For more information, please see the Ovation Jewish Home Web site.

Ovation Jewish Home

Address: 1414 N. Prospect Avenue


By Car: Head west on W Wisconsin toward N 12th St, turn right onto N 12th St, turn right onto US-18/W Wells St, Continue onto E Wells St, Turn left onto N Prospect, Turn right to stay on N Prospect. Destination will be on the right.

By Bus: Get on the #30 or 30X bus at N12th and Wisconsin. Take the route directly to the Jewish Home and Care Center getting off at Prospect & Curtis.

Days and Times of Service: Set up individually with site contact.

Days/Hours of Volunteering: Students will set-up an individual interview and group tour at sign-up night, Ovation Jewish Home can be flexible with students schedules.

Description of Agency/Activities: Ovation Jewish Home and Care Center (JHCC) and Sarah Chudnow Community provide our Jewish community with those services that enable our seniors or infirm to be a part of a quality Jewish environment with comfort, independence and dignity. Ovation Jewish Home and Care Center provides services to people of all faiths needing short-term rehabilitation care and therapy. The Jewish Home and Care Center provides for those in need of long-term residential care and the Sarah Chudnow Community offers independent and assisted living.

Students Role at Agency: Students can take on various roles within the Ovation Jewish Home and Care Center. They have the opportunity to assist the activities staff in providing quality program experiences both at the facility and out in the community at large. Students can make friendly visits or help our independent residents communicate with their family and friends using Skype and other forms of social media. Other projects available for service learning students include, but are not limited to creating press releases for the marketing department and Foundation, accompanying residents on outings and participating shadowing opportunities in the therapy and social work departments and more. Students will also have the opportunity to work with diversified populations and culture. We will also be happy to tap into your skills and talents including music, art, theater, writing…you tell us!

HEAL 2045: Normal and Therapeutic Nutrition Students Only: Students with assist with food meal prep at Chai Point located in the Center.



Contact Us

Marquette University Service Learning
P.O. Box 1881
1102 W. Wisconsin Ave. Room 303
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53201-1881

Phone Number: (414) 288-0250
Fax Number: (414) 288-3259

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