Field Education Sites

Casa Nueva Vida, Inc.

P.O. Box 2115
53 Glen Road
Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Phone: (617) 524-6332
Fax: (617) 524-5889
Email: mdurancnv@yahoo.com

Contact Person(s):

Mr. Manuel R. Duran

Organization Description:

Casa Nueva Vida is the only shelter in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts specifically designed to serve the needs of Latino homeless women and their children. Since its inception in 1987, we have been providing services with the purpose of helping our residents gain the education and skills that they need to permanently pull themselves out of poverty, as well as to reach out to the Latino population with homeless preventive services.

Opportunities for Student Involvement:

The student will have the opportunity to be directly involved in our educational programs such as English as a Second Language, computer classes and child tutoring. The seminary student will also have the opportunity to work directly with the Executive Director in the area of development and research for funding of our operation and programs.

Commute/Transportation Information:

No information provided.

Arts of Ministry Competencies Offered:

  • Administration and Program Development
  • Public Leadership, Community Organizing, and Planning

Supervision:

The student will meet weekly with supervisor for reflection and evaluation on the particular task or project that s/he is assigned.

Additional Information:

Number of Students: 1

Total Compensation: $4000.00

Type of Compensation: site reimburses

Additional Notes: Site on hold 2009/10.

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