About servicelearning

Service-Learning is a semester long community service project offered in select courses at BCC. It is an opportunity for students to engage in direct service at a local non-profit organization and apply classroom concepts to address needs and issues facing the community.

Check out our Service-Learning Club

Do you want to be involved in Service-Learning but you’re not enrolled in a Service-Learning course? Join our club!  We offer both one-time and ongoing service opportunities and can match your interests with a service project in your community!

The Service-Learning Club meets every other Wednesday at 12pm in the Cafeteria. Meeting dates are listed below. Stop by and let us know what interests you!

Service-Learning Club Meetings:
12-1pm in the Cafeteria Alcove

February 25th

March 11th

March 25th

April 8th

April 22nd

May 6th

Tutor Training Sessions (2/14 & 2/17)

Attention Service-Learning Students:


Any students who signed up for a public school for their Service-Learning project must attend one of our Tutor Training Sessions. Dates are listed below.

Saturday February 14th from 10am – 12pm in Room G-10

(to the side of the cafeteria)


Tuesday February 17th from 4pm – 6pm in The GB Room

(to the side of the student lounge)


Contact bmorrison@berkshirecc.edu to sign up

First Service-Learning Orientation Tomorrow (1/29/15)

The First 2015


2015 Orientation

Thursday January 29th

12:15 – 1:15pm

Field 202

Attendance at one Service-Learning Orientation is mandatory for any students who choose to participate in Service-Learning. During Orientation, students will learn about Service-Learning expectations, fill out their required BCC CORI form, learn how to sign up for our $9.37/hr Service Stipend, and pick their top two choices for their Service-Learning Placement. Please bring a government issued ID.

Opportunities for Service-Learning

We have two wonderful options for Service-Learning at Pittsfield High School.


Option 1: MineCraft with Pittsfield High Students
– MineCraft is running Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:15 pm until 4:45 pm.

Option 2: Academic Support for High School Students
– Academic support is from 2:30 pm until 3:15 pm.


If you have an interest in signing up for either of these two options, please contact Brianne Morrison at bmorrison@berkshirecc.edu

MLK Day of Service: Volunteers Wanted!

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service


January 19th, 2015
8:30am to 2:30pm
First United Methodist Church
(55 Fenn St. Pittsfield MA)
**Breakfast and Lunch included for Volunteers**

BCC’s Service-Learning is partnering
with the Diversity Committee to host our 2nd annual Day of Service!

We are excited to announce that we have expanded our program this year.
Our volunteers will work with one of three local service sites!

1) The Harvest Table
Volunteers will assist the soup kitchen to cook and serve a free community meal

2) Habitat for Humanity
Volunteers will assist Habitat for Humanity with a local indoor house revitalization

3) Dower Square
Volunteers will do Martin Luther King Jr inspired activities with local children

If you would like to sign up for our Day of Service:

email: bmorrison@berkshirecc.edu