Service Learning for all MCC Students

  • Find the Right Volunteer Opportunity

    If you're volunteering to meet course or scholarship requirements, regularly check announcements in Canvas.

    See volunteer work posted on the bulletin board across from the Service Learning, A124.

    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 should contact you within two weeks if volunteers are needed.
  • Ensure Your Opportunity is Approved

    If you're volunteering as part of a course, contact your instructor to inquire about guidelines.

    If you're 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
    • You are required to engage in responsible social conduct that reflects credit upon the MCC Community and to model good citizenship in any community.
    • Submitting false information regarding completed volunteer hours is a violation of the Student Code of Conduct and may result in students becoming ineligible for the Presidential Talent scholarship or other programs in future semesters.
    • MCC students are expected to demonstrate qualities of morality, integrity, honesty, civility, honor and respect. MCC may initiate disciplinary action and impose sanctions against any student or student organization found responsible for committing, attempting to commit, or intentionally assisting in the commission of any of the prohibited forms of conduct listed in the Student Code of Conduct.