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

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

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

Provide outings to foreign students

 

Provide outings with foreign exchange students at San Jose State University


Project Type

Education, Community, Outreach

Location

San Jose State University

Agency or Ministry Name

Bridges International

Contact Info:

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

Phone: 651.301.9141

Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

Cost associated with the outing

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individual or Group

Training Requirement

none

Affirm our public safety officers

 

Bake cookies and write notes of appreciation


Project Type

Police, Fire, Community, Outreach

Location

Various throughout the Bay Area

Agency or Ministry Name

Adopt a local Police Station or Fire Station

Contact Info:

Deb Omori E-mail: deb@venture.cc

Phone: 408.997.4614

 

Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

Cost of baking supplies and cards

Suited for: Individual or Group

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

Training Requirement

Knowledge of baking

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

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

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