Developing Students at Home; Developing Communities Abroad
Students Offering Support (SOS) is an international charitable organization that empowers college and university students
to raise grades while raising money. Student leaders help their peers pass exams to
raise money for sustainable development projects, built by SOS volunteers on outreach trips to Latin America. The Florida International University chapter is sponsored and advised by the Office of Global Learning Initiatives as a global co-curricular opportunity.
Raise grades while raising money, at FIU.
coordinate and lead Exam-AID group review sessions, helping students
understand the material covered on their upcoming exam. By collecting
donations from students who attend the exam reviews,
money is raised to plan and execute service projects to Latin America.
Since 2004, over 25,000 students have attended SOS Exam-AID review
sessions, and last year alone, $300,000 was raised for development
Raise roofs in Latin America.
Each year, SOS chapters
work with a rural community partners across Latin America to fund,
coordinate, and implement sustainable development projects. Volunteers
go on a two-week outreach trip during the summer
to carry out the project
that they funded on campus. This year, SOS is building 30 development projects on 28 different outreach trips.
***2013 FIU Chapter Outreach Trip Information (click here)***
2013-14 Recruitment is Now Open!
Review all executive board position descriptions here.
are interested in
taking on the challenge of joining the FIU chapter as an executive
board member, tutor, or volunteer, send an email to Vice President of Human Resources Andres Arango.
SOS Trips will be run as “Partner Sites” with FIU’s Alternative Breaks (aB) program.
Activities and Organizations Advisor Information:
Office of Global Learning Initiatives
Contact: email@example.com, 305-348-4145