Mexico Spring Break Expedition March 15-25, 2019
As part of the YEWTHS ROC program capstone, youth are invited to experience the fruits of their labor by participating in an expedition to distribute the wheelchairs they have sponsored and built.
Who Can Go? Students in grade 8 - college level are welcome to apply. A limited number of spaces are available.
Where Are We Going? Casa de Esperanza (House of Hope) in San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico.
How Much Does it Cost? Estimated cost is $1300 (includes transportation, food, lodging, and activities). Spending money is additional. Participants are responsible for raising their own financial support for the trip.
How Do I Apply? Fill out the required form below and send in the additional required information (outlined below) to ROC Wheels, P.O. Box 11765, Bozeman, MT 59719. There is limited space so get your application in early.
Checklist for Application: 18+ Years and Older
Adult Volunteer Application Form (See Below): Due no later than November 1st
Essay or resume with required elements (Email to email@example.com or Mail to ROC Wheels P.O. Box): Due November 1st
Please include the following information in your essay or resume:
Name and age
Your strengths and weaknesses
Volunteer and extracurricular activities
Volunteer history with ROC Wheels
Your reasons for applying to be a ROC Youth Volunteer
What you hope to offer the ROC Team and the children affected by disabilities and their families (ex. your talents/gifts/traits/etc.)
Pastor, Employer or Academic Mentor Letter of Recommendation (Email to firstname.lastname@example.org or Mail to ROC Wheels P.O. Box): Due November 1st.
Please inform the professional writing the recommendation that they are writing a letter of recommendation for the purpose of applying for the ROC Wheels Mexico Spring Break Expedition. Provide them ROC Wheels email address or mailing address so that the letters can be sent directly to ROC Wheels.
Trip Fees: All checks should be made out to ROC Wheels Inc.
$10 Application Fee- Please send with other application materials to ROC Wheels P.O. Box
$500 Deposit Due by Nov 30th (Team notification by November 5th) - Mail to ROC Wheels P.O. Box 11765, Bozeman, MT 59719
Balance of Funds ($800.00) due by February 26th- Mail to ROC Wheels P.O. Box 11765, Bozeman, MT 59719
Other Requirements Due After Application Approval:
Obtain Passport- Email scanned copy of passport to info@rocwheels by February 15th
Note: If you don't have a passport, you should apply for one no later than December 5th.
Fill out an application for a Background check by clicking Here - Due February 15th
Obtain Vaccinations- Contact the County Health nurse for current vaccination requirements
If you are younger that 18, do NOT fill out this form.
Please fill out the Youth Application
Adult Volunteer Application Form
In addition to filling out this form, you will need to also send in the required information outline above (ie. Essay, Letter of Recommendation, Application Fee). If you have any questions regarding the form please email us at email@example.com.