The Elizabethtown College Center for Civic and Community Engagement organizes several service trips during the academic year, as well as over breaks.
Do you have a willingness to engage with the undeserved? Participate by helping with Project Homeless Connect in Harrisburg. Volunteers will be paired with a person from the community that is homeless or at risk, and will help them as they walk around the building and experience different resources and services. Training is provided and required prior to the event. Lunch and a T-shirt will also be provided. Sign up in Nicarry 237 or 238 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Date: 2017 Date TBA
Learn about the intersection of service and working for large-scale change in an urban setting on this faculty and staff led trip to the Steinbruck Center and learn from experts in the field.
The Center for Community and Civic Engagement is sponsoring a trip to Harrisburg to experience life as a homeless individual lives. Spend the weekend living in a shelter and helping with special service projects at Bethesda Mission. Face the challenges of sharing a communal living space in a shelter and living from meal to meal.
Dates: Friday, November 3- Saturday, November 4, 2017
Help provide valuable learning opportunities for local elementary-aged children through educational programs while being immersed in local culture. Limited spots available.
The Center for Community and Civic Engagement is sponsoring a service trip to The Factory in Paradise, Pennsylvania to explore the topic of rural poverty. Students will be introduced to the various hardships a person living in poverty experiences on a daily basis. The participants will be serving dinner, engaging and playing games with the families in attendance, listening to speakers from community organizations, and touring the local area.
Dates: 2018 date TBA
Looking for something fun and meaningful to do over fall break? Join us in a service trip repairing homes damaged by natural disasters. No previous skills or experience necessary, just be willing to learn!
Dates: October 5-8, 2017 (Fall Break 2017)
Where: Point Pleasant, NJ
General Service Trip Forms
Please go to the Forms and Resources page to find the forms needed for Service Trips.