Calendar of Volunteer Events

Summer 2015

City of Carlsbad Triathlon: Saturday, July 11 or Sunday, July 12 various shifts. The 34th Annual Carlsbad Triathlon and Lifestyle & Fitness Festival simply would not be possible without volunteer help. Your help is needed to do athlete check-in, body marking, fun zone, timing crew or more. Contact Natalie Alegre at 760-602-7511 or

The Angle Depot ( is looking for volunteers throughout the week to help sorty and pack the food that is distributed to the edlerly clients and to help them carry food boxes to their cars during distribution days.  If you are interested, or for more information please contact Patrick "Petey" Peterson at (760) 599-7093 or email

Sustainable Surplus Exchange seeks service learning or volunteer college students to help sort oodles of office supplies and to help organize the donated furnite. Lots of flexible shifts in the afternoon. for more information contact us at or call the volunteer hotline at 888-780-4416 ext. 5. Sustainable Surplus Exchange (SSE) harvests usable “retired” business assets from companies and redistributes them in support of the community, especially schools and nonprofits. SSE founder Sue Prelozni was determined to reduce waste of viable goods unnecessarily sent to landfills, and at the same time, benefit all regional community groups with business-donated surplus.

St. Mary, Star of the Sea Preschool: help is needed to organize the preschool library and to assist teachers indoors and outdoors. Contact Debbie at

Noah's Ark Learning Center in Vista is open during summer and has service learning and volunteer opportunities for students who needs hours working with preschool aged children. Contact Peg Hughes at or 760-724-5445.

North County Lifeline's La Casita, a K-5th grade and 6-12th grade at Crown Heights community centers. Help is needed for youth summer programs, arts/crafts, nutrition programs, reading programs, outdoor games, and being a role model for kids. Contact Melissa Alcazar at

Guardian Angels/Glenner Memory Care in Encinitas: This is an fantastic program that helps students work close to the elderly who has altzheimers and dementia. Contact Subu at or call 760-635-1895.

Las Valientes, an organization that assists women who have been victims of domestic violence, provides them with legal resources and empowers them to learn their rights. They are in need of a service learning student or volunteer that would like to assist with their social media. Contact Ana at

Pilgrim Children's Center seeks volunteers to help with various summer kids projects. Hours are 9:00-12:00. Contact Dominique Gary at 760-729-4464 or email

Saturday, July 11, 8:00-2:00 PM: Wounded Warrior Homes needs volunteers to wrap up their last home projects in Vista. Contact Mia Plumosa at

The Rancho Santa Fe Historical Society has an opportunity for a student/s to digitize archives. Students will learn the format/program to organize photos and documents that represent the history of RSF. For more information contact John N. Vreeburg at 619-884-5046 or email