Upcoming Events & Opportunities

Providing For Our Community During The COVID-19 Crisis

We are committed to doing our part to promote public health by postponing, interrupting or canceling in-person activities while staying true to our mission of finding healthy, creative ways for people to contribute to community good.  View the list of services we are maintaining for volunteers, vulnerable populations, and fellow nonprofits. VIEW OUR SERVICES

Town Hall Series

Join us at the Volunteer Center Town Hall Series

We are excited to host a series of Town Hall discussions led by community leaders and experts. Centered around a research-based Points of Light Civic Circle Toolkit for meaningful action, our goal is to to create more meaningful lives by renewing our civic circle. Join us online at any or all of our first 4 discussion.

Vaccine Volunteers

Check-in Vaccine Clinic Support Needed

Volunteers are needed to support pop up Vaccine Clinics happening in our community. Volunteer responsibilities include greet community members, bringing supplies to various stations, and completing paperwork with community members before they receive the COVID-19 vaccine.   Medical Professional Register HERE


Adopt-A-Family in Need This Season

As a community, we have an opportunity to ease the struggles of families in our community and make the holidays brighter for our neighbors. Each year the Volunteer Center partners with 25 fellow non-profits to meet the needs of 400+ families struggling to make ends meet.

Literacy Abi Citizenship

Literacy Tutor Orientations

Want to change lives through Literacy and launch a fellow neighbor on a path to new success for 2021? Join the Literacy Program for a free online orientation to learn more about becoming a tutor to a motivated adult learner. No teaching or foreign language skills are necessary, just a desire to be of service.

Volunteer at Food Distribution in Watsonville

Help With Food Distribution

Every 1st and 2nd Friday of the Month | 8 AM - 1:30 PM. COVID-19 and the related economic downturn have resulted in an increase in food insecurity in Santa Cruz County. Every other Friday volunteers are needed to help pass out food at the Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds and other locations throughout the county.


COVID Response Volunteers Needed

Ongoing Opportunities. We have adapted our services to meet the immediate needs of the most vulnerable in our community and are providing food distribution, grocery shopping support, recruiting volunteers to staff county emergency shelters, and enlisting volunteers to sew masks for county operations. 


Friendly Caller Orientations

Every Monday or Wednesday from 4-5 pm. Are you interested in helping seniors in our community stay connected despite the challenges of the pandemic? Consider becoming a Volunteer Caller for our Program Stay Connected. RSVP for an orientation to determine if this is the right volunteer fit for you.

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