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Rabbit caretaker needed

Quick Overview: Care for our rescue bunnies by doing bunny exercises, cleaning pens, bagging hay and more. Mission: Rabbit Rescue is a non-profit 501c(3) no-kill rabbit shelter staffed and run entirely by volunteers. Our goals include the rescue, rehabilitation, and placement of abandoned rabbits, as well as public education regarding proper rabbit care and the importance of spay/neuter in battling the escalating overpopulation problem. Impact: We continually take in unwanted rabbits from regional shelters. Along with our love, these animals need immediate medical care, spay/neuter surgery, and daily food/litter/toys. In addition, we often must pay shelter fees to rescue bunnies who otherwise are in danger of euthanasia. Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities: Volunteers will care for our rescue bunnies by feeding, watering, and exercising them, as well as cleaning their pens, bagging hay, and more. Requirements: Please dress casually in clothing you won't mind getting dirty. We take bunnies out for playtime, clean their cages/pens, and bag hay, vegetables and feed. Volunteers must be ages 18 and older. All volunteers must bring a completed volunteer waiver form. You can find our waiver at rabbitrescue.com or fill one in onsite at our adoption center. Our bunnies look forward to meeting you!

Paramount, CA

11/12/19 9:00 AM + more

Fight Hunger at Tuesday's Farmers Market in Torrance

Quick Overview: We are working to fight hunger and food waste in Southern California, and we'd love to have you join us. Mission or Broader Program Description: Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste by rescuing fresh surplus produce, connecting this abundance with people in need, and inspiring others to do the same. Impact: You will be collecting beautiful fresh fruits and vegetables that would otherwise get thrown away, and donating 100% to local food banks, pantries, and shelters. Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: Join the Volunteer Glean Team to help us collect donations of fresh produce from vendors at your local farmers market and box, sort, and weigh the produce. Volunteers should be comfortable carrying boxes of produce that may weigh up to 40 pounds, but don't need to worry about bringing equipment or transporting the food. Wear comfortable work clothing and close-toed shoes, and bring water to drink. Requirements: Volunteers must be at least 12 years old, and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. **All volunteers must register through the Food Forward website. Sign up here: www.foodforward.org/volunteer.**

Torrance, CA

11/12/19 12:00 PM + more

Help Impact the Lives of At-Risk Youth in the Los Angeles Area!

Be a positive role model, do fun activities, and guide middle school students in the LA area! Mission: Our mission at Los Angeles Team Mentoring is to guide middle school students growing up in challenging urban environments to recognize and reach their full potential. Our unique team-based mentoring model gives you the chance to impact the lives of 10-12 students with the support of 2 other adult mentors. In addition, you will have the opportunity to build your resume and network with professionals from a variety of fields. LATM will happily write you a letter of recommendation upon request. LATM provides an innovative curriculum that explores Team-Building and Leadership Development, Self-Esteem, Conflict Resolution and more. As a mentor you will also be able to inspire students to aspire to pursue higher education, and participate in our fun college field trips! Impact: Despite not being a tutoring program, our mentored youth are more likely to graduate from high school, more likely to go to college, and recieve higher grades compared to non-mentored youth. Two hours of your time can make all the difference! Details: One day a week after-school mentoring sessions from September 2019 -May 2020 from approximately 3-5 p.m. and 2 Saturday field trips. Requirements: Be 16 years or older Pass a criminal background check Pass and submit a negative TB screening Provide two personal references Complete at 1-hour online mentor training Complete a 2-hour live mentor training Adhere to all program policies and procedures * Volunteers under the age of 18 will need to bring and have signed by a parent/guardian a Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors. The form can be found on L.A. Works website Q&A section. Los Angeles Team Mentoring - Sites School Name School Address Day of the Week Time Wilmington MS 1700 N. Gulf Ave. Wilmington, CA. 90744 Monday 3:00 PM- 4:30 PM John Burroughs MS 600 S. McCadden Pl. Los Angeles, CA. 90005 Monday 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Peary MS 1415 W. Gardena Blvd. Gardena, CA. 90247 Monday 3:00 PM - 4:20 PM Bethune MS 155 W. 69th St. Los Angeles CA 90003 Monday 2:40 PM - 4:10 PM Animo Ellen Ochoa MS 4360 Dozier St Los Angeles, CA 90022 Tuesday 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM Johnnie Cochran MS 4066 W. 17th St. Los Angeles, CA. 90019 Wednesday 3:10 PM - 4:30 PM Para Los Ninos MS 835 Stanford Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90021 Wednesday 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM James Madison MS 13000 Hart St. N. Hollywood, CA. 91605 Wednesday 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM Webster MS 11330 Graham Pl Los Angeles, CA 90064 Wednesday 3:00 PM - 4:20 PM Pacoima MS 9919 Laurel Canyon Rd. Pacoima, CA. 91331 Thursday 3:15 PM - 4:30 PM Edison MS 6500 Hooper Ave Los Angeles, CA 90001 Thursday 2:50 PM - 4:20 PM Richard Merkin MS 2023 S. Union Ave. Los Angeles, CA. 90007 Thursday 3:20 PM - 4:55 PM

Los Angeles, CA

11/12/19 3:00 PM + more

Fight Hunger at Tuesday's Farmers Market in Culver City

Quick Overview: We are working to fight hunger and food waste in Southern California, and we'd love to have you join us. Mission or Broader Program Description: Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste by rescuing fresh surplus produce, connecting this abundance with people in need, and inspiring others to do the same. Impact: You will be collecting beautiful fresh fruits and vegetables that would otherwise get thrown away, and donating 100% to local food banks, pantries, and shelters. Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: Join the Volunteer Glean Team to help us collect donations of fresh produce from vendors at your local farmers market and box, sort, and weigh the produce. Volunteers should be comfortable carrying boxes of produce that may weigh up to 40 pounds, but don't need to worry about bringing equipment or transporting the food. Wear comfortable work clothing and close-toed shoes, and bring water to drink. ​​​​​​​ Requirements: Volunteers must be at least 12 years old, and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.​​​​​​​ * Volunteers under the age of 18 will need to bring and have signed by a parent/guardian a Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors. The form can be found on L.A. Works website Q&A section. **All volunteers must register through the Food Forward website. Sign up here: www.foodforward.org/volunteer.**

