Calendar of Volunteer Events

Ivey Ranch Elementary School needs classroom math support in 4th grade. The volunteers would be in the classroom with the teacher offering student support. Help is needed Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 12:25-2:00. Contact Dieter Swank at dieter.swank@oside.us.

Angel’s Depot needs volunteers to help sort and pack food. For exact dates and times, contact Rick Cunningham at 760-599-7093 or volunteer4us@theangelsdepot.org.

Saturday, March 28, 8:00am - 12:00pm: Noah's Ark Learning Center needs volunteers for their "FIRST Work Day." Light cleaning of facility, tools provided. Lunch will be provided to volunteers. Contact Peg Hughes at least 5 days before the event at 760-724-5445 or peg@noahsarkvista.com.

Thursday, April 2: ON CAMPUS OPPORTUNITY! Health Services is sponsoring the "Alive! Mental Health Fair" on April 2 from 10am to 3pm. This is a great opportunity for all MiraCosta students and staff to experience an interactive and educational outreach program solely focusing on mental health. Volunteers are needed for set-up, during the fair, and take down. Contact Sonia Gonzales at 760-795-6675 or sogonzales@miracosta.edu.

Saturday, April 4, 9:30am - 1:30pm: The City of Carlsbad is hosting its annual EGGstravaganza. Who knew eggs could be so much fun? Join us for this delightful family event. Volunteers are needed to help children find eggs, soak the bunny and play the egg scramble game. Contact Natalie at 760-602-7511 or natalie.alegre@carlsbadca.gov.

Monday, April 13: Glenner Memory Care Centers needs volunteers for their fundraiser Golf Tournament at the La Jolla Country Club. There will be auction prizes, putting contest, and so much more. Contact Mark Maxwell at 619-543-4700 or mmaxwell@glenner.org.

Saturday, April 18: ON CAMPUS OPPORTUNITY! MiraCosta College's Service Learning and Volunteer Center is hosting the 10th Annual Community Science Fair. This community event offers free hands-on learning activities, attracting approximately 500 kids and their families. We're looking for instructors and students to plan and facilitate educational activities. With your help this event will offer a fun-filled afternoon of interactive science activities for children grades K-8. More information about this event can be found here. Contact Amanda Cordova at 760-795-6616 or acordova@miracosta.edu.

Sunday, April 19, 2:00pm - 8:00pm: Temple Solel needs volunteers for the Shir Energy Music festival. They are looking for 10 volunteers to help with set-up, check in, and tear down. 3-hour shifts are available throughout the day. Training provided the day of the event. Free admission provided to volunteers. Contact Judy Bricker at jbricker@templesolel.net.

Friday, April 24: MAAC Project Head Start-Parent Involvement needs volunteers for the Home Base Spring Festival. Contact Rebecca Kirkpatrick at 760-471-4210 or rkirkpatrick@maacproject.org.

Saturday, April 25, 9:00am - 12:00pm: San Elijo Lagoon Conservancy needs help with their Creek to Bay Cleanup. Volunteers can sign up to receive details at http://sanelijo.org/restoration-events-signup. Contact Nick Regoli at 760-436-3944 x 709 or nick@sanelijo.org.

Saturday, April 25, 10:00am - 1:00pm: The Mottino YMCA in Oceanside is hosting its annual Healthy Kids Day. At this event, there will be a number of booths set up with activities, information, and food sampling; and can utilize volunteers to facilitate. This might include helping to set up, helping with a game activity, serving samples of food, and helping with a craft. Contact Kim Sonoda at 760-758-0808 x14027 or ksonoda@ymca.org.

Saturday, May 16: MAAC Project Head Start-Parent Involvement needs volunteers for the Families Train and Boat Ride. This event starts at the Oceanside Train Station, going to Coronado and coming back to Oceanside. Contact Rebecca Kirkpatrick at 760-471-4210 or rkirkpatrick@maacproject.org.

Saturday, May 23: The San Dieguito Heritage Museum will host its 27th Annual Deep-Pit BBQ on the museum grounds at 450 Quail Gardens Drive in Encinitas. Volunteers are needed to help set up tables & chairs, help serve food, teardown and clean-up. This is the first of two big fundraisers of the year. They can use all kinds of help. You can contact the museum office at 760-632-9711 or email barb@sdheritage.org.

Sunday, May 24, 6:00am - 6:00pm: North County Lifeline needs volunteers to help sell strawberry lemonade at the Strawberry Festival in Vista. Various shifts are available throughout the day, prepping and selling strawberry lemonade. Contact Melissa Alcazar at 760-842-6254 or malcazar@nclifeline.org.

Saturday, May 30, 9:00am - 12:00pm: Noah's Ark Learning Center needs volunteers for their "Helping Hands Day." Painting and light cleaning of preschool facility, side-by-side parents and children. Snacks/drinks will be provided to volunteers. Contact Peg Hughes at least 5 days before the event at 760-724-5445 or peg@noahsarkvista.com.