Nutrition 100: Nutrition Today

The following organizations have been approved for Nutrition 100.

Angel's Depot

Contact Person: Rick Cunningham (
Contact Phone: (760) 599-7093
Address: 1497 Poinsettia Avenue, Suite 158 Vista CA 92081
Volunteer Needs: This organization provides food and dignity for impoverished seniors living in San Diego & North County. Help is needed with packing boxes, sorting food, bulk mailings, office help, special events. Monday-Friday 9:00-5:00. The second Tuesday of every month 5:30 PM-7:30 PM.

Arc of San Diego

Contact Person: Cara Jenkins (
Contact Phone: (619) 685-1175 ext. 254
Address: 3030 Market Street San Diego CA 92102
Volunteer Needs: The Arc of San Diego is the largest, most comprehensive provider of services for individuals with disabilities in San Diego County. Volunteers are needed to assist the PALS department with recreation activities Friday evening - Sunday. Activities range from rock climbing, dances, cooking classes, kayaking, movies, Padres games and more! Join the fun and gain practical experience working with teens and adults with intellectual and development disabilities today! The Arc requires fingerprints, TB test, background check, drug test, and physical at no cost to you.

Boys & Girls Club of Oceanside

Contact Person: Jodi Diamond (
Contact Phone: (760) 433-8920 x10
Address: 401 Country Club Lane Oceanside CA 92054
Volunteer Needs: Volunteers who have a passion and desire to work with and inspire youth are needed. Work with K-8th grade, assists with homework, tutoring, mentoring. Must have the ability to implement programs/activities in a variety of areas: science, music, environmental, education, sports, fitness and recreation and arts. Middle School: Monday 1:30-6:00, Tuesday-Friday 2:15-6:00, Elementary School: Monday-Friday 3:00-6:00. We require fingerprinting through Live Scan and will cover the cost to do so. Participants can pick up volunteer applications and Live Scan information at our main site, 401 Country Club Lane. All participants must interview with the BGC of Oceanside prior to being fingerprinted.

Brother Benno's Foundation

Contact Person: Denise Seymour (
Contact Phone: (760) 439-1244 x107
Address: 3260 Production Ave.Oceanside CA 92058
Volunteer Needs: Sort clothing and toys, help with distribution of clothing, assist with preparation of food packets, holiday assistance. Monday-Friday 6:00am-5:00pm and Saturday 8:00am-5:00pm.. All volunteers must attend an orientation on the first Saturday of the month at 9:30 a.m., no pre-registration for the orientation is required just show up at the site.

Camp Pendleton MCCS/ Marine & Family Services

Contact Person: Candi Heinberger (
Contact Phone: (760) 725-3856
Address: P.O. BOX 555020, Bldg. 13150 Rm.317 (14th ST/C ST) Camp Pendleton CA 92055
Volunteer Needs: Volunteer opportunities are available in the following areas: animal shelter, community centers, Semper Fit, food distribution, administrative support, elementary schools, history and museums, libraries, youth centers, and much more.

City of Carlsbad

Contact Person: Sue Irey (
Contact Phone: (760) 434-2929
Address: 1200 Carlsbad Village Dr. Carlsbad CA 92008
Volunteer Needs: Select from a wide range of opportunities. Help out at the fun zone or craft booth at the recreation department’s special family events on Saturdays. During the week, serve up some lunch to more than 100 seniors at the Carlsbad senior center. Help students do their homework after school at the Carlsbad libraries. To see the full list of options, check out the website at Hours and requirements vary with each position.

Community Resource Center

Contact Person: Laura J. Sweeney (
Contact Phone: (760)-753-1156 Ext. 1321
Address: 650 Second Street Encinitas CA 92024
Volunteer Needs: Opportunities for student Interns would be assisting in case managing clients in our Social Services department. Opportunities for general service learning volunteers are: Ongoing data entry and administration projects, bilingual volunteers are needed to help register Spanish speaking families especially during Holiday Basket Programs, serving in our Client Center/ food pantry, and thrift stores. Fingerprinting and a background check is required for some programs, TB test required for Children and Domestic Violence Programs. More information will be provided after interns/ volunteers have been accepted into the program (minimum of one college semester for Social Services Interns.) Social Services department hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00-5:00. Client Center/ Food Pantry hours: Monday 10:00 to 3:00, Tuesday 10:00 to 1:00, Wednesday 12:00 to 3:00 Thursday 10:00 to 3:00, Friday Closed. Thrift stores hours: Seven days a week 9:00 to 5:00.

