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

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

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