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MIT Alternative Spring Break


Info Session: Wed, Feb 3, 6-7 pm, Rm W20-303

Want to spend your spring break participating in service? Join a group of MIT students travelling to various locations around the country to serve a community, and contribute to the greater good for a week. Previous community partners include the Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House in Cambridge and the Center for Environmental Transformation in Camden, New Jersey.

Please note that ASB participants must be willing to commit to designated training meetings. Volunteering with ASB often involves living in simple conditions (sleeping in sleeping bags on cots or mats in shared group spaces, simple meal preparation, etc), lifting items up to 50 lbs, and some physical exertion (whether gardening, weeding, playing with children, walking or traveling local distances).

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Timeline and requirements

Mon, Oct 19, 4 pm Info Session, 4-153
Fri, Oct 30, 5 pm Leader Applications Due
Nov 5 - Nov 11 Leader Interviews
Sun, Nov 15 Deadline for leaders to accept position
Tue, Nov 17 1st ASB Leader Meeting
Tue, Dec 1 2nd ASB Leader Meeting
Tue, Dec 1 ASB Participant Info Session
Tue, Dec 8 3rd ASB Leader Meeting
Mon, Feb 1 4th ASB Leader Meeting
Wed, Feb 3 ASB Participant Info Session
Tue, Feb 16, 5 pm ASB Participant Applications Due
Tue, Feb 23 1st ASB Participant Meeting
Tue, Mar 1 2nd ASB Participant Meeting
Tue, Mar 7 3rd ASB Participant Meeting
Tue, Mar 15 4th ASB Participant Meeting
Sun, Mar 20 - Sat, Mar 26 ASB Spring Break
Wed, Apr 13

End of ASB Celebration


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Apply to MIT ASB 2016


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