Center for Civic Engagement

Partners for Serving

The national award-winning Partners for Serving (PFS) program gives students the opportunity to engage with youth and adults in a variety of settings at human service agencies throughout Rochester. At the sites, Partners mentor, tutor, facilitate activities and assist with administrative tasks. Partners for Serving requires a commitment of three to twelve hours per week, mostly during the evenings and on weekends. Workshops and trainings are required.

PFS partners with: 

  • Catholic Family Center's Sanctuary House and Women's Place
  • Episcopal Senior Life's Brentland Woods
  • Generation 2
  • Hillside Alternatives for Independent Youth
  • Refugees Helping Refugees
  • Saints Place
  • Salvation Army's Genesis House
  • Sojourner House at PathStone
  • The Community Place of Greater Rochester
  • Unity Health’s Barbara Wolk Schwarz Residence
Program Details

Experiential Learning

Partners for Serving is an approved pathway for Experiential Learning, which is one component of the Uncommon Core at Naz.

Leadership Program

Learn more about our co-curricular leadership certificate program.