placement site orientation, career/professional development with LMU's Office of Career and Professional Development, site supervisor weekly meetings, ongoing training and development throughout the year.
Application Deadline:Rolling basis. Priority deadline: April 1.
Current Urgent Opportunities
The Ignatian Service Corps, a post-grad service program in Los Angeles, is hoping to fill a position at the following placement site: Operation Progress. The mission of Operation Progress is to empower under-served youth to become educated, capable, ethical and productive people who will, in turn lead, mentor and contribute to society at large. To do this, we are committed to supporting participating students from elementary school through college with our comprehensive program called the Five Pillars of Success. Below are the role description of this placement site for a prospective volunteer: As a Program Assistant at Operation Progress, the ISC Volunteer will report to the Program Coordinator and Pillar Guide. The program assistant duties include but are not limited to: • Support the Program Coordinator with case managing students • Support the Pillar Guide in creating, implementing and overseeing pillar programs in the afternoon and weekends. • Oversee the volunteer program – recruit, cultivate and direct volunteers. • Attend all fundraising and holiday events. • Plan and attend field trips. • Data entry in Salesforce • Assist in updating social media. • Support staff throughout the admissions process. If you would like to learn more about Ignatian Service Corps please visit our link: https://studentaffairs.lmu.edu/activities/centerforserviceandaction/geti...