Impact Experience

Formerly Alternative Spring Break (ASB)

Lead your students in action!

Staff, Faculty and Graduate Students are eligible and invited to engage with communities, both locally and globally. Impact Experience collaborates with communities to develop and implement projects that align with their needs. Team leaders - like you - are vital to the success of the program. As an ambassador from Western, this is an opportunity to gain and impart the development of intercultural perspectives.

Team Leader Applications due September 27 - APPLY TODAY 


5754+ hours
devoted to community projects in 2018/2019 experiences

17 Experiences
from London to Peru and Thailand

global community partners





Staff/Faculty/Graduate Student Team Leader positions are open to full-time Western Staff and full or part-time Western Faculty, and full-time Graduate Students (including affiliated colleges). Contract staff must be employed at Western as of September 2019 through to the end of October 2019 (Fall Reading Week team leaders) or March 2020 (Spring Reading Week team leaders) or May 2020 (May team leaders).


Please review the Faculty/Staff/Graduate Student Team Leader position description before filling out an application to ensure you understand the position, time commitment and expectations for the Team Leader role and the Impact Experience Program.


This year, locations include Italy, Dominican Republic, Thailand, Peru, Columbia, Ecuador, Mississippi (USA), Guatemala, London (Ontario) and Pine Ridge South Dakota. Read more

Important Dates

Staff/Faculty Applications are due September 27 2019. To learn more about important upcoming dates and deadlines, click here. Apply, click here. 

Workshop Series

As team leaders, please familiarize yourselves with the mandatory training and workshops.