Application Deadline: COVE Alternative Spring Break Applications
The COVE will host two trips this spring break. Financial aid is available for both.
Applications are due by 4 p.m. on Friday, February 15, 2019.
Interviews will be held the following week and accepted applicants will be notified after interviews.
Use this link to register: https://goo.gl/forms/ZVRSVUNpqLOo3x6I2
1. Habitat for Humanity - Orange Park, Florida: $300 (March 10-16)
Habitat for Humanity houses are simple, decent, and affordable to low-income families. Whenever possible, Habitat builds energy-efficient, sustainable housing. Habitat lends no-profit, no-interest, mortgage loans to its beneficiary families. The goal of Habitat for Humanity is to help solve the global housing crisis and help the 48.5 million people living in poverty.
2. Leadership Development with Pathfinder Village - Edmeston, New York: $50 (March 11-15)
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.
Friday, February 15, 2019