Culver City, CA

11/12/19 6:00 PM + more

*BE A KID AGAIN: Game Night with Midnight Mission's Youth

What: Read books, do crafts, and get active with the kids at Midnight Mission's Homelight Family Living Program. Midnight Mission offers a bridge to self-sufficiency for homeless people through counseling, education, training and job placement. Midnight Mission's Homelight Family Living Program goes beyond emergency care by providing long-term solutions for families - highlighting the structure, accountability, and opportunity. Volunteer Project: The children at Midnight Mission’s Homelight Family Living Program in Inglewood look forward to every Tuesday night when L.A. Works volunteers spend time with them playing games, doing arts and crafts projects (from Play-Doh to rockets), reading books, and just having fun while their parents attend classes and counseling sessions. The seemingly simple act of interacting with the children is a highlight of their day and can be of yours too! Video: CBS 2's coverage of this project at Midnight Mission Age Requirement: Volunteers for this project must be at least 6 years of age. Minors: Any volunteer under the age of 18 will need to bring and have signed by a parent/guardian this Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors. Minors under 13 years of age will also need to be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Federal Law prohibits volunteers under the age of 13 from registering on-line. To sign up a family member under the age of 13, sign yourself up and then email the project leader directly to let her/him know. Or, form a family volunteer team, include your children as team members, and then sign your team up for the project. Accessibility: L.A. Works firmly believes that we strengthen the social fabric of our community by involving all in service. If you feel you need accommodations to participate in this project please email us at info@laworks.com. Questions? Email the Opportunity Leader below. If you would like to volunteer for this opportunity, please click on the SIGN UP button. *This project is managed by L.A. Works for our nonprofit partner and is led by an L.A. Works Volunteer Project Leader. L.A. Works is a nonprofit, volunteer action center that creates and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area.

Inglewood, CA

12/10/19 6:15 PM + more

Serve Food to People Experiencing Homelessness in Hollywood

Quick Overview: Roll and pass out burritos with fellow volunteers with our mobile food truck! Mission or Broader Program Description: Each weeknight, Share a Meal volunteers, with the help of our mobile food truck, roll over 150 burritos to pass out to people experiencing homelessness along with waters. We strongly believe in the mission of sharing a meal, a smile, and a human interaction with the most marginalized population in our community. Impact: Last year we donated over 40,000 meals to those in need across Los Angeles, engaged hundreds of local volunteers, and we recognized by Los Angeles City Hall and the Obama Administration. Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: To volunteer in Hollywood, every Tuesday, look for the orange food truck at1528 N Wilton Pl, Los Angeles, CA 90028. Meet the food truck at 6:45pm. Roll burritos & eat until 7:45pm. Distribute food/water with us until 8:45pm! Requirements: Please wear close-toed shoes. * Any volunteer under the age of 18 will need to bring and have signed by a parent/guardian a Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors. The form can be found on L.A. Works website Q&A section.

Los Angeles, CA

11/12/19 6:30 PM + more

Serve Breakfast to the Homeless

Mission: Since 1972, St. Francis Center has provided relief and support to homeless and extremely low-income individuals and families in Los Angeles. Much more than a soup kitchen or a food pantry, we offer a unique range of services to sustain and empower those in need. Welcoming all with joy, dignity and compassion, we dedicate ourselves every day to Serving Hope in our community. Event Description: Our Breakfast program is part of our Homeless Well-Being Program. Our homeless and near-homeless brothers and sisters are welcome to join us for breakfast Monday through Friday at 7:30 am. We serve between 200 and 300 men and women each day. Help serve a hot breakfast meal in the morning before school or work to our guests experiencing homelessness. Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities: Volunteers will help staff with set-up for serve, and clean-up after breakfast. Breakfast service tasks include serving coffee, working in the kitchen, cleaning tables, resetting tables, and offering a smile. Requirements: Wear closed toe shoes and comfortable clothing. Time Commitment: Volunteers are needed from 7:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Age Restrictions: We are happy to host volunteers ages 8+ (parent/guardian supervision required for volunteers ages 8-13). *Please remember to fill out a minor volunteer waiver form if minors (under 18) are attending projects. The form can be found on L.A. Works website Q&A section. Benefits: Have the oppportunity to serve the community, learn about homelessness in Los Angeles, and build realtionship with our homeless guests, staff and other volunteers. *Any inquiries about volunteering to fulfill court-mandated service need to first be approved by the volunteer coordinator and management.*

Los Angeles, CA

11/19/19 7:00 AM + more

Habitat Restoration at the Audubon Center at Debs Park!

Quick Overview: Help beautify and restore the natural flora and fauna of Debs Park. We ask you to join us in removing undesirable weeds and watering our native restoration areas. With your help, we can make Northeast LA a bird friendly community. Mission or Broader Program Description: The Audubon Center’s mission is to inspire people to experience, understand and care for the local natural world. The nature-based education and community programs at Debs Park are designed to engage children and their families in the outdoor world, and to give them a personal stake in its protection by making environmental issues relevant to their lives. The Center is operated by Audubon California, a state field program of National Audubon Society, and is a vital part of Audubon’s national outreach initiative to engage Latino audiences. The Center, which is surrounded by predominately Latino neighborhoods, is a unique gathering place and dynamic focal point for outdoor recreation, environmental education and conservation action. Impact: We are a field program of the National Audubon Society, one of the oldest conservation organizations in the country. We are situated in the largest piece of public open space in the lower Los Angeles River Watershed. The Center is a vital and unique gathering place for the Northeast LA community. Our mission is to inspire people to experience, understand, and care for the local natural world. Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: Join us in and around our native plant nursery where we propagate plants and maintain habitat restoration sites. Activities include watering, weeding, mulching, berm building and repair, seed collection, processing and sowing, potting, and planting. Learn about native plants and local bird species as you restore important native habitat within more than 17 acres around the center. Put your hands in some soil and bird while you build habitat! We need you, but more importantly, our neighBIRDS need you! Requirements: Be sure to bring lots of water, sun protection, and clothes you don't mind getting dirty! Volunteers are encouraged to bring their own gardening gloves, however we will have plenty available to borrow as well. Remember to wear closed-toe shoes and dress in layers. Please fill out the downloadable waiver below and bring it with you to your first day. * Any volunteer under the age of 18 will need to bring and have signed by a parent/guardian a Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors. The form can be found on L.A. Works website Q&A section.

Los Angeles, CA

11/13/19 9:00 AM + more

Help Distribute Food To Those In Need!

Since 1972, St. Francis Center has provided relief and support to homeless and extremely low-income individuals and families in Los Angeles. Much more than a soup kitchen or a food pantry, we offer a unique range of services to sustain and empower those in need. Welcoming all with joy, dignity and compassion, we dedicate ourselves every day to Serving Hope in our community. Event Description: Our Food Pantry distribution is part of our Family Well-Being Program. Low-income families and individuals from the community can come once a week for groceries. They select from a collection of grocery items, including a variety of fresh produce, bread, and canned goods. Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities: Volunteers will first help staff sort, organize, and shelve grocery items and produce and, second, help distribute them to families and individuals in need. Requirements: Wear closed toe shoes and comfortable clothing. Time Commitment: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Age Restrictions: We are happy to host volunteers ages 8+ (parent/guardian supervision required for volunteers ages 8-13). *Please remember to fill out a minor volunteer waiver form if minors (under 18) are attending projects. The form can be found on L.A. Works website Q&A section. Benefits: Volunteers have the opportunity to help us "serve hope" in the Los Angeles community, learn about hunger and other issues facing many in the community, and build relationships with our guests, staff and fellow volunteers. *Any inquiries about volunteering to fulfill court-mandated service need to first be approved by the volunteer coordinator and management.*

Los Angeles, CA

11/14/19 9:30 AM + more

Fight Hunger at Wednesday's Farmers Market in Santa Monica

Quick Overview: We are working to fight hunger and food waste in Southern California, and we'd love to have you join us. Mission or Broader Program Description: Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste by rescuing fresh surplus produce, connecting this abundance with people in need, and inspiring others to do the same. Impact: You will be collecting beautiful fresh fruits and vegetables that would otherwise get thrown away, and donating 100% to local food banks, pantries, and shelters. Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: Join the Volunteer Glean Team to help us collect donations of fresh produce from vendors at your local farmers market and box, sort, and weigh the produce. Volunteers should be comfortable carrying boxes of produce that may weigh up to 40 pounds, but don't need to worry about bringing equipment or transporting the food. Wear comfortable work clothing and close-toed shoes, and bring water to drink. Requirements: Volunteers must be at least 12 years old, and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. **All volunteers must register through the Food Forward website. Sign up here: www.foodforward.org/volunteer.**

Santa Monica, CA

11/13/19 11:30 AM + more

*SERVE IT UP: Prep and Provide Meals for the Homeless @ LA Mission

What: Help prepare and serve the evening meal at L.A. Mission. Los Angeles Mission is a nonprofit organization dedicated to serving the homeless living on the streets of downtown’s Skid Row. Volunteer Project: L.A. Works volunteers bring a warm, hearty dinner to some of the 1,800 homeless served daily. Throughout the evening, volunteers help to prep the kitchen, prepare, serve, clean, and organize the kitchen. Volunteers must wear the following or they cannot participate: long pants closed-toe shoes Volunteers may not wear the following: Shorts, mini skirts Midriffs, tank tops, sleveless tops Tight or see-through clothing Sandals, open-toed shoes Dangling earrings Additional Requirements: Please do not sign up more than two weeks in advance of the project. Must be at least 16 years of age. No cameras - pictures are prohibited Must provide at least 48 hours of notice if you must cancel. We often have a waitlist and no-showing leaves us short-handed and isn't fair to our waitlist. Parking: Free parking off Winston. Please approach the gate and say you're working for the mission. The entrance is on the backside of the mission. Minors: Any volunteer under the age of 18 will need to bring and have signed by a parent/guardian a Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors. Accessibility: L.A. Works firmly believes that we strengthen the social fabric of our community by involving all in service. If you feel you need accommodations to participate in this project please email us at info@laworks.com. Questions? Email the Opportunity Leader below. If you would like to volunteer for this opportunity, please click on the SIGN UP button. *This project is managed by L.A. Works for L.A. Mission and is led by an L.A. Works Volunteer Project Leader. L.A. Works is a nonprofit, volunteer action center that creates and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area.

Los Angeles, CA

11/13/19 5:30 PM + more

*STOCK THE PANTRY: Sort Food with AIDS Project L.A.

