|Community Service Projects
you like to make a positive difference in the lives of others?
Participate in community service in the U.S. or abroad. Open up your
heart and mind to different people and different cultures. Most
programs are for ages 14-18.
Teamwork, cooperative living and communication are
the keys to a successful experience. You will be living in community
buildings and many of these programs include a home stay where you
reside with a local family for part of the time.
Depending upon the location, daily recreational
activities may include swimming, snorkeling, hiking, white water
rafting, travel and relaxation!
types of community service available include:
- Working in collaboration with local,
national and international service organizations
- Assisting in the construction of a
health clinic, a schoolhouse, a library, a playground
- Teaching underprivileged children
- Working with the elderly
- Red Cross
- Environmentally focused work
- Internships with local farmers,
artisans, businesses, health workers
Some programs include foreign language immersion
or language exposure.
- South America
- Central America
- New Zealand
These programs give you opportunities to meet new
people, develop lasting friendships, and experience the rewards of
making a difference. In addition, your service will make a
significant impact on the community.