ALUMNAE Global Service Initiative 

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The Alpha Chi Omega Global Service Initiative combines direct service, immersion and Alpha Chi Omega principles and values into one unique experience. There are two distinct opportunities for 2019, one for collegiate members and one for alumnae members.

ALUMNAE TRIP DATES AND PROJECT DETAILS
The 2019 alumnae trip will take place in Woodstock, Virginia April 25-28, 2019. This Alpha Chi Omega experience will include two full days of hands on service at a local domestic violence service provider within the Woodstock community. Depending on the service provider’s needs at the time of the trip, participants may focus on projects such as cleaning, organizing, gardening, completing office tasks, or minor construction.

Additionally, participants will spend each evening reflecting on the day having in depth conversations about experiences with Alpha Chi Omega sisters from across the country.

REGISTRATION FEE
The cost for the alumnae trip for individual participants is $700 plus round-trip transportation to Washington Dulles International Airport. Your investment includes meals, accommodations, travel once on site and participant materials. Participants may want nominal spending money for incidentals while traveling.
 
ACCOMMODATIONS AND MEALS
Participants will be staying at the Mable Lee Walton House, a gracious old southern home owned by Sigma Sigma Sigma. The Walton House is a beautiful and clean space, appropriate for the service experience. Rooms will be shared with multiple trip participants.
 
Generally meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner – will be a combination of prepared by participants for family style, catered in, or out at a local Woodstock restaurant. 
 
All accommodations and most meals are included in registration fees.

APPLICATION INFORMATION/TIMELINE
Any Alpha Chi Omega alumna in good standing, able to commit to the entirety of the trip and in good physical condition is eligible to apply for this experience. At least 10 participants will be selected based on their application.

    Application deadline: Friday, December 7, 2018 by 11:59 p.m. EDT

Participants notified: Late-December or Early-January

$700 or $350 non-refundable deposit: February 1, 2019
$350 non-refundable payment: March 1, 2019

ADDITIONAL TRIP PLANNING INFORMATION
Participates must have health insurance. Everyone will receive thorough participant information upon selection and all participants are asked to attend pre-trip information sessions via conference calls.

If you have additional questions, please contact Amy Colvin Mustafa, senior director of education and engagement.


Previous Alumnae Trips and Project Details

The 2017 alumnae trip took place in Woodstock, Virginia April 20-23, 2017. This Alpha Chi Omega experience included two full days of hands-on service at a local domestic violence service provider within the Woodstock community. Participants focused on projects such as cleaning, organizing, completing office tasks and minor construction.

The first alumnae trip in 2015 took place in New Orleans April 16-20, 2015. This experience included two and half days of hands-on service in the local New Orleans community dedicated to two distinct service projects. One, helping a family rebuild their home and the second, working at a horse rescue ranch. Sisters also had an opportunity to explore the rich culture of New Orleans. 

At the conclusion of each day, participants spent time reflecting on the day, having in-depth conversations about experiences with Alpha Chi Omega sisters from across the country. 
 
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