Community Service Learning

Looking for a Service Site within Walking Distance of Campus?

Walkable Map

Look no further!

Service should be accessible. That's why we've compiled a list of service sites in the campus vicinity. Don't have access to a car? Bus schedule doesn't meet your needs? Never fear! We have an interactive map of walkable service sites happy to provide service opportunities to Willamette students!

Walkable Sites List

To volunteer at a site, follow the link provided for more information regarding the opportunity. If you need assistance in arranging a service opportunity, or if you have a large group interested in service, please don't hesitate to contact the CSL Office at Also, don't forget that you can record your service hours to be entered to win a gift card to the Willamette Bistro!

Community Partners:

Don't see your agency listed above? We're updating this map as opportunities come our way! Update or submit an opportunity here, and let us know in the notes section that you need to be included and we'll make sure to reflect the opportunity available at your agency.

Less than a mile from campus:

  • Bush Elementary
    • After school program, Tuesdays & Thursdays
      After Distance from campus: 0.6 miles
      Address: 410 14th St SE
  • Bush Park
    • Park restoration and maintenance
      Distance from campus: Across Mission St
      Address: Winter SE & Mission
    • Organizing for immigrant rights
      Distance from campus: 0.5 miles
      Address: 700 Marion St NE
  • Historic Deepwood Estate
    • Gardening and estate maintenance
      Distance from campus: 0.7 miles
      Address: 1116 Mission St SE  
  • One Fair World
    • Fair trade sales
      Distance from campus: 0.5 miles
      Address: 474 Court St NE
  • Salem Friends of Felines Thrift Store/Adoption Center
    • Cat rescue and thrift store sales
      Volunteer needs: Saturdays 11am-6pm
      Distance from campus: 0.9 miles
      Address: 980 Commercial St Se
  • Salem-Keizer Education Foundation
    • Many opportunities to enrich local education
      Distance from campus: 0.9 miles
      Address: 233 Commercial St NE
  • Salem Public Library
    • Many opportunities to support literacy in Salem
      Distance from campus: 0.7 miles
      Address: 585 Liberty St SE
  • Salem’s Riverfront Carousel
    • Ride operators
      Distance from campus: 0.6 miles
      Address: 101 Front St NE,
  • SESNA Garden
    • Park restoration and maintenance
      Distance from campus: 0.7 miles
      Address: 19th St SE & Bellevue
  • South Salem High School (Oregon College Mentors)
    • Mentor high school students
      Distance from campus: 0.9 miles
      Address: 1910 Church St SE
  • Union Gospel Mission
    • Serve meals and maintain gardens
      Volunteer needs: only 4 people to serve meals Sat. evenings
      Distance from campus: 0.7 miles
      Address: 345 Commercial Street NE
  • Willamette Academy
    • After school program for middle and high school students
      Distance from campus: On campus
      Address:1313 Mill St SE
  • Willamette Heritage Center
    • History educator
      Volunteer needs: Saturdays 10 am-5 pm
      Distance from campus: Across the Street
      Address: 1313 Mill Street SE

Just over a mile from campus: