Volunteer Opportunities - Clerical/Administration
Aging & Independence Services
Retired & Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)
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.
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Air Pollution Control (APCD)
Volunteer opportunities in environmental education or enforcement. Volunteers perform entry-level activities in administrative services.
Providing customer service in the Assessor/Recorder/County Clerk marriage room at the downtown location.
Clerk of the Board of Supervisors
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.
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.
Health & Human Services
HHSA All Programs Coordinator
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.
HHSA - Behavioral Health Services, Edgemoor
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.
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HHSA Live Well San Diego
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.
Department of Homeless Solutions and Equitable Communities
The Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) Department of Homeless
Solutions and Equitable Community (HSEC), is home to the Office of
Homeless Solutions, Office of Equitable Communities, and the Office of
Immigrant and Refugee Affairs. Through these three offices, we work
collectively to ensure equity among all San Diegans, foster a
community that is welcoming to new residents and reduce homelessness
in the region. We can provide volunteer opportunities through
community outreach, program specific events and providing resources to
our underserved communities, as well as, special projects and
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.
Guadalupe (Lupe) Giraldo
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Office of Emergency Services
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.
Parks & Recreation
Our award-winning park system features 154 facilities across 56,000 acres of land, including parks, camping parks, sports parks, community and teen centers, open-space preserves, nature centers, and historic sites. Some 380 miles of trails take visitors through multiple climates and habitats - from the coast to the desert and the valleys to the mountains.
That is a lot of outside! To maintain, operate, and enjoy these incredible locations, we engage local community members who volunteer their time so everyone can experience “the upside of outside” throughout San Diego County!
Tony Richardson (858) 966-1335