Weekly

Mentor Foster Youth

Become a mentor to Foster Youth (17-24) and equip them for a better future


Frequency of Service

Weekly/Monthly depending upon the role

Cost

TBD

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individuals

Training Requirement

Yes-given by organization

Project Type

Foster Care, Community, Outreach

Location

San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties

Agency or Ministry Name

Jeremiah’s Promise

Website

www.jeremiahspromise.org ; Facebook: Jeremiah’s Promise

Contact Info: Email

http://www.jeremiahspromise.org/

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

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

Become a language buddy to a foreign student

 

Become a language buddy to a Foreign Exchange Student at SJSU


Project Type

Education, Community, Outreach

Location

San Jose State University

Agency or Ministry Name

Bridges International

Contact Info: 

Courtney Patao  

courtney.patao@bridgesinternational.com

Phone: 651.301.9141

Frequency of Service

Weekly, Monthly

Cost

None

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individuals

Training Requirement

None

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

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

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

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

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

Work at a shelter for homeless women

 

Work at a drop-in center/shelter for homeless women


Project Type

Homeless, Compassion, Christian

Location

Various churches in the San Jose area

Agency or Ministry Name

Winterfaith Collaborative

Website

https://faithcollaborative.wordpress.com/ / https://www.facebook.com/winterfaithcollaborative/

https://signup.com/group/816326628090

Contact Info:

winterfaithcollaborative@gmail.com

Phone: 408 345-5351

Frequency of Service

Weekly, Monthly

Cost

None

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individual or Group

Training Requirement

Must go through some training at the site

 

Riding classes for disabled children

Therapeutic riding classes for children with disabilities


Project Type

Community, Compassion, Secular

Location

3375 Calaveras Rd., Milpitas, CA 95035

Agency or Ministry Name

Leave a Trail

Website

http://www.leaveatrailtherapy.org

Contact Info: 

http://www.leaveatrailtherapy.org/volunteer.html

1.408.726.8453

 

Frequency of Service

Weekly, Monthly

Cost

None

Suited for: Individual or Group

Individuals

Training Requirement

Training is provided at the site