Chloe Alviz, Volunteer at FrancisCorps

Finding Joy in Each Day

I start my day at 7:30AM with my routine of tidying my bed, listening to music, and chatting with Savannah and Cristo as we prepare our lunches. Then, I hop into my service-provided twelve passenger van and head over to Catholic Charities Emergency Services (also known as the “Intake Center”) in the heart of downtown…

Chloe Alviz, Volunteer at FrancisCorps

Planting the Seed

My interest in a year of service was planted in the spring of my junior year when recruiters for a post graduate service program visited UCLA’s Catholic Center and joined us for our Thursday student dinner. As I listened to the recruiters share their experiences serving the poor and living in a simple, faith-grounded home,…

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