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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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Celebration to the Powell Society 2023

Volunteer Duration:
Single Day
Start Date:
Sat, 04/29/23
Time Details:
Available Hours will be from 12 pm - 9 pm. There will be multiple shifts including full shifts are available including shifts from 12 to 4:30 pm and 5pm to 9pm. We will need more volunteers in the evening.
Location:
280 Charles E Young Dr N, Los Angeles, CA 90095
Opportunity Description:
The UCLA Library will celebrate the stewardship of our Powell Society members for their generous donations at the patron level and above. This event will exclusively be open to our donors who will re...
Tags:
Education On Campus Seniors

Carnival on the Hill

Volunteer Duration:
Single Day
Start Date:
Sat, 02/18/23
Time Details:
4-8; Mandatory meeting on Feb 17th @7pm in Sunset Village
Location:
Sunset Village
Opportunity Description:
Carnival on the Hill will be a hill-wide/housing-wide event that will feature games, activities, and fun carnival-themed giveaways. We will need support with set up and clean up and running some of t...
Tags:
On Campus

Timekeepers for Moot Court Competition at UCLA Law

Volunteer Duration:
Single Day
Start Date:
Sat, 03/11/23
Time Details:
9am to 1pm
Location:
UCLA Law
Opportunity Description:
The Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law is currently seeking volunteers to help with its annual moot court competition. Hosted by UCLA Law, the competition is dedicated to topics related to LGBT...
Tags:
Equity-Youth On Campus

Disaster Preparedness Canvassing in Westwood

Volunteer Duration:
Single Day
Start Date:
Sun, 02/26/23
Time Details:
12:00pm-2pm
Location:
Montana Ave and Cashmere St
Opportunity Description:
Join L.A Works in distributing essential disaster preparedness information to residents in Westwood! On February 26th you will meet an L.A Works leader in Westwood, listen to a short explanation, and...
Tags:
Disaster Relief

Virtual Volunteer Tutor/Mentor for Elementary School students

Volunteer Duration:
Ongoing
Start Date:
Tue, 01/31/23
Time Details:
3:00PM - 6:00PM
Location:
Remote
Opportunity Description:
Step Up is a nonprofit organization providing FREE virtual tutoring to under-resourced elementary school students (3rd-6th grade) within the Los Angeles United School District and beyond. Our educati...
Tags:
Education Equity-Youth Mentoring Tutoring Youth

2023 LA Maker Faire

Volunteer Duration:
Single Day
Start Date:
Sat, 04/01/23
Time Details:
Various shifts from 6am to 6pm
Location:
Los Angeles State Historic Park, 1245 Spring St. Los Angeles CA, 90012
Opportunity Description:
The Los Angeles Public Library is inviting volunteers to join us at the 2023 LA Maker Faire! The 2023 LA Maker Faire is happening on Saturday, April 1, 2023 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Los Angele...
Tags:
Art Education Technology Youth

LA Times Festival of Books

Volunteer Duration:
Single Day
Start Date:
Sat, 04/22/23
End Date:
Sun, 04/23/23
Time Details:
Varies
Location:
USC Campus
Opportunity Description:
Join us in supporting the largest literary event in the US in a variety of volunteer roles. Shifts are 3 - 4 hours (or join us all day!) across the USC campus at our stages, signing areas, themed zon...
Tags:
Education Youth

Educate Young Elementary School Students on Vision Health and Science

Volunteer Duration:
Ongoing
Start Date:
Wed, 02/22/23
End Date:
Thu, 06/08/23
Time Details:
Tuesday, or Wednesday, or Thursday, 8 to Noon
Location:
Local LAUSD, CCUSD and SMMUSD elementary schools.
Opportunity Description:
Vision IN-School orientation is Wednesday, February 8th, and Thursday, February 9th, from 10 AM to Noon. RSVP to Shirley Egbert at egbert@jsei.ucla.edu. Vision IN-School is a unique science enric...
Tags:
Education Health Mentoring Youth

READING TO KIDS: February 11, 2023 Reading Clubs

Volunteer Duration:
Single Day
Start Date:
Sat, 02/11/23
Time Details:
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location:
8 elementary schools near downtown Los Angeles, CA 90006
Opportunity Description:
Reading to Kids organizes monthly reading clubs on the second Saturday of every month at eight downtown Los Angeles elementary schools. The reading clubs run from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Pairs of vol...
Tags:
Art Education On Campus Youth

Remote Mentorship Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteer Duration:
Ongoing
Start Date:
Mon, 01/30/23
Time Details:
Varies
Location:
Virtual, Zoom
Opportunity Description:
We are currently seeking undergraduate/postgraduate/grad students to volunteer virtually as mentors for K-12 students, particularly those with limited access to educational resources. If you’d like t...
Tags:
Equity-Youth Mentoring Tutoring Youth