Mission: Prepare nutritious grocery bags for those living with HIV/AIDS. Impact: APLA Health and Wellness is dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by HIV disease, reducing the incidence of HIV infection, and advocating for fair and effective HIV-related public policy. Volunteer Project: Volunteers help prepare grocery and nutrition bags for distribution through the Necessities of Life Program, which provides food and other basic necessities to low-income people living with HIV/AIDS. Special Notes: APLA policy prohibits the following: tank tops, sleeveless shirts, sandals, or open-toe shoes. APLA requires all volunteers to complete 1) an online application and 2) the release form packet. Tuberculosis is the leading cause of death for people living with HIV, so repeat volunteers must provide evidence of a negative TB test. Minors: Minors over 16 may volunteer for this project, but must bring and have signed by a parent/guardian a Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors. Accessibility: L.A. Works firmly believes that we strengthen the social fabric of our community by involving all in service. If you feel you need accommodations to participate in this project please email us at info@laworks.com. Questions? Email the Opportunity Leader below. If you would like to volunteer for this opportunity, please click on the SIGN UP button. *This project is managed by L.A. Works for our nonprofit partner and is led by an L.A. Works Volunteer Project Leader. L.A. Works is a nonprofit, volunteer action center that creates and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area.

Los Angeles, CA

11/13/19 6:00 PM + more

Professionals Needed to Mock Interview Youth!

Quick Overview: Volunteers mentor and assess youth work readiness skills by providing valuable feedback on resumes, employment applications, and interview skills. Mission or Broader Program Description: L.A. Youth at Work (LAYAW) is an initiative to help Los Angeles's young adults obtain crucial entry-level job training and work experiences. Through experience, youth are empowered with the tools to obtain and retain meaningful employment, and to educate and encourage businesses to invest in their communities by creating job and internship opportunities. LAYAW serves as a stepping stone to future high-skill, high-wage employment. Through the Work Readiness Certification, LAYAW is able to streamline the hiring process by identifying a work-ready pool of applicants. Impact: LAYAW has placed over 6,000 youth in entry-level jobs and paid internships and work ready certified over 6,000 youth in the past 3 years. Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: Business professionals are needed to interview students and provide feedback on their resumes and interviews. Questions and scoring rubrics are provided. Volunteers will be oriented to the scoring materials and pre-determined interview questions. Requirements: Two year minimum experience in a business or work setting. Please dress in business or business casual attire. Volunteers must speak English. Additional Details: Volunteer opportunities are ongoing. To see a full list of available opportunities, please visit: https://www.layouthatwork.org/interview_events. Accessibility: We strive to accommodate different mobility levels and any other arrangements volunteers need to successfully complete the service.

Los Angeles, CA

11/14/19 8:30 AM + more

LAHSA MORE Program Spring 2019

Quick Overview: Volunteers will be working inside the classroom for 40 minutes on following topics (depending on which day they come in): budgeting, banking, loans, insurance, investing, credit, credit cards, jobs, taxes, home ownership, etc. Mission or Broader Program Description: At Building Blocks for Kids we empower low income students ages of 9-18, by providing a progressive financial literacy/career-based education curriculum and mentorship program that gives them the tools to maximize financial independence and social mobility as adults. Impact: Helping low-income students understand/make better financial decisions in adulthood. Each student receives at least $100 for college or retirement upon completion per semester. Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: Working with students in a group setting, answering questions and facilitating daily curriculum with guest speaker or with the teacher Requirements: Must be 18 years or older, must understand the topic of discussion. Classroom Hours (changes per week): 11:36am-12:16pm or 1:01pm-1:41pm

Los Angeles, CA

11/14/19 11:30 AM + more

Fight Hunger at Thursday's Farmers Market in Thousand Oaks

Quick Overview: We are working to fight hunger and food waste in Southern California, and we'd love to have you join us. Mission or Broader Program Description: Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste by rescuing fresh surplus produce, connecting this abundance with people in need, and inspiring others to do the same. Impact: You will be collecting beautiful fresh fruits and vegetables that would otherwise get thrown away, and donating 100% to local food banks, pantries, and shelters. Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: Join the Volunteer Glean Team to help us collect donations of fresh produce from vendors at your local farmers market and box, sort, and weigh the produce. Volunteers should be comfortable carrying boxes of produce that may weigh up to 40 pounds, but don't need to worry about bringing equipment or transporting the food. Wear comfortable work clothing and close-toed shoes, and bring water to drink. Requirements: Volunteers must be at least 12 years old, and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. **All volunteers must register through the Food Forward website. Sign up here: www.foodforward.org/volunteer.**

Thousand Oaks, CA

11/14/19 4:15 PM + more

Serve Food to People Experiencing Homelessness in Venice

Quick Overview: Roll and pass out burritos with fellow volunteers with our mobile food truck! Mission or Broader Program Description: Each weeknight, Share a Meal volunteers, with the help of our mobile food truck, roll over 150 burritos to pass out to people experiencing homelessness along with waters. We strongly believe in the mission of sharing a meal, a smile, and a human interaction with the most marginalized population in our community. Impact: Last year we donated over 40,000 meals to those in need across Los Angeles, engaged hundreds of local volunteers, and we recognized by Los Angeles City Hall and the Obama Administration. Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: To volunteer in Venice, every Thursday night, meet us at 3rd street, a 1/2 block south of Rose Ave. in Venice at 6:45pm - look for the bright orange food truck! We roll burritos and eat until 7:45pm and distribute food and eater until 9pm. Requirements: Please wear close-toed shoes. * Volunteers under the age of 18 will need to bring and have signed by a parent/guardian a Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors. The form can be found on L.A. Works website Q&A section.

