Service Learning for all MCC Students

2013 Alternative Spring Break

Find the Right Volunteer Opportunity

  1. If you are volunteering to meet course or scholarship requirements, regularly check announcements in Canvas.
  2. Search by date for volunteer opportunities listed on the volunteer calendar.
  3. See volunteer work posted on the bulletin board across from the Service Learning A124
  4. Search for volunteer opportunities - visit the United Way of Greater McHenry County Volunteer Center's web site to search for available opportunities in your area of interest ⇒
    1. Register as an individual volunteer.
    2. Search for volunteer activities.
    3. Submit I am interested in helping forms.
    4. The agency you are interested in helping will contact you within two weeks if volunteers are needed.
  5. Get involved on campus - there are student organizations on campus that are already doing volunteer work! Learn more about student organizations ⇒
Helping at the Crystal Lake Public Library

Ensure Your Opportunity is Approved

If you are volunteering as part of a course, contact your instructor or Lisa Jensen to inquire about guidelines.

If you are volunteering to meet a scholarship or program requirement and you have questions about your volunteer opportunity, please email Service Learning with a description of the work you will be doing, the name of the organization, and the contact information for a supervisor who will be able to verify your time and efforts within the organization. You will receive an email informing you if the opportunity is approved or not approved.

Get involved on campus - there are student organizations on campus that are already doing volunteer work! Learn more about student organizations ⇒

Know Your Responsibilities as a Volunteer