Shared Service Experience Program

Our Shared Service Program allows individuals to volunteer with a group of peers to meet new people, gain hands-on experience, and make a collective impact with your fellow volunteers! 

Our Locations

New Orleans, Louisiana
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Chicago, Illinois
San Diego, California

Our Community Focuses

Environmental Sustainability

Education

Housing and Homelessness

Neighborhood Revitalization​

Arts and Culture

Our Program Schedule

University Trips 
Start at $785 per person
High School Trips 
Start at $1,180 per person
Program fees include housing, all meals, transportation, all activities, a dedicated trip leader, and a community partner donation

Our Services

We manage all logistics to provide a full turn-key experience.

Project Management

Transportation

Educational Activities

Housing

24/7 Staffing

Meals

“This is the best trip ever! I’m making so many new connections and friendships with people from all over the world and I am super grateful. I  feel rewarded in so many ways.”

-Marieliz Feliz

Benefits & Resources

  • Improve character and value systems

  • Improve the understanding of important social issues

  • Create communal connections and learn about new places

  • Improves social skills and understanding

  • Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Gain hands-on experience

  • Network with volunteers from all over the world

Impact to Date

$10.5M

Total philanthropic impact

100+

Community partners supported

431,743

Volunteer hours completed

46,001

Volunteers worked with

204

Volunteer groups worked with

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