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UCLA Volunteer Center

The UCLA Volunteer Center works with many internal and external partners to provide this list of current volunteer opportunities. Interested in technology? Mentoring? Search here for an opportunity in the community that suits your interests or skills.

Ready to volunteer? Reach out directly to the contact listed for each organization. Be prepared to provide your own transportation and meet any of the organization’s training requirements. Good luck!

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Lunch on Me

Volunteer Duration:
Ongoing
Start Date:
Thu, 08/15/19
End Date:
Tue, 08/31/21
Time Details:
Skid Row feedings happen on Monday and Wednesday between the hours of 2-6.
Location:
2713 W. 6th St LA Ca 90057
Opportunity Description:
Contact us for exact location. We believe in healing through healthy foods and fun. We also have a Bodega in LA where we can use some helping hands! Facebook @lunchonmechallenge
Tags:
Environment Health Hunger Poverty Sustainability

Create Hygiene Kits for Unhoused!

Volunteer Duration:
Ongoing
Start Date:
Thu, 08/27/20
Time Details:
N/A
Location:
4712 Admiralty Way, #1226 Marina del Rey CA 90066
Opportunity Description:
Access to basic hygiene essentials is more important than ever for our unhoused neighbors. Project Ropa is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that helps restore dignity, rekindle optimism and empower...
Tags:
Environment Poverty Sustainability

Organize a Clothing Drive!

Volunteer Duration:
Ongoing
Start Date:
Thu, 08/27/20
Time Details:
N/A
Location:
4712 Admiralty Way, #1226 Marina del Rey CA 90292
Opportunity Description:
Access to basic hygiene essentials is more important than ever for our unhoused neighbors. Project Ropa is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that helps restore dignity, rekindle optimism and empower...
Tags:
Environment Poverty Sustainability

Farmers’ Market Customer Line Cntrl

Volunteer Duration:
Ongoing
Start Date:
Sat, 07/25/20
Time Details:
8:30-11:30am or 11:30am-2:30pm shifts
Location:
12775 Millennium Dr #155 Playa Vista CA 90094
Opportunity Description:
Help manage the farmers’ market customer line. 2 hour shift.
Tags:
Environment Health

Farmers’ Market Photography

Volunteer Duration:
Ongoing
Start Date:
Thu, 06/11/20
Time Details:
N/A
Location:
12775 Millennium Dr #155 Westwood Village CA 90094
Opportunity Description:
* Photography Volunteer: Take photos at the Westwood Village Farmers’ Market and at Sprouts of Promise in-market and off-site events! Your photos will be used to promote Sprouts of Promise’s programs...
Tags:
Environment Health Sustainability

Answer Crisis Calls at a Helpline

Volunteer Duration:
Ongoing
Start Date:
Wed, 10/09/19
End Date:
Fri, 10/15/21
Time Details:
The crisis line is open from 8am-8pm every single day. A "shift" consists of 3 hours and we ask that you sign up for 1 shift a week.
Location:
PO Box 2503 palos verdes CA 90274
Opportunity Description:
Community Helpline currently has opportunities for students as a Volunteer Crisis Listener and Intern Crisis Listener in the South Bay area. Community Helpline was established in 1971 as a non-pro...

Startup Volunteer – Position Based

Volunteer Duration:
Ongoing
Start Date:
Mon, 06/22/20
Time Details:
Phone meetings are conducted twice a month.
Location:
N/A
Opportunity Description:
Looking for passionate, motivated volunteers who really want to change the world to start a Los Angeles Chapter of SYSTEM Coalition! Looking for volunteers to fill leadership positions as well as ind...
Tags:
Technology

Wellness Check calls to LA Seniors

Volunteer Duration:
Ongoing
Start Date:
Wed, 09/09/20
Time Details:
The project is scheduled every Wednesday from 6:00pm until 8:00pm. However, if a larger group would like to volunteer together, it is possible to set up a special date and time just for them.
Location:
570 W Ave 26 #400 Los Angeles CA 90065
Opportunity Description:
L.A. Works is a nonprofit volunteer action center that creates and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area. We have been active in Los Angeles since 199...
Tags:
Seniors

Westlake Village Hospice

Volunteer Duration:
Ongoing
Start Date:
Tue, 03/24/20
Time Details:
N/A
Location:
2659 Townsgate Road Suite #102 Westlake Village CA 91361
Opportunity Description:
Westlake Village Hospice provides the comfort and convenience of hospice care for patients in their home. Serving the Los Angeles, Ventura County, and surrounding areas, our Hospice team will perform...
Tags:
Health Seniors Special Needs

Generations Connect companion

Volunteer Duration:
Ongoing
Start Date:
Sat, 08/01/20
Time Details:
We ask that you would be committing to 2-3 video call or chats a week. These calls would last around 30 min each, but will really depend on the connection you seek to build as a companion volunteer.
Location:
N/A
Opportunity Description:
Some of my fellow classmates and I have created a non profit organization this summer to help connect those of the older generation with ourselves, especially in the time of COVID-19. Generation Conn...
Tags:
Health Mentoring Seniors