Catholic Charities

Organization Address

3130 Finley Road Suite 520

Downers Grove, IL 60515

*Shelter located in Villa Park

Name and Position of Contact Person

Joy Newburn, Outreach Support Specialist

Phone Number

(630) 495-8008 ext. 6547

Email Address

Website Address

Days/Hours Available for Service Learners

Flexible, some programs have weekend hours.

*No more than 4 hours a week*

Description of Organization

We are a faith-based organization providing service to people in need and calling others of good will to do the same.

Catholic Charities provides Emergency Services, Transitional Housing, Counseling, and Shelter to low income and homeless individuals and families.

Description of Service Learner Role

Catholic Charities has a variety of areas where Service Learners assistance will be valued:

1. Assist clients with job readiness

2. Help clients prepare meals

3. Tutor young children

4. Assist at Resource Fairs

5. Provide child-care during classes and workshops


Organization Requirements

Contact Joy Newburn with availability and program interest.  

Number of Placements Available



Contact Information

Career Services
Student Services Center (SSC) Room 3258
(630) 942-2230
Fax: (630) 942-4596

Summer Hours (Through Aug. 9)
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Friday, Closed

Regular Hours:
Monday to Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 

Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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