2017 Alternative Spring Break Trip (Link)
The Burnett Honors College's Office
of Research and Community Engagement is accepting applications for the 2017
Alternative Spring Break trip to New Orleans March 12-18
opportunity to give back through community engagement and volunteerism.
Students will fly to New Orleans on Sunday, March 12 and partner with Youth
Rebuilding New Orleans to engage in the betterment of the New Orleans Community
by helping to reduce blight by rebuilding distressed and foreclosed homes as a
result of Hurricane Katrina and other environmental disasters that have touched
the city. The renovated homes will be sold to teachers to stabilize
neighborhoods and positively impact the education system.
In addition to the
volunteer activities, students will have some free time to experience all that
New Orleans has to offer including visiting the famous French Quarters. Only a
limited number of applicants will be selected to participate. Interested students
must meet the minimum qualifications as outlined on the application and submit
all supporting documentation by the deadline as set by the application.
If selected based on
the application and supporting documents, students will be required to
participate in an interview session with the Director of ORCE and the HERO
Ambassadors. Final selections and notifications will occur no later than
January 23, 2017. The application is attached to this announcement. If you have
any questions about the trip or the application process, please contact Vanessa.email@example.com or 407-823-0847.
Click here to download the Document.