Los Angeles, CA

11/14/19 7:00 PM + more

*SPRUCE IT UP: Restore Native Habitat with Audubon at Debs Park

Join us at the Audubon Center at Debs Park's nursery to cultivate native vegetation and recreate a natural, sustainable park-scape. WHO: The Audubon Center at Debs Park's mission is to inspire people to experience, understand and care for the local natural world with nature-based education and community programs. WHEN: The 3rd Friday Morning WHERE: Northeast LA, exact address to be disclosed once you register below. WHY: Help restore bird habitat with native plants in a beautiful urban park. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Easy to moderate REQUIREMENTS: Must be 55+ ACCESSIBILITY: Street parking only. *This project is managed by L.A. Works for our nonprofit partner and is led by an L.A. Works Volunteer Project Leader. L.A. Works is a nonprofit, volunteer action center that creates and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area.

Los Angeles, CA

11/15/19 9:00 AM + more

Corporate Adopt-a-GameDay

IMPORTANT: Before registering, please check the LA Scores website for remaining available open dates and additional information on Corporate Adopt-a-GameDay, please visit our website here: https://www.lascores.org/adopt-a-gameday Quick Overview: Group volunteer opportunity for a team of 10-20 volunteers to help LA Scores organize its weekly Friday Soccer GameDay for under-served elementary school kids. Mission or Broader Program Description: Founded in 2002, America SCORES Los Angeles inspires urban youth to lead healthy lives, be engaged students, and have the confidence and character to make a difference in the world. America SCORES LA partners with urban schools to provide a no-cost, high-quality, team-based after school program that integrates soccer, poetry, and service-learning. Impact: Our innovative approach improves students’ health, academic achievement, and civic engagement. Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: Every Friday afternoon during our 10 week after-school program we bring approximately 80 students together from neighboring school sites for some friendly interschool competition. For many of the under-resourced students we serve, this unique part of our SCORES program is the highlight of their week - and your company can be part of the magic and truly make a difference in their lives! We work hand-in-hand with our corporate partners to customize a successful employee engagement opportunity built around the excitement of our weekly Friday GameDay event. Volunteers will help with fields set up (minigoals and cones), snacks and water table setup, volunteers can also assist in coaching, refereeing and supporting the students as they play, help with passing out water and snacks, taking photos and video, and social media. We can easily accommodate 10-20 employee volunteers with this event. Requirements: This opportunity is a single day (3 hour) corporate group opportunity for 10-20 volunteers from 2:00pm-5:00pm on any of the Friday dates listed. (not a recurring weekly opportunity for the same group). IMPORTANT: Before registering, please check the LA Scores website for remaining available open dates and additional information on Corporate Adopt-a-GameDay, please visit our website here: https://www.lascores.org/adopt-a-gameday

Los Angeles, CA

11/15/19 2:00 PM + more

Family Resource Center Grand Opening!

Quick Overview: We need volunteers to support this kick-off event of the new Resource Center. Mission or Broader Program Description: This event marks the grand opening of the much-anticipated Children's Institue Inc.'s Family Resource Center at Joyner Elementary. Families of Joyner students will now have a comfortable and welcoming space to hold meetings, workshops, support groups, and to get connected to much-needed resources. To celebrate the occasion, Cii will be distributing 500 pairs of shoes to Joyner families! Impact: By donating your time to this event, you will be supporting our efforts to show the families of Joyner Elementary that they are cared for and that this new Resource Center exists to uplift them! Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: Volunteers will serve food, distribute & help with fittings of the brand new shoes that we are gifting to each child, greet guests, and help with clean-up. Requirements: Volunteers must be ages 18 and up.

Los Angeles, CA

11/15/19 2:00 PM + more

Serve Food to People Experiencing Homelessness in Downtown LA

Quick Overview: Roll and pass out burritos with fellow volunteers with our mobile food truck! Mission or Broader Program Description: Each weeknight, Share a Meal volunteers, with the help of our mobile food truck, roll over 150 burritos to pass out to people experiencing homelessness along with waters. We strongly believe in the mission of sharing a meal, a smile, and a human interaction with the most marginalized population in our community. Impact: Last year we donated over 40,000 meals to those in need across Los Angeles, engaged hundreds of local volunteers, and we recognized by Los Angeles City Hall and the Obama Administration. Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: To volunteer in Downtown, every Friday, look for the orange food truck at 645 New High Street, Los Angeles, CA, 90012 at 6:45pm. We roll burritos and eat until 8pm before distributing the food and water from 8-9pm. Requirements: Please wear close-toed shoes.

Los Angeles, CA

11/15/19 7:00 PM + more

Victor Valley Family Play Day

This free community event offers exciting activities including story time, hands-on science, art & learning activities, games, and more! Join us for a reptile exhibit, hair/face painting, raffle prizes, obstacle courses, games and prizes, an infant play area, and other fun activities! Mission or Broader Program Description: Child Care Resource Center's mission is to cultivate child, family, and community well-being. Through free community events, CCRC is able to bring fun and educational experieces to children and family to spend time together and learn through play. Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: Opportunity includes set up, break down, book giveaway, fruit and vegetable distribution, hair/face paint, obstacle course, etc. Requirements: Volunteers must be at least 16 years old and must sign the waivers and work the entire event (8am-2pm - lunch provided) * Volunteers under the age of 18 will need to bring and have signed by a parent/guardian a Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors. The form can be found on L.A. Works website Q&A section.

