The Elizabethtown College Center for Civic and Community Engagement organizes a variety of service trips during the academic year, as well as over breaks.
Help rebuild homes and communities damaged by natural disasters under guidance of skilled volunteers from Lend a Hand. No previous skills or experience necessary, just a willingness to learn.
Dates: October 4-7, 2018
Learn about issues affecting urban communities, including hunger and homelessness, and engage in direct service with Bethesda Mission in Harrisburg, PA.
Dates: November 9-10, 2018
Held during winter break, students travel to the Dominican Republic to teach English to local children and engage in service. There are also opportunities for cultural immersion and exploration. Limited spots available.
Dates: January 4-13, 2019 (Dates are subject to change as time gets closer)
Travel to Atlanta, GA during spring break to work with the International Rescue Committee and learn about their work with refugees. Engage in direct service that benefits refugees in the Atlanta area.
Dates: March 3-9, 2019
Learn about the nature of rural poverty in Lancaster County through the eyes of local community members and engage in direct service with The Factory Ministries in Paradise, PA.
Dates: Spring 2019 - Dates TBA
General Service Trip Forms
Please go to the Forms and Resources page to find the forms needed for Service Trips.