Volunteers Needed!

AASAP/Young Visionaries Paid Part Time Mentor!

When: It’s flexible! We’ll work with your schedule
Where: 696 South Tippecanoe, San Bernardino, CA 92408

Paid position: $12.00/hour, must be 21 years old

The AASAP is in need of mentors for young people in need of social, developmental and emotional support. Mentor responsibilities consist of meeting weekly with mentee to provide guidance and attending meetings about the mentee.

Interested? Contact at 909-723-1695 or email at: and visit our website for the job application.

Project Fighting Chance Volunteer Opportunity! (good for individuals)

When: It’s flexible! We’ll work with your schedule
Where: 1263 Union Street, San Bernardino, CA 92407

Linked Arms is in need of volunteers to assist with the afterschool program Project Fighting Chance. Volunteers can help with our top-ranked boxing program or with other programs that offer homework assistance, free meals, tutoring, art classes, guitar lessons and a chess club.

Interested? Visit Project Fighting Change or contact Charles Wagner at 909-509-9593 or email

San Bernardino City Mission Volunteer Opportunity! (good for individuals or groups)

When: Every Friday from 8am-12pm
Where: 26200 Date St E, Highland, CA 92346

San Bernardino City Mission is in need of volunteers to help with the Friday indoor yard sale.  No heavy lifting, just a willingness to help!  This is a Christian organization, but all volunteers are welcome.

Interested? Sign up at San Bernardino City Mission

Bread Distribution Volunteer Opportunity! (good for individuals or groups)

When: Every Wednesday from 7:45am through 9am

Where: 1505 Richardson Street, San Bernardino, CA 92408

Building a Generation needs energetic and detailed oriented volunteers at Victoria Elementary School every Wednesday from 7:45 am to 9:00 am to: set-up bread tables, sign-in community members at the registration table, pass out free bread to community members, and tear down/clean up.

Interested? Sign up at VolunteerMatch

Volunteer with the Colton Public Library! (Good for individuals, must be at least 18 years old)

When: Flexible! They will work with your schedule
Where: 380 N. La Cadena Drive, Colton, CA 92324

The Colton Public Library is seeking adult tutors for students wishing to improve their English speaking, reading and writing skills. This is a 3-6 month commitment involving 2-4 hours of tutoring per week. All training and materials will be provided.

For more information contact Edward Pedroza at 909-370-5084 or visit VolunteerMatch

Make hygiene kits to donate to The Way Downtown Mission! (Good for groups)

When: flexible
Where: The Way World Outreach Downtown Mission, 1001 N. Arrowhead Avenue, San Bernardino, CA

The Way World Outreach Downtown Transformation Center needs hygiene kits for those in San Bernardino who are in need of immediate assistance with basic sanitary needs. Hygiene kits can include any of the following travel-sized supplies: disposable razor, shampoo, lotion, deodorant, toothbrush, toothpaste, mouthwash, moist towelettes, comb, etc. Items can be placed in a medium size zip-lock bag. Donations should be in quantities of one dozen, so get together with your group and make hygiene kits!

For more information, contact Janet Casas at 909-702-0933.

Volunteer for the California Theatre of the Performing Arts! (Good for individuals or groups)

When: Depends on Theater schedule, most performances on weekends
Where: 562 West 4th Street, San Bernardino, CA 92401

California Theatre of the Performing Arts is looking for ushers who can assist patrons to their seats and pass out programs.

For further information, contact AnnMarie Voce-Fowler at 909-885-8263 or email at

Volunteer with Family Service Association! (Good for individuals or groups)

When: Flexible – Saturday hours are available!
Where: 612 Lawton Street, Redlands, CA 92374

Family Service Association is in need of assistance in many different areas, including sorting donated clothing and food, preparing bags of food for distribution, etc.

To reserve your service day, contact Curtis Paul at 909-793-2673 or email

Volunteer with Make-A-Wish! (Good for individuals and small groups)

When: Flexible! They will work with your schedule
Where: Wish Opportunities in Greater San Bernardino, Highland, CA 92346

Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. Wish Granters work in pairs to meet with their wish children and their families. They also work with staff and Wish Coordinators in planning and executing the wishes.

For more information visit Make-A-Wish! Volunteer Match or contact Marissa Euperio at (714) 573-9474.