Victorville, CA

11/16/19 8:00 AM

*BE A KID AGAIN: Fit Fun at Aviva

What: Come do yoga, junior Olympics, axe-throwing - ok maybe not axe-throwing - with Aviva kids while their guardians attend class. Aviva is a non-profit serving Los Angeles children and families in crisis via compassionate support, therapeutic services, and guidance. Volunteer Project: Volunteers and kids will do obstacle courses, relay races, and other physical activities before winding down with yoga and meditation. While their guardians attend enrichment classes, these kids (infants to school age) will be lifting their minds and spirits with an emphasis on physical fitness. Additional Details: To positively influence the lives of Aviva's youth and/or adults: Maintain appropriate boundaries, no physical contact Provide a listening ear instead of advice Leave your smokes and vapes at home Respect privacy by taking no photos Have a positive attitude Model commitment Be professional Most importantly - have FUN! Age requirement: 21 and older. Accessibility: L.A. Works firmly believes that we strengthen the social fabric of our community by involving all in service. If you feel you need accommodations to participate in this project please email us at info@laworks.com. Questions? Email the Opportunity Leader below. If you would like to volunteer for this opportunity, please click on the SIGN UP button. *This is a Signature Project ed by an L.A. Works Volunteer Project Leader for a non-profit partner. L.A. Works is a nonprofit, volunteer action center that creates and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area.

Los Angeles, CA

11/16/19 8:30 AM + more

Trail Intern

This is an internship offering not a one-time opportunity. The dates are deadlines to apply and the location is N/A. Visit pvplc.volunteerhub.com for one-time volunteer days. Quick Overview: Tasks vary and can include data collection and trail engineering. Organization name and website: Palos Verdes Land Conservancy, learn more at www.pvplc.org Mission: The mission of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy (PVPLC) is to "preserve land and restore habitat for the education and enjoyment of all." Impact: To help maintain the natural beauty of Palos Verdes and gain knowledgeable insight into this line of work. Internship roles and responsibilities:Trail Interns will work under the direction of the Stewardship Manager and Field Operations Specialist to assist with a variety of trail repair and trail maintenance projects. Work will be conducted on the nature preserves and work sites will vary daily. Tasks include data collection, trail engineering, and adaptive management of our 40 miles of trails to promote responsible recreation and patron safety. Requirements:Currently 18 years old or older; interest in trail management, hiking, recreation and habitat restoration ecology; ability to do substantial amounts of strenuous work in the field and hike several miles per day; ability to work independently, weekends available Accessibility: Wheel chair unaccessible Project Leaders Cris Sarabia, Stewardship Manager and Johnny Perez, Field Operations Specialist To Apply Please apply at: www.pvplc.org/_ about/employment.asp or send with a cover letter and resume to: Brittany Goldsmith Volunteer Program Manager 310-541-7613 x 215 bgoldsmith@pvplc.org

Rolling Hills Estates, CA

11/16/19 9:00 AM + more

*SPRUCE IT UP: Garden with Shelter Residents at L.A. Family Housing

WHAT: Help LA Family Housing residents plant and care for their own personal edible gardens. ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: L.A. Family Housing assists families and individuals transitioning out of homelessness and poverty by providing housing and supportive services. VOLUNTEER PROJECT: Join us on the first and third Saturdays of each month to help residents nurture their own gardens and engage in community-building. You'll take part in brief coffee chats with LAFH residents, followed by seed planting, weeding, harvesting, and more. IMPACT: You can help residents gain a sense of ownership, learn to garden, and practice their communication and social skills. ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Volunteers- must be over 18 years old. should be aware that gardening can be physically demanding. may not be alone with residents. should bring work gloves and any gardening tools, if possible. closed-toe shoes, clothing you don't mind getting dirty, sun hats, and water bottles are recommended. IN-KIND DONATIONS: In-kind (not monetary) donations of coffee, tea, soil, seeds, or tools are always welcome. We are incredibly grateful for any help in making the residents' Saturday mornings a little brighter.

Los Angeles, CA

11/16/19 9:00 AM + more

Outdoor Volunteer Day: White Point Nature Preserve

The mission of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy (PVPLC) is to "Preserve land and restore habitat for the education and enjoyment of all." Title: Outdoor Volunteer Day: White Point Nature Preserve Time Commitment: 9:00am-12:00pm Organization: Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, www.pvplc.org Overview: Volunteer to help restore this oceanside native plant garden for the community and wildlife to enjoy! We will be planting native plants and removing invasive species. Program Description: Join us for our Outdoor Volunteer Day at White Point Nature Preserve! You will help care for the White Point Native Plant Demonstration Garden by planting native shrubs, removing invasive weeds, watering native plants, grooming trails and more! We will be working outdoors, so please wear closed-toed shoes, sun protection and be sure to bring drinking water and a snack. Large groups (of 10 or more) are welcome with 48 hours notice. Impact: Your efforts will help restore this habitat for wildlife as well as create a beautiful place for the community to enjoy! Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities: Volunteers will be triained on plant identification to perform habitat restoration tasks for the day such as removing nonnative invasive species and planting native plants. Requirements: Please wear closed toed shoes and bring sun protection and a reuseable water bottle. Sign-up at pvplc.volunteerhub.com * Volunteers under the age of 18 will need to bring and have signed by a parent/guardian a Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors. The form can be found on L.A. Works website Q&A section. *This project is created, organized and managed by our nonprofit partner. Once you click on EXPRESS INTEREST below a staff person from that organization will contact you to follow up. pvplc.volunteerhub.com

