Group

Friendship Mentor with Advent Ministries

Be a Friendship Mentor to Teens


Project Type

Compassion, Recovery

Location

South Bay  Area

Agency or Ministry Name

Advent Ministries

Website

http://www.adventgm.org/

Contact Info: 

Email: dmoretti@adventgm.org

Phone: Dave Moretti at 408.281.0708

Frequency of Service

Weekly, Monthly

Cost

Periodic nominal costs

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individual or Group

Training Requirement

May be provided by the Ministry

Adopt-a-Staff for Advent Ministries

Minister to a staff member at Advent Ministries


Project Type

Community

Location

Various Advent Ministry homes

Agency or Ministry Name

Advent Ministries

Website

http://www.adventgm.org/

Contact Info: 

Email: dmoretti@adventgm.org

Phone: Dave Moretti at 408.281.0708

Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

None (supplies provided by the agency)

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individuals or Groups

Training Requirement

Must have an ability to do painting and landscaping projects

Be a Work Party Volunteer

Work party volunteers for Advent Ministries


Project Type

Community

Location

Various Advent Ministry homes

Agency or Ministry Name

Advent Ministries

Website

http://www.adventgm.org/

Contact Info:

Email: dmoretti@adventgm.org

Phone:

Dave Moretti at 408.281.0708

 

Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

None (supplies provided by the agency)

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individuals or Groups

Training Requirement

Must have an ability to do painting and landscaping projects

Be a Food Pantry Volunteer

Be a Food Pantry Volunteer at South Valley FISH Food


Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

None

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individuals and groups. Note: This is a perfect activity for a small group

Training Requirement

No training, however need to have a friendly demeanor and a willingness to share

Project Type

Community, Christian

Location

South Valley

Agency or Ministry Name

South Valley FISH Food Pantry

Website

http://www.stlcsj.org/fish/

Contact Info:

Email: fishpantryvolunteer@gmail.com

Phone: 408.669.4949

Create a neighborhood compassion service group

Create a neighborhood compassion service group to help out neighbors who are ill


Project Type

Compassion, Outreach, 

Location

Local neighborhoods

Agency or Ministry Name

Venture Local

Contact Info:

Deb Omori  Email: deb@venture.cc

Phone: 1.408.997.4614

Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

TBD

Suited for: Individual or Group

Group

Training Requirement

None

Sort and prepare food for distribution

Sort food & prepare for distribution at Second Harvest Food Bank


Project Type

Community, Secular

Location

Cypress Center: 4001 North First Street, San Jose CA 95134 Curtner Center: 750 Curtner Ave, San Jose, CA 95125

Agency or Ministry Name

Second Harvest Food Bank

Website

http://www.shfb.org/volunteer

Contact Info:

Colleen Murphy: volschedscc@shfb.org

Phone

408.266.8866 x247

Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

No Cost

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individual or Group Note: this is perfectly suited for a small group

Training Requirement

none

Assemble and distribute Hands-On Activity Kits

Assemble and distribute math, science & art Hands-On Activity Kits


Project Type

Education, Community Secular

Location

Raft Sobrato Centre, Sunnyvale

Agency or Ministry Name

RAFT Bay Area

Website

http://www.raftbayarea.org/group-volunteers

Contact Info:

Email: volunteer@raft.net

Phone: 408.530.9870

Frequency of Service

Weekly/Monthly

Cost

No cost

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individual or Group Note: this activity is perfectly suited for a small group

Training Requirement

Training provided on site

Organize a walking or running group

Organize a walking/running group and participate in the Use Your Feet 5K for Freedom


Project Type

Sports, Compassion, Community

Location

Mitchell Park, Palo Alto

Agency or Ministry Name

Freedom House

Website

http://www.freedomhousesf.org/

Contact Info:

Email: info@freedomhousesf.org

Phone: 650.488.0831

Frequency of Service

One time- Next run 5/6/2017

Cost

Must raise funds for Freedom House

Suited for: Individual or Group

Group

Training Requirement

Training for the walk/run

Be a tech design volunteer

Be a design volunteer with Abide Ministry/Code for the Kingdom


Project Type

Tech, Community, Outreach

Location

Menlo Park

Agency or Ministry Name

Abide Ministries/Code for the Kingdom

Website

http://codeforthekingdom.org/index.html

Contact Info:

Email: neil@abide.is

Phone: 1.415.317.7417

Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

None

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individuals or Group

Training Requirement

Need coding skills

Organize a yard clean up

Organize a yard clean up for an elderly person, a widow or a single mom


Project Type

Community, Outreach, Christian

Location

Various homes

Agency or Ministry Name

Venture Local Outreach

Contact Info:

Deb Omori E-mail: deb@venture.cc

Phone: 1.408.997.4614

Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

No cost

Suited for: Individual or Group

Group

Training Requirement

None

Provide snacks for Kids

Provide snacks for Guadalupe Kid’s Club


Project Type

Education, Community, Outreach, Christian

Location

Guadalupe Elementary School

Agency or Ministry Name

Kid’s Club

Contact Info:

