Rocky handing out some t-shirts at the MLK Day of Service.

Community Partners

Montclair State University has more than 18,000 potential student volunteers. The Volunteer Center (VC) exists to help those students interested in volunteering identify and connect with one-time, short-term or long-term service projects. The VC depends on community partnerships. If you represent a non-profit or community-based organization and would like to recruit Montclair State volunteers, please contact the VC.

Additional Resources

Montclair State University features a variety of departments that support volunteer/service initiatives within the Montclair State community. If you are looking to recruit specialized skill-based volunteers or academic interns you must complete the appropriate application process. Please refer to the information below to discern which program, college or department within Montclair State will best serve your needs. You must contact these offices directly for further information:

  • Community-Engaged Learning: Community-Engaged learning is a form of experiential education that provides college students with an opportunity to link academic study with real-world experience. Service learning programs are course-based and credit-bearing. Students enrolled in a community-engaged learning class receive college credit for participating in an organized community service project that complements their coursework. Requests to participate in a community-engaged learning program must be submitted in advance. For more information:
  • Department Internship Programs: For more information concerning credit or non-credit internships within Family and Child Studies or Nutrition and Food Studies, please contact the department directly: