Summer Service Learning Project

Summer Service Learning Project

The SSLP is an eight-week experience within a three-credit Theology course (S/U). In partnership with the Center for Social Concerns on campus, each summer the ND Club of Chicago sponsors students to work in an agency or parish in the local community. 

SSLP Community Partners

A little more about Michelle

Hello! My name is Michelle Kim, and I’m going to be a junior this upcoming fall. I lived in Pasquerilla West the past two years, but I will be studying abroad at Trinity College in Dublin for the school year, then I will be living off-campus. I’m from Skokie, IL and my major is Philosophy and Pre-Health. I’m serving at KIPP Chicago Charter Schools this summer, which so far has been such a great experience getting to know the ins and outs of running a charter school system for under-served neighborhoods. I always believed that education can be the tool to help ameliorate the wealth gap and the segregation found in Chicago, and I felt very compelled to KIPP’s mission to work effortlessly to bridge that gap. 

A little more about Yoo

Hi, I’m Yoo Jin, and I will be a sophomore this fall. I lived in Walsh my freshman year, but I am moving into PW this coming semester. I’m originally from Seoul, South Korea but currently live in Glendale, CA. I am serving in Misericordia this summer, and absolutely love it! I decided to take part in the SSLP because I wanted to strengthen my Catholic faith by establishing a connection between Catholic teachings and inclusion of marginalized members of society. I also wished to focus on serving the community for an extended period of time- something I’ve never done before, but have always been interested in doing. So far, I feel Misericordia has served me more than I’ve managed to serve it through its pure and kind-hearted residents and beautiful community built on a basis of trust and love.

A little more about Liz

My name is Liz DeLucia and I’m a rising junior at Notre Dame. On campus, I call Lyons Hall home, but I am originally from Trumbull, Connecticut. This summer, I am completing the summer service learning program at Misericordia Home on the North Side of Chicago. I chose to do an SSLP at Misericordia as a way to learn more about the world, explore a new city, and further my interest in disability services as a potential career path.” – Liz DeLucia (’17)

Want to get involved?

Please contact us if you would like more information on the SSLP or to find out if your community based organization is eligible to have an SSLP.