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What is IFAB? (Incoming Freshman Alternative Breaks)

Here at Georgia Southern you have the opportunity to volunteer before school even begins! Getting involved in an alternative break over the summer is an excellent way to not only serve a community in need, but also learn about leading social issues around the world and make strong and lasting friendships before your first semester even starts. The 2015 Incoming Freshmen Alterative Break trip will take place August 1st-7thThis year we will be working with Equines Assisting Special Individuals in Jasper, Alabama. Below you will find a brief description about our social issue and trip.

Spreading Therapeutic Joy to Special Individuals with our Equine Friends: Calling all lovers of spreading healing joy, horses, and super fun times! We have a special opportunity for students interested in assisting a special group of individual. Learn a new skill this summer by assisting a special group of individuals. Learn a new skill this summer by assisting instructors and therapy horses working with individuals with disabilities. Volunteers can expect to work with all age ranges as well as assist in the maintenance of the horses, their stables, and the surrounding area.

Here is the link to apply! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1VBqlin5On_3-iZ7yoerdXFf8cz0nJoeEuaOAIQ4kDsY/viewform?usp=send_form. Applications are due by June 15th at 5 pm.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact the co-founders of the IFAB program by email, Tiara Johnson (tj01087@georgiasouthern.edu) or Sidney Llorance (sl02470@georgiasouthern) or by phone 912-478-1435.

 

Office of Student Leadership and Civic Engagement • PO Box 8114 • (912) 478-1435 • leader@georgiasouthern.edu