The mission of the Service-Learning Center (S-LC) is to equip students, staff, and faculty to learn reflectively, serve lovingly, and engage wholeheartedly with our neighbors in the pursuit of justice, vibrancy, and shalom in Grand Rapids and the world. 

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Get involved

Learn how service-learning integrates academic knowledge with critical thinking to celebrate community assets and address genuine community needs.

service-learning opportuinities

Current Service-Learning opportunities

Check out this database to get involved in the Grand Rapids community. This list is updated weekly during the academic year.

Service Learning Volunteers planting gardens
Record service-learning hours

Use this form to record your service-learning hours.

The Service-Learning Center helps connect Calvin University students with local organizations to assist in serving community needs while enhancing the learning experience of students.

Post an opportunity

Opportunities to serve and learn with your organization can appear in our database of opportunities.