Be a World Changer in Your Community and Across the Globe
Give your time to help a child excel in school!
We need homework helpers and enrichment activity leaders for the Youthful HAND after-school program in the Hillcrest community. Volunteers are welcome any day from 3:30 -5:00, Monday – Friday. Volunteers age 12 and older are welcome.
Contact Jessica Tripp for more information and to schedule an orientation meeting.
Join an International Service Exchange Team!
Haiti: Spiritual Development and Service Retreat: March 26 – April 2, 2019: This team is open to active participants in our World Changer Clubs and Serve To LEAD partners. Cost: $1600 per person (includes airfare, travel insurance, ground transportation, room/board) Asheville Eye Associates will be joining us to provide vision clinics in and around the Bon Repos – Santo area as well as the mountainous area around Mirebalais. We will also work with our partner community’s sewing program making washable sanitary pads and baby diapers, and visit local church communities associated with Light & Peace to participate in community and school programs. THIS TEAM IS FULL
Dominican Republic: Youth Community Engagement team: June 16 – 27, 2019: This team is open to active participants in our World Changer Clubs and Serve To LEAD partners. Cost: $1900 per person (includes airfare, travel insurance, ground transportation, room/board) Team members will serve alongside Serve To LEAD staff and in-country team leaders on construction projects involving a new home build and the installation of a community septic system. Team members will also serve in a children’s summer camp and participate in a women’s empowerment and self defense program. Lodging will be at the Blue Moon Retreat Center. THIS TEAM IS FULL
Sri Lanka: July 5 – 18, 2019: This team is open to participants age 16 and up. Cost $2900.00 (includes airfare, travel insurance, ground transportation, room/board, and recreation) $300 non-refundable deposit is due at time of registration. This team will serve alongside our partners (United Christian Fellowship of Sri Lanka) to install toilets in communities lacking access to clean water and sanitation. This team will also assist with medical and nutirtion programs and visit women’s empowerment programs.
No refunds will be given to international team participants following April 1, 2019. Partial refunds will be considered for health and emergency reasons with proper documentation.
International Service Exchange Information:
Who may participate? Young people who are active participants in our World Changer Clubs and Serve To LEAD partners. Youth under the age of 15 must travel with a parent or legal guardian.
What will I do? Serve To LEAD works in cooperation with in-country partners and on-going community programs to assist in efforts to address spiritual, social, and material issues associate with poverty.
Where will I stay? Serve TO LEAD works with our in-country partners to provide safe and comfortable housing for our service teams. Specific information regarding where a team is staying will be provided to all team members, with a complete travel itinerary when team members register for a trip.
Will I need vaccinations to travel? Yes. Each country that we visit will have certain vaccines that are recommended or required. Please check the CDC web site and talk to your doctor.
Will I need a passport? Yes. You must have a valid passport and it must not expire within 180 days of travel. If you don’t already have a passport and plan to join a team- APPLY NOW! If you have a passport, check the expiration date.
What is expected of me as a team member?
To pay all of your fees on time.
Turn in all of your paperwork on time.
Attend all team meetings.
Participate in any team project fund raisers.