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What is an Alternative Spring Break?

An Alternative Spring Break trip is available to students who wish to participate in an extended community service opportunity during spring break. These overnight trips provide students with a truly unique and fulfilling volunteer experience bringing together service and learning.

The following trips are planned for the 2013 - 2014 academic year:

March 9 - 14: Rebuilding Together, New Orleans

March 9 - 14: Rebuilding Together, Roanoke (VA)

The purpose of this trip is to promote lifelong community involvement and critical thinking about societal issues. This includes strong direct volunteer service, orientation, education, training, reflection, reorientation, diversity, alcohol- and other drug-free activities. The project outcomes of these activities are to assist New Orleans homeowners in returning to their homes, restore community pride, and increase community involvement through community service.

The mission of Rebuilding Together New Orleans and Rebuilding Together Roanoke is a continuing volunteer effort to improve the quality of life of low income homeowners, particularly those who are elderly, disabled, or single head of households with minor children, through home repair and revitalization of New Orleans & Roanoke neighborhoods.

Interested in participating in the 2013-2014 Alternative Spring Break?

Information Meetings:

Tuesday, 9/24, 6pm, SSC 1203
Wednesday, 9/25, 5pm, SSC 1203

Monday, 9/30, 5pm, SSC 1201

Questions? Stop by Kimmel Student Involvement Center for an application or email slaux@siue.edu

Check out our videos from the 2012 trip to New Orleans: