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St. Leonards Ministries

2019-09-15T01:42:07-05:00

People Served/Type of Services: Life Transition Support, Support for formerly incarcerated individuals

Types of Help Needed: Other: Social Work Field Supervision

Service Opportunity Details: An experienced licensed social worker is needed to supervise first and second year MSW interns at St. Leonard’s House and Grace House. This would consist of attending an orientation at the start of the school year, and providing a supervision meeting with the interns once a week during the school year. Coordination with the intern’s school may be needed, including progress reports.

Location: Chicago-Near West Side

Volunteer Ages: Adults

Frequency: On-going

Frequency Details: This is a commitment for once a week for one school year (Sept to May, TBD, minus holiday weeks).

Contact Info: Staff: Volunteer Coordinator, 312-780-3196

Other Information: St. Leonard’s volunteers often remark that they receive more from the experience than they give. We invite you to experience this first-hand.

St. Leonards Ministries

2019-09-15T01:43:53-05:00

People Served/Type of Services: Life Transition Support, Support for formerly incarcerated individuals

Types of Help Needed: Other

Service Opportunity Details: St. Leonard’s needs an experienced landscape designer or horticulturalist to design landscaping and a maintenance plan for the entire St. Leonard’s campus, with an emphasis on native perennials. There are existing beds and landscaping, but new plants are needed and existing plants need maintenance or replacement.

Location: Chicago-Near West Side

Volunteer Ages: Adults

Frequency: Periodic

Frequency Details: To be determined by the scope of the project. Likely one or two visits for planning, one visit to share and explain design, one to help source plants, and one to oversee plant placement. This could be done one building at a time, or the whole campus at once.

Contact Info: Staff: Volunteer Coordinator, 312-780-3196

Other Information: St. Leonard’s is blessed to have a wonderful campus with green space, an oasis in a very urban setting. The residents of St. Leonard’s use the outdoor spaces frequently, and they contribute to their healing of body, mind and spirit.