Applications for our 2019 Alternative Spring Breaks are now closed. Apply to be an alternate HERE!
Alternative Spring Breaks will take place from March 10-16, 2019.
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*please note, OneColorado and Keep Growing Detroit are no longer available
Following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in 2006, SBP was formed to provide a more effective rebuilding process for those affected by natural disasters. SBP is now active nationwide while striving to fulfill its mission of “shrinking the time between disaster and recovery”. SBP seeks to achieve its goal through actively rebuilding homes, sharing building innovations and preparing for disasters, advising policy makers, and advocating for the reform of recovery strategies. Volunteers with SBP will receive on-site construction training to assist in rebuilding for families affected by Hurricane Harvey in Houston, Texas.
Global Health/Disaster Relief
Project C.U.R.E. is the largest provider of donated medical supplies and equipment to developing countries around the world. With warehouses across the United States, this organization helps to bridge staggering resource gaps in the developing world by empowering medical professionals with the tools they need to treat disease, deliver vaccines, and perform life-changing surgeries. Project C.U.R.E. is able to serve over 130 countries worldwide through its efficient and accurate inventory systems, supply chain management, expert management of logistics, and strong in-country relationships. Potential volunteer work with Project C.U.R.E. may include: sorting equipment donations, administrative work, maintenance, and much more.
The Nest: Center for Women, Children, and Families
The Nest provides a safe place for education, healing, counseling, and support to women, children, and families in crisis. The Nest serves over 4,000 families a year through parenting education and advocacy, domestic violence counseling and advocacy, crisis care, and child care services. This non-profit hopes to become one of the leading resources for building a strong, self-sufficient community by providing its extensive services to its clients. Volunteers for The Nest can expect to participate in sorting donations, serving community meals, running a clothing drive, and other various tasks.
Asheville Greenworks is a nonprofit environmental organization whose mission is to inspire and mobilize individuals and communities to take care of the places we call home. They participate in grassroots projects like urban forestry, environmental clean up, and more! Volunteers will be taking up with students from other universities in a special clean-up project!
Inside/Out Youth Services
Colorado Springs, CO
LGBTQIA+ Services/Mental Health
Inside/Out Youth Services is an LGBTQ+ focused nonprofit that provides a safe and open environment for at-risk LGBT youths aged 13-22. All services provided to the community are free of charge. Volunteers will assist in planning and coordinating their upcoming Queer Prom.
San Antonio, TX
RAICES is a nonprofit agency promoting immigration justice by providing free or low cost legal services to immigrant families and refugees in Texas. Volunteers will help with general clerical tasks while simultaneously engaging in discussions about immigration, asylum, and more to get a sense of the community RAICES serves and their overall impact on that community.