Fraternity House Incorporated

Contact Person: Nicole Whadford (
Contact Phone: (760) 736-0292 x102
Address: 20702 Elfin Forest Rd. Escondido CA 92029
Volunteer Needs: Fraternity House (Escondido)and Michaelle House (Vista) are residential homes for individuals living with HIV/AIDS. Volunteer needs include: visiting with residents, playing games, assisting with resident activities / outings.Assist with household tasks, yard work, cooking, baking, and tutoring for residents who are studying for the GED. *TB test is mandatory, volunteer application, and orientation session

Military Musters

Contact Person: Tara Yarte (
Contact Phone: 442-222-8360
Address: 7925 Silverton Avenue, Suite 504San DiegoCA92126
Volunteer Needs: Military Musters will accept students for all disciplines and design a project based upon students’ needs and learning objectives. We offer a wide range of projects and areas of expertise, able to fit into a flexible schedule by doing most of the work independently.

Move Your Feet Before You Eat

Contact Person: Colleen Soto (
Contact Phone: 760-213-5141
Address: 800 Grand Ave. Suite C Carlsbad CA 92008
Volunteer Needs: Opportunities are available in the following areas: events, office assistance, public relations, social media, technology. Students are also needed to present health and nutrition related workshops to children during after school hours.

North County Adult Day Health Center

Website: None Listed
Contact Person: Rick Gilbert or Renee Wilburn (
Contact Phone: (760) 758-2210
Address: 1221 W. Vista WayVistaCA92084
Volunteer Needs: Help with activities, interact with participants, help with arts & crafts, food service, and exercise room. Minimum of 8 hours per semester. Hours are Mon.-Tues. & Thurs.-Fri. 9:30-2:00. *TB test required.

North County Community Services

Contact Person: Abby Weglarz (
Contact Phone: (760) 471-5483
Address: Various locations in North County
Volunteer Needs: North County Community Services operates North County’s Food Bank, six preschools for income qualified families, and a garden program to grow food for our preschools. We have volunteer opportunities in all of these programs and the administrative office. Preschool volunteers may assist in our kitchens preparing meals, in the classroom attending children, or maintaining preschool gardens. Office volunteers may assist with copying, filing, data entry, and other office tasks. Garden volunteers help planting, harvesting, weeding, and watering. Preschool volunteers must have a current TB test and be able to pass a background check. All volunteer opportunities need to be scheduled ahead of time, no drop-ins. See North County's Food Bank listing for more information about this program.

North County's Food Bank

Contact Person: Abby Weglarz (
Contact Phone: (760) 471-5483
Address: 680 Rancheros Drive, Suite 100San MarcosCA92069
Volunteer Needs: Volunteers help with every aspect of operations at the food bank: collecting donations, sorting food, packing and distributing food boxes and cleaning. Before your first shift, you need to attend an orientation and training session. The time spent in training will go towards your total service hours. Orientations need to be scheduled ahead of time, no drop-ins. North County's Food Bank is operated by North County Community Services (NCCS). NCCS has additional volunteer opportunities available.

Nutrition Education, Vista Unified School District

Contact Person: Amy Haessly (
Contact Phone: (760) 726-2170 x2912
Address: 4680 North Ave.OceansideCA92056
Volunteer Needs: Support nutrition education efforts in grades K-12 with a variety of activities such as teaching classroom lessons, conducting student taste tests of new foods, helping in school gardens, guiding student nutrition groups, and more!

Salvation Army of Oceanside

Contact Person: Jay Koebel (
Contact Phone: (760) 631-8212 x1
Address: 3935 Lake Blvd.OceansideCA92056
Volunteer Needs: There are several areas to volunteer in: after school programs, tutoring, social services, case workers, youth programs, nutrition programs, senior programs, public relations, graphic design, and web design. Hours vary and can be worked in conjunction with your schedule. Summer, seasonal and temporary employment positions available as well. Volunteer application must be completed and background check required; fee for background check is waived if volunteers agree to 20 hours commitment.