Volunteer with Habitat for Humanity ReStore (Great for individuals & small groups)

When: Monday 9am-4pm
Tuesday-Saturday 9am-6pm
Where: 25948 Business Center Dr., Redlands, CA 92374

Habitat for Humanity ReStore is a 24,000 square foot warehouse that sells donated items to the public and all proceeds go to their home builds.

For more information contact Loreta Erickson at (909) 478-1176 or

Volunteer With Sowing Seeds for Life (Great for individuals & small groups)

Where: 1350 Arrow Highway, La Verne, CA 91750

Volunteers are needed on the first and third Wednesdays of the month to help Sowing Seeds for Life during their food distribution. Volunteers are needed for the following: set-up/clean up, hand out food, smash boxes, and sign in participants.

If interested call (909) 392-5777, ext. 271.

Volunteer With Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest!

When: Flexible Hours!
Where: 7899 Mission Grove Parkway South, Suite A, Riverside, CA 92508

PPPSW’s Community Outreach Volunteer Team promotes Planned Parenthood’s services to the community at various outreach events and health fairs throughout the county. They need volunteers to help with setup/breakdown of booths, talking to the community about different services Planned Parenthood provides, and distributing condoms and information. A minimum of 6 months commitment is required, 4 hours per month.

If interested, please visit Volunter Match.

GHC Hospice/ St. Grace Hospice Volunteers Needed (Great for individuals)

When: Will work with your schedule
Where: 904 West 9th Street, Upland CA 91786

GHC Hospice /St. Grace Hospice are a team of dynamic individuals looking to improve the quality of the lives of their patients and families. They are in need of caring and compassionate individuals who can provide: patient and family support, bereavement care, office services, or community outreach.

In return volunteers will gain valuable training, experience, and can add value to their resume through the volunteer certification program.

Contact: Irma Velasquez at 909-633-0675.

Donate Yarn! (good for individuals or groups)

When: will work with your schedule
Where: George White Senior Center, 8565 Nuevo St., Fontana, CA 92335

Some area seniors are putting their knitting skills to use to help newborns and their parents. Without yarn donations they cannot continue their efforts. Please donate any new or lightly used yarn to these sweet ladies who are eager to help our community.

Contact: Please call Aurelia at 909-743-1587 to set up a time to drop off the yarn donation.

Volunteer with Hearts and Lives to improve the lives of residents in the Rim Mountain communities (good for individuals)

When: We will work with your schedule!
Where: 24028 Lake Drive, Suite A, Crestline, CA 92325

Hearts & Lives has the following opportunities for Volunteers/Interns:

  1. Accounting: Interns/Volunteer will be using QuickBooks to enter in transaction entries while using standard GAAP practices to record financial occurrences. Individuals will learn how to generate reports as well as perform financial diagnostics.
  2. Clerical: Interns/Volunteers will be using organizational skills to organize company files and perform basic data entry.
  3. Social Media Specialist: Interns/Volunteers will use all form of social media to properly brand, advertise and perform positive client interaction and recognition.
  4. Case Manager: Interns/Volunteers will perform intakes and referrals to aid in connecting clients with resources in their community and to refer them to services within the agency.

Please contact Hannah Allan at 909-338-3222 or email: if you are interested. Also, you can check out Heart & Lives website.

Join THINK Together and help to change the lives of youth at one of their 100+ site locations throughout San Bernardino County! (good for individuals)

THINK Together is a network of after school expanded learning programs in Southern California. Their mission is to create opportunities for all kids to discover their passions and reach their full potential . Trained volunteers and staff work with students to provide academic support by focusing on Literacy, Math and Science skills. On Fridays, THINK Together provides enrichment activities that promote character development and social responsibility. Orientations are provided to support volunteers and staff in their tutoring and mentoring efforts.

Want to volunteer? Please complete an online application at or reach out to: Rupa Patel, Manager of Volunteers-San Bernardino County, Email: Phone: (909) 723-1400

Delivery Drivers Needed for Food Distribution (good for individuals)

When: It's flexible! Will work with your schedule
Where: Various locations within community of Redlands, CA 92373

Inland Harvest is looking for dedicated volunteers to manage specific/recurring routes for their delivery service of unused food-goods to homeless shelters and soup kitchens.

If you would like to volunteer, please visit the Inland Harvest and fill out the volunteer application.

