Program Details

Learn about social issues that communities face. By partnering with community-based organizations and following a reflection-based curriculum, you will learn first-hand how local professionals are addressing issues with the available resources.

Santiago De Los Caballeros, Dominican Republic
Program Type:
Volunteer Abroad
Degree Level:
Work Types:
Children, Economic Development, Education, Environment, Health, Social Services, Women's Rights
3-4 weeks, 1-3 months, 4-6 months

Program Overview

Program Description:

ISA Service-Learning provides students and recent graduates the opportunity to learn first-hand about social issues that communities around the world face. By partnering with community-based organizations and following a structured, reflection-based curriculum, you will learn how local professionals and experts are addressing these issues with the available resources while developing intercultural and leadership skills in a real-world context.Throughout your program, you will create a service-learning portfolio, which is a compilation of reflection-based assignments and activities. This portfolio provides you with a guided framework to examine your experience, develop an enhanced sense of civic responsibility, and demonstrate your professional and cultural competencies achieved throughout your program.Visit the ISA Service-Learning website to learn more about:

  • Community-based organizations in Santiago
  • What's Included in an ISA Service-Learning program
  • Academic Credit
  • Prices & Dates
Setting Description:
Founded in the late 15th century by Christopher Columbus’ expedition, Santiago is now the second largest city in the Dominican Republic. The city has a laid-back atmosphere and serves as an epicenter for baseball, commerce, arts and culture. The area surrounding Santiago is brimming with natural attractions including the Septentrional Mountains, rivers, beaches, and jungles, providing residents and visitors with endless opportunities to hike, bike, swim and surf in the Dominican Republic.

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Scholarships Description:
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