Bonner Center for Community-Engaged Learning, Teaching, and Research staff helps students link community involvement with other aspects of their Oberlin experience and works with students across majors and career interests.

Students can participate in Bonner Center-sponsored programs or find one-time and ongoing projects identified by community partners on . Students are encouraged to visit the Community Service Resource Center, and walk-ins are always welcome.

Faculty who are interested in integrating community-based learning into their classes should contact Tania Boster, director of Bonner Center curricular initiative. Information about some of the center’s community partners is available on the serve website.

Community partners are invited to post events and needs on . Bonner Center staff are available to discuss opportunities to connect with Oberlin College students, faculty, and staff.

Get Involved: Make a Difference

The online platform,, connects Oberlin College students, staff, and faculty to community partners that have a range of events and volunteer and service opportunities that are sponsored throughout the year. Subscribers receive updates about upcoming opportunities that may fit a particular interest, such as education, tutoring, environmental justice, social justice, and much more.

Signing up is easy: Use your Oberlin username and password to access our serve website.

Use our serve oberlin database to find the volunteer opportunity that meets your interest and schedule.

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