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VOLbreaks Learning Partners

Learning Partners

Learning partners are faculty, staff, and/or graduate students. They are not involved in planning VOLbreaks trips but rather serve in an advisory capacity throughout the duration of the trips. Learning Partners aid the student trip leaders if any issues arise on the trips, and they get to fully experience an Alternative Break while volunteering alongside students. Serving as a Learning Partner is a fantastic way to meet other UT students and staff while performing service in a community. There is no trip cost associated with being a Learning Partner. Each trip consists of 12 student participants, 2 student trip leaders, and 1 Learning Partner.

Thank you for your interest! Applications for Spring 2024 are currently closed. Applications for Fall 2024 Learning Partners will open in April 2024.

If you have questions, please email the Jones Center for Leadership & Service at