Announcing four new service sites for 2018!

Looking for the best service site match for your youth? One of our four new service sites may be just the right fit.

These unique sites introduce different regions of the U.S. and provide either large urban or small-town settings. Each community offers a rich heritage, unique strengths and needs and plenty of opportunities for your youth to connect and serve in meaningful ways.

Consider these sites—among our family of 64 total YouthWorks community sites—as you plan a life-changing mission trip for your group.

Phoenix, AZ

June 17-Aug. 3, 2018 | Mixed | Large Urban

Join community leaders and organizations as they fight homelessness, hunger and human trafficking.

Phoenix organizations that care for the vulnerable are without necessary volunteer support in the summer. You’ll help fill this gap, coming alongside community organizations. You’ll also explore Phoenix, join a local worship service and help host a community cookout.

Columbia, MS

June 17-Aug. 3, 2018 | Mixed | Small Town

Serve marginalized populations and learn about the strengths and struggles of rural life. You’ll learn how one community is reinventing itself economically, socially and spiritually, and partner with local churches to serve children who need a safe place. You’ll help vulnerable populations through painting, home repair projects and other service; attend a church service; and help host a community cookout.

Portland, OR

June 17-Aug. 3, 2018 | Mixed | Large Urban

Learn from local leaders about homelessness, gentrification, historic and current racism and concern over environmental issues in Portland. You’ll join social service organizations in serving vulnerable populations. You’ll explore Portland and help host a community cookout.

Beckley, WV

June 17-Aug. 3, 2018 | Mixed | Large Urban

Learn about Appalachian culture, serve through home repair and provide a Christ-centered space for kids. Serve through work projects like painting and yard work, partner with local organizations and serve at Kids Club, which runs alongside a children’s summer camp. You’ll visit the Exhibition Coal Mine, explore a state park, attend a youth-led worship service and help host a community cookout.

Want to learn more about our new sites? Ready to start planning your 2018 YouthWorks trip? Book online today or contact one of our trip consultants to find just the right community for your group.

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