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  •  Community Service Opportunities

    The Miramonte College and Career Center provides information on many community service opportunities for high school students. If you need help, please contact the College and Career Center at miramontevolunteerprogram@gmail.com

     

    RESOURCES:

    HEALTH

    • John Muir Hospital, Walnut Creek (Contact the College and Career Center)
    • Alta Bates Hospital Berkeley
    • Mt. Diablo Rehabilitation Center 682-6330
    • Genard Aids Foundation 943-2437
    • Care Center of Rossmoor (seniors) 937-7950
    • Diabetic Youth Foundation 937-3393

    LIBRARY

    • Orinda Library 254-2184
    • Moraga Library 376-6852 (friends of library: Ann Parker: 375-6259 or Betty Schlegal 283-4384)
    • Concord Library 646-5455

    SENIORS

    • Moraga Royale senior retirement home – Play games, read, errands, walks, etc. 376-8900
    • ManorCare - Walnut Creek 925-906-0200
    • Marquis Rheem Valley convalescent Hospital 925-376-5995
    • Orinda Convalescent Hospital 254-6500
    • Lamorinda Adult Respite Center (LARC) 254-3465
    • Rheem Valley Convalescent Hospital Moraga 376-5995
    • Companion Care 283-5076

    WORKING WITH CHILDREN

    • Orinda Intermediate School - After school tutoring 376-4402
    • Local elementary schools – Contact school
    • Community Reading Buddies (summer) (3 locations in Oakland & Berkeley) 510-658-7500 www.aspireeducation.org
    • Contact Care Helpline – Crisis intervention. Training provided. 284-2207
    • Special Olympics – 944-8801
    • Concord Special Recreation Program – 671-3171 Assist teacher with teen club for disabled
    • Stand Against Violence – 676-2845 Office work, Thrift Shop, Children’s programs
    • Bay Area Crisis Nursery – 685-8052 Play with children, holiday gift-wrapping, newsletter mailing.
    • Camp Galileo - http://www.galileo-learning.com/the-tech-museum-summer-camps.html
    • Jewish Coalition for Literacy – 510 – 839-2900 x272. Help children learn to read. Book drive.
    • Project Second Chance 927-3250 Education
    • Roughing It Day Camp (leadership training) 283-3795
    • Steve & Kate's "The Summer Institute" 415-389-5437 x108
    • Cal Recreational Sports Summer Day Camp 510-643-2477
    • Xenophon Therapeutic Riding Center - 253-8281

    WORKING WITH ANIMALS

    • Lindsay Museum 935-1978
    • Oakland Zoo (510) 632-9525
    • Contra Costa Humane Society 284-8586
    • Community Concern for Cats 925-938-CATS
    • Marine Mammal Center (415) 289-SEAL
    • Tony La Russa’s Animal Rescue Foundation 296-3106

    OUTDOOR WORK

    • Contra Costa Earth Day Festival 274-3669
    • Habitat for Humanity 933-1296 Build homes.
    • Heather Farm Garden Center 947-1678
    • John Muir House 228-8860
    • Oak Habitat Restoration Project 933-5733
    • Youth for Environmental Service 510 674-0889 Plant removal, beach cleanup, trail work and tree planting.
    • Camping Unlimited 510 222-6662 Assist disabled children on field trips, outings throughout Bay Area
    • East Bay Regional Park 510 544-2515 Shoreline clean up, trail maintenance, tree planting
    • East Bay MUD 284-9669 Painting picnic tables, fences, weeding around parking lots.
    • Walnut Creek Open Space volunteers dollard@walnut-creek.org

    OFFICE WORK

    • American Cancer Society 944-1991
    • American Heart Association 827-1600
    • American Red Cross 603-7400
    • Battered Women’s Alternatives 676-2845
    • Books for the Barrios 687-7701 Organize a donation drive, computer work
    • Contact Care Helpline 284-2207
    • C-Beyond 676-6556 weekend workshop training on a variety of issues including legislation and organization skills
    • Diablo Valley AIDS Center 686-3864 Clerical work
    • Easter Seal Society 689-1777
    • Lindsay Wildlife Museum 935-1978 x15 Special events volunteer
    • Regional Center for the Arts 932-2913
    • Shelter, Inc. 827-3598 x101 Prepare hygiene kits or collect T-shirts for children

    FOOD BANK

    • Contra Costa Food Bank 676-7543
    • Bay Area Rescue Mission 510-215-4865
    • Loaves & Fishes 682-7212
    • White Pony Express www.elitebulletin.com

    SOCIAL SERVICE

    • BOSS – 510 848-3409 Organize collection drive at your school, organize game activities.
    • Lehrhaus Judaica 510 845-6420 x12 Deliver catalogs to synagogues, bookstores and cafes in Bay Area
    • Jewish Family & Children’s Services 927-2000 English tutor for Russian families, holiday food program

    INTERNSHIPS

    • Bedford Gallery/Dean Lesher Regional Center for the Arts 295-1416
    • Nancy Skinner 14th Assembly District 510-286-1400

     

    More opportunities can be found here.