Quick Contact

Ronald Porter
Director of Service-Learning

Eckerd College
Office of Service-Learning
4200 54th Avenue South
St. Petersburg, FL 33711


toll-free: 800-456-9009
local: 727-864-7512


Service Learning


Burma 2011

Joe Michaloski created this video documenting the Service and Freedom in Myanmar (Burma), Thailand and Cambodia 2011 Winter Term course.

Bahamas 2009

Felicity Keeley created this video documenting the 2009 Spring Break trip to the Bahamas.

Alternative Spring Break Service 2009: Freeport, Bahamas, a documentary from Felicity Keeley on Vimeo.

Ecuador 2009

Check out Kelly Schiller's video from the 2009 Ecuador Spring Break trip.

Experiencing Arutam from Kelly Schiller on Vimeo.

Puerto Rico 2008

This video was filmed, edited and produced by student Kelly Schiller.

Puerto Rico- Las Casas de La Selva 2008 from Kelly Schiller on Vimeo.

The Edible Peace Patch Garden

The Edible Peace Patch Garden from Kelly Schiller on Vimeo.


Incredible India from Kelly Schiller on Vimeo.

Calls for Participation

Academy Prep

Volunteer with Academy Prep

Academy Prep is a unique private middle school program serving 5th through 8th grade students in a low-income area. Students must qualify for need-based scholarships to attend and must have a desire to succeed in a rigorous academic environment. Academy Prep works with students to prepare them for higher education, maintaining relationships with graduates through high school, college, and into their adult lives.

YMCA Reads

Volunteer Mentors Needed

YMCA Reads! is an after-school reading assistance and mentoring program providing opportunities for at-risk and low-income children in kindergarten through third grade to develop the reading skills they need to succeed in school.

Notes from the Field

Servant Leaders blog
Service-Learning Interns blog
The service-learning student interns are increasing service involvement at Eckerd, becoming successful service leaders and helping students create a community around the values and challenges of servant-leadership.

Service Learning Profiles

Alumni Profiles

Read individual profiles of how involvement with Eckerd Service-Learning changed the lives of current students and alumni.  Learn more.