Los Angeles, CA

11/16/19 9:00 AM + more

Outdoor Volunteer Day: Abalone Cove Reserve

Outdoor Volunteer Day: Abalone Cove The mission of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy (PVPLC) is to "Preserve land and restore habitat for the education and enjoyment of all." Overview: This is our new phase of habitat restoration! Volunteers will assist in planting native plants and removing invasive species. Organization: Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy, www.pvplc.org Program Description: Join us for our Outdoor Volunteer Day at Abalone Cove Reserve! You will help with enhancing habitat by planting native shrubs, removing invasive weeds, watering native plants and more! Your efforts will help restore this habitat for wildlife as well as create a beautiful place for the community to enjoy! This event will meet at the entrance of Abalone Cove Reserve: 5970 Palos Verdes Dr South. Please arrive at 9am sharp and enter through the park parking lot; your parking will be validated. We will be working outdoors, so please wear closed-toed shoes, sun protection and be sure to bring drinking water and a snack. Thank you for volunteering! Impact: You will be among the first volunteers to plant habitat at Abalone Cove to benefit wildlife species such as the threatened California gantcatcher, species of special concern, cactus wren, and the federally endangered El Segundo blue butterfly. Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities: Typical volunteer roles include planting native plants, removing invasive species, raking in seeds, and limiting erosion. Requirements: We will be working outdoors, so wear closed-toed shoes, sun protection and be sure to bring drinking water. Benefits: Your efforts will help us restore the habitat for wildlife in Rancho Palos Verdes, as well as create a beautiful place for the community to enjoy! * Volunteers under the age of 18 will need to bring and have signed by a parent/guardian a Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors. The form can be found on L.A. Works website Q&A section. *This project is created, organized and managed by our nonprofit partner. Once you click on EXPRESS INTEREST below a staff person from that organization will contact you to follow up.

Los Angeles, CA

11/16/19 9:00 AM + more

*STOCK THE PANTRY: Sort Food with L.A. Regional Food Bank

L.A. Regional Food Bank provides food support to numerous community agencies serving Los Angeles, ranging from large homeless shelters that feed hundreds of people a day to small daycare programs. It is the second largest foodbank operating in the United States. Volunteer Project: Come on down with fellow L.A. Works volunteers to sort, stack and shelve valuable food to distribute to the hungry throughout Los Angeles. Make someone's day or dinner! Requirements: ALL volunteers must bring a signed L.A. Regional Food Bank Release Form. Volunteers under 18 must have both the Foodbank and an L.A. Works Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors signed by a parent/guardian Volunteers for this project must be at least 14 years of age. Please arrive between 8:20am - 8:40am for parking and check-in. Dress Code: Casual attire and closed-toe shoes. Prohibited attire: tank tops, sleeveless shirts, sandals, open-toed or high-heeled shoes. Accessibility: L.A. Works firmly believes that we strengthen the social fabric of our community by involving all in service. If you feel you need accommodations to participate in this project please email us at info@laworks.com. Questions? Email the Opportunity Leader below. If you would like to volunteer for this opportunity, please click on the SIGN UP button. *This project is managed by L.A. Works for our nonprofit partner and is led by an L.A. Works Volunteer Project Leader. L.A. Works is a nonprofit, volunteer action center that creates and implements hands-on community service projects throughout the greater Los Angeles area.

Vernon, CA

11/16/19 9:00 AM + more

*Guitar Lessons for Youth at Friends of the Family (MUSICWORKS)

WHAT: Help youth learn and rehearse guitar. DESCRIPTION OF NON-PROFIT PARTNER: Friends of the Family is a comprehensive family resource center known for pioneering innovative, practical programs where families are recognized as central to a child’s well being and are supported to build on their skills and strengths. VOLUNTEER PROJECT: Come help kids aged 8-17 with little to no access to music education learn how to play guitar. Under the guidace of a Project Leader, you'll help students one on one. IMPACT: Did you know kids with music education have higher self esteem, test scores, and graduation rates? You can be the person who helped make that happen. ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Volunteers must: be aged 18+ play guitar at at least a beginner's level complete an interview with Friends of the Family, a background check, and a TB test prior to volunteering WANT TO SIGN UP? Click "Express Interest" below for the Project Leader to send you the background check items. Background checks take some time to complete so please sign up well in advance.

Los Angeles, CA

11/16/19 9:30 AM + more

*Teach Guitar to At-Risk Youth at Hathaway Sycamore (MUSICWORKS)

WHAT: Help at-risk youth learn to play the guitar! PROGRAM MISSION: Hathaway-Sycamores Child & Family Services cultivates hope and resilience to enrich the well-being of children, adults, families, and communities. We will be helping foster positive mentorships with a focus on learning and anti-bullying, by teaching at-risk youth to play & write music on the guitar. VOLUNTEER ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Volunteers assist the Project Leader in teaching guitar to kids aged 10-16 (at various skill levels) with one-on-one instructions to better tailor their learning process. TIME COMMITMENT: Each session lasts 1-hour, but we ask that volunteers show up early to help set up and stick around after to help clean up. Volunteers are encouraged to commit to all or multiple sessions in order to create consistency for kids, but we are absolutely happy to accept one-time volunteers as well! REQUIREMENTS: Volunteers need to have a basic understanding of chords and strumming, but there is no need for any prior teaching experience. Most of the kids are just starting out, and we will match volunteers with the appropriate skill levels. If you plan to volunteer for more than 3 sessions, volunteers must pass Hathaway Sycamore's free background check. Be at least 18 years of age. ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Maintain appropriate boundaries, no physical contact Provide a listening ear instead of advice Leave your smokes and vapes at home Respect privacy by taking no photos Model commitment Most importantly - have FUN! WANT TO SIGN UP? Click the "Sign Up" button below. HAVE QUESTIONS? Email the Opportunity Leader below.

