Christian

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

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

Be a Teen Counselor

Teen/Men’s counselor


Project Type

Rehabilitation, Intervention, Compassion, Christian

Location

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

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

Frequency of Service

Weekly

Cost

none

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individual

Training Requirement

Counseling degree or addiction counseling preferred

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

Teach children flag football

Teach children the basics of flag football through instructions and training


Project Type

Sports, Community, Outreach, Christian

Location

Campbell Community Center, Campbell, CA

Agency or Ministry Name

Overflow Sports Academy

Website

www.OverflowSports.com

Contact Info: 

Aaron Marinucci  E-mail: aaron@overflowsports.com

Phone: 408.479.1811

Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

No Cost

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individual

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

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

Become a Freedom House Advocate Volunteer

Become a Freedom House Advocate Volunteer- raise awareness about human trafficking and get the word out about Freedom house through speaking engagements and tabling opportunities


Project Type

Human Trafficking, Rehabilitation, Compassion, Christian

Location

San Mateo County

Agency or Ministry Name

Freedom House

Contact Info:

Tina

Email:  tina@freedomhousesf.org

Phone: 1.650.488.0831

Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

Non

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individuals

Training Requirement

Training provided by Project

Be an English tutor


ESL Tutor

Project Type

Refugee, Compassion, Christian

Location

68 S. 11th Street, San Jose, CA 95112

Agency or Ministry Name

Immanuel House

Contact Info: 

Flor Silva

1.408.505.8846 (cell)

1.408.490.4504 (office)

Frequency of Service

Weekly

Cost

Cost of supplies

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individuals

Training Requirement

TEFL training would be helpful, however can give help with conversations & idioms

Plan an outing for Refugee Men

Plan a Sports Outing for Refugee Men


Project Type

Refugee, Compassion, Christian

Location

68 S. 11th Street, San Jose, CA 95112

Agency or Ministry Name

Immanuel House

Contact Info:

Flor Silva

1.408.505.8846 (cell)

1.408.490.4504 (office)

Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

Transportation and perhaps cost of sporting event (often tickets are donated)

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individuals or Groups- Note: This is ideal for a Men’s Group or Small Group

Training Requirement

None

Share a skill with a Refugee

 

Share a computer skill or help with resume writing


Project Type

Refugee, Compassion, Christian

Location

68 S. 11th Street, San Jose, CA 95112

Agency or Ministry Name

Immanuel House

Contact Info:

Flor Silva

1.408.505.8846 (cell)

1.408.490.4504 (office)

Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

None

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individuals or Group- should have a knowledge base to share

Training Requirement

Personal training or experience with the skill or resume writing

Serve as a shelter volunteer

 

Serve as a shelter volunteer and provide support to survivors of trafficking. Assist with family dinners, parties, arts & crafts, tutoring, or recreational outings


Project Type

Rehabilitation,Compassion, Christian,

Location

Burlingame

Agency or Ministry Name

Freedom House

Website

http://www.freedomhousesf.org/

Contact Info: 

Email: info@freedomhousesf.org

Phone: 650-488-0831

Frequency of Service

Weekly,Monthly

Cost

None

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individuals

Training Requirement

40 hour training provided and Live-Scan background check

Manage inventory at a Thrift Store

 

Thrift Store inventory management with City Impact


Project Type

Recovery, Compassion, Christian

Location

City Impact- San Francisco

Agency or Ministry Name

City Impact

Website

http://www.sfcityimpact.com/volunteer

Contact Info:

Phone: (415) 292.1770

 

Frequency of Service

Weekly, Monthly

Cost

None

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individual or Group

Training Requirement

Training provided at Project’s site

Adopt a Building

 

Adopt-a-Building- Shut In Visitations or Grocery Ministry with City Impact


Project Type

Recovery, Compassion, Christian

Location

City Impact- San Francisco

Agency or Ministry Name

City Impact

Website

http://www.sfcityimpact.com/volunteer

Contact Info:

 Phone: (415) 292.1770

Frequency of Service

Weekly, Monthly

Cost

None

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individual or Group

Training Requirement

Training provided at Project’s site

Help decorate at a Senior Nutrition Center

 

Decorate large walls and bulletin boards the for the Senior Nutritional  Center


Project Type

Recovery, Compassion, Christian

Location

405 N. 4th Street, San Jose, CA 95112

Agency or Ministry Name

Salvation Army Senior Nutrition Center

Website

http://www.salvationarmysiliconvalley.org/santaclara/volunteer-with-salvation-army

Contact Info:

Liwayway Gimenez E-mail: liwayway.gimenez@usw.salvationarmy.org

Phone: 1.408.282.1165

Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

none

Suited for: Individual or Group

Groups

Training Requirement

On site training provided

 

Be a Food Pantry Helper

 

Help unload food delivery, stock shelves, pack and distribute food, clean up


Frequency of Service

Weekly

Cost

none

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individuals

Training Requirement

On site training provided

Project Type

Recovery, Compassion, Christian

Location

405 N. 4th Street, San Jose, CA 95112

Agency or Ministry Name

Salvation Army Food Pantry Helpers

Website

http://www.salvationarmysiliconvalley.org/santaclara/volunteer-with-salvation-army

Contact Info: 

Liwayway Gimenez E-mail: liwayway.gimenez@usw.salvationarmy.org

Phone: 1.408.282.1165

 

Be a House Helper

 

Be a House Helper at a Men’s Facility


Project Type

Recovery, Compassion, Christian

Location

405 N. 4th Street, San Jose, CA 95112

Agency or Ministry Name

Salvation Army Emmanuel House Helper

Website

http://www.salvationarmysiliconvalley.org/santaclara/volunteer-with-salvation-army

Contact Info: 

Liwayway Gimenez

 liwayway.gimenez@usw.salvationarmy.org

Phone: 1.408.282.1165

Frequency of Service

Weekly, Monthly

Cost

none

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individuals

Training Requirement

On site training provided

Prepare meals for neighbors in need

Prepare meals for our neighbors in need through Loaves & Fishes


Project Type

Compassion, Community, Christian

Location

Various locations throughout the county

Agency or Ministry Name

Loaves and Fishes

Website

http://www.loavesfishes.org/volunteer

Contact Info:

Email: volunteer@loavesfishes.org

Phone: (408) 998-1500

Frequency of Service

Weekly, Monthly

Cost

none

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individual or Group

Training Requirement

Minimal training given at site