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2018-2019 Alternative Breaks Application
Trip Member Application
What is Alternative Breaks?
- AB is a chapter of a national organization called BreakAway which is a service-learning institute whose goal is to “train, assist, and connect campuses and communities.”
- AB is affiliated with The Barbara Higgins Bodwell ‘45 Center for Service & Volunteerism located in the Memorial Union.
- AB is a service focused, drug and alcohol-free organization that is funded completely through fundraising, participant dues, and University of Maine Student Government.
If you are accepted, what commitments do you have to AB?
- Members are required to pay a $200 membership fee. There is a scholarship option if dues are unaffordable.
- Members must participate in group fundraising events and local service projects throughout the year.
- Weekly meetings with your group are required and are a great chance to meet and connect with new friends.
- There will be an All AB retreat this year, which is mandatory for all AB members.
- If accepted, you will hear back from Coordinators on September 26 via email; on September 30 7:00-9:00 pm, there will be an All AB Meeting in the Bangor Room in the Union where your group members and social issue will be revealed!
- Please do not hesitate to contact AB Coordinators Hannah Welborn and Blanca Monsen through our emails (email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applications are due by Friday, September 21, 2018 at 11:59pm