Natalie Rataczak studied abroad during spring semester 2017 in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. While there, she was a volunteer at Missionvale Care Center. For two summers, she served as a nanny for a Twin Cities-area family. Rataczak spent two summers serving as a camp counselor at Camp Heritage, a YMCA day camp in Lino Lakes, Minnesota. She is a member of EcoReps, a group on campus dedicated to environmental issues, and with the Common Ground Garden. Rataczak has served as captain of the CSB cross country team, and is a volunteer with Opportunity Matters.