Periodic

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 

Become a respite caregiver

Become a foster care support team- respite caregiver


Project Type

Foster Care,  Compassion, Community

Location

TBD

Agency or Ministry Name

Website

Contact Info:

Email: info@fosterthebay.org

 

Frequency of Service

Weekly, Monthly, Periodic

Cost

Varies

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individual or Small Group

Training Requirement

Available

Host a neighborhood food drive

 

Host a neighborhood food drive & donate to food bank or service


Project Type

Compassion, Community, Secular

Location

Various locations in the south bay

Agency or Ministry Name

Second Harvest Food Bank

Website

http://www.shfb.org/

Contact Info: 

 Email: bolschedscc@shfb.org

Phone: Colleen Murphy at (408) 266-8866 x 247

Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

None

Suited for: Individual or Group

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

Training Requirement

Minimal training given on site

Hygiene Kits for Homeless

Make Hygiene Kits for the Homeless


Project Type

Homeless, Compassion, Community, Christian

Location

Downtown San Jose locations vary each month

Agency or Ministry Name

Meet the Challenge or High Tech Rover Ministries

Website

meetchallenge.net
hitechrover.org

Contact Info:

info@meetchallenge.org or Info@hitechrover.org

Karen Addato - Hitechrover.org 1.408.560.9292

Frequency of Service

Periodic

Cost

$10 cash per kit plus items to go in each bag

Suited for: Individual or Group

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

Training Requirement

None, however there is a recommended list of supplies for each kit