Welcome Saint Ignatius Alumni

Alumni Discernment and Volunteer Program

Welcoming Alumni Volunteers Since 1995

Application

Apply to be an Alumni Volunteer for the 2017-2018 school year! After reviewing the job description below, complete the ADVP application, which you can find here.

Job Description

Pray. Discern. Serve.

The following is a description of some of the Alumni Volunteers' day-to-day activities. During the course of the year there are certain required duties in assisting the various departments that serve the school under the Office of Mission that all the Alumni Volunteers share, as well as time to pursue areas of passion, interest, and ability.

Sophomore Service and Walton Center (4-6 hrs/week)

  • Drive Sophomores to their service sites*
  • Monitor SIHS students in the Walton Center 1-2 periods/week

Christian Action Team and After-school Activities (20 hrs/week)

  • Prepare/implement 2-3 Arrupe Neighborhood Partnership after-school programs and seasonal events with high school volunteers for neighborhood youth and families*
  • Moderate/chaperone with St. Joseph of Arimathea Pallbearer Society*
  • Chaperone with St. Benedict Joseph Labre Homeless Ministry*

Formation Opportunities (4+ hrs/week -weekly participation is expected)

As much as the year is good as an opportunity to give back to the Saint Ignatius community, it is as much an opportunity for volunteers to learn their strengths and weaknesses and have an opportunity to reflect upon their own life's direction. Whether it is consideration of a career path or a religious vocation, the ADVP seeks to make available whatever kind of support and direction a volunteer could need.  

 

  • Volunteers share in a variety of ways in the life of the Jesuit community including invitations to community Mass, prayer, and meals.
  • Individual spiritual direction is always available to volunteers, either with a member of the Jesuit community or other spiritual director.
  • Volunteers are invited and encouraged to both chaperone and make retreats during the course of year.
  • Career training for life after ADVP year. Helping to develop plans for next steps including resumes, networking, individual discussions, and other appropriate support when necessary.

Personal Interests (10+ hrs/week)

  • Option to assist in any extracurricular including athletics, bands, and clubs that do not interfere with completing above required duties
  • Option to proctor standardized testing (ACT, SAT, St. Ignatius Entrance Exam)   
  • Option to assist Director of Sophomore Service with teaching Seminar classes, or possibly other classes.      
  • Option to lead Contemplatives in Action (CIA) student prayer group
  • Option to help plan, set up, and facilitate school liturgies and prayer services

*Volunteers share duties in these required areas.  

Contact:

Mr. John Gill '97
Director of the Arrupe Neighborhood Partnership
(216) 651.0222 x490
jgill@ignatius.edu