Projects tagged with "shelter"

Volunteer at Alexandria House’s Child Care Program

Volunteers support their child care staff in working with infants and toddlers ages 0-4 doing various activities from reading to outdoor play. Experience working with infants and toddlers is highly recommended. For more info please visit:

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Volunteer with the Food Bank of Southern California

Since 1975, the Foodbank of Southern California has been working to end hunger, one meal at a time, They focus on the "poorest of the poor" making sure those with little to no resources are at the very least, fed. They have a mightly group of volunteers, but always need more helping hands. The more people who help, the more people they can help. They have opportunitites all over Los Angeles County, and they can't wait to get in touch with you to start your volunteer journey with them! Visit their webiste to sign up and they will get back to you with details.

Become a Food Rescuer with Food Finders

Food Finders has a simple mission with massive impact: Reduce food waste by rescuing otherwise thrown away items, and redirect them to people and places that need it. They work all over Los Angeles to redistribute food, eliminate food waste, and provide access to nutritionally sound food for people who need. They are a mighty but small force that benefit greatly from the power of volunteers. That is where you come in! You can participate in one (or more!) of their many programs, whether that is rescuing food or if its distributing it! Sign up to volunteer today, and they will work with you to train you and place you at the best position for you and your lifestyle. Sign up here:

Volunteer with the Foothill Family Shelter

The Foothill Family Shelter is ready and eager to meet new volunteers! They house unhoused families with children for up to 4 months, with the possibility for extension and 1 year transitional housing depending on the case. They always need help though, and volunteers can help with: sorting donations, stocking shelves in the food pantry, serving walk-in clients and providing resources to walk-in clients. Volunteers are also community advocates. Check out their Facebook & Instagram and help share their needs, successes, and opportunities. To apply, fill out their volunteer application and email it to You can also reach out to Raquel for any questions.

Help Homelessness and Poverty in the Inland Empire with Inland Valley Hope Partners

If you're looking for a way to give forward to people expierencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness in the Inland Empire, than Inland Valley Hope Partners is for you! They provide a plethora of resources for community members in the I.E, and are always looking for volunteers to help. Sign up through their website to volunteer and learn more about what kinds of opportunitites they have for you!

Open Your Home to a Homeless College Student with Jovenes Inc.

Jovenes Inc. works with youth ages 18-25 end their cycle of homelessness. They work with youth focusing on not only their needs for housing, but also healthcare, education, employment and trauma recovery. You can contribute to their amazing work by hosting a college student! Host Homes are when individuals or families volunteer to open their home for up to 6 months to college students (ages 18-24) experiencing housing insecurities. Hosts create safe spaces where youth have a sense of belonging in our community and society. If you are 25+ years old and live in LA County, YOU can help fight youth homelessness by hosting college students in your home! If you are interested in becoming a host, please fill out the form on their website and the Host Homes Coordinator, Luana Coberg, will reach out to you shortly.

Support Ending the Cycle of Homelessness with Lighthouse Social Service Center

Support Lighthouse Social Service Center's goal of ending the cycle of homelessness through volunteering! They provide comprehensive resources for folks at-risk or expierencing homelessness and give them the opportunitity to find and sustain permanent housing. Volunteers make all this work possible by helping out where they can! Currently, Lighthouse needs help in the following areas: social Media Support, fundraisers, interns, mentors, special Events, community outreach, and volunteer guest speakers. Visit their website to fill out the volunteer application form today!

Help Distribute Food with the LA Food Bank

Since 1973, the Los Angeles Food Bank has been providing those without access to consistent healthy and nutrious meals options to not go hungry. They serve around 800,000 people in Los Angeles County DAILY, and are only able to do that with the force of their 15,000 or so volunteers. Sign up for their volunteer opportunitites today! Visit their website to register for the day that works best for you!

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