Collegiate Challenge is an Alternative Sping Break program where student teams spend a week in Florida volunteering with Habitat Seminole-Apopka. During this unique service program participants will:
- Build homes for families while working on the construction site
- Go green, for a cause, while volunteering at a Habitat Restore
- Explore Florida while forming long-lasting friendships
- Attend Collegiate Challenge Appreciation Night and enjoy a home cooked dinner
Youth United is a Habitat for Humanity International program that engages youth with Habitat’s mission of building homes, communities and hope. The Habitat Seminole-Apopka Youth United program is comprised of 10-15 steering committee members, ranging in age from 16 to 18. Interested in joining? Fill out this Contact Form to be notified of our first meeting for the 2015-2016 school year!
Steering committee members commit to a full year of stewardship: attending monthly meetings, organizing initiatives and volunteering regularly on both the construction sites and at the ReStores.
Youth United Steering Committee applications are now being accepted for the 2015 - 2016 school year! Applications may be completed and submitted online here or may be downloaded here and e-mailed to Brit Duhrkoff at email@example.com or mailed to the Habitat Seminole-Apopka Office at PO Box 181010 Casselberry FL, 32718. Applications must be submitted electronically or postmarked by August 10th, 2015 for consideration.
The four tenets of Youth United
- Foster teamwork among diverse groups of youth.
- Educate youth about Habitat’s mission through service, advocacy, fundraising and building.
- Encourage collaboration among Youth United members, the affiliate and local community
- Develop youth leadership through their actions and initiatives.