Volunteer

“How wonderful that no one need wait a single moment to improve the world.”
Anne Frank

Thank you for your interest in volunteering at the San Diego Center for Children!

We have many different volunteer opportunities to suit various skills and experience. We are always looking for enthusiastic, energetic, compassionate, qualified and committed individuals of all backgrounds to be a part of our Volunteer Program. Our goal is to help both individuals and organizations find volunteer opportunities that fit their interests while also helping to make a positive impact in the lives of the children and teens we serve.

Descriptions & Qualifications

Long-Term Program Involvement (working with children and teens)

Specific roles within our programs working with children and staff require a long-term commitment of time (minimum of 3 months.)

  • Must be 21+ years of age
  • Complete Enrollment Packet to include the following
    • Completed enrollment form
    • Criminal record statement
    • Results of Live Scan background check
    • Results of recent TB test

Long-term Program Involvement (NOT working with children and teens)

Specific roles within our programs NOT working with children and teens. Requires a long-term commitment of time (minimum of 3 months.)

  • Must be 18+ years of age
  • Complete Enrollment Packet to include the following
    • Completed enrollment form
    • Criminal record statement
    • Results of Live Scan background check
    • Results of recent TB test

One Time, On-Campus & Program Activities

Help with various needs and activities within our programs across all of our campuses

  • Must be 18+ (or minor accompanied with an adult at all times)

Special Events: Planning Committee

Play a key role in the success of our special events that raise vital funds for our programs!

  • All ages welcome (minors to be accompanied by an adult for meetings)
  • Each event has specific time commitment and meeting schedules

Special Events: Day-of

Be a part of a Special Event by contributing your time for the day of the event!

  • All ages welcome (minors to be accompanied by an adult.)
  • No minimum or maximum time commitment
  • We do complete letters to confirm volunteer service for school credit.

Enroll Today

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Questions?

Warren Johnson
Special Events and Volunteer Manager
(858) 634-8346
wjohnson@centerforchildren.org