Volunteer Referral

We all want to make a difference in our community, but it can be confusing to know where to start.

At the Volunteer Center, we provide in-person, phone and electronic matching services to connect you with a volunteer role you will love at and we work with more than 300 community programs countywide to ensure you find the right fit.

Our Match team will help you find a volunteer position that effectively utilizes your time, talent, and interest.

Scroll to the bottom of this page to fill out the E-mail Volunteer Match form to be contacted by a member of our team.


Meet with a Match-Maker

During your 45-minute match appointment (in person or on zoom) we will get to know you, discuss your interests, and connect you with a range of organizations and exciting volunteer roles. You will leave with the tools and information you need to connect with a volunteering gig you enjoy.

Schedule an Appointment:

If you are 55 or older please contact Jeanée Ryan at (831)427-5070 ext.106 or email her at rsvp@scvolunteercenter.org

If you are under 55 please fill out the form below.

You may also scroll to the bottom of this page to fill out the E-mail Volunteer Match form.

call to make an appointment

Arrange a Phone Consultation

Short on time? Call our office to receive an in-depth phone consultation to explore the range of volunteer options available and get connected with a cause you care about.


You will be connected with a staff member or volunteer.


Request Email Matching Support

Email us to request more information about volunteering in our community. Share a bit about yourself, including your skills, volunteer interests and the causes you care about. We'll reply with referrals to organizations and volunteer options that fit your goals.

Please fill out the E-mail Volunteer Match form below.

We will email you back with volunteer projects within 2 business days.

Request E-mail Volunteer Match

Fill out this form and we will reply within two business days with a list of volunteer projects that are compatible with your interests!
  • MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • The following questions are optional - but answering them will help us find the best project for you!

  • For example: Saturday afternoon and Monday morning
  • Examples include (but aren't limited to) social media marketing, counseling, event planning....
    Check all that apply

Matching Service Location

1740 17th Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 427-5070

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