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Center for Civic Engagement

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Whether you’re a College of Charleston student or member of our faculty and staff, the Center for Civic Engagement can work with you to serve the community! 

The Center for Civic Engagement offers students service opportunities with local nonprofit organizations that range from one-day events to ongoing opportunities to long-term programs. Our office also organizes the Alternative Break service immersion experiences and the Bonner Leader program. In addition to the variety of projects initiated each year based on current events, there are several annual events hosted by the Center for Civic Engagement.

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The Center for Civic Engagement and the Sustainability Literacy Institute are organizing a day of service focusing on the “CofC Sustains/Solves” theme of the year: water quantity and quality. This day of service will take place in conjunction with Homecoming Weekend. The entire College of Charleston Community is invited and encouraged to participate in Center for Civic Engagement and Sustainability Literacy Institute Inaugural Day of Service on Saturday, February 10th 2018.

To register please follow the link:

Want to learn more about the CCE?

If you are interested in learning about volunteer opportunities, please stop by our office in room 203 of the Lightsey Center, give us a call at 843.953.5838, or email

Want to volunteer?

See our calendar below for upcoming service opportunities.

How do I sign up?

We ask that you sign up through Appointment Manager via MyCharleston. Click the "Center for Civic Engagement" block and find the date you're interested in volunteering for. You will receive a confirmation email when your sign up is complete.

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Still looking for more ways to get involved?

See our Weekly Digest for upcoming volunteer opportunities.

Eat. Sleep. Volunteer. Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

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