VIP Volunteer Application

Thank you for your interest in serving as a volunteer with V.I.P. and the County of Santa Cruz. This application is intended for people who already know where they want to volunteer. If you DO NOT know what program you want to volunteer with, please review the County of Santa Cruz Department List HERE. 

If you would like assistance finding a volunteer placement - please visit the Volunteer Referral Website HERE. You may also find open volunteer positions at

If you are interested in an internship or volunteer position with a specific program or department in the County of Santa Cruz please complete the application below - all sections must be completed and reviewed by VIP staff before you begin your volunteer service.

Interns must also submit a Resume and Cover Letter (you will upload these documents in the first section of the application).

Many volunteer and internship positions require that you get fingerprinted. This is always required for positions where you serve with children, confidential documents or money. If fingerprinting is required for your position, instructions will be emailed to you by the V.I.P. coordinator.

If you have questions please email