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Community Engagement

Make a difference. Combine service to the community with your academic experience.

At 4Cs we bring classroom knowledge to life by connecting course content with service projects in the community. Solving real world problems and promoting strong partnerships within the community is only part of the experience. Students interact with diverse people, gain knowledge and practical experience, and are exposed to a variety of career choices.

What are the Benefits?

  • Innovative opportunities to learn
  • Positive exposure to the community
  • First hand knowledge of community resources
  • Build a network for future jobs
  • Increase your confidence and self-esteem
  • Help build your resume
  • Contribute to the success of others
  • Build career skills

How do I start?

  • Check out volunteer opportunitiesPDF document
  • Ask your instructor if Service Learning options are part of the course curriculum
  • Consider the free 3-credit Education Tutorial Practicums

Education Tutorial Practicums

Gain real K–6 classroom tutoring experience while earning free credits at Cape Cod Community College.

These 3 credit courses, one focusing on Reading tutoring and the other on Math and Science, will teach students what is required to work in a local school as a tutor. If you are interested in education or love working with children, this is a wonderful opportunity and a great way to build your resume.

Student tutoring young students

Eligible Work Study students also earn $12/hour. Students are required to complete 40 hours of in-class tutoring by May. Various tutoring hours are available to fit your schedule.

Only 20 students will be accepted to each course. E-mail early to reserve your spot!

Other Options

  • Professors embed Service Learning/Civic Engagement into your coursework – curriculum.
  • A 1-credit Service Learning Option can be tacked on to your course to make it 4 credits.

The hours of service in our community can match to your course load and schedule. If you know of an opportunity to serve in our community that is not listed, it is still a possible option for service.

Want more information?

Office of Service Learning and Civic Engagement
Location North Building room 238
Kristen Traywick Civic Engagement Coordinator
Phone 774.330.4418
E-mail ktraywick@capecod.edu