Service Learning Opportunities
DEADLINES: ALL SERVICE LEARNING AWARD APPLICATIONS- MAY 22, 2019
SENIORS-MAY 24,2019; JUNIORS-MAY 31, 2019;
SOPHOMORES-JUNE 5, 2019; FRESHMAN-JUNE 7, 2019
The Surfrider Beach Clean Up will take place on Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 10am-12pm. Interested students should register to volunteer at malibucity.org/volunteers
The 3rd annual Israel Unity Day is on Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 10am - 1pm.at Chabad of the Conejo 30345 Canwood St. Agoura. The goal is to bring teens together for a day of education and unity for the land of Israel to empower and educate them. Teens will also have the opportunity to write letters and prepare care packages for lone soldiers in the IDF. For more Info: cteenconejo.com/unity (please note this web page and registration will be open beginning Sun Jan 20) Contact: Mushka 805-796-3246
Yerba Buena Family Fun Day on February 24, 2019. The actual event will be from 12-3, but they need help with setup and cleanup as well. There will be 10-12 different game booths that need to be manned up on the field. These will be carnival style games as well as an inflatable obstacle course and inflatable slide. Please contact Rachel Asher at 310-854-2602 or sign up at: https://www.
The Malibu Jewish Center needs volunteers for their annual community-wide Purim Carnival which will be held Sunday, March 17, 2019 from 11-3 at the Malibu Jewish Center 24855 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu 90265. They need volunteers from 10am- 4pm to help set up, and run activity booths. The contact information to sign up 310.456.2178 or email@example.com.
The City of Malibu has numerous volunteer events available. Volunteers must register prior to the event date. Please contact Lisa Cespo or call 310-456-2489 ext.279 or email malibucity.org/volunteer.
There are numerous opportunities available for 2019.
Cars and Coffee is held at Malibu Bluffs Park on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month from 7:00am - 9:00am at Malibu Bluffs Park.
Technology Assistance--the 1st & 2nd Friday of the Month from 10:00am - 11:00am at Malibu City Hall, Senior CenterThe iHomeworkClub at Willow Elementary will resume this school year beginning on 9/27/18 through June 2019.iHomeworkClub is an after-school enrichment program to support elementary student completion of homework, independent reading and socialization. Please sign up at HurleyConsulting@gmail.com
The Agoura and Calabasas Performing Arts Education Centers have numerous opportunities that are available for students to volunteer. Please sign up at http://signup.com/go/zN2ioU
CERT--(Community Emergency Response Team- Agoura Hills) is having FREE classes from March 26, 2019 - May 7, 2019. Sign up now and earn service learning hours. Do you know what to do in case of an emergency? Learn from the experts how to prepare and respond in the event of a major disaster. The classes will be held at the Agoura Hills City Hall, Community Room 30001 Ladyface Ct., Agoura. Please go to the website and register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cert-training-agoura-hills-tickets-52237907989
Motion Picture and Television Fund -MPTF- is looking for volunteers, 14 years and older who have a positive and compassionate attitude and enjoy working with seniors. You will be working along with the Activities Department helping the residents with some of the following activities but not limited to: escorting the residents to the dining room for meals, church services, pet visits and lots more. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU FILL OUT YOUR JUNIOR VOLUNTEER APPLICATION ONLINE at MPTF WEBSITE. THIS IS HOW YOUR HOURS WILL BE TRACKED. If you have any questions please call Susan Becht @ 818-876-6389, leave your phone number and name clearly and I will return your call as soon as possible or you may reach me by emailing me at Susan.Becht@mptf.com
Leisure Living is a small assisted living facility for the elderly in Agoura and would love students to spend time with the seniors and help with art, poetry, technology and music. Hours would be from 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm and 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm. Please contact Michelle Maurer at 818-687-8855 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Many Mansions is a nonprofit in Thousand Oaks that provides permanent and supportive housing for low-income families, the chronically homeless and any individual with disabilities (both mental and or physical). Besides housing they also offer Adult Services and Children Services. There is also a after school homework tutoring club. They need volunteers. Please sign up at www.manymansions.org or call 805-601-5407.
