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Marisa Strothenke CPDC ServiceWorksMarisa Strothenke

Marisa Strothenke, born and raised in Wauwatosa, WI, is optimistic, nature-loving, and a recent graduate of St. Norbert College with a BA in Psychology. On campus, Marisa held leadership roles in many student organizations, coordinated campus events, planned service opportunities for students, led and participated in various alternative break trips, and worked as a Project and Marketing Coordinator in her college’s Community Service and Learning office. She is excited to be serving with CPDC as an AmeriCorps VISTA member and aims to gain skills and confidence to take the next step in her professional career. Marisa hopes to work in the non-profit field and have the opportunity to continue to create positive change within her community.

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ServiceWorks Team Reflects on One Year of Service

ServiceWorks Team Reflects on One Year of Service CPDC ServiceWorks team and volunteers engaged more than 120 young adults across communities in one year of service. By: Marisa Strothenke, CPDC ServiceWorks It’s crazy to think that we have just one week remaining in our year of ServiceWorks at CPDC....

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New ServiceWorks Volunteer Opportunities Now Available

New ServiceWorks Volunteer Opportunities Available  By: Marisa Strothenke, CPDC ServiceWorks Working as the primary volunteer recruiter for the ServiceWorks team, I have certainly learned a lot. I used to think actual recruitment of volunteers was the hardest part. But after working on this for the past 10 months, I...

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“Building Justice Through Service”|CPDC ServiceWorks Blog

Making Time for Personal, Professional, and Community Development By: Marisa Strothenke Over the weekend I had the opportunity to attend the ‘2016 Service to Justice Conference’ held at Luther Place Memorial Church in NW DC. When this opportunity was presented to our team, we jumped to take advantage of...

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“A 2016 Service Challenge”|CPDC ServiceWorks Blog

A 2016 Service Challenge By: Marisa Strothenke, CPDC ServiceWorks A while back the ServiceWorks team sat down to do some major strategic planning. We divided our program into key roles: Partner Development, Volunteer Recruitment, Volunteer Training, Service Project Coordinator, and Marketing/Communications and spent a lot of time figuring out the...

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“Change Comes From Within”| CPDC ServiceWorks Blog

Change Comes from Within: Lessons in Community Development By: Marisa Strothenke, CPDC ServiceWorks While the first cohort of ServiceWorks has come to a close, planning for the rest of the year has just begun. The ServiceWorks Team has been hard at work sketching calendars, setting up meetings, researching partnerships, and...

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