Who Inspires You?

Nominations are Due Wednesday!

Submit Your Volunteer Hero for a
Be the Difference Award!

Become a Literacy Tutor!

We have 3 upcoming Tutor orientations in January! Our students want to learn English − to get a better job, to talk with their children's teachers, to be able to navigate the health care system.


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Volunteer Center Executive Director Karen Delaney strategizes clean-up efforts with Team Rubicon on a sunny day in Felton Grove, Felton, CA

Mar 17 2023

Sign Up Now to Get Help and Help Others

We've all seen the destruction and loss caused by last weekend's storms and flooding. Many of you have reached out to offer help and support - thank you. Our Volunteer Mobilization team is working closely with a coalition of Watsonville nonprofits and County agencies to launch disaster clean-up Operations in Pajaro and Watsonville. And, we're ...

Mar 15 2023

Are you ready to shift the narrative?

You know the usual suspects - the people who always show up for every campaign, event, and meeting.  The businesses that say yes to sponsorships, release their employees to mentor, coach and serve on committees, advisory councils, and Boards.  The groups that fill sandbags in the rain, deliver food on holidays, and set out in ...

Mar 9 2023

Who Inspires You? Call for Nominations

Nominate your Volunteer Hero to receive a Be the Difference Award! Do you know an individual, business, nonprofit, or community group who makes their moments matter through volunteerism?  Nominate them for a Be the Difference Award! The Annual Be the Difference Awards, hosted by the Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County and sponsored by Santa Cruz Community ...

Volunteer Spotlight

Aisha Charves Takes Charge

Feeling a call to action, Volunteer Center staffer Aisha Charves responded.  Aisha used her community organizing skills to initiate clean-up in flood-damaged Paradise Park.
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Volunteering – A Community Effort!

“It has been a privilege to serve and bless a family in our community, and in some ways, it has unified the park.”
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