Upcoming Community Service
Tree Planting Event at UCSB
Your Children's Trees is currently working on a restoration project and in need of volunteers to assist with tree planting.
Location: UCSB North Campus Open Space Goleta, CA 93117
Contact: Ken Knight (805) 252-1952
Times/Dates: Saturday, May 6th 9:00 am-12:00 pm
5k Run/Walk & Wellness Fair on Saturday May 6th
The Santa Barbara Birth Center is hosting a 5k Run/Walk & Wellness fair. Looking for volunteers to help with various jobs on that day including set up, break dwon, helping and cheering along the race course and directing people around the event.
Location: Leadbetter Beach
Contact: Rebekah Dillon at (805) 252-6209
Times/Dates: Saturday, May 6th 9:30 am-1:00 pm
Event Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com
Roosevelt Carnival on Friday, May 12th
Currently seeking high school volunteers to help us during our carnival.
Location: 1990 Laguna St, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Contact: Haydee Perez at (805)259-8494 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Times/Dates: Friday, May 12th 4:00 pm-7:00 pm
PATH Santa Barbara (people assisting the homeless, formerly known as Casa Esperanza)
Volunteers are needed to prep and serve meals on a regular basis. They will also be needing help with their PATH's Making it Home Event.
Location: 816 Cacique Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93103 (On Milpas next to 76 gas station)
Contact: (805) 884-8481 or email Carley at CarleyB@epath.org
Date/Hours: June 5th - June 10th
Cleveland Elementary Needs Tutors
Looking for student math tutors to help elementary students after school anytime from now until end of May.
Location: Cleveland Library Address: 123 Alameda Padre Serra, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Contact: Alyssa Lopez, email@example.com or (805) 963-8873 ext 1209
Times/Dates: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday after school 2:30-6pm
City at Peace
Individuals age 13-19 come together to create and perform an original play – no experience necessary and free of charge. Have your voice be heard, get community service and go on an overnight retreat!
Location: Casa De La Guerra- 15 E. De La Guerra, Santa Barbara
Contact: Katie Walker (619) 647-5064
Times/Dates: Starting March 8th – June 14
Arts for Humanity!
Become a Volunteer with Art for Humanity! Volunteers are essential to Arts for Humanity! and are needed in any number of areas: teaching artists and mentors, photographers, videographers, and with development, outreach, graphics/web design, PR, marketing, and office administration.
Contact: 805-687-6615 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteers are needed at both the Santa Barbara and Goleta centers to work one-on-one with the girls to encourage them to complete their homework, and lend a hand when needed.
Winter Play: each center stages an annual play, and volunteers are needed 2 days a week from September – December to help with staging, costuming, sets, running lines, and all the fun (and work) involved in the magic of theater.
Contact: Volunteer Coordinator at 805-963-4757 x10 or email@example.com
Dates/Times: Shifts are flexible from Monday through Thursday, 5:00 to 6:00 pm. Must commit to at least one day a week for a 10-week semester.
Santa Barbara School of SQUASH
The Santa Barbara School of Squash is looking for passionate and caring individuals to volunteer their time to make a difference in the lives of low-income students in the Santa Barbara area. As a tutor you will have the opportunity to help students succeed academically and foster a positive outlook for their futures. Our students’ ages range from 4th grade to high school seniors. Visit our webpage at SBSOS.org to learn more about our mission and the students we serve.
Location: 1530 Chapala St, SB 93101
Contact: Program Director, Rebecca Walsh for more information: Rebecca@sbsos.org
Dates/Times: After school
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History
The Museum is looking for teens to join their Science Education Nature Exploration program. You can earn community service hours, volunteer at the museum, take museum & science classes and even become paid employees.
To apply go to: sbnature.org/teenprograms
Application Dates: February – April 2017
Location: 2559 Puesta del Sol, Santa Barbara
Contact: Kelley App, Teen Programs Manager, 682-4711 ext 172 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Coalition of Youth Advocates (COYA) SB Public Helath Department
COYA is an action driven alliance of teens increasing awareness of the health risks of tobacco and encouraging prevention and policy change within the community, while providing members with leadership skills, a fun and safe environment and the opportunity to serve the public.
Location: 300 N. San Antonio Rd, SB 93110
Contact: Jackie Nunez (714) 322-9712 or email email@example.com
Habitat for Humanity
We are dedicated to eliminating substandard and overcrowded housing through the building and renovation of affordable homes for low income families. All volunteers must be 16 or older. All minors must be accompanied by an adult.
Location: 6860 Cortona Drive, Goleta CA 93117
Visiting Nurse & Hospice
Loan Closet loans medical equipment free of charge to the community, such as crutches, wheelchairs, walkers, and canes, and bathroom safety items. We need volunteers for data entry, wiping down equipment, washing equipment, making copies, and other tasks, as assigned. The hours are flexible!
Please check out this link and let me know if interested: http://www.vnhcsb.org/loan-closet/
Location: Loan Closet at 602 E. Montecito St.
Contact: Marsha Goldman (805) 690-6242
Times/Dates: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
SB Arts Alliance youth art program
Conduct weekly/monthly Neighborhood clean-ups & Graffiti Abatement -via the Adopt-A- Block Program. Clean locations in the Lower Eastside, Lower Westside Neighborhood, and Milpas street business corridor –
Location: Santa Barbara - Eastside
Contact: Ricardo Venegas: Ricardo-RVenegas@santabarbaraca.gov
SB Arts Alliance Mural Creation/Installation
Create murals in areas as a deterrent to graffiti vandalism in various sites throughout the year.
Location: All Santa Barbara
Contact: Ricardo - RVenegas@santabarbaraca.gov
Three Community Gardens
Weed abatement & landscape assistance.
Location: Santa Barbara
Contact: Luis Gomezfirstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteers needed for light clean-up and other activities around the center.
Location: Santa Barbara
Times/Dates: After school
Assisted Living facility for 20 elderly individuals. Volunteers needed to work with 82-94 year old residents. Students can play music, work on art projects, call bingo, play word games, read as a group, help with gardening etc
Location: 1621 Grand Ave, Santa Barbara, CA 93103
Contact: Marcelle Coale - email@example.com (805) 568-5840
Times/Dates: After school
Art From Scrap Creative Reuse Store
Volunteers needed to work in our reuse store: stocking, sorting, and organizing materials. You can "adopt" a section of the store to maintain and stock weekly or help out when your schedule permits.
Location: Art From Scrap Retail Store located at 302 East Cota in downtown Santa Barbara
Contact: Tara at 805-884-0459 x11 or email Tara@ExploreEcology.org.
Date/Hours:Thursday & Friday anytime between 11:00 am - 6:00 pm and Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Do You Love Plants? Volunteer in the Garden
We are looking for volunteers to help out at our School Gardens. If you love plants, being outside, and making a difference, this could be a fun volunteer job for you! We are looking for volunteers to help our organic gardens grow!
United Boys & Girls Clubs of SB County
Interested in coaching indoor soccer. We need volunteers to help kids from grades k-6th grade.
Location: SB Westside Unit, United Boys & Girls Clubs of Santa Barbara County
Date/Hours: Mon-Friday afterschool
Work to barcode, scan, clean, stock and help with all aspects of food/clothing distribution to family and people being helped at unity shoppe.
Location: 1401 CHAPALA STREETSANTA BARBARA,CA 93101
Contact Info: firstname.lastname@example.org or call (805) 965-4122
Date/Hours: It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.