International Mission Trips - Visit Online Applications/Registrations to apply.
Cebes-Fundahmer- El Salvador, Central America
More of an immersion experience than service, this trip will provide students with an opportunity to experience El Salvador through the work of an organization called Cebes-Fundahmer. Cebes-Fundahmer partners with communities in El Salvador to work on projects in the areas of education, human development, solidarity, and sustainability.
Jamaica, the largest English-speaking Caribbean country, is the fertile ground for numerous social volunteer activities with the poor. The Jesuits on the island have built extensively; schools, churches, and have worked with the government on numerous projects such education, housing, politics, agriculture, and relief for the poor. Students will be working on projects through the Jesuit-run parish of St. Anne's. St. Anne's serves the community as a place of solace and refuge from the hardships of violent inner-city living plagued with drugs, high crime, and neglect. St. Anne's also runs elementary, primary, and secondary schools within the community, and, most recently, a community for the aged.
Domestic Mission Trips - Visit Online Applications/Registrations to apply.
Deadline to apply: December 5.
Greek Life Mission Trip
The Greek Life Mission Trip is a great chance for students involved with SLU's Greek Life community to share a mission experience with one another. Students will work in rural Appalachia doing construction and home repair through an organization called the Appalachian Service Project.
Public Health Mission Trip
The Public Health Mission Trip provides students with an opportunity to serve with the Clifford M. Lewis, S.J., Appalachian Institute. Students will work alongside the Appalachian Institute and in collaboration with Wheeling Jesuit University in Wheeling, WV.
Klagetoh, Arizona - Navajo Nation
Students will spend their spring break at St. Anne's Catholic Mission in Klagetoh, AZ, in the heart of the Navajo Nation. They will spend time meeting with local people, learning about the history of the Navajo people and discussing current issues facing the Navajo people and the government of Navajo Nation. They will also visit a number of culturally and historically significant places and take part in the ritual life of the Navajo people.
Kino Border Trip
This service-immersion trip travels to Nogales, Arizona, and works with the Kino Border Initiative on a variety of migrant-worker and immigration issues. Since its founding in 2009, advocates have worked to address the need for humanitarian assistance for deported migrants in Nogales, Sonora, the vulnerability of women and children to abuse and exploitation, and the opportunity to raise awareness about the reality of migration and its effects. As a faith-based organization, the KBI strives to respond to the most critical needs by respecting the God-given dignity of the human person and by fostering bi-national solidarity through humanitarian assistance, education and research/advocacy.
Saint Louis Mission Trip
More information to come about this possible immersion experience in our home city!