The Volunteer Center is your source for the latest news, information, and tools to empower you to “Be the Difference” in Santa Cruz County.
Whether you are looking for new ways to volunteer, in need of volunteers to support your cause, or just interested in learning about what is going on in our community…the Volunteer Center is your partner in building a better community.
Get Your Holiday Volunteer Guide
Are you looking for meaningful ways to give back this holiday season? We’ve got you covered with our comprehensive Holiday Volunteer Guide. Check out the list of ways you can share the spirit of giving. The guide will be updated regularly so check back often. View the Online Guide • Download the Guide
Help a Family in Need this Holiday
Adopt a Family- As the days grow colder and shorter, many of us warm our thoughts with the joy of family and the holiday. Unfortunately, for those local families struggling to make ends meet, this can be a worrisome time. You can make the holidays brighter for a family in need. Adopt, donate or volunteer. Call the Adoption Phone Line in Santa Cruz at-831-457-9834 or Watsonville at 831-722-2364 or Learn More