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Service Learning

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Get involved!

Service learning is an excellent opportunity to help the local community, network with organizations and build knowledge related to your coursework. You can complete service learning as a class, through individual or group class projects or for personal enrichment!

Partners and volunteer sites

Many CCBC students choose to volunteer at the following organizations:

Listing of top-visited service-learning sites and contact information.
Site location

Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS)
Phone: 410.396.4695

Take in and care for homeless, neglected and unwanted animals in Baltimore City while promoting responsible pet ownership for a more humane community. Volunteers may or may not work directly with animals.

Causes: 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.

Cause: Health care.

Eastern Family Resource Center/Shelter
Contact: April Stevens
Phone: 410.887.5387
Cell: 410.736.9781

Provide a safe, clean, supportive community to help stabilize individuals experiencing homelessness in Baltimore County and provide linkages to community resources. Volunteers could provide various support, such as meal prep, holiday help, etc.

Cause: Homelessness.

Hungry Harvest

No longer accepting volunteers.

My Sister's Place
Contact: Alex Capone
Phone: 667.600.3702

Day shelter and resource center for women and children experiencing homelessness and poverty.

Causes: Families, hunger, homelessness.

Our Daily Bread
Contact: Jasmine Jones
Phone: 443.986.9031

A nonprofit organization that serves meals each day to homeless men, women and children. Volunteers will assist with meal prep, serving and clean up.

Causes: Hunger, homelessness.

Paul's Place
Contact: Chevonne Francois
Phone: 410.625.0775 ext. 120

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 to organization and clothing pantry.

Causes: Hunger, homelessness.

Salvation Army Boy and Girls Club
Contact: Samantha Bowman
Phone: 410.783.2920 x50103

Works 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.

Cause: At-risk youth.

The 6th Branch
Contact: Colin Lyman
Phone: 410.960.6680

A nonprofit organization utilizing the 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.

Causes: Community revitalization, urban farming.

Programs of study

The following programs of study require service-learning hours:

Questions? Contact us.

Kris Messer

Service-Learning Coordinator

Ingrid Sabio-McLaughlin

Service-Learning Coordinator