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CCSJ+YRI has returned to offering in-person volunteer service opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, alumni, and Loyola employees.  Through volunteering one time, weekly, as a community-engaged learning course, or as an advocacy initiative, join CCSJ + YRI in connecting campus and community for a more just and equitable world.

Want to get ready for service? Check out our "Service and Volunteerism" page to learn more about the onboarding processes for CCSJ + YRI and our partners.

Learn how to get ready for service


If you are taking a class with a community-engaged learning option, this is a great way to connect with the community and align your experience with the course content you’re learning. Ask your faculty for more information! If not this semester, register for a community-engaged learning course next semester.


Learn about LoyolaVotes and commit to being civically engaged this semester. Loyola University Maryland is among 1,000+ institutions across the country participating in the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge. Join us in increasing voter registration and voter engagement by joining the LoyolaVotes Ambassadors on The Bridge. Questions? Contact our Associate Director for Programs or our Assistant Director for Outreach & Advocacy


CCSJ offers opportunities for Loyola undergraduate and graduate students to be a part of the team in working to connect Loyola's campus to our local Baltimore community. Student employment opportunities include undergraduate student interns and work-study positions as well as graduate assistantships. Gain valuable professional experience and holistic mentorship through these roles. Further information about our employment opportunities can be found on our Student Employment webpage. If you have any questions, please contact our Assistant Director for Student Leadership & Development or any other member of our team


As part of the Baltimore Comprehensive Composting Pilot in partnership with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, Johns Hopkins University, and the University of Maryland – Baltimore, we are pleased to offer an on-campus community compost drop-off site along York Road, accessible 24-7! The overarching goal of the Baltimore Comprehensive Composting Pilot is to increase Baltimore City residents’ and communities’ access to composting and food waste reduction opportunities by removing long standing educational, social, and economic barriers.

Visit our Community Compost Bin webpage for more information.


Continue learning about our Baltimore and York Road community. Check out some of the great resources below: