Volunteer at YOUTH FLAG FOOTBALL
There is a non-profit youth flag football league on Friday's (Newport Mesa Friday Night Lights) and they are looking for students to help with setting up and tearing down the fields (physical work) and help running the snack bar. They need assistance between 3:00pm and 9:30pm. The fields are located at the Jack Hammet Sports Complex in Costa Mesa next to Costa Mesa High School. Available dates include the following Fridays: 11/7, 11/14 and 11/21. If you are interested please email Lesley Mahaffy at email@example.com or call 714-720-3887.
OCTA Teen Council Movement
As part of the Teen Council Movement ~
- Sharpen leadership skills
- Provide peers with transportation resource information
- Engage in discussions, exchange ideas, and take part in projects
- Participate in community service
Don't miss your opportunity to become tomorrow's leader.
Flyer's available in counseling!
Keep It Wild
Laguna Coast Wilderness Park and
Laguna Canyon Foundation need you!
When: the third Saturday of the month (8 a.m. – 11 a.m.)!
(October 18, November 15, December 20, January 17, February 21, March 21, April 18, May 16, June 20)
Help us remove non-native invasive plants!
Help us plant local native plants in disturbed areas!
Help us restore damaged habitat for the animals!
It’s work…ut, it’s fun! Students under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Leave your mark in the park!
Register online: www.lagunacanyon.org/activities.html
Call with questions: 949-497-8324 or 949-923-3701.
Pumpkin Bucket Brigade
Working Wardrobes For A New Start
Contact Person: Susie Tuttle Phone: 714-210-2460
Minimum Age: varies on event Adult Supervision: Yes, up to 15
Accepts Groups: Yes Min/Max Size: 15 to 20 max
Volunteer Opportunities Include: Office duties, work at receiving, sorting and tagging donations of men, women, and teen clothing, gift bag items, and preparing the donations for distribution to clients at the retail store front or the donation center, events.
Additional Information: School group leaders and parents welcome to assist High School participants.
Time Commitment: None
Someone Cares Soup Kitchen
Contact Person: Shannon Santos x200 Phone: 949-548-8861
or Allie Weaver x201
Minimum Age: 15 years Adult Supervision Required: No
Groups: Yes Min/Max Size: Up to 10
Volunteer Opportunities Include: Serving and preparing meals and organizing food supplies.
Time Commitment: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday and Sunday 7:30-12pm
Serving People In Need (SPIN)
Contact Person: Kim Frazier Phone: 714-751-1101 x19
Minimum Age: None Adult Supervision Required: None
Groups: Yes Min/Max Size: Up to 15
Volunteer Opportunities Include: Help in the office and teach life-skills classes. Volunteer groups are needed to help with special projects including preparing meals for the homeless, food drives, hygiene drives, clothing drives and adopting families for the holidays, internships are available.
Time Commitment: None
*Interested in Service Learning
Contact Person: Patty Krause Phone: 949-723-4656
Minimum age: 8 Adult Supervision Required: Depends on age
Groups: Yes Min/Max Size: None
Volunteer Opportunities Include: Making homemade blankets for seriously ill or traumatized children ages 0-18. Can possibly travel to you to pick up blankets.
Time Commitment: None
Contact Person: Julie Ann Sherry Phone: 714-432-9681
Minimum Age: None Adult Supervision Required: Yes under 16
Groups: Yes Min/Max Size: No maximum group size
Volunteer Opportunities Include: Office work, passing out brochures, doing mock baby showers.
Time Commitment: None
Girls Inc. of Orange County
Contact Person: Amanda McMahon Phone: 949-646-7181 x315
Minimum Age: Must be High School students Adult Supervision Required: No
Groups: Yes Min/Max Size: Up to 12 (some larger)
Time Commitment: Looking for long-term volunteers. Operating Hours 8:30 am – 6:00 pm Mon.-Friday. Need to ask for Saturday and Sunday volunteer opportunities.
Volunteer Opportunities Include: Working with National development programs; after school programs; work with 5-18 (activities). Main facility is in Costa Mesa but there are facilities in many cities throughout Orange County.
Time Commitment: 12 week commitment.
