The following are a list of approved mission leave opportunities in which John Carroll staff are able to participate, providing they have the approval of their supervisor (see below) in accordance with the John Carroll University Mission Leave PolicyPlease check your e-mail and Inside JCU as events approach for information on registration.

  •  Wednesday, May 30 – Collinwood Garden clean-up

Time: 9:30 am – 1:30 pm
Assist Collinwood neighborhood residents in weeding and general clean-up of their community garden in preparation for summer planting.
Link to register:

  • Wednesday, June 27 – Fatima Fun Day

Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
JCU has partnered with Tailspinner Children’s Theater for a live performance and creativity workshops for the day campers at Fatima Family Center. JCU faculty and staff are needed to serve as small group leaders for the day. Family members over the age of 12 are welcome to serve as volunteers too!
Link to register:

  •  Thursday, August 23 – Living the Mission Day – Meet CLE

Time: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm – (7 hours)
Join new students and be a dynamic part of “Living the Mission” day for Streak Week 2018.
Email: to indicate your interest.

Approval of Mission Leave Usage from the Mission Leave Policy:  “Employees must request approval for Mission Leave in writing to their supervisor with specific information on the activity/event and their role/participation in it, and the amount of time requested. The needs of the department as well as the opportunity for the employee will be considered in the approval process. Factors such as office coverage, minimum staffing levels, vacations, sick leave, unplanned absences, special projects, and peak workloads will be considered. Final decisions will be made by the Vice President of the respective division.”