Leadership Development with Pathfinder Village - Edmeston, New York March 11, 2019 - March 15, 2019
Applications are closed 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.
Hurricane Harvey Disaster Recovery - Houston, Texas January 13, 2019 - January 19, 2019
Applications are closed
On August 25th, 2017, Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas. Over the next few days Harvey dropped more than 52 inches of rain in parts of Houston, forcing more than 30,000 people out of their homes. The recovery effort in Houston and surrounding areas is expected to takes years.
Participants on this trip will be partnering with SBP
to assist homeowners in the rebuilding process. Students will be tearing down and/or rebuilding properties, expect to get dirty and be tired! No prior skill is needed.
Trip cost is $500. Financial aid is available.