Volunteer at CHOC Children's :: Requirements for CHOC Children's and CHOC Children's at
CHOC’s volunteer team provides crucial assistance in our mission to nurture, advance, and protect the health and wellbeing
of children. In order to fully immerse our volunteers into teams that care for our patients and support the hospital’s
work, we ask all volunteers meet our rigorous standards. We ask for your patience and understanding, and greatly
appreciate your desire to help us support a safe and healthy environment for all of CHOC’s families, patients, associates,
Volunteer Standards for CHOC and CHOC at Mission:
Volunteers must be at least 16 years old.
Volunteers must be able to commit to a minimum of 1 full year (we do not offer short term or summer only
Volunteers must be able to commit to a regularly scheduled shift once a week.
Volunteers must dedicate a minimum of 100 hours of service annually. Out of the 100 hours of service, 10 hours
must be committed to clerical or special event support.
Volunteers must abide by all patient confidentiality guidelines, customer service expectations, and hospital policies.
The safety and protection of our customers are our number one priority.
Volunteers must have access to or possess a computer and email address. The Volunteer Services department
utilizes email to communicate vital information.
Characteristics of Excellent CHOC Volunteers:
Committed to providing excellent service on a regular, weekly basis
Dedicated to make a difference to the lives of our patients and their families first
Motivated not to simply be here, but to go above and beyond
Open to communicate with others in a warm and friendly manner
Commit at least 100 hours of service
If accepted as a volunteer, you will be asked to:
Adhere to CHOC’s incoming volunteer medical and background pre-screening requirements
Documentation of proof of immunizations to Measles, Mumps and Rubeola (MMR) Varicela (Chicken Pox) and
Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis)
Proof of two negative TB tests in a 12-month period. If you have tested positive in the past, a proof of chest
x-ray within a 12-month period
Background Check (volunteers over 18 years) and letter of personal recommendation
Complete online training modules and attend a new volunteer orientation
Attend a placement appointment to be assigned into a volunteer position, as well as attend an on-the-job training
CHOC Children's - 1201 W La Veta Ave, Orange, CA. Phone: 714-997-3000. http://www.choc.org
High School Families & Students Together Volunteer
The Families and Students Together Program (FAST) is for high school students who are at least 15 years old. A new class of
students is recruited in late August or early September. The program runs year-round. We do not have a summer-only
FAST is centered on parent volunteers working with students, so we encourage parents to volunteer with their high school
student. Preference in the selection process will be given to those high school students with a parent or adult who can also
volunteer at the medical center. (Parents will work in a different department than their son or daughter, however the
volunteer shift times will be the same).
High school students must complete the application and reference information below. Preference is given to those
applicants who volunteer with a parent or adult. Adults must complete a separate application.
We apologize in advance if you are not selected to participate in the program. We have limited positions and unfortunately
cannot take everyone who applies.
For more information, email the volunteer office or call 714-456-5541.
Fall Family Fun Day!
Saturday, October 25, 2014
11am to 3pm (you do not have to
do all 4 hours!)
*Help needed for set-up at 8am and cleanup
after 3pm, as well!
You will be helping the preschoolers (and
their parents/teachers) during our fun fall
Newport Center United Methodist Preschool
1601 Marguerite Ave, Corona del Mar
If you would like to volunteer or have
questions, please contact our Volunteers
949.702.2694 (you can TEXT me!)
SPAC ~ This Tuesday 10/7
The first SPAC blood drive of the year is Tuesday, Oct. 7th in the social hall.
American Lung Association Lung Force Walk
The O.C. Lung Force is a national movement led by the American Lung Association with a singular mission: to unite everyone to stand together against lung cancer and for lung health. The Lung Force Walk is being held Novermber 8th at Mason Regional Park. If you are interested in putting together a team or volunteering, please contact Krisztina Quick at 310-735-9178 or email her at krisztina.Quick@lung.org
OC Equestrian Vaulting
The OC Equestrian Vaulting Team is looking for students with experience in Cheerleading, Gymnastics, Dance, etc who are interested in earning community service by working with younger children after school and on weekends. If you are interested, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 949-355-7023
Orange County Model Engineers Polar Express is in need of volunteers to work the Scarecrow/Pumpkin Festival, Oct. 4th and 5th. If you are interested, please contact Dixon Sheldon at 949-718-9560 or email email@example.com
Newport El Classic Car Show
On October 4th starting at 9:00am to 3:00pm, there will be a Classic Car Show at Newport Elementary. They are looking for volunteers to assist with all the venues and the children that are expected to be there.
