Volunteer Opportunities - Clerical/Administration

Aging & Independence Services

Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

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Volunteers, age 50+, engage in community activities and give back to the community in significant ways. They receive assistance to find the volunteer activity that best meets their goals in volunteering. Volunteer positions are available throughout the County in many areas, such as museums, parks, law enforcement and human services.

Volunteer Coordinator:
Armida Martinez
(858) 505-6448

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Air Pollution Control (APCD)

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Volunteer opportunities in environmental education or enforcement. Volunteers perform entry-level activities in administrative services.

Volunteer Coordinator:
Heidi Snyder
(858) 568-2890

Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk

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​Providing customer service in the Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk marriage room at the downtown location.

Volunteer Coordinator:
Rowena Reno
(619) 685-2400


Clerk of the Board of Supervisors

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The Clerk of the Board department is looking for volunteers to assist with taking passport photos. Your job will be to take photos of customers that are applying for a passport, ensuring their photo meets the requirements of the Department of State. The department is looking for someone to assist during busy customer periods from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., particularly on Thursdays and Fridays.

Volunteer Coordinator:
Kristen Barongan
(619) 531-5700

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General Services

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​The Department of General Services "keeps the County running" and our volunteers' unique strengths, skills and efforts support successful projects, strategic planning, and efficient maintenance operations.  

Volunteer Coordinator:
Danita Arrizon
(858) 694-2726

Health & Human Services

HHSA All Programs Coordinator

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​HHSA offers volunteer opportunities to assist with providing a broad range of health and social services, promoting wellness, self-sufficiency, and a better quality of life for all individuals and families in San Diego County.

Volunteer Coordinator:
Sheri Boose
(858) 495-5225



HHSA - Behavioral Health Services, Edgemoor

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Volunteer opportunities at Edgemoor include library activities, music, pet therapy support, recreational support, assist with chapel services, taking wheel chair residents on walks and other activities to enhance the resident's life at Edgemoor.

Volunteer Coordinator:
Anne Monaco
(619) 596-5581

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HHSA Facilities Management

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The Live Well San Diego values should be reflected in the state of our facilities. Staff should be proud to work in our buildings and customers need to feel respected when they come through our doors. We believe well-care-for and properly maintained facilities are essential in creating a healthy, safe and thriving business environment for staff and customers and strive to ensure an efficient approach in the delivery of our services.

We are seeking a volunteer who is interested in learning more about how we execute our vision for Live Well San Diego. Volunteers will be exposed to various areas of competencies and administrative responsibilities including: database/spreadsheet design and logic, project management, and contract administration.  If you’re up for a challenge, our office offers a different learning opportunity daily, surrounded by good people.

Volunteer Coordinator:
Cyndy Trinh-Keo
(619) 692-8078


HHSA Central & South Regions

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HHSA offers volunteer opportunities in Administration for the Central and South Regions, as well as a Public Health Center, and a Family Resource Center.

Volunteer Coordinator:
Da’Shaun Payne
(619) 338-2720


Human Resources

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The County of San Diego values giving the public opportunities to learn new skills and build valuable work experience.

Volunteer Coordinator:
Kayla Iliff
(619) 531-5123


Medical Examiner

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The Medical Examiner Department’s volunteers assist with the administrative and clerical divisions in the department. The objective of the volunteer program is to have volunteers obtain experience working in a high paced professional setting and use the experience to assist with future employment. All of our volunteers must be over the age of 18 and will have to complete background and medical requirements.

Volunteer Coordinator:
Guadalupe (Lupe) Giraldo
(858) 694-2894

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Office of Emergency Services

Emergency Management

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Volunteers help research, draft, review, and update disaster plans and procedures. Volunteers also help work on initiatives to increase community disaster preparedness, as well as assist staff on specific projects.

Volunteer Coordinator:
Ryan DeHart
(858) 565-5590

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Registrar of Voters

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In San Diego County, 7,000 to 8,000 poll workers are needed. We are looked upon to excel in our assigned duties and execute with precision. For volunteer poll workers, this means making a commitment to attend a 2-hour training, actively listen to instructors, read and understand instructive materials, practice, practice, practice and work in concert with fellow volunteers on the day of the event.  Poll Workers give their valuable time by working at community polling places on Election Day so their fellow citizens can exercise their voting rights.

Volunteer Coordinator:
Vanessa Perez
(858) 505-7221