Service trips offer a unique opportunity for students to volunteer, experience a new culture, build community and reflect on their service experiences. The Office of Community Service invites students to live the mission of Salve Regina through these service programs. Students must complete an online application and schedule an interview for all service trips.
Upcoming service trips include:
Jan. 11-18, 2014
Students will work with children and young adults with disabilities who are living in poverty. Students will stay in dorm-style mission homes and have the chance to experience extreme poverty. This trip is run through an organization called Mustard Seed. The cost is $350 for the flight and $950 for the donation to the Mustard Seed to total $1300. For more information, stop by the Office of Community Service in Wakehurst, Room 202.
Participant application for first-year or transfer students only, due by July 3, 2013
Students will stay at Annunciation Mission in the Broadmoor neighborhood and volunteer in the local community to rebuild homes destroyed by Hurricane Katrina. Students will also have the chance to tour the Ninth Ward and historic Bourbon Street. The cost is TBD.
Click here to see the video from the 2011 trip.
The Office of Community Service and the Mercy Center for Spiritual Life will co-sponsor this alternative spring break to provide students the opportunity to give back to the community. In 2013, students completed service projects throughout Rhode Island with partners such as the Rhode Island Food Bank, St. Mary's Home for Children and the Salvation Army. For more information, like the Office of Community Service on Facebook or stop by the office in Wakehurst, Room 202.
Click here to see the video from the 2013 trip.