Arrival +Orientation

FrancisCorps Community Impact

Volunteer House Address

1015-1017 Court Street Syracuse, NY 13208

Assumption Church Address

812 N Salina Street Syracuse, NY 13208


Near the volunteer house there is a Holiday Inn, Comfort Inn, and Super 8 at Exit 25 off I-81 South. Near Assumption Church, the site of the Commissioning Mass, there is an Aloft and Embassy Suites at the Inner Harbor near Destiny USA (the mall). These are at Exit 21 off I-81 South.

Saturday, August 7

Your FrancisCorps experience begins at the Volunteer House, the place you will call home for the next year. You can spend the day moving in your things, unpacking, and settling in to your new home.

Sunday, August 8

A special Commissioning Liturgy will be held at Assumption Church at 10am. This is a special blessing for you and your fellow FrancisCorps 23 volunteers. Following Mass, there will be a short meet and greet at Assumption. We will then head to the Volunteer House for a house blessing. Parents and family are welcome!

Sunday, August 8 – Saturday, August 14

You and your fellow volunteers will be introduced to FrancisCorps and each other during this Orientation Week!

Monday, August 16

It’s time to get to work! This will be your first day of service at your site!