Upcoming Community Service
DONS Football Games
Volunteers needed to help sell football programs during the games. Show up to the SBCC field and ask for Nina.
Location: SBCC Field
Contact: Nina Unzueta
Dates/Time: Saturday, October 28th and November 2nd at 6:30pm
Coalition of Youth Advocates (COYA) SB Public Health 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. We can offer stipends or community service.
Location: 300 N. San Antonio Rd, SB 93110
Contact: Maren Roberts (202) 577-4678 or email email@example.com
To sign up go to: http://cosb.countyofsb.org/phd/tobaccoprev.aspx?id=22084
After School/Expanded Learning Program – Elementary Schools
In need of high school volunteers!!! TK-2nd grade. 9 elementary schools to choose from: Adams, Cleveland, Franklin, Harding, McKinley, Monroe, Peabody, Roosevelt and Washington. You can help during homework time, or just to play with the kids and keep them engaged. It's a great way for high school students to get experience working in a classroom while getting their community service hours!"
Location: Choose the elementary closest to you!
Contact: Partners in Education on their website http://partners.sbceo.org/
Once on the site, click on the "Volunteers" tab and then click on the red tab below that reads "Sign Up."
Date/Time: After school anytime between 2pm-5:30pm
Washington Elementary – Tutoring
Looking for volunteers to help during a homework club at Washington elementary.
Location: 290 Lighthouse Rd, Santa Barbara CA 93109
Contact: Heather McBurnie (805) 965-6653
Or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Dates/Time: Tuesday and/or Thursday 3:00pm-5:00pm
Santa Barbara Library Homework Help Program
We are currently seeking new volunteers for our After School Homework Help Program! Homework Help is a free program offered to K-6 students who need a place to do their homework. Homework usually consists of doing some math problems and reading, nothing that is too hard to solve together or with the help of other volunteers. Teens will need to be at least a sophomore in high school, maintain a B GPA or above, and provide a letter of recommendation from teacher
Volunteer Training Wednesday, September 6 from 4-5:30pm.
Location: 40 E. Anapamu St, Santa Barbara
3 different locations (Central Library, Eastside, and Carpinteria Library).
Contact: Karla Centeno at (805) 564-5681
Date/Hours 2-4 hours a week after school
You can sign up for a shift between 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, or 2:30 - 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays
SB Zoo Volunteer Opportunities
Ever wonder how volunteering at the Santa Barbara Zoo makes a difference? Click here to see how our volunteers earn community service hours, gain work experience, and meet new friends all while Saving Animals From Extinction!
Click HERE for volunteer application!
SB Zoo Volunteer Support
Santa Barbara Zoo
(805) 962-5339 x153
PATH Santa Barbara (people assisting the homeless)
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
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
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 Gomezemail@example.com
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 - firstname.lastname@example.org (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!
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: email@example.com or call (805) 965-4122
Date/Hours: It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.