Contact Service-Learning

Lynn Donahue, Director, Center for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement
Phone: (585) 385-7342
Cell: (585) 944-8511
Office: Pioch 103C

Jenna Rossi, Co-Chair
Phone: (585) 385-8110

Deb VanderBilt, Co-Chair
Phone: (585) 385-8193

Meet the Advisory Board

Current Service-Learning Community Partners

The partnerships listed below were developed to meet community agency’s identified needs and the academic goals of a course. Partnerships have been created based on those that:

  1. Have been significantly impacted by the economic downturn
  2. Have identified needs for client support and/or capacity-building service-learning projects
  3. Have needs within health, housing or youth
  4. Are located in or serve the Southeast neighborhood of Rochester

Ability to oversee student work is an additional criterion.

Education Partners

  • Cobblestone Arts Center
  • Monroe High School
  • Post-Secondary Transition Program
  • Rochester City School District No. 2 & No. 25
  • Rochester Early College International High School
  • Two Doors Community Center
  • Writers and Books

Youth Partners

  • The Advocacy Center
  • Center for Youth
  • Cobblestone School
  • East High School (AVID)
  • Red Cross - Next Generation Leaders Program
  • Monroe Ave. YMCA (AS; Teen Center)

Health Care Partners

  • AIDS Care
  • Al Sigl Community of Agencies Foundation
  • American Red Cross
  • CP Rochester
  • Hope Lodge
  • Mercy Outreach
  • Neighborhood Soil and Water Testing
  • St. John’s Home
  • St. Joseph Neighborhood Center
  • South Wedge Farmer’s Market
  • Teens Living With Cancer

Housing Partners

  • Bethany House
  • Catholic Family Services (Refugee Assistance; Residential Sanctuary House, Liberty Manor Residential Program)
  • Go Philanthropic
  • Metro Justice
  • NeighborWorks Rochester
  • Rochester Area Interfaith Hospitality Network (RAIHN)
  • Saint's Place
  • Sojourner House
  • Southeast Rochester Small Businesses
  • Volunteers of America - Residential Services

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