Agoura Math Circle needs volunteers. Students need to know K9 math (up to Alg 1). This is a free educational program focusing on the problem-solving skills that lead students to success in both academics and the real world. Come to the “ M” building at Agoura High School alternate Saturdays from 1:30pm - 5:00pm. Register now at agouramathcircle.org
My Kaleidoscope Project strives to provide girls (grades 5 - 9) with the resources and support necessary to succeed in times of stress, pressure, changes and media. Opportunities for personal growth, mentoring and relationship building are prioritized in all Project efforts. Girls that participate in Kaleidoscope gain self- esteem, confidence, coping mechanisms, tools for success and a close group of friends and support. They need high school students. Please contact them at www.mykaleidoscopeproject.org
The City of Westlake has an ongoing service learning opportunity--digitizing historical archives. Help is needed Monday- Friday during City Hall hours. Volunteers will be trained to access and scan through articles and publications to add to a digital archive. They will be tagging key elements and uploading it to the City's website. Please contact Brianne Anderson at email@example.com or call 818-706-1613..
The Society for Orphaned Armenian Relief (SOAR) needs your help. They are searching for junior volunteers for the SOAR Ventura County Chapter. Please email at http://www.soar-us.org
The Friendship Circle addresses children with special needs which includes children with Down’s syndrome, Autism, Cerebral Palsy, etc. The Friendship Circle addresses these challenges in a way the celebrates their uniqueness and individuality. By integrating the wisdom of professionals and the energetic spirit of teenagers, the Friendship Circle brings out the best from within all those involved. It has been found that through the gift of friendship, the young volunteers are able to reach the children in ways that most forms of therapy cannot. You can contact them at 818-865-2233 or go to their website: www.FCAH.org
Straight Up’s mission is to engage youth and young adults (ages 12-25) in advocacy and action to reduce problems and tragedies related to alcohol and drug abuse, impaired driving, tobacco use, bullying, and to promote mental health and well-being. Their projects include video production, social change theatre, advocacy art, photo journalism, blog writing, leadership and spokespersons trainings. In addition, they are available with resources and team members to support youth in their own ideas for projects around these important issues. Call 805-338-8646 or email straightupvc.org/volunteer
The Rancho Simi Recreation and Park District needs help with the numerous events that they sponsor. Fill out an online application under “volunteers” on their website. Register for a volunteer orientation and once the orientation is complete, log into the volunteer page on the website to see the listing of volunteer opportunities. Go to www.rsrpd.org or call 805-584-4453.
Teen Coalition Committee 2017-18--Are you a high school student in Agoura Hills or a neighboring city who wants to make a difference in your community? Apply for the opportunity to serve on this advisory committee and give a voice to the youth of Agoura Hills. Not only will you provide service to the community, you will also develop personal leadership skills. Meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of every month and meet at the Agoura Hills Recreation and Event Center (29900 Ladyface Court) to develop projects for teens. For more information, please call (818) 597-7361 to request additional information.
Assisteens is an auxiliary of Assistance League of Conejo Valley. This organization supports philanthropic programs and activities in the Conejo Valley. Sign up to be a member. They meet 1x a month from September- May and each member is required to complete 20 hours of community service hours per year. Assisteens help with the Shelter Hope Pet Shop and The Samaritan Center and the Cancer Care Community. They are accepting applications for the 2017-18 membership. Please contact Marilyn Adam at firstname.lastname@example.org
Adopt me Rescue-- always needs students to help with pet adoptions at the Petco in Woodland Hills on Topanga Blvd. and Ventura Blvd. every Saturday from 12:00noon - 4:00pm. Please contact Laura Dash at 818-732-0733.
Veterinary Angels-- needs volunteers to help clean the hospital and feed and walk the animals. This is a medical center that treats all animals--from small animals, exotic, zoo and livestock. They need 11th and 12th graders only. Help is needed Monday - Friday from 9:00am - 6:00pm. Please contact Misty at 818-865-1800 or email at http://veterinaryangels.com
School on Wheels- needs student volunteers to help tutor homeless children. No experience is needed. They will provide the training. One hour a week can make a difference in the life of a child. Please contact Angie Allmendinger at 805-366-9846 or email at email@example.com