Community Opportunities

Ready to make a difference by volunteering?

Here are links to organizations that offer a wide range of opportunities to participate.

Local Volunteer Agencies

L.A. Works
Manages volunteer projects and events throughout Los Angeles, as well as project leader trainings to teach how to organize large-scale community events.

Volunteer Center of Los Angeles (VCLA)
A social service organization that refers volunteers to help more than 2,500 agencies.

United Way of Greater Los Angeles volunteer website dedicated to creating pathways out of poverty.

State Agencies

California Volunteers
The state office that manages programs for service and volunteerism across California.

National Agencies

HandsOn Network
The largest volunteer and civic action network in the nation, including more than 250 action centers that provide volunteer opportunities in the United States and 12 other countries.

Connects volunteers to more than 60,000 nonprofit organizations.
Your online resource for finding volunteer opportunities, or show you how to create your own.

All for Good
Helps you find events based on your location or interests.

An exciting campaign sponsored by the Entertainment Industry Foundation that unites networks and Hollywood studios to promote volunteerism and public service.

Corporation for National and Community Service
A federal program that supports involvement in volunteer opportunities across the country.

Global Agencies

These agencies provide information about volunteering in other countries as well as the United States.

Global Volunteers
Connects volunteers to micro-economic and human development programs worldwide.

World Volunteer Web
Serves as a global clearinghouse for information and resources about volunteerism.

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