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Boston College Neighborhood Center


Welcome to the Boston College Neighborhood Center!

On our web pages, the Neighborhood Center's Programs and Resources are described. We encourage all students (graduate and undergraduate), staff, faculty, and community residents to volunteer with us and/or utilize our services. Please feel free to contact us about any of our programs. We look forward to working with you.

About Us

Meet the staff of the Neighborhood Center and find out what we are about and where we are located.

Looking to volunteer?

If you have two spare hours a week or a few hours a month you can easily make a difference in someone's life, as well as expand your learning experience beyond the Boston College campus. Participate in one of our programs. Become a Neighborhood Volunteer.

Need volunteers or requesting a service?

Perhaps you are a community resident or agency looking for services. Whether you are a parent or teacher looking for a tutor for your child or students, or you are an agency looking for some additional help with your service project, or you are newly arrived to the Allston-Brighton community and are interested in learning English; you have come to the right place--we can help!








BCNC Program Updates

BC Students - Interested in Tutoring a Child?  
We are getting so many requests for tutors - we need more tutors!  BC students - do you have 1 or 1.5 hours a week and are interested in tutoring a local child?  You pick the age, academic subject preference and day/time!  Tutoring happens on the BC campus. We'd love for you to become a BCNC Volunteer Tutor.  Feel free to email us for more info and with questions!


Looking for a Tutor for your Child?

If you are looking for a tutor for your child who either lives in and/or attends school in Allston Brighton, please fill out the BCNC Tutor Request Form and email to  Please note that the program will start in September.   


Hungry for Work? 

On Thursday, November 9th from 12:00-1:00pm, join us for lunch and learn about the types of positions available and how to start working in the Boston College Dining Services Temporary Pool immediately.  Registration is required as space is limited.


AB/BC Community Fund - Fall 2017 Cycle

The $3,000 grant application for the Fall 2017 cycle of the Allston Brighton/Boston College Community Fund is now available online. The deadline will be Thursday, November 9th no later than 5:00pm.  


Free Conversation English Classes

Our English Conversation Class Schedule for Fall 2017 is available! Classes are free and available for adults who live/work or attend school in Allston Brighton and are at advanced beginner/intermediate English levels.  No registration required, just come to class. 

September 30 - December 2
(no class on 10/8)
October 1 - December 3
October 2 - December 4
(no class on 10/9)
October 3 - December 5
October 4 - December 6
October 5 - December 7


Employment Opportunities at Boston College

To see job listings at Boston College and to learn about the application process for employment, click here.