Study Abroad in Jamaica
2020 JAFSP Service Learning Trips
Interested students should fill out the online application. They will then be contacted to setup a brief telephone interview. Students are urged to apply early, as trip sizes are limited.
Outward Bound Service Learning
JAFP specializes in remote locations and little villages. This is where our students get the most authentic tast of real island life. We focus our work on remote locations and schools, far from the resorts and touristed areas of the island.
Short term study abroad and service learning in Jamaica. Open to university students from across the US. The JAFSP has worked in more Jamaican schools than any other US aid organization!
2020 Service Learning Trips
The JAFSP is open to college students of all majors, who volunteer in the local community, schools and care centers of Jamaica. Students are trained and supervised by our staff of professors, certified teachers, and (on our music therapy trips) board certified music therapists. Coursework includes a combination of online pre-departure materials and on site instruction in Jamaica.
The total student fee per trip is $3300-$3700, depending on the specific trip, enrollment and location. The student fee includes all travel expenses in Jamaica; including flights, housing, shuttles and taxis, all tours and guides, etc. The student travel fee is due 12 weeks before the date of departure.