Education for All

We believe in access to education for all community members. From children, to adults seeking to advance their English language skills, to seniors looking to gain new skills, we're here to connect volunteers with people wanting to learn something new. Check out our list of volunteer opportunities focused on education for ALL and sign up.

Change Lives through Literacy

September is National Literacy Month and we invite you to join us as a Volunteer Literacy Program Tutor. We'll host 3 orientations via Zoom in Sept. and one in Oct. Change lives and strengthen our community through literacy!

Human Race Retires

The Human Race Walk & Fun Run is retiring after 40+ years of supporting 250+ local organizations with close to $6 million raised. Join us in celebrating the legacy of this wonderful community event!

Serve Your Community

We are recruiting AmeriCorps Volunteers now to begin serving our community in Sept. If you believe that volunteers are crucial for community change, we invite you to learn more.

Feed Your Neighbors

Volunteers are needed to help with Food Distributions throughout Santa Cruz County. Learn more about where you are needed and how to register.

Latest News

Aug 5 2021

Connect for Good Outside

It's a clear-skied, beautiful summer in Santa Cruz County so far, and with so much uncertainty regarding the Delta variant and what activities are safe, there has never been a better time to volunteer outside.  Volunteering outside is the safest way to put your values into action, make a lasting impact and connect with your ...

Jun 17 2021

2021 Civic 50 – Prioritizing Investing in Strengthening our Community

This year’s list of The Civic 50 promotes National and Regional Companies that choose to make investing in strengthening our communities and civil society - giving, volunteering and voting - a priority. Receiving this award is not a vanity or popularity exercise; these companies are selected based on detailed data about their policy, practice, leadership, ...

Volunteer Spotlight

Our Impact this Year....

  • Volunteers engaged

    14,000 +

  • People helped from our impact programs


  • People reached with Covid & disaster preparedness information


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


  • Value of hours contributed

    $11.3 million in time

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