Empowering Global Citizens
Learn. Serve. Lead.
Be our partner: Learn with curiosity. Serve with compassion. Lead with confidence.
Bright Light Volunteers is a 501(c)(3), non-profit organization, designed to empower program participants and community partners through education and service. Our programs adhere to global service-learning best practices, which combine community service with both experiential learning in the field and online coursework through our university partner. Our vision is to make the world a brighter place by creating a more peaceful, just, interconnected world where global challenges and opportunities are met by educated, compassionate, global citizens and leaders.
Earn College Credit
Global Service Learning for College Credit
Bright Light Volunteers and Bethel University have partnered to offer rising high school juniors and seniors college credit for participating in our programs. All current college students are also eligible to earn transferable credit.
We work closely with middle and high school educators, parents, and IB coordinators to ensure our participants gain the skills and experiences they need to become the global leaders of our future.