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Volunteer Opportunities

Did you know you can include volunteering experience on your resume and applications? Volunteering is a great way to learn skills, build your resume, and support your community!

Resources for volunteers

VolunteerMatch

www.volunteermatch.org
One of the largest online databases connecting volunteers to business and non-profit organizations committed to civic engagement. Search volunteer board by location and keyword.

GoVoluntr

govoluntr.com
Social network for volunteers in Santa Clara County. Members log in to find volunteer opportunities, track and validate their volunteer hours, and earn reward points.

Bay Area Volunteer Information Center

www.volunteerinfo.org
Extensive directory of local bay area organizations that enlist volunteers.

HandsOn Bay Area

www.handsonbayarea.org
Coordinates volunteer opportunities for groups and individuals in Bay Area communities.

Points of Light

www.pointsoflight.org
Largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. Search their AllForGood.org database by location and interest.

Idealist

www.idealist.org
Global network that connects “idealists” to non-profit organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies. Search for jobs, volunteer positions, and internships in online database.