Volunteer Outside this summer!

Most of us will be getting outside this summer to unwind, connect with others, and soak up the sun. Here are some volunteer opportunities to help you get outside and give back to your community!

Connect to Action Resources to prevent Gun Violence

We have set up a page with resources to take informed action on gun violence prevention. Join us in channeling frustration, fear, anger, hopelessness and sorrow into actions for change.

Be the Difference Awards 2022

Our volunteer recognition event on May 18th was a huge success! Thanks to everyone who was able to attend. Visit the event page to watch the 2022 Winner movies.

Let us help you Find Volunteers!

As the experts in volunteer mobilization, we can help your agency, nonprofit, school or organization for good find the right volunteers for your cause. Partner with us for good by using our free and easy volunteer mobilization tools and resources.

Latest News

Jul 1 2022

Overcoming Mental Health Stigma & Celebrating Potential

By Kelsey Turnbull-Pedrazzini, Community Connection Program Coordinator When asking one of our participants about the challenges they face with a mental health diagnosis, stigma is often one of the first answers. Stigma is the negative or discriminatory ideas others have about someone with a mental health diagnosis. Self-stigma is the negative feelings or shame an ...

Jun 6 2022

Summertime Outside Volunteering – Two VC Staff Pick Highlights

Highlighting the Homeless Garden Project: Where Everyone is Included -- Written by Jeanée Ryan, Monterey Bay RSVP Program Specialist at the Volunteer Center It wasn’t a chilly Thursday morning, but the falling fog was consistent out on the farm and I felt relaxed and calm. I was happy to be outdoors. Volunteers, interns, and trainees ...

Our Impact Last Year....

  • Volunteers engaged

    14,000 +

  • People helped from our impact programs

    7,700

  • People reached with Covid & disaster preparedness information

    21,000 

  • Covid shots in people's arms with the help of our volunteers

    50,000 

  • Value of hours contributed

    $11.3 million in time

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