Spring Break Service Project Opportunities

No plans for Spring Break? CLACS has put together a list of databases and organizations to find service projects you can take a part in!* Below are links to each opportunity and a little bit about them.

VolunteerMatch.org 

Help rebuild homes in Texas effected by Hurricane Harvey, or discover 1000s of other volunteer opportunities across the United State! This site will help you find your perfect service project match.

DoSomething.org

Join national campaigns to do good! This site allows you to search through thousands of ongoing campaigns on and off line.

Break Away

Organize a service trip of your own with the help of this site. Learn how to be an active citizen.

Habitat for Humanity

Join this well known organization during your Spring Break! Get your friends to join the collegiate challenge for Habitat for Humanity.

American Hiking Society

Love to hike? Build and maintain trails in exciting and diverse locations across the country!

BestFriends.org

Love animals? Volunteer at the nation’s largest no-kill animal sanctuary in Kanab, Utah!

Sierra Club

Join other outdoor enthusiasts in White River National Forest, Colorado and help lead Youth Groups and outings! Open to Sierra Club members.

Give the Kids the World Village 

Want to work with children? Help children who are facing a life-threatening disease at this storybook-land resort in Kissimmee, Florida.

Xperitas 

Help an Indian reservation in northern Minnesota build a community center. You could also teach and even harvest wild rice on the White Earth Reservation. Become a global citizen.

Youth Rebuilding New Orleans

Help rebuild homes that are sold to teachers, which stabilizes the area and promotes education in New Orleans. Volunteers reduce blight by rebuilding distressed and foreclosed homes.

Nature Corps

Work with California state and national parks like Yosemite, Sequoia, Morro Bay and Hearst Castle with projects such as restoring meadows, revegetating wildlife habitats and replacing invasive plants.

Volunteer Flordia

Still want to enjoy a sunny spring break but want to do some good as well? The site provides many opportunities to volunteer in the state of Florida. Help with rebuilding efforts in areas of Florida effected by Hurricane Irma.

*Ferris State University does not endorse, nor has it vetted any of these opportunities above. Please use due diligence and research all opportunities thoroughly.

 

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