CACSL, a volunteer driven organization, depends on its members and volunteers to create the activity of the alliance.

CACSL Vision:

Our nation as one where educational institutions and community organizations engage in sustained collaborations that enhance learning and promote social good.

CACSL Values:

CACSL values ongoing community-based and inclusive learning that honours all ways of knowing and all kinds of knowledge creation.

CACSL will ensure that our values of connecting, supporting, and collaborating are active in all components of our work.

CACSL Mission:

CACSL will provide leadership to strengthen and promote community service learning in Canada by supporting and connecting CSL practitioners and community capacity-builders.

CACSL supports the active participation of students, educators and communities contributing to positive community social change.


  • Raise awareness
  • Promote CSL
  • Support practitioners
  • Research