Workshops@ San Diego State

In addition to our virtual workshop series, this spring we will host 4 workshops on San Diego State University’s campus.  Each workshop will include information about stipend long term volunteer programs (Service Years) including Q&A with program alumni. Each workshop will also go into depth on the specified topics. Students can attend one workshop in the series or all four.  Email with any questions.

Tuesday, March 24th at 2:30pm@ North Education Room 273: Uncovering Passion and Purpose

So you have been following the traditional “trajectory” of development: high school, college, internships…but something feels off. You want to solve problems, make a difference, and feel alive. Maybe you’re not sure where to start to make it happen. This workshop is filled with experiential exercises and group discussions aimed at helping you articulate your next steps as a changemaker, to put your passion into action.

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Tuesday, April 7th at 4:30pm @ North Education Room 273: Why Long-Term Service? How to Use a “gap year” to Launch Your Career

In this workshop we will explore a wide range of long-term service programs, including stipend, paid and self-designed opportunities. You will hear from professionals who used their service year experience to launch a unique and exciting career in the realm of social change.

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Wednesday, April 15th 5:30pm@ North Education Room 273: Applying to Long-Term Service Programs

The application process for long-term service programs can be daunting: personal essays, conveying passion and worldliness, demonstrating a useful skill set, etc. This workshop is great for getting tips from successful long-term service program applicants and will give you a chance to ask questions about the application process.

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Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 at 1:30pm @North Education Room 273: Abundance on a Stipend: How to Manage Money as a Full Time Volunteer

One of the biggest challenges in preparing to volunteer for a year of service is managing your money. In this workshop we will explore your beliefs around money and success, hear from people who have volunteered for years on limited stipends, and explore the creative ways people get by on a lower income. We will discuss resources available to you both while you serve and upon service completion.

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