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Volunteer Experience

Greenwich Academy Coaching

Throughout high school and the summer before going to college I have volunteered to coach elementary and middle school children in lacrosse. the clinics were open to children from my high school (it was k-12) and to children who lived in greenwich. Working with children from ages seven to twelve has helped me see the… Read More

Experiencing cultural shock in China

Being in China for a month was definitely a culture shock for me. I was interesting to experience the people of China and compare their everyday lives to that of a US citizen. I found that the type of government in China had a huge effect on the feel around tourist area, namely in Tiananmen… Read More

Experience with disabled children

When in China I volunteered at an orphanage for mentally an physically disabled children called Little Flower. The orphanage came about after the One Child Policy was put into place. the organization developed when the was a surge in abandoned disabled children throughout China. While working in the orphanage I learned how to take care… Read More

Culture Shock within Lifeworks

I traveled to China with a volunteer program called Lifeworks the summer before my arrival at Trinity.  The program was available to teenagers internationally. The program involved leadership building, working with local disabled children and experiencing Chinese culture through sightseeing. The variety of backgrounds of the volunteers provided a multi-cultural feel to the entire trip… Read More