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Volunteer

Volunteers Needed!

CSUSB LifeStream Blood Drive Volunteer Opportunity! (good for individuals)

When: Tuesday, February 20th 2018 from 10:00am-4:00pm

Where: 5500 University Pkwy, San Bernardino, CA 92407 on CSUSB Pfau Library lawn

LifeStream needs CSUSB volunteers to donate blood! Walk-ins are always welcome, however those with appointment have priority. Please be sure to drink plenty of fluids and bring photo identification with proof of age. Donors under the age of 18 must bring a signed LifeStream parental consent form. A complimentary combo meal will be provided, courtesy of Baker’s Drive-Thru.

Interested? Contact us to make your appointment at: 1-800-879-4484

Warm & Fuzzy Care Package Volunteer Opportunity! (good for individuals or groups)

When: Tuesday, February 20th 2018 from 9am-12pm
Where: 1326 West 9th Street, Upland, CA 91786

Children’s Foundation of America needs volunteers for the “Warm & Fuzzy February” campaign! Volunteers will pack 200 gift bags with comfy gifts (blankets, socks, pajamas and a book) for children in foster care and residential therapeutic programs. Wear comfortable clothing and closed shoes to ensure your safety in our warehouse. Must be at least 18.

Interested? Sign up.

Read Across America Volunteer Opportunity! (good for individuals)

When: Friday, March 2nd 2018 from 8am-11am

Where: Arroyo Verde High School 7701 Church St., Highland, CA 92346

We are looking for volunteers from the community to come to our school and visit different classrooms to read to our students. Volunteers would spend approximately 15-20 min in a classroom, reading a book, then rotate to other classrooms.

Interested? Contact Michelle Hunley at 407-342-4934

Volunteer Training for House of Ruth Internships! (good for individuals)

When: Now through Friday, March 2nd
Where: 599 North Main Street, Pomona, CA 91768

House of Ruth, a domestic violence shelter, is looking for student interns!  Students who are interested will complete a 44 hour volunteer training class starting January 26th.

Interested? Contact Sophia Weidner at 909-623-4364 ext. 5008

Festival of Colors Volunteer Opportunity! (good for individuals, FREE lunch and t-shirt!)

When: Saturday, March 3rd 2018 from 8am-2pm
Where: Martha McLean Park, 5759 Jurupa Street, Riverside, CA 92504

Volunteer opportunities include set up/tear down, admissions, merchandise tables, security, food service, trash collection and first aid. 

We give the volunteers free admission, lunch, a free bag of color each and 10% off all purchases in the gift store. Volunteers who stay all day will also get a free t-shirt. 

Interested? Sign up at VolunteerMatch.

Clay Hunt Act 5k Walk Event Support! (good for individuals or groups)

When: Saturday, March 24th 2018 from 7am-4pm
Where: 26001 Redlands Blvd, Redlands, CA 92373

Loma Linda Veterans’ Hospital is in need of volunteers for the Clay Hunt 5k Walk, which raises awareness about suicide prevention for veterans. Please volunteer and support our heroes. Must be at least 14.

Interested? Sign up.

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: info@yvyla-ie.org 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 LinkedArms@yahoo.com.

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 Volunteer Match

Riverside Women’s Club Volunteers Needed! (Great for groups, must be at least 18 years old)

When: Will work with your schedule
Where: 4092 Tenth Street, Riverside, CA 92501

The Riverside Woman's Club is looking for people dedicated to improving Riverside, California and the world around us. We are looking for those with ideas on how to improve our community and willing to work with others to make things happen! Our current members range in age from 22 – 90. Come make friends as you improve the world!

To volunteer sign up Riverside Women’s Club Volunteer Match.

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 californiatheatre1928@gmail.com.

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 info@redlandsfamilyservice.org.

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 for the Redlands Salvation Army Cold-Weather Shelter (Great for individuals & small groups)

When: Flexible! They will work with your schedule
Where: 838 Alta St., Redlands, 92374

The shelter is opened between December through March when temperature is lower than 40 degrees and when it is raining. The first shift starts at 7:30 pm and the last shift leaves at 6:45 am. Each shift is three or six hours. 

For more information, contact Mimi Barre at mimi@mimisword.com.

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 lerickson@habitatsb.org.

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.

Help build a community garden! Volunteers Needed (great for groups and individuals)

When: Will work with your schedule
Where: 831 E. Belmont Street Ontario, CA 91761

Huerta del Valle is in constant need of volunteers to help build their community organic farm and garden. They need to get ready for spring planting!

Jobs include:

  • Weeding
  • Planting
  • Mulching
  • Transporting compost to garden plots
  • Arranging logs and stones
  • General Clean up of site

If you are interested in volunteering go to Community Garden Volunteer Match and click I Want To Help.

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.

After- School Program Volunteer at Hillcrest (great for individuals or small groups)

When: Flexible, will work with your schedule!
Where: 8015 Citrus Avenue, Fontana, Ca. 92335

One of the services that we offer at our properties is our after-school program for youth. You will also be assisting our youth in completing their homework, helping with snacks, and being a mentor/role model. You will mean more to them than you know!

More info: Volunteer Match webpage.

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.

Volunteers Needed to Help Sort Books with Inland Empire Children’s Book Project (good for individuals)

When: Flexible hours. Will work with schedule.
Where: Jones Elementary School, 700 N F Street San Bernardino, CA 92410

Inland Empire Children’s Book Project is looking for volunteers who can help sort books into boxes. Requirements: Background check, orientation or training, and volunteer at least two hours each time.

If you are interested in helping please visit Volunteer Match.

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: hallen@heartsandlives.org 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 www.thinktogether.org/careers/ or reach out to: Rupa Patel, Manager of Volunteers-San Bernardino County, Email: Rupa.Patel@thinktogether.org. 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 jessica@foothillfamilyshelter.org.

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
Translation
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 mrecinos@ccsbriv.org.

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 check out:

Visit the All for Good website

Visit the Volunteer Match website

Visit the Learn How To Become website

Visit the JustServe website