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What is it?

A photo of JCCC student and staff at a volunteer event

Are you interested in a chance to help your community while simultaneously advancing your education and career? Service-learning allows you to apply what you learn in the classroom to real-life situations in the community. This unique learning strategy combines classroom instruction with volunteering and reflection. 


  • Generate volunteer experience that looks great on a resume
  • Apply learning objectives of class to help strengthen the community
  • Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Gain hands-on experience
  • Develop civic and leadership skills

For more information on how service-learning works in the classroom, check out our "how it works" page.

International Service-Learning

JCCC has a short-term service-learning program in Las Pintas, Mexico.