The Volunteer Center is your source for the latest news, information, and tools to empower you to “Be the Difference” in Santa Cruz County.
Whether you are looking for new ways to volunteer, in need of volunteers to support your cause, or just interested in learning about what is going on in our community…the Volunteer Center is your partner in building a better community.
Call for Nominations Now through Sept 15
Be the Difference Awards- Local individuals, groups and businesses are out there making it matter everyday. Who inspires you with their acts of volunteerism? We invite you to nominate them for the 8th Annual Be the Difference Awards. Learn More and Download a Form
Share the Abundance of Summer
Oh, the Joy of Summer- fresh berries for the picking, delicious produce off the vine, and plenty of opportunity for fresh good eats. Check out our pick list of ways to volunteer your time to bring this abundance to the table of a fellow community member in need. View the List