Agency Partners

Following is a list of agencies where students have had amazing experiences. Some are recognized as Support Hours, while others qualify for Core.                                    

Please note we have many MORE agencies on file in our office, over 200 all over the Bay Area.

These are organizations that are Students' favorites. Many also attend our Volunteer Fairs.

Children/Teens

  • Autism Speaks, San Francisco, (info@autismspeaks.org or (650) 755-7558) 
  • Breakthrough Collaborative:  San Francisco (415-568-3667 or contact Sasha Mungal at sasha@breakthrough.org)
  • Cameron House:   San Francisco ((415) 781-0401 x101 or info@cameronhouse.org)
  • Collective Impact/ Magic Zone: San Francisco (Devi Zinzuvadia 415.771.7228)
  • Community Action MarinMarin (contact Gail Craine at gCrain@camarin.org)
  • Full of Fun Camp:  South San Francisco (650/875-6950 or  kelli.cullinan@ssf.net)
  • De Marillac Academy:  San Francisco  ((415) 552-5220 or volunteer@demarillac.org)
  • Homeless Prenatal Program: San Francisco. ((415) 546.6756 ext. 381 or sharonbechtol@homelessprenatal.org)
  • Leo J. Ryan Child Development Center (with Family Service Agency of San Mateo), Peninsula (650) 403-4300 or contact Charlie Gebhardt at cgebhardt@penninsulafamilyservice.org)

Healthcare/Senior Citizens

Persons with Disabilities

Poverty & Housing Issues

Stewardship (Environmental Justice or Animals in Need)

 If you plan to do a Core Project at one of these sites, please remember your project must be at least 60 hours in length.

 Here are some suggestions for great sites specifically during summer!


POMEROY RECREATION AND REHABILITATION CENTER 

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Looking for an exciting volunteer opportunity working with children and teens with special needs? Janet Pomeroy always needs volunteers for their various programs that take place throughout the summer and the whole year. Students are required to attend an orientation prior to being fully accepted as a volunteer. Volunteer spaces are limited: first come, first serve. Students will be accepted as they apply so don't delay! Please contact Terry Gross for further information at 415-665-4100. x1476


PARCA REACH Program

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Fill out PARCA application (CS office has some)

Mail Application to REACH Program, c/o Cecilia Hinkston, 2322 Crestmoor Drive, San Bruno, Ca 94066 Volunteers must attend a two hour volunteer orientation in early June. By the first day you begin your volunteer work you must submit proof of a negative TB test. Feel free to cal Cecilia Hinkston at 650-871-8402 or e-mail at crestmoore@parca.org with any questions.

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TYM is a Christian organization dedicated to changing the culture of urban youth of the San Francisco Bay Area through camping, summer and winter activities, cultural events, mentoring, and tutoring. Our Mission is to reach out to vunerable children and give them reason to hope for a better future. 

Application deadlines for TYM 2017 have not yet been posted.

Attendance at: May 7th Walk For Their Future and One Classroom Training Session is mandatory in order to participate.

If you have any questions please contact TYM at 408-719-9125 or info@tymkids.org

Spring & Summer 2017

TYM has not yet published the 2017 calendar for camp and the associated mandatory volunteer orientations. We will provide updates here as soon as this information is released.

VIA WEST

formerly camp costanoan  Click here for Website 

  • VIA WEST
  • 2851 Park Avenue, Santa Clara, CA 95050
  • 408-243-7861

Share a once-in-a-lifetime experience with children and adults with disabilities at Camp Costanoan in the Santa Cruz Mountains. As a volunteer, you will have the opportunity to interact with individuals with an array of disabilities while helping to expand their world and increase their level of self-sufficiency. Volunteering at Camp Costanoan provides a unique experience to both campers and counselors alike. Counselor volunteer opportunities vary from a 2 day to 9 day commitment. For more information, please contact 408-243-7861.

Suggestions for service sites for Espanol en la Calle

  • Breakthrough San Francisco
  • Glide Memorial
  • REAL Program at SSF Parks & Recreation          
  • On Lok Lifeways
  • Shelter Network
  • St Vincent de Paul SF
  • Salvation Army
  • VA Hospital

San Francisco

  • De Marillac Academy , San Francisco (552-5220)                                   
  • SF Network Ministries, SF (929-1032)
  • Homeless Prenatal Program: (415/546-6756)
  • Family House, San Francisco (476-0460)
  • Jewish Home, San Francisco (469-2229)
  • Laguna Honda Hospital, San Francisco (759-3332)
  • On Lok Lifeways , San Francisco (292-5768)*
  • Janet Pomeroy Center (formerly RCH), San Francisco (665-4100)
  • St Vincent de Paul, San Francisco (415) 202-9955)
  • Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, SF/Peninsula (431-1481 x219)

San Mateo

  • Pacifica School Volunteers: Contact Bernadette Chursin at psv@pasificasd.org or 650-355-9432
  • PARCA, Peninsula (650/871-8402)
  • Shelter Network of San Mateo County, San Mateo (650/685-5880)
  • Vincentian Help Desk, Peninsula/San Mateo (650/589-9039)
  • Leo J. Ryan Child Development Center (with Family Service Agency of San Mateo), Peninsula (650/952-6848)

Marin

  • The Cedars of Marin, Marin (455-1715 x150)
  • Meals of Marin: Volunteer4MOM@gmail.com or call Alex Khu at (415-457-4MOM)
  • St Vincent de Paul, San Rafael (454-3303)

East Bay

  • St Vincent de Paul, Alameda County (510) 638-7600

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National and International Resources 

This list is for resource purposes only. 

Please feel free to go to the links below to educate yourself on social justice issues. 

If you decide you would like to volunteer with a national or international organization,  please contact the Community Service Center in advance to get pre-approval.  Thanks!

National/Domestic

International

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