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(i)Cleveland Service Break

Customized Service Breaks available for colleges throughout the year. Contact us for details.

The (i)Cleveland Service Break brings young leaders, interested in developing leadership, civic capacities and career opportunities, to Cleveland.


*If your school is interested in participating in the (i)Cleveland Service Break, please fill out the interest form HERE



Participants in the (i)Cleveland Service Break:

  • Gain comprehensive understanding of Cleveland’s urban challenges through service
    and immersion in multiple Cleveland neighborhoods
  • Engage with local long-time residents and families, community leaders and entrepreneurs
  • Team-build with a diverse group of students from colleges and universities nationwide
  • Shadow local executives and learn about career opportunities in Northeast Ohio
  • Live, relax and connect at the Cleveland Hostel, located in Ohio City, one of Cleveland’s most vibrant and nationally renowned urban communities.


Cost is $300 for the full week and includes:

  • Housing accommodations for week at the Cleveland Hostel
  • All direct service coordination
  • Coordination of community leader meetings and neighborhood tours
  • Career shadow with Cleveland executives
  • Bus / RTA pass (if own transportation is not provided)
  • Community meals / groceries 


To learn more, check out the Service Break FAQ HERE.


Questions? Contact Program Director Jill Pecoraro, 216-592-2226 or