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The VSLC encourages students to become involved in service in the following ways:

: get involved in a program sponsored by our department

VOLUNTEER DATABASE: search for opportunities to volunteer with an organization in Boston

CAMPUS ORGANIZATIONS: become involved with a service group on campus

SERVICE/IMMERSION TRIPS: learn about domestic and international travel programs

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS: discover service-learning courses at BC

ADVOCACY: explore ways to work with others for social change

POST GRADUATE VOLUNTEER PROGRAMS: consider opportunities for full-time service after you leave BC






English Language Learners

ELL is currently accepting tutor applications. This is an on-campus, weekly volunteer opportunity that matches BC students with BC employees who are English language learners. Partners work together on language skills. The deadline to apply is January 30. For more information or to request an application, contact


Eagle Volunteers

Eagle Volunteers has the following dates set with St. Peter's Teen Center for tutoring this semester:
January 26
February 2, 9, 23
March 9, 16, 23
April 13, 20, 27

The van leaves around 3:20pm each Monday and is back on campus by 7:30pm. Sign up as an individual or as a group. This is a great opportunity to participate in a service experience without making a weekly commitment (unless you choose to).

Mentoring through the Arts

Travel with your fellow BC students to either a local school or housing development to teach elementary school children crafts, dance, music, and photography! This is a Friday afternoon volunteer opportunity in Allston/Brighton. If you are interested in joining us, contact Meredith Smith at

First Year Service Program

This is a unique opportunity for first year students to volunteer weekly in Greater Boston with other members of their class.  Students can choose from one of eleven placements.

Friday, January 23, 9 AM -3 PM: Sign-ups in the hall outside the VSLC
Monday, January 26, 7 PM: Orientation, location tbd (probably Fulton 511)
Wednesday, January 28: First day of service unless otherwise noted

Contact for more information.


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