If interested, please contact Michael Fleischli at 858-997-5098 or email at Michael.firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Poll Worder Program
Orange County Registrar of Voters is preparing for the November 4, 2014, General Election. As in past elections, this election provides high school students the unique opportunity to be part of history and make a difference in their communities. Our Student Poll Worker Program has become a valuable resource to the community and election process. I think this is a great opportunity for your club members and I would like to invite your students to participate and earn a $95 stipend for volunteering. Attached, you will find more information about the Student Poll Worker Program.
Qualifications to Participate as a Student Poll Worker
- Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident by Election Day
- Minimum age is 16 years of age
- Be a current high school student
- Be a student in good academic standing
- Have a GPA of at least 2.5
- Have permission from your parent or guardian and school
- Students will receive $75 for volunteering on Election Day and $20 for attending the mandatory training - almost 100 bucks! ($95 to be precise)
- Students will receive a personalized certificate of thanks from the Registrar of Voters
- Some schools may offer class credit for volunteering on Election Day (especially government or political science classes)
- Some schools may also offer credit or hours for volunteering on Election Day in order to fulfill a community service requirement for graduation
- Set up and administer designated polling place with assistance of fellow poll workers
- Direct voters to sign in, and verify signatures
- Assist voters in the operation of the electronic voting booths or paper ballot voting
- Answer voters' procedural questions
- Close polls at the end of the Election Day with assistance of your fellow poll workers
Hours of Service
- Polling places are open from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m.
- Poll workers must arrive at 6 a.m.
- The assignment typically concludes at 9 p.m.
- Sign up using our volunteer application form
- Students need to obtain permission from a parent/guardian and the school (full details are included with the application)
If you have any questions or would like more information about the Student Poll Worker Program, please contact me at (714)567-7336 or Denise.Rodriguez@rov.ocgov.com.
Orange County Ride for AIDS
We at the AIDS Services Foundation (ASF) of Orange County were wondering if your students would be interested in volunteering at our upcoming event, the Orange County Ride for AIDS on Saturday, October 25th.
We feel that this volunteering opportunity will be beneficial not only for ASF in its mission to help those living with HIV or AIDS, but also for student volunteers as well. Volunteering will help students get involved in the community, which is beneficial when applying to college/grad school, and high school students can earn hours toward the community service requirement for graduation.
This year the Orange County Ride for AIDS will be held at the beautiful William R. Mason Regional Park in Irvine. Volunteers will be helping run the registration booth, parking, cheering and food stations, pit-stops along the route, and with the loading and unloading of the event truck. This is an all-day event, and there are various volunteer shifts available throughout the day (early morning, afternoon, and evening).
We would greatly appreciate the added help and support of your students. If you have any questions or interested students, please email Thom Chapman at the ASF volunteer office: email@example.com.
Thank you for your time and consideration,
AIDS Services Foundation Orange County
17982 Sky Park Circle, Suite J
2014-2015 Mayor's Youth Council Program
Please accept this letter as an invitation to apply for service on the Mayor’s Youth Council of Newport Beach.
The Mayor’s Youth Council was primarily established as a means of providing a direct line of communication between the City's high school age youth and the Mayor of Newport Beach. The students will act in an advisory capacity with respect to community affairs and activities that affect youth.
One of the main goals of the Council is to connect Newport Beach teens to their community. Youth Council members are expected to be involved the planning, organization and implementation of events such as Youth Government Day, Recreation special events, and community service projects.
The anticipated time commitment will include nine Monday evening meetings from October through June. In addition to these meetings, the Mayor’s Youth Council may schedule committee meetings and require members to attend events and activities related to their responsibilities. The City and the School District are not responsible for providing transportation to meetings, events or activities.
