Quick Contact

Ronald Porter
Acting 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

Spring Break 2010

Honduras - Learn More
Volunteer at agencies that are assisting children in beautiful La Ceiba.

Puerto Rico - Learn More
This group will work with an environmental/sustainability organization in the jungle. Come practice your Spanish!

Belfast, Northern Ireland - Learn More
This team will work with groups seeking reconciliation following a period of conflict known as "The Troubles"

Eastern Kentucky/Appalachia - Learn More
Travel to the Appalachian region of Kentucky to work in one of the poorest parts of the US.

Morocco - Learn More
Spend the week in Africa working for Islamic-based NGOs.

Trinidad - Learn More
Travel to the Caribbean to volunteer for a yet-to-be determined project!

Immokalee, FL - Learn More
This group will work with migrant workers and for migrant worker's rights here in Florida.

Nicaragua - Learn More
Volunteer to fight poverty in both the city of Managua and also for a few days in a rural area.

Peru - Learn More
Join Prof. Olivier Debure & Erik Siegel up in the Andes working with schoolchildren.

San Francisco - Learn More
Do service and learn about Buddhism at the Zen Center in beautiful, hippy-dippy San Francisco.

Costa Rica - Learn More
Volunteer at a skateboard park designed to get at-risk kids and teens off the street. This project may be construction-oriented.

Washington, DC - Learn More
Tackle issues of AIDS and the city in our nation's capital.

Panama - Learn More
Prof. Nancy Janus leads this group to work at the largest orphanage in the country and see the great canal in the "Crossroads of the Americas".

Guatemala - Learn More
Volunteer at a non-profit organic farm in the beautiful countryside of Guatemala.

Argentina - Learn More
Go way south to South America to work with kids in poverty and doing after school intentional art projects with them.

Reflective Service-Learning Portfolio

Triton Track

Current Calls to Action

Edible Peace Patch Project
Looking for something fun to do this summer? The Muscular Dystrophy Association is looking for volunteers for their summer camps! The camps will take place in Brandon, FL, June 21-27, and in Apopka, FL, July 12-18.
Interested? Contact Paula Orandash for more info at (727) 577-1700.
AIDS Walk Tampa Bay 2014
What are you and your friends doing to change the course of HIV in the Tampa Bay Region? By walking, donating or volunteering this year, you will help to provide much needed resouces to the AIDS Service Association of Pinellas (ASAP).
The 12th annual AIDS Walk Tampa Bay will be held at Vinoy Park in Downtown St. Petersburg on Saturday, September 6th. Registration starts at 8 a.m., and the walk starts at 10 a.m.

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.