• Students volunteering in a kitchen

Get involved in the community!

Enhance your academic knowledge with meaningful experiences in community service.

CCBC partners with numerous organizations across a wide range of topics to provide service-learning experiences for students.

Wondering where students have completed their service learning? We complied some of the top community sites students have used below.

Our community partners

Site Location Description
Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS)
Contact: Laura Griffiths
Phone: 410.396.4695
Email: volunteer.BARCS@gmail.com
Take in homeless, neglected, and unwanted animals in Baltimore City and care for all animals in need while promoting responsible pet ownership for a more humane community in Baltimore City. Volunteers may or may not work directly with animals.

Topic: Animal care, homelessness
Catonsville YMCA Multiple Sclerosis Program
Contact: Joan Peters
Phone: 410.747.9622, ext. 302
A therapeutic program designed to help patients with Multiple Sclerosis enhance their physical capabilities. Volunteers will work with patients in the pool.

Topic: Healthcare
Children's Developmental Class (CCBC Essex)
Contact: Marcia Hill
Phone: 443.840.1387
Email: mhill@ccbcmd.edu
Helps children with special needs, ages 1-14, manage their unique talents through play in the Essex campus gymnasium.

Topic: Youth, disability services
Eastern Family Resource Center/Shelter
Contact: April Stevens
Phone: 410.285.4674 ext. 211
Email: astevens@canconnects.org
Provide a safe, clean, supportive community to help stabilize individuals experiencing homelessness in Baltimore County and providing linkages to community resources. Volunteers could provide various support, such as meal prep, holiday help, etc.

Topic: Homelessness
Hungry Harvest
Contact: Alexis Hance
Phone: 443.840.4092
Email: ahance@ccbmd.edu
Organization that provides produce through reduced-cost markets on-campus and donations to students, staff and faculty. Volunteers will work at the market.

Topic: Food insecurity
Maryland Council for Special Equestrians, Inc.
Contact: Angie Schwartz
Phone: 443.388.0364
A non-profit organization providing equine facilitated therapies to children and adults with disabilities. Volunteers will work with horses and in the barns.

Topic: Disability services
My Sister’s Place
Contact: Julie Martin
Phone: 667.600.3702
Email: volunteermspwc@cc-md.org (preferred) or jmartin@cc-md.org
A catalyst and leader for change, improving the quality of life in the Washington Village/Pigtown neighborhood and the surrounding Southwest Baltimore communities. Volunteers will assist in various ways from meal prep, organization, and clothing pantry.

Topic: Hunger, homelessness
Our Daily Bread
Contact: Nick Rudomin
Phone: 443.986.9031 (from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.)
Email: volunteerodbec@cc-md.org
A non-profit organization that serves meals each day to homeless men, women and children. Volunteers will assist with meal prep, serving, & clean up.

Topic: Hunger, homelessness
Paul's Place
Contact: Shevonne Francois
Phone: 410.625.0775 ext. 111
Email: sfrancois@paulsplaceoutreach.org
A catalyst and leader for change, improving the quality of life in the Washington Village/Pigtown neighborhood and the surrounding Southwest Baltimore communities. Volunteers will assist in various ways from meal prep, organization, and clothing pantry.

Topic: Hunger, homelessness
Salvation Army Boy and Girls Club
Contact: Samantha Bowman
Phone: 443.573.3291
Email: samantha.bowman@uss.salvationarmy.org
Works together with families, schools, and outside agencies to provide at-risk youth, ages 6-18, with a safe, positive, and nurturing after-school environment. Several locations.

Topic: At-risk youth
The 6th Branch
Contact: Dave Landymore
Phone: 443.543.8003
Email: davelandymore@gmail.com or davelanymore@the6thbranch.org
A nonprofit organization utilizing leadership and organizational skills of military veterans to execute aggressive community service initiatives at a local level. Volunteers will be working in community parks, playgrounds, and urban farms.

Topic: Community revitalization, urban farming

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We have many other opportunities for students as well! View all community sites»