Application materials are available with Mrs. Miner in your counseling office in hopes that you will apply for the 2014-15 Council. The application deadline is September 26, 2014. Please contact me at 949-644-3150 or e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org, if you have any questions.
City of Newport Beach
Flagship Health Care Center NEEDS Volunteers
Volunteers are needed to play Bingo on Sunday, Lead Senior Citizens in exercises, polish their nails, assist on outings, deliver books with the library cart, cards, crafts, gardening, 1:1 strolls and chats with great seniors, special parties, candle light dinners. There are a 1000 ways to volunteer. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer @ Flagship Health Care Center please contact: Annicka Sanders, Activity Director at 949-764-2100, ext. 2122 or fill out an application at the front desk.
Business cards are also available with Mrs. Miner in counseling.
18th Annual Inner Coastal & Watershed Clean-Up Day
18th ANNUAL INNER COASTAL & WATERSHED CLEAN-UP DAY
Lower Santa Ana River, Huntington Beach
What? A day for you and your family to make a difference and help clean Santa Ana River before the trash reaches the Beach!
When? Saturday, September 20, 2014
9:00 a.m. to noon
Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Where? Lower Santa Ana River Trail
Adjacent to LeBard Park
Who? You -- Volunteers, community groups, residents, families
For more information, please visit: www.ocwatersheds.com
- Wear appropriate clothes including rubber boots or hiking boots (no sandals or open-toed shoes).
- Bring gardening or work gloves if you have them.
- Remember your sunscreen and a hat!
- Earn Community Service Hours!
- Groups of 10 or more, please call (714) 955-0675 to pre-register.
Come join your neighbors in helping to keep our community beautiful!
18th Annual Inner Coastal & Watershed Clean-up Day
Student Poll Worker Program
Are you interested in learning how the election process works? Would you like to volunteer at the poll's this year? Apply to be a Student Poll Worker. Training begins on October 13th and continues throughout the month so do not delay. You can submit your application online through their website at www.ocvote.com/volunteer After applying online, you will receive an email with a pre-filled application form to print out.
Students then need to obtain approval signatures from the school to verify GPA, and a parent or guardian.
Return completed application forms to our office by email, fax or mail:
- Email to: Espie.Martinez@rov.ocgov.com
- Fax to: (714) 567-7316
- Mail to: Registrar of Voters
- Attention: Election Services
- P.O. Box 11298
- Santa Ana, CA 92711
If you would like to have more information regarding the program, visit www.ocvote.com/myballot
Community Emergency Response Team - CERT
Join CERT and learn what to do following an unexpected disaster. All classes are held at the Newport Beach Fire Station #7. To register, you must complete a CERT program application. Applications are available at www.nbcert.org or call 949-644-3112. You can wipe out the entire community service requirement with this....
ENC VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY
The ENC staff needs your help on September 11 from 3 - 5PM sticking labels and stamps on our Fall Faire postcards.
We also need help mulching our trails. An adult must accompany children younger than 14 years of age.
Click on the date to register online:
Community Service Opportunities
ALWAYS CHECK THE C/S WEBSITE
Below are some opportunities that are available to you now!
9/26 - Mayor’s Youth Council of Newport Beach: Students will act in an advisory capacity with respect to community affairs and activities that affect youth. You will be expected to be involved in the planning, organization and implementation of events such as Youth Government Day, Recreation special events and Community service projects. Applications are available in the counseling office with Mrs. Miner. If you have any questions, please contact Jonathon Harmon at 949-644-3150 or email@example.com
10/19 - ENC Fall Faire: Contact Lori at firstname.lastname@example.org.
12/7 - ENC Artisans Marketplace: Contact Lori at email@example.com
CERT: Join CERT and learn what to do following an unexpected disaster. All classes are held at the Newport Beach Fire Station #7. To register, you must complete a CERT program application. You can pick up a flier at the student entrance in the counseling office. Applications are available at www.nbcert.org or call 949-644-3112. You can wipe out the entire community service requirement with this....
FREE THE CHILDREN: We Act is a year-long educational program that empowers young people to discover the issues they care about and take action to make a difference. If you are interested in volunteering please see Mrs. Miner in Counseling for a copy of the flyer with instructions.
BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB: The Costa Mesa and Newport Beach locations are looking for volunteers to help with sports programs or after school homework center. Any help is appreciated. Please call 949-642-8372 (Tustin Ave Costa Mesa) or 949-640-6650 (Vista Del Oro Newport Beach) or go to club in person.
CASA TERESA: Casa Teresa saves lives by providing a temporary home and on-going support for pregnant women 18 years of age and older who are alone. Life skills and education programs prepare these women to make loving and informed decisions for themselves and their babies. Our vision is to empower pregnant homeless women 18 years of age and older to achieve lifelong self-sufficiency for themselves and their children. If you are interested, you can log onto their website at www.casateresa.com and follow the link to volunteer. You can also contact the facility at 714) 538-4860
THE CROSSING CHURCH: The Crossing Church is looking for volunteers! Call Jorge Moscoso, Facilities Manager at 949.764.1637 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
JOHN WAYNE CANCER FOUNDATION: If you are interested in volunteering at the Foundation doing Inventory, spreadsheets, packaging, etc. Contact email@example.com or call 949-631-8400
ILLUMINATION FOUNDATION: 4-5PM Interested in assisting with pre-K students. There are also ongoing volunteer positions open for meal service, tutoring, enrichment hour, and outdoor activities. Contact Ashley Krebs at 949-544-0389 or email at AKREBS@IFHOMELESS.ORG
LIDO VILLAGE MARKET: Students are needed to assist in physical labor from 7AM – 9AM and/or 2PM – 4PM. Every Sunday. Help is also needed for Kids Corner 9AM – 2PM where you will work with kids helping them paint etc. If interested please contact Kathy Shaw at 949-290-7249 or email LidoVillageMarket@gmail.com
MOMS ORANGE COUNTY: Be a part of MOMS Orange County efforts to help families have healthy babies. Coordinate a diaper, baby items or children’s book drive at your school, church or club. Knit infant blankets, hats, booties or slings. To volunteer please fill out a volunteer application form at http://www.momsorangecounty.org or email Julie Vo at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
National MS Society: Earn volunteer hours doing in office – filing, copying, shredding and other clerical work. Office Address: 3000-C Airway Ave., Suite 125, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
Office Hours: 9:00AM – 5:00PM Monday through Friday
Contact: Katie Freiert for more information at Katie.Freiert@nmss.org or 714-689-9601 x78601
ROOTS AT THE UPPER NEWPORT BAY: 9:00am – 12:00noon Help with restoration of the Bay. Meet at 2301 University Dr. Please contact Matt at 949-640-0286 or email@example.com
THE SHEA CENTER: Enjoy the warm California sun while building your resume, meeting new friends, earning community service hours, and impressing college recruiters. The Shea Center provides in excess of 7,000 hours of therapeutic horseback riding lessons for children and adults with special needs. Volunteers are trained to be horse leaders and side walkers and are guided by certified therapists and instructors. For more information contact Cheryl Chrisman Volunteer Scheduler at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Cheryl at 949-240-8441 ext. 127
SOCIAL MEDIA FOR LIDO VILLAGE MARKET: There are several small businesses’ that need help in the area of social media. Please contact Kathy Shaw at 949-290-7249 or email LidoVillageMarket@gmail.com if you are interested.
SOMEONE CARES SOUP KITCHEN: 8:00am – 12noon Help set up, serve and clean up at the Pancake Breakfast every Saturday and Sunday. Please call Shannon at 949-548-8861 to sign up.
ORANGIZATIONS THAT CAN ALWAYS USE YOUR HELP
Community Animal Network: Call Dianna 949-644-2279
Serving People in Need (SPIN): Call Kim 714-751-1101
Boys and Girls Inc.: 949-631-7724
The Repeat Boutique: 949-548-9927
Blind Children’s Learning Center: 714-573-8888
Girls Inc.: 949-646-7181
Irvine Animal Care Ctr.: 949-724-7740
Orange County Interfaith Shelter: 949-631-7213
Share Ourselves (SOS): 949-720-2133
THINK Together: 714-543-3807
Project Cuddle: 714-432-9681