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World Services for the Blind (WSB). Little Rock, Arkansas. School for the Blind and Visually Impaired Formally known as Lions World Services for the Blind Mission : “…to empower blind or visually impaired adults in the United States and around the world to achieve sustainable independence .”

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World services for the blind wsb

World Services for the Blind (WSB)

Little Rock, Arkansas


About wsb

  • School for the Blind and Visually Impaired

  • Formally known as Lions World Services for the Blind

  • Mission: “…to empower blind or visually impaired adults in the United States and around the world to achieve sustainable independence.”

  • Blindness and Severe Visual Impairments affect more than 25 mil people 18 y.o. and older

About WSB


Your role

  • Typical work day: 8AM - 4:30PM

  • Interact with Clients

  • Make Friends

  • Maintenance work (painting, yardwork, cleaning, etc.)

  • Meal Preparations

  • Clerical Work

  • Outings with Clients

    **Specific activities may vary depending on the specific needs of the organization at time of arrival.**

  • Free time during Evenings

Your Role


Trip details

  • In Little Rock, Arkansas

  • 657 Miles, 10 hours away.

  • Leaving UIC: December 15th

  • Returning to UIC: December 21st

  • Will be given a couple afternoons off to explore the City

  • We will be taking a trip to a local grocery store to get food for the week. A kitchen will be provide at the Church.

Trip Details


Housing

  • On-site

  • Dorms by Gender: Men’s Wing and Women’s Wing

  • Twin beds (2 per room)

  • 1 Bathroom Per Room

  • Access to Full Kitchen

  • Lounges with TV, Vending Machines, Microwaves

Housing


What to bring

  • Work Clothes

  • Closed Toes Shoes

  • Toiletries / Towels

  • Spending Money

  • Linens / Pillows / Sheets / Sleeping Bags

What to Bring


Previous asb trips

2010

2013

Previous ASB Trips


Free time

Arkansas State Capitol

Visit Little Rock Central High School (Historic School of Little Rock 9)

William J. Clinton Presidential Center and Park

Art along the River & Art Center

Big Dam Bridge

Free Time!



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