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Student Service Learning - SSL - 

The Volunteer Center works in partnership with Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) to show organizations and volunteer opportunities that are preapproved by MCPS for SSL hours on our website. Look for the graduation cap icon showing SSL preapproval. Identify SSL preapproved pportunities and contact organizations directly to get involved. There is no need to create an account on the website - you can find contact info for organizations when you click on the name of the organization.

SSL Preapproved Opportunities. You can try searching by multiple search options to find SSL approved opportunities - enter your zip code or your age or a keyword or phrase to find opportunities close to home, addressing a need that matters to you.  

There is no need to create an account on the website - you can find contact info for organizations when you click on the name of the organization.

SSL Preapproved Organizations. These organizations have been reviewed and approved by Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) to comply with  Student Service Learning (SSL) policies. If they are actively recruiting volunteers they'll have volunteer opportunities posted.

Overview

  • SSL is a Maryland state graduation requirement.
  • MCPS students may earn SSL hours from the summer after completing grade 5 through middle school and high school.
  • Students can earn SSL hours by serving in the community with organizations that have been preapproved by MCPS.
  • For more information regarding the MCPS SSL plan and requirements see the MCPS website or contact the SSL coordinator in any middle or high school.