Job Fair Focusing on Humanitarian Service

( [email protected] ) Mar 06, 2004 11:20 AM EST

INDIANAPOLIS – A special career fair only focusing on humanitarian service will be held at the University of Indianapolis, March 25. It is common for students to attend career fairs but it is rare for schools to host career or job fairs of community and humanitarian service.

University of Indianapolis will host the job fair with the title Adventures in Service to Humanity, free for the public. More than 30 organizations, including Christian organizations, dedicated to community and humanitarian service at the international, national, state or local level will participate in the fair from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the atrium of Schwitzer Student Center.

Then from 2p.m. to 2:45 p.m. a panel discussion about “Post-College Volunteer and Professional Opportunities” will be held in Schwitzer Rm 010 and from 2:45 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., students who have done service work will talk about their experiences in a panel discussion.

Following is the list of participating organizations:

AmeriCorps (including VISTA and Senior Corps)

Appalachian Service Project

Boys & Girls Clubs

Boys Hope and Girls Hope

Bradford Woods Outdoor Education Center

Brightwood Community Center

Camp Riley and Riley Children's Foundation

Catholic Social Services

Christian Peacemaker Teams

Circle K, College Mentors for Kids

Community Programs of U of I

Faith Community of Covenant House

Fletcher Place Ministries

Girl Scouts of Hoosier Capital Council

Girls Inc.

Habitat for Humanity

Indiana Commission on Community Service


Indiana Youth Institute

Julian Center

Laurelwood Community

Mercy Volunteer Corps

National Sports Camp/NCAA.

Peace Corps


Second Helpings

Special Olympics Indiana

United Methodist Volunteers in Mission

United Way of Central Indiana

Wheeler Arts Academy