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There are a variety of ways faculty and staff can utilize the resources of VSLC :


Our database if available to anyone in the BC community looking to volunteer in the greater Boston community on a regular basis. 


If you would like to develop an experiential learning opportunity within a course you are designing, please make an appointment with the VSLC at least 2 months prior to the class beginning.  We are happy to assist you in navigating the database or engaging a community partner.


Do you know a student discerning a year or more of full-time service after graduation?  Check out our Post Grad Volunteer Programming.


Are you interested in a departmental or team project or service experience? Please contact the VSLC at least 2 months in advance for assistance.


The VSLC offers a number of ways for the faculty/staff community at Boston College to be involved with issues of service and justice:

  • Nicaragua Faculty/Staff Immersion Trip The VSLC and Intersections sponsor an annual trip in late May to Nicaragua with the Center for Global Education.

  • ELL Summer
    During the summer months, our ELL program is open to faculty/staff tutors partnering with our BC staff and faculty who would like to work on their English language skills.

  • VSLC Summer Book Swap
    Faculty and staff are invited to swap and/or donate books at this annual event. Remaining books are donated to More Than Words, a local non-profit working with at-risk youth.


For more information about any of our programs or for ways to get involved with the VSLC, please stop by our offices in McElroy 114, call 617-552-1317, or email