Ignacio Volunteers

Ignacio Volunteers is an immersion program rooted in an Ignatian spiritual foundation of finding God in all things. It provides opportunities for a student to live a reflective life of action for service, justice, and peace. 

Community Partners:

Kingston, Jamaica

Jamaica Volunteers

 Riverton City Early Education Centre,  a school located at a shanty town settlement built on the old Kingston garbage dump.
• The Home for the Destitute and Dying, a home for the elderly run by Mother Teresa's Missionaries of Charity.
• Missionaries of the Poor, homes for children with special needs.

Belize

St. John's College

• 'Umadagu Lescuela’ summer camp

South Africa

  1. Nazareth House:  Located in Cape Town, one of the oldest non-profit organizations in South Africa run by the Sisters of Nazareth that provides specialized residential care to abandoned and neglected children, as well as the elderly.

  2. Phillipe Township:  Located in Cape Town

  3. Homeless Feeding Programme: Located in Cape Town, a community project helping provide essential meals for the homeless as well as assisting underprivileged children at the after-school programme

New Orleans Urban Immersion

Established

2006

Housed In

Office of Mission & Ministry

Results

In 2012-13

  • 52 students
  • 500 service hours

Program Areas

Focus Areas

Poverty

Target Populations

Low-income individuals and families
Youth

Target Locations

Regions outside US: Caribbean

Loyola Participants

Students