Volunteering as a Group - CCS Webinar Presentation
Volunteering in a Group Alternative Breaks &Summer Trips with Cross- Cultural Solutions
Agenda• Volunteer Abroad – Program Overview• Insight Abroad – Program Overview• What is a group?• Who volunteers as a group?• Corporate groups• When to volunteer• Planning as a group• Alternative Break groups• How to lead an Alternative Break group• Program fee & Fundraising• Volunteer placements• Campus clubs• Questions
• 2 – 12 weeksVolunteer Abroad • 3 part program structure • Program fee starting at $2,988 for 2 weeks – Reduced program fees in China, Russia, and Guatemala – Starting at $2,588 • Group placements – Special interests?
Insight Abroad• 1 week• 3 part program structure• Program fee starting at $1,946 – Reduced fee in China & Guatemala – Starting at $1,746• Group placements – Special interests?
What is a Group?• 6 or more• Custom start dates• Benefits of volunteering as group – Discounts – Sharing the experience with friends, family, colleagues – Sharing perspectives
Who Volunteers as a Group?• Students – Campus Clubs• Families• Working professionals – Career break/career switch – Professional development – Sharing professional skills
Who Volunteers • Corporate social as a Group? responsibility (CSR) – Bringing experience home – Expanding global knowledge • Corporate Groups & Partnerships – Eli Lilly & Company – Salesforce.com – Google – Travelocity Corporate Relations Specialist Claire Boyce firstname.lastname@example.org
When to Volunteer • Start dates year-round – Custom group dates • Summer break – Peak season – Excitement! • Spring/Fall/Winter – Off-peak season – Lower program fee – Quieter Home-Base – Need for volunteers • Planning in advance – Easy! – Pre-departure support
Planning• 6 months in advance – Partnerships/Enrollment Department – Program Site Specialist• Fundraising as a group – Program fee 100% tax deductible for US residents• How to talk about volunteering abroad
Alternative Breaks Student- led groups for the Spring, Summer, or Winter!
Volunteer Placements“Doing serviceabroad openedmy mind to be aglobal citizen, myeyes to newhorizons, myhands to newexperiences, andmy soul to newpassions.”- Isai Jefferson Rosa Alternative Breaks Costa Rica
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