Does your college have an Alternative Break program? We would love to host your group during your spring, winter or summer breaks!
Since it takes weeks of training to properly feed and care for the animals, Alternative Break groups typically help with construction or other projects that they can start right in on.
Here is a great video done by the University of Maine ASB group after volunteering with us in 2012:
For more information about our Alternative Break program, please email us!
Hello, my name is Riley Krieg and I am the student director of ASB at the University of Kentucky. I am so excited to be in this position and contact all of the community partners ASB will be working with this year.
UKASB has worked with your organization over the past couple years and our students come back with only good things to say about their experience. I know both of my site leaders this year are so excited for this trip.
With that said, UKASB is beginning their registration process with their community partners. I am contacting you to see if Forest Animal Rescue has the capacity to host a group of about 15 individuals from March 12th-16th, 2018.
Please let me know if this is a possibility and how I can move forward.
I’ll send you an email so we can coordinate.
With Forest Animal Rescue Alternative Breaks, is housing provided on or offsite, or not at all? If not, where do groups usually stay? I’ve been looking for local churches to host us at an affordable rate but have not had any luck. Thank you.
We do not provide housing, that is on your own. However, we have had many groups find churches to host them or they stay at a few local cabins in the area. If you send me an email I will brainstorm with you and confirm that the dates you are looking for are still available on our calendar.
Hi, my name is Amanda Hatfield. I am 19 years old and I study at Stetson University. I was wondering if you were still offering Alternative Break groups. I started a Plant-Based club on my campus called Plant Pals, and I am sure this is an opportunity everyone in the club would love to be offered. I have been looking for a sanctuary to visit and volunteer at, but I would really like to dedicate a full week of my time there, and I think Spring break is the perfect time for that. Could you inform me of the opportunities offered by your organization? Thank you, I look forward to hearing from you!
Yes – we do offer Alternative Break opportunities. I will email you to discuss it. Thanks for checking!
I am an Alternative Breaks site leader from the University of Missouri-Columbia for Spring Break 2020. I would love to learn more about your projects and week-long programs available for 10-15 students throughout the week of March 22-28. Thanks for your time! I look forward to hearing from you!
Thank you for your inquiry! You can email us through the ‘contact us’ link on our website as well, but I will send you an email.