Resources for Community OrganizationsAlternative Breaks 101 Break Away 101
Sample Student Leader Materials
Want to learn more about what students are expecting of Community Organizations? These resources will give you a better sense of the tools schools are using to prepare trip leaders to communicate with community organizations and develop projects and partnerships.Alternative Break Checklist for Student Leaders Rubric for Assessing Community Organization Relationships Essential Questions for your Community Organization Sample Project Plan - College of William & Mary
Sample Community Organization Materials
National Conference Calls
Every semester, we host a National Conference call featuring community organization members, Chapter schools, and leaders in the field. Member organizations can contact us to get the recording and materials from past calls.
National Alternative Break Survey: Trends + Insights
Featuring Meghan Foley, Membership Director, Break Away
Asset-Based and Response-Driven: Community Work, Curriculum, and Storytelling
Featuring the Solutions Journalism Network and the Asset-Based Community Development Institute.
Compelling Branding & Marketing for Volunteer Recruitment
Featuring Lippincott (Brand & Innovation Consultancy) and student leaders from the University of California San Diego.
Contextualizing Service through Education, Orientation, and Training
Featuring the Chesapeake Bay Foundation, 2016 Break Away Community Partner of the Year.
Focusing on Community Impact in Alternative Breaks
Featuring Harvest Farm and the College of William & Mary.
2015 - 2017
Year-round Involvement with Alternative Breaks
Featuring the Hiwassee River Watershed Coalition and James Madison University
Alternative Breaks and the National Park Service
Featuring NPS Director Jon Jarvis and Grand Canyon National Park.
Reorientation: Turning Alternative Break Volunteers into Advocates and Organizers
Featuring the Steinbruck Center
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