Volunteers Needed at the Foothill Family Shelter (good for individuals, on-going opportunity)

When: Flexible hours. Will work with your schedule.
Where: Foothill Family Shelter
1501 West Ninth St. Suite D, Upland, CA 91786

Foothill Family Shelter is designed to transition families from homelessness to stable, permanent housing. Areas you can help include: thrift store, help desk, fundraising/outreach, administrative support, and more!

If you are interested in volunteering (even if it's just a couple hours a week) please call (909) 920-0453 or email

Location: 1501 West Ninth St. Suite D, Upland, CA 91786 (same as above)

Volunteer as a Community Health Worker with Asian American Resource Center (good for individuals)

When: It's flexible! They'll work with your schedule.
Where: 1115 S. E. Street San Bernardino, CA 92408

Are you looking for a year long project commitment? How about a project raising awareness on mental health wellness? As a community Health Worker, you will be raising awareness about various mental health topics by conducting workshops throughout San Bernardino County. They will provide all necessary training to assist in your workshops and outreach.

Volunteer at the San Bernardino Public Library - Norman F. Feldheym Library (Good for individuals)

When: It's flexible! We will work with your schedule.
Where: 555 W. Sixth St., San Bernardino, CA 92410

The San Bernardino Public Library is looking for a Welcome Desk Volunteer. Greet and guide customers to services, programs, and materials. Skills you will gain through this volunteer experience: customer service, office reception, people skills, literacy/reading, cross-cultural communication, verbal/written, and communication skills.

Requirements: You must be at least 18 years old, consent to a background check, attend an orientation, commit to a minimum of one 2-hour shift per week, and plan to volunteer at least 6 months. If you are interested in this volunteer position, please visit Volunteer Match.

Volunteer / Internship at El Sol Neighborhood Educational Center (great for individuals)

When: It's flexible! They'll work with your schedule
Where: 766 N. Waterman Ave., San Bernardino, CA 92410

El Sol is a Non-Prifit organization that focuses on educational needs of San Bernardino and Riverside County Latino residents. El Sol's goal is to provide culturally and linguistically competent services that promote and maintain the well-being of the community.

Internship and volunteer opportunities available in one or more main offices in Riverside and San Bernardino. They have opportunities in administrative assistant, child care, and marketing. If you are looking for an opportunity to build your resume, apply knowledge or simply want to give back to the community, El Sol is the place to grow! 

Requirements and Commitment: Driver's License Needed, Background Check, Orientation or Training, and 6-12 Months of service

Volunteer for Catholic Charities! (individuals or small groups)

When: On-going volunteer opportunity
Where: 1450 N. D. St. San Bernardino, CA 92405

Catholic Charities of San Bernardino, Refugee and Immigration Department are looking for hardworking volunteers to help serve the local immigrant community. There are openings for each of the services that are offered.

Citizenship Services

Help the immigrant community in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties with citizenship issues. Volunteers are needed for outreach, communication, and clerical.

Refugee and Resettlement

Volunteers are needed to assist refugees during the process of resettlement. Bilingual volunteers are especially needed. Positions available include:

Transportation Services
Community Orientation
Employment Services

Central American Minors Program

Help reunite families from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. Volunteers need to read, write and speak Spanish, used Microsoft Office and be available at least once a week.

Each volunteer opportunity provides a chance to learn and gain new skills. If you are interested in any of these volunteer opportunities, please contact Maria Recinos by calling 909-388-1239 x334 or emailing

Volunteer with Helping Hands Pantry ‘Stack and Pack’!

The Helping Hands Pantry in San Bernardino is in need of people to sort and package food donations to be distributed to the many hungry individuals and families that we serve in the San Bernardino community. Volunteers would only need to come in for as little as 2 hours to make a huge difference. Groups and individuals are welcome!

When: Monday-Saturday, 8 a.m.-3 p.m.
Where: 2205 S Artesia St., San Bernardino, CA 92408

Please contact Paul for more information!

Volunteer with LifeStream!

LifeStream, a local, nonprofit, comprehensive blood center for the San Bernardino/Riverside Counties, helps save lives by connecting Donors and Patients through the gift of blood. As a volunteer "Appreciation Ambassador" in our San Bernardino Donor Center you will be part of our life saving team.

The Volunteer Services Department, located at 384 West Orange Show Road in San Bernardino, can be contacted at 909-885-6503.

For additional volunteer opportunities, please visit:

Visit the Learn How To Become website
Visit the All for Good website
Visit the Volunteer Match website
Visit the JustServe website