Center for Service and Community Engagement
  • The Center for Service and Community Engagement (CSCE) connects classroom, campus and community to promote a more just and humane world.  Whether you are a student, staff, or faculty, the CSCE is here to help you find opportunities to serve and learn in the community.  The Center sustains partnerships with a wide variety of community-based organizations and nonprofits throughout the Seattle area that are always seeking volunteers.  The CSCE also serves as the headquarters for the Seattle University Youth Initiative.  Get to know your neighborhood and put down roots through service.   

    Happening Now:

    Apply to Be a Student Social Justice Leader for 2014-2015

    Are you interested in rising to leadership to advocate for a more just and human world?  It's not too late!  We are accepting applications on a rolling basis for the few remaining leadership positions we have.  See what positions are available and learn more

    Join the Youth Initiative K-12 Program

    The Seattle University Youth Initiative K-12 program is recruiting new volunteers for spring quarter.  Sign up for an orientation session and submit a new volunteer application and get started!  This is a great way to make an impact in your community.  Check out our Youth Initiative K-12 page for more info.

    Take the Serve Local Pledge 

    Whether you grew up here or are new to the area, as part of the Seattle University community, you are presented with the opportunity to dig in and explore the diverse and rich neighborhood that surrounds us.  Our neighborhood has incredible assets and resources; yet as a community we face some major challenges. When you Serve Local, you make a genuine investment in your neighborhood with your time and energy.  Why not get to know your neighborhoodTake the year-long service pledge today!  When you turn in your completed form, you can pick up a Serve Local shirt for free!

  • Apply Now to be a Student Leader!

    We are accepting rolling applications for our Student Leaders for Justice for 2014-2015!

    Email your application to Download the application..

    The final deadline is Friday, May 23rd but don't wait to apply, spots will fill up!

  • When the heart is touched by direct experience, the mind may be challenged to change.

    Peter Hans Kolvenbach, S.J.