Field Education Sites

Suffolk University Interfaith Center

41 Temple St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: (617) 573-8325
Fax: (617) 305-1765
Web address: www.suffolk.edu/campuslife/1331.php
Email: interfaith@suffolk.edu

Contact Person(s):

Rev. Amy L. Fisher

Organization Description:

The Suffolk University Interfaith Center exists to help students, faculty and staff meet their spiritual, moral and social needs. The Center offers a meditation room, as well as an 18 seat interfaith room, to members of the University's many religious traditions. The Interfaith center at Suffolk University is a campus resource that unites the Suffolk community via: Seasonal celebrations - such as Easter, Chanukah, Advent, Kwanzaa, and Passover - and for ongoing activities like Eastern meditation, worship services, Christian Bible study, Islamic daily prayers, and lectures. Anyone is welcome to start a new religious group at Suffolk or join an existing one.

Opportunities for Student Involvement:

The field education student should be able to relate to and carry out programs for students, staff, and faculty of all faiths and provide support for Islamic, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, etc. staff, faculty and students. Principal Responsibilities: Provide support and programming with any of the following student groups: Suffolk Hillel, Newman Club, Wiccan Society, Muslim Student Organization, Protestant groups, yoga classes and oversee an Interfaith Council of student religious organizations.

Commute/Transportation Information:

No information provided.

Arts of Ministry Competencies Offered:

  • Administration and Program Development
  • Pastoral Care and Counseling
  • Religious Education and Spiritual Development

Supervision:

Weekly supervisory sessions are required.

Additional Information:

Number of Students: 2

Total Compensation: $4000.00

Type of Compensation: work study

Additional Notes: The field education student will be accountable to Suffolk's non-proselytization policy while carrying the rank of assistant chaplain.

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