Eleven students spent spring break volunteering at the Peaceable Kingdom Retreat for Children, a Texas-based organization that provides fun day camp experiences for kids with special needs.
More than 180 student, faculty, and staff volunteers are doing community service projects across the U.S. and in four other countries this week for Alternative Spring Break. Check out this infographic for a closer look at their impact.
This week, 186 members of the Northeastern community will participate in service projects in 15 communities across the U.S. and four other countries for Alternative Spring Break—a weeklong immersive living and volunteering experience.
For students like Hannah Kilfoye, SSH’15, community service on holds the key to becoming a student leader. This week, she is a team leader on Northeastern’s Alternative Spring Break program in the Dominican Republic with Outreach360.
Last week more than 40 freshman-year and transfer students volunteered in their new community through the Center of Community Service’s nuSERVES program.
Having a childhood mentor through the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Massachusetts Bay program changed Zolan Kanno-Youngs’ life. Now a Northeastern student, Kanno-Youngs has been honored for being a mentor himself in the program.
Northeastern students coach and mentor dozens of budding ballplayers in the program, which serves boys and girls ages 9 to 12.
Hundreds of students participate in Northeastern’s chapter of Circle K International, a collegiate organization that promotes service and leadership.
Through one of Northeastern’s Alternative Spring Break programs, 11 students ventured into the Florida Everglades to clean up trash and remove invasive species from the environment.
During Northeastern’s Alternative Spring Break next week, 180 students, faculty, and staff will work on more than a dozen immersive service projects worldwide, ranging from protecting natural resources in the Everglades to tutoring orphaned children in the Dominican Republic.
Northeastern’s Center for Community Service will host its annual King Day of Service and Leadership on Monday, drawing Northeastern students and community members together for a series of volunteer opportunities and group workshops.
More than 500 students translated their classroom knowledge into accessible community programming through service-learning courses.