Jamaica Field Service Project

Service learning abroad


Jamaica Field Service Project

The Jamaica Field Service Project is an ongoing study abroad course offering of the State University of New York.

Service Learning

JAFSP students work in the schools and community. Trips include tutoring, music ed, music therapy and healthcare volunteers

Academic Credits

May be taken for three academic credits, or for observation, practicum, or fieldwork hours

Short Term Study Abroad

Three yearly trips to Jamaica scheduled to coincide with college breaks

10 Day Trips

Open to qualifying university students of any major from participating universities from across the US

Tutoring and Service Learning in Jamaica

Work with the experienced staff of JAFSP professors and instructors, volunteering in the schools of Jamaica. The JAFSP has worked in more Jamaican schools than any other US aid organization!

Exlore Jamaica

Explore the country and culture by hiking in the rainforest, visiting beaches, waterfalls, and other national landmarks. JAFSP participants also experience the traditional music of Jamaica the Afro-Caribbean drumming, reggae, and ska music that is such an important part of Jamaican culture.

Supervised Fieldwork

Participating students train and work in Jamaica under the supervision of our certified professors and instructors.

With over 100 participating universities in the US and Canada, the JAFSP brought volunteers to more Jamaican schools in 2019 than any other US aid organization. Apply soon for this three credit service learning course in Jamaica. www.jafsp.org.


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