Email: deb@venture.cc

Phone: 1.408.997.4614

 

Frequency of Service

Weekly , Monthly

Cost

Cost of snack

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individual or Group

Training Requirement

none

Wrap presents from the Holiday Drive

Holiday Gift Wrap- Wrap presents from the holiday gift drive, gifts to be distributed at four Teen Challenge sites


Project Type

Rehabilitation, Intervention, Compassion, Christian

Location

Asbury Family Center 444 N. 26thStreet, San Jose, CA 95116

Agency or Ministry Name

Teen Challenge Asbury Family Center

Website

http://teenchallenge.net/blog/volunteer/

Contact Info:

Spencer Kilgore  E-mail: spencerk@teenchallenge.net

Phone: 1.408.272.4416

Frequency of Service

Periodic, Annually

Cost

None

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individual or Group Note: this activity is perfectly suited for a small group

Training Requirement

The ability to wrap gifts

Help prepare and serve a meal to teens

Prepare and serve a meal for the residents at the  Teen Challenge Women’s and Children’s Center and share a devotion with the group


Frequency of Service

Monthly

Cost

Cost of the meal supplies

Suited for: Individual or Group

Group

Training Requirement

None

Project Type

Rehabilitation, Intervention, Compassion, Christian

Location

4601 Alum Rock Avenue,San Jose, CA

Agency or Ministry Name

Teen Challenge

Website

http://teenchallenge.net/blog/volunteer/

Contact Info: 

Spencer Kilgore E-mail: spencerk@teenchallenge.net

Phone: 1.408.272.4416

Host a student for a holiday celebration

Host a student from San Jose State University for a holiday celebration


Project Type

Education, Community, Outreach

Location

San Jose State University

Agency or Ministry Name

Bridges International

Website

http://bridgessanfrancisco.com/sjsu/

http://bridgessanfrancisco.com/thanksgiving/

Contact Info:

Courtney Patao   E-mail: courtney.patao@bridgesinternational.com

Phone: 651.301.9141

Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

Cost associated with the holiday celebration

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individuals or Groups

Training Requirement

None

Prepare and serve a meal for a Bridges ministry group

Prepare and serve a meal for a Bridges ministry group at San Jose State University


Project Type

Education, Community, Outreach

Location

San Jose State University

Agency or Ministry Name

Bridges International

Website

http://bridgessanfrancisco.com/sjsu/

Contact Info: 

Courtney Patao   E-mail: courtney.patao@bridgesinternational.com

Phone: 651.301.9141

Frequency of Service

Monthly

Cost

Cost of meal

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individuals or Groups Note: This is perfectly suited for a Small Group

Training Requirement

none

Help Venture Runners at local events

Help Venture Runners at local events to hand out water and cheer on runners


Project Type

Sports, Community, Outreach, Christian

Location

Various race locations

Agency or Ministry Name

Venture Runners

Website / Social Media

https://www.facebook.com/venturerunners/?fref=ts

Contact Info:

Email: runners@venture.cc

Phone: 408.997.4600

Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

None

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individual or Group

Training Requirement

None

Help raise funds for Real Options

Form a group and walk or run to raise funds for Real Options


Project Type

Medical, Community, Compassion, Christian

Location

Almaden Lake Park

Agency or Ministry Name

Real Options

Website

http://www.friendsofrealoptions.net/page/12-volunteer/

Contact Info:

Phone: 408.229.9836

Frequency of Service

Annually, One Time

Cost

No cost-however will raise funds for the Project

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individual or Group

Training Requirement

None

Be an administrative assistant for Real Options

Administration and Events-Assist with projects that include data entry, phone calls, preparing mailers for Real Options


Project Type

Medical, Community, Outreach

Location

1671 The Alameda, Suite 101, San Jose, CA 95126

Agency or Ministry Name

Real Options

Website

http://www.friendsofrealoptions.net/page/12-volunteer/

Contact Info: 

Rebecca Gray E-mail: rebeccag@realoptions.net

Phone: 408.229.9836 x10

Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

none

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individuals or Group

Training Requirement

none

Help a single mom with her vehicle

Change oil and filter in a single mom’s vehicle and wash it


Project Type

Community, Outreach, Christian

Location

Homes of single moms

Agency or Ministry Name

Venture Local Ministry

Website

venture.cc/serve

Contact Info: 

Deb Omori E-mail: deb@venture.cc

Phone: 1.408.997.4614

Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

Cost of the oil and car filter

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individual or Group

Training Requirement

Must know how to do an oil change, change  oil filter

Be a Community Outreach Volunteer for Real Options

Community Outreach Events: Engage in varying outreach activities and tabling events representing RealOptions such as health fairs, events, festivals and schools


Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

None

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individual or Groups

Training Requirement

Training provided by Project

Project Type

Medical, Compassion, Community

Location

Various locations

Agency or Ministry Name

Real Options

Website

http://www.friendsofrealoptions.net/page/12-volunteer/

Contact Info: 

Amberlie Kosloski  

E-mail: amberlie@realoptions.net

Phone: 408.229.9836 x27