Although not strictly a service-learning event Enriching lives and Careers in Nicaragua was posted as it may be of interest to CACSL members.
Cross-cultural, active experience designed to evoke clarity and energetic purpose about your life. Volunteer on a community service project – build transitional housing with UnTechoParaMiPais.org -alongside local skilled tradespeople employed with your program fees…. Trip happens Feb. 2012
FIVE ELEMENTS OF THIS EXPERIENCE:
Volunteer on a community service project - build
transitional housing with UnTechoParaMiPais.org – alongside local skilled tradespeople
employed with your program fees.
Encounters with political, economic, and social agencies
and inspiring individuals who influence positive change.
People-to-people homestays interacting with local
residents in the capital city, Managua. Latin American markets, cafés, and new
Conversations and reflections about your experiences,
and how they matter to your life and wellbeing back home. Results in your
personal Enrichment Statement and life plan.
Excursions: Pacific beach time, volcano hike, coffee farm tour, lagoon cruise, plus cycling, tree-top zipline, Spanish, and dancing options.
Led by Mark Franklin, practice leader of CareerCycles, and Companeros staff – leaders of over 600 Canadians on 50+ trips, retreats, and service learning journeys.
Join us for an informal information meeting:
Toronto Info Session, Tues. Oct. 4, 5.30-7 pm Bella
Managua Restaurant, 872 Bloor St. W, at Ossington, Toronto.
RSVP and INFO 416 465 9222