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Community Service Opportunities at Lasell


"Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile"
~ Albert Einstein

The CCBL offers a wide variety of opportunities that are easy to get involved with including opportunities to:

  • tutor
  • mentor children affected by domestic violence, adolescents with developmental disabilities, or middle school students with a dream of college.
  • travel in the US or around the world
  • care for the environment on campus or globally
  • become a leader in service, live for service, or be social and serve


Lasell Alternative Breaks (LABs) Program 

The Lasell Alternative Breaks (LABs) Program offers immersive service opportunities during school breaks designed to encourage community connectedness and and lifetime social action.

One-Day Service Events 

One-Day Service Events are designed to provide members of the LU community with a myriad of short-term opportunities to connect with diverse communities. 

Lasell Votes 

Lasell Votes is a nonpartisan initiative that encourages civic learning, political engagement, and voter participation. 

Vivien Ash Gallagher ‘64 Reading Initiative 

This donor-funded program provides an opportunity for Lasell students to support children in building their reading and literacy skills. 

Newman Civic Fellow 

The Newman Civic Fellowship, hosted by Campus Compact, is a yearlong program that recognizes and supports community-committed students who are changemakers and public problem-solvers. The CCBL organizes the nomination process for this national program. 

The Lasell Dry Food Pantry 

The CCBL, in collaboration with the Newton Food Pantry, operates a dry pantry that is open to the entire Lasell community. 

Our role here at the Center for Community-Based Learning is to help you:

  • Discover your passion for serving others
  • Explore the social issues that you are most concerned about
  • Connect with a community organization that you can assist

View our MyLasell CCBL page for more information