Program Details

You begin by immersing in a project at a local non-profit focused on supplemental education. You will engage in discussions about social responsibility, debating the various role that locals, Americans, and other nationals have. Using the experience, you
Location:
Grahamstown, South Africa; Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Program Type:
Volunteer Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Work Types:
Economic Development, Social Services
Duration:
1-3 months

Program Overview

Program Description:
Double your impact & experience volunteering abroad with a new twist that creates solutions to problems you encounter such as poverty and inadequate education! Join us in South Africa or Brazil and Spark your Borderless social impact plan! Logistics: Grahamstown, South Africa/July 31 - August 13, 2016/Community Partner: Inkululeko Rio de Janeiro, Brazil/June 5 - 18, 2016/Community Partner: Community in Action The best time to apply is NOW! Space is limited and we review applications as we receive them.

You begin by immersing in a project at a local non-profit focused on supplemental education. You will engage in discussions about social responsibility, debating the various role that locals, Americans, and other nationals have. Using the experience, your creativity will be probed and you will work to build an active solution that you can implement at home; or collaborate with a team member from another country to implement your solution! The project you bring home may range from a simple change in consumer behavior to a social enterprise program model that can be honed and launched.

*We provide: 1. Borderless Innovation: every program's core is the drive for innovation in both developed and developing countries. 2. Diversity: become part of a global cohort of participants from a wide array of backgrounds, and prepare them to be change agents. 3. Passionate Leadership *So that you can: 1. Develop your global leadership skills 2. Stretch your creativity 3. Discover & hone your personal vision 4. Become part of a network of fellows making a difference by creating solutions.
Setting Description:
South Africa: In your free time enjoy an African Safari//Explore South Africa's Garden Route or the Indian/Atlantic ocean Brazil: In Brazil, enjoy the famous beaches, Christ the redeemer or take the cable cars to the top of Sugarloaf mountain
Cost:
South Africa: Base Price: $2976 DINNER OPTION: $3165 USD. Flight Estimate: $1,800 USD from JFK to Port Elizabeth Brazil: Base Price: $1999 USD DINNER OPTION: $2280 USD. Flight estimate: $1,000 USD from JFK/Logan to Rio base price includes lodging, 2 meals, ground transportation, international travelers and health insurance, translator and guides, team leaders, and project supplies. Participants are to purchase flights arriving on the start date. Transportation from the airport will b

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