December 18-22, 2014
Welcoming Winter: Community Empowerment in Time for the Holidays
In Austin, Texas we’ll be working with Blackland Community Development Corporation, a non-profit that supports Austin residents who earn less than 60% of the median income for Austin. Participants will serve in the Blackland Neighborhood by washing windows, painting, cleaning up the community playground, as well as assisting community members tend to their local garden.
January 5-14, 2015
Unmasking the Marketplace: Equal Access & Education for Ecuadorian Children
For the fifth year, participants will travel to Quito, Ecuador to volunteer with UBECI, which is an organization focused on providing educational services, recreational opportunities and social support to at-risk youth and their families. Students will assist in educational programs for the street children and child laborers of Quito. Through their service, students will gain exposure and knowledge on issues of global poverty and lack of educational opportunities.
In order to apply: Must have a passport that is valid until at least August 5, 2015.