1. Alternative Spring Break Team Structure
    1. Team Advisors
    2. Team Leaders
    3. Participants

Alternative Spring Break Team Structure

Each trip for Alternative Spring Break is comprised of:

  • 10-16 Participants: Applications for ASB 2019-2020 will open September 16th, 2019.
  • 2 Team Leaders: Applications for ASB 2019-2020 are now open!
  • 2 Team Advisors: Applications are now closed.

Team Advisors

The Student Experience Office (SEO) hires staff, faculty and full-time graduate students to participate as Team Advisors for the ASB program. Team Advisors act as representatives of the Student Experience Office and Carleton University throughout the experience. They are mentors to Team Leaders and, support the learning and development of students throughout the experience.

Application Period

Team Advisors applications for 2019-2020 are now closed. Please contact Dwaine Taylor, the Student Development and Community Outreach Coordinator, if you have questions about how else you can support the program.

Team Leaders

Two advisors and two Team Leaders make pottery in NicaraguaTeam Leaders are full-time undergraduate students who have participated in the ASB program. They work in pairs, alongside Team Advisors, to guide a group of participants through the experience. Team Leaders assist with various aspects of the program, including recruitment and selection of participants, participant training and development, assisting with fundraisers, and maintaining a blog of the experience.

Application Period

Team Leader applications for 2019-2020 are now open!

Read the position description here: ASB Team Leader Position Description (opens a new tab to PDF)

Participants

Participants will take part in all aspects of the ASB program, including all Pre-Departure sessions, Campus to Community Days, Post-Departure, and fundraising initiatives.

In each ASB group, there will be 10-16 undergraduate students from all academic faculties and years of study. If you are interested in travel, cross-cultural learning, or community engagement – you should apply! Preference will be given to new applicants, but past participants are also welcome to re-apply.

Application Period

Participant applications for 2019-2020 will open on September 16th, 2019. Please contact Dwaine Taylor, the Student Development and Community Outreach Coordinator, if you have questions about the program.