Destinations, Kids

Universal Vacation Package Includes Volunteer Work

June 10, 2013 by

Universal Studios

Universal Orlando Resort has announced a new vacation package that features an opportunity to volunteer.

The package includes two days in Universal Studios and Islands of Adventure theme parks and one day volunteering at Give Kids the World – a non-profit resort that offers free vacations to kids with life-threatening illnesses and their families.

Islands of Adventure

Have Fun and Make a Difference

Universal’s Wish vacation packages are a great way to have fun and make a difference. The new partnership benefits a local children’s charity, Give Kids the World.

The charity makes it possible for families of children with life-threatening illnesses to enjoy a week long Universal vacation. It gives them an opportunity to immerse themselves in fun with seven unforgettable days of fun.

Islands of Adventure

Volunteer Opportunities

Those who take part in the Give Kids The World Volunteer Program at Give Kids the World park will see no two jobs are the same as they use their time and services to make the stay of these Wish families all they hope it will be.

Volunteer opportunities include:

  • Gingerbread House: Helping roles here are a team effort. Volunteers serve breakfast, run food, refill drinks, bus tables, and clean as they interact with special guests.
  • Express Breakfast: Volunteers serve breakfast food to-go at the Express Start Breakfast station located in the Ice Cream Palace. You’ll greet guests, take orders, and put together orders. Other responsibilities include restocking food items and cleaning up.
  • Character Photos: If you’re handy with a camera, you can volunteer to capture special moments of Wish families when their children meet up with their favorite characters. You’ll greet Wish families and help pose them perfectly for photos and assist with line control while others are waiting to take photos.
  • La-Ti-Da Spa: Volunteers for the La-Ti-Da Spa must be 16 years of age or older and will help with makeovers. This includes face-painting, nails, hand massage, airbrush tattoos, and makeup. You’ll greet Wish families, sign guests in, clean the spa, and report maintenance issues.

What the Package Includes

The package provides an Universal adventure for you and your kids at two theme parks: Universal Studios and Universal’s Islands of Adventure. It a great opportunity to have fun and make memories.

The package includes:

  • 3-night accommodations at one of three AAA Four Diamond Award hotels at Universal Orlando.
  • 2-day Base ticket which lets you visit one theme park per day
  • 4-hour volunteer opportunity for you and your family
  • Free transportation between hotel and Give Kids The World
  • Chance to skip the regular lines in both parks with Universal ExpressSM ride access

The vacation package deal also provides an opportunity to show your kids the joy of giving of their time and to think of others. To book this special vacation package call (855) 275-4955.

Photo credits: Joao Carlos Medau, Rain0975, Rain0975

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  1. Penny W. says:

    This is bloody brilliant. I may just do this myself! Great idea!

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