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Alternative Spring Break

About Alternative Spring Break

Sponsored by Community Engagement & Service, Linfield Alternative Spring Break (ASB) is a week-long, service-learning program during which students perform meaningful service in partnership with a non-profit agency, learn about a specific social issue, and develop strong civic leadership skills to become active citizens.

2014 Alternative Spring Break Participant Applications: Due Feb 14 at noon Apply online at:

For more information or for questions regarding ASB applications, please contact or interim Director for the office of Community Engagement and Service: Joni Tonn,

ASB Programs: March 21-30, 2014 

Youth Empowerment & Literacy in Oakland (#LinfieldYELO) - Oakland, CA

Here's your chance to make a difference in a child's life! Gain experience serving with underprivileged children and teen populations while learning about the need for positive youth development and literacy education. Participants will create, facilitate, and assist with education and recreation opportunities while volunteering with local organizations, including Head Start and The Boys and Girls Club in Oakland, California. 
Cost of Program: $375.00 per participant

Hands On Hunger & Homelessness (#Linfield3H) - Salem, OR

Gain experience serving with four organizations: Mid-Willamette Valley Community Action Agency, Salem Leadership Foundation, Marion Polk Food Shelter, HOME Youth and Resource Center while learning about ways to alleviate hunger and homelessness in Salem, Oregon. 
Cost of Program: $300.00 per participant

Linfield Green Outreach (#LinfieldGO)- McMinnville, OR

Learn about sustainability and stewardship through service with community partners in McMinnville, Oregon. 
Cost of Program: $189.45 per participant

Support The Alternative Spring Break Programs

Thank you to all our generous donors who supported this year's Alternative Spring Break programs!