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National Park Restoration (Canyonlands National Park) VOLbreak

 

The VOLbreaks Program is currently accepting participant applications for our Spring National Parks experience!

We are excited to be sending a trip to this unique destination, and we know it will be a meaningful experience for participants. This trip will travel to Utah to work on various projects in Canyonlands National Park during spring break. This trip will depart from the Knoxville airport on Saturday March 14 and return on Saturday March 21. Please note the price of this spring break trip will cost $900 for airfare, lodging, meals, etc. The only costs that are not covered by the program fee are food in the airport and any items you want to purchase for yourself in Utah.

 

What do you need to know?

Trip Leaders: Kendall Wimberley and Jake Tidwell

Trip Cost: $900 (cash or check – made out to the Alternative Break Program).

 

2020 National Parks Restoration Spring VOLbreak Application

  • Thank you for your interest in our 2020 National Park Restoration Spring VOLbreak trip. We are excited to be sending a trip to this unique destination, and we know it will be a meaningful experience for participants. This trip will travel to Utah to work on various projects in Canyonlands National Park during spring break. This trip will depart from the Knoxville airport on Saturday March 14 and return on Saturday March 21. Please note the price of this spring break trip will cost $900 for airfare, lodging, meals, etc. The only costs that are not covered by the program fee are food in the airport and any items you want to purchase for yourself in Utah. Participants will be camping in the national park for the duration of this trip and access to showers will be limited. Applications are due January 15 at 11:59pm. If you have any questions, you can contact Maria Martinez at maria@utk.edu.
  • Personal Information

  • mm/dd/year
  • __________@vols.utk.edu
  • ex: 865-234-2345
  • select all that apply.
  • ex. AFB 2017, ASB 2016
  • This does not affect our decision - we just want to get to know you!
  • Essays

    This section of the application serves as a way for our staff to get to know more about you. Please help us do so by answering each of the following questions thoughtfully but succinctly.
  • Not having outside involvement will not negatively affect your application- we are just trying to get to know you.
  • Please initial above to indicate that you have read and agree with the above statement.
  • Confidentiality Agreement

    I understand that all documents to this application are confidential and the property of the Center for Leadership & Service. I further understand that I will not have the opportunity to personally review or inspect any of these documents. However, in an effort to promote a valuable educational experience and to improve interviewing skills, feedback concerning reasons for selection or non-selection will be provided at the applicants’ request. This procedure is in compliance with the Family Rights and Privacy Act of 1974. I wish to submit this application for a position in the Center for Leadership & Service. I am aware of the responsibilities of this position(s) for which I have applied as specified in the Position Description, and I fully intend to fulfill each one to the best of my ability if selected. I possess the minimum qualifications required for this position as specified on this form and all information provided herein is accurate. I understand that my initials below serve as an electronic signature which authorizes the Center for Leadership & Service to review my disciplinary file in the Office of Judicial Affairs and my academic transcript for verification of my grade point average. This is necessary for the purpose of screening applicants. The University of Tennessee does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, handicap or veteran status in provision of educational opportunities or benefits. The University of Tennessee does not discriminate on the basis of sex or handicap in the educational programs and activities which it operates, pursuant to the requirements of Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972. Public Law 92-318; and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Public Law 93-112, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Public Law 101-336, respectively. This policy extends to both employment by and admission to the University. Inquiries concerning the Title IX and Section 504 and the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 should be directed to the Office of Affirmative Action, 2110 Terrace Avenue, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-3558 or call (865) 974-2498. Charges of violations of the above policy should also be directed to the Office of Affirmative Action.