Leadership Development with Pathfinder Village - Edmeston, New York March 14, 2016 - March 18, 2016
Application deadline is Tuesday, February 2nd at 4pm
Pathfinder Village is a caring community offering independence to people living with Down Syndrome and developmental disabilities.
Volunteers will take part in a five-day inclusive team building program designed to build shared learning, mentoring, and coaching relationships between Pathfinder Village secondary students and college age peers. Student volunteers will be paired one on one with a resident for the duration of the week and each team will work together on a variety of challenges. Activities will include a ropes course, hike, outdoor cookout, and planning a St. Patrick's Day event for other residents. The goals of this trip are to build relationships with Pathfinder staff and residents while providing the organization with valuable service that will impact the lives of participants for years to come. Trip cost is $50. Apply Now
Medical Brigade with Global Brigades - Panama
March 12, 2016 - March 18, 2016
The application for this trip is now closed.
This one week Medical Brigade to Panama, through Global Brigades (www.globalbrigades.org), provides volunteers with the opportunity to make a tangible impact on communities while gaining real life experience in the field of international medicine.
Once in Panama, the team will visit one partner community to administer daylong clinics and conduct health workshops. The mobile clinic has five stations: intake, triage, consultations, pharmacy and education. Evenings are spent debriefing, reflecting, learning from local doctors about health needs of the specific communities, organizing medicine and delegating duties for the next day. The trip cost is $1,500. This includes airfare, in-country transportation, lodging and three meals a day.