Los Angeles, CA

11/16/19 9:30 AM + more

Native Garden Intern

This is an internship offering not a one-time opportunity. The dates are deadlines to apply and the location is N/A. Visit pvplc.volunteerhub.com for one-time volunteer days. Quick Overview: Tasks vary and can include weeding, pruning and mulching. Organization name and website: Palos Verdes Land Conservancy, learn more at www.pvplc.org Mission: The mission of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy (PVPLC) is to "Preserve land and restore habitat for the education and enjoyment of all." Impact: To help maintain the natural beauty of Palos Verdes and gain knowledgeable insight into this line of work. Internship roles and responsibilities: The Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy (PVPLC) manages over 1600 acres of open space on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, and two nature centers with native plant demonstration gardens. The PVPLC engages volunteers in the development and maintenance of native plant gardens in order to demonstrate how gardening with native plants is beneficial for the environment. The Native Plant Garden Intern will work under the direction of the Garden Manager to learn about native plant gardening practices to enhance the visual aesthetic of the White Point Native Plant Garden. Tasks will include weeding, pruning, mulching, trail repairs, and planting shrubs. All skills will be taught by the Garden Manager and tools and gloves will be provided. Requirements: Currently 18 years old or older Interest in horticulture, native plant gardening, or restoration ecology Ability to work outdoors all day, lift 40 pounds, and use hand tools Willing to work in a team and individually Accessibility: Wheel chair unaccessible Project Leader Tony Baker, Garden Expert To Apply Please apply at: www.pvplc.org/_ about/employment.asp or send with a cover letter and resume to: Brittany Goldsmith Volunteer Program Manager 310-541-7613 x 215 bgoldsmith@pvplc.org

Los Angeles, CA

11/16/19 10:00 AM

Fight Hunger at Saturday's Farmers Market in Ventura

Quick Overview: We are working to fight hunger and food waste in Southern California, and we'd love to have you join us. Mission or Broader Program Description: Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste by rescuing fresh surplus produce, connecting this abundance with people in need, and inspiring others to do the same. Impact: You will be collecting beautiful fresh fruits and vegetables that would otherwise get thrown away, and donating 100% to local food banks, pantries, and shelters. Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: Join the Volunteer Glean Team to help us collect donations of fresh produce from vendors at your local farmers market and box, sort, and weigh the produce. Volunteers should be comfortable carrying boxes of produce that may weigh up to 40 pounds, but don't need to worry about bringing equipment or transporting the food. Wear comfortable work clothing and close-toed shoes, and bring water to drink. Requirements: Volunteers must be at least 12 years old, and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. **All volunteers must register through the Food Forward website. Sign up here: www.foodforward.org/volunteer.**

Ventura, CA

11/16/19 11:15 AM + more

Fight Hunger at Saturday's Farmers Market in Pasadena

Quick Overview: We are working to fight hunger and food waste in Southern California, and we'd love to have you join us. Mission or Broader Program Description: Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste by rescuing fresh surplus produce, connecting this abundance with people in need, and inspiring others to do the same. Impact: You will be collecting beautiful fresh fruits and vegetables that would otherwise get thrown away, and donating 100% to local food banks, pantries, and shelters. Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: Join the Volunteer Glean Team to help us collect donations of fresh produce from vendors at your local farmers market and box, sort, and weigh the produce. Volunteers should be comfortable carrying boxes of produce that may weigh up to 40 pounds, but don't need to worry about bringing equipment or transporting the food. Wear comfortable work clothing and close-toed shoes, and bring water to drink. Requirements: Volunteers must be at least 12 years old, and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. * Any volunteer under the age of 18 will need to bring and have signed by a parent/guardian a Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors. The form can be found on L.A. Works website Q&A section. **All volunteers must register through the Food Forward website. Sign up here: www.foodforward.org/volunteer.**

Pasadena, CA

11/16/19 11:45 AM + more

Fight Hunger at Saturday's Farmers Market in Torrance

Quick Overview: We are working to fight hunger and food waste in Southern California, and we'd love to have you join us. Mission or Broader Program Description: Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste by rescuing fresh surplus produce, connecting this abundance with people in need, and inspiring others to do the same. Impact: You will be collecting beautiful fresh fruits and vegetables that would otherwise get thrown away, and donating 100% to local food banks, pantries, and shelters. Volunteer Role & Responsibilities: Join the Volunteer Glean Team to help us collect donations of fresh produce from vendors at your local farmers market and box, sort, and weigh the produce. Volunteers should be comfortable carrying boxes of produce that may weigh up to 40 pounds, but don't need to worry about bringing equipment or transporting the food. Wear comfortable work clothing and close-toed shoes, and bring water to drink. Requirements: Volunteers must be at least 12 years old, and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. * Volunteers under the age of 18 will need to bring and have signed by a parent/guardian a Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors. The form can be found on L.A. Works website Q&A section. **All volunteers must register through the Food Forward website. Sign up here: www.foodforward.org/volunteer.**

Los Angeles, CA

11/16/19 12:00 PM + more

Fight Hunger at Saturday's Farmers Market in Calabasas

Quick Overview: We are working to fight hunger and food waste in Southern California, and we'd love to have you join us. Mission or Broader Program Description: Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste by rescuing fresh surplus produce, connecting this abundance with people in need, and inspiring others to do the same. Impact: You will be collecting beautiful fresh fruits and vegetables that would otherwise get thrown away, and donating 100% to local food banks, pantries, and shelters. Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: Join the Volunteer Glean Team to help us collect donations of fresh produce from vendors at your local farmers market and box, sort, and weigh the produce. Volunteers should be comfortable carrying boxes of produce that may weigh up to 40 pounds, but don't need to worry about bringing equipment or transporting the food. Wear comfortable work clothing and close-toed shoes, and bring water to drink. Requirements: Volunteers must be at least 12 years old, and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. * Volunteers under the age of 18 will need to bring and have signed by a parent/guardian a Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors. The form can be found on L.A. Works website Q&A section. **All volunteers must register through the Food Forward website. Sign up here: www.foodforward.org/volunteer.**

Hidden Hills, CA

11/16/19 12:00 PM + more

Be a mentor for a low-income high school student

Are you craving a 1:1 volunteer experience where you can really make a meaningful impact on someone else's life? If so, volunteer as a mentor with Minds Matter - you'll work directly with a low-income, first-generation high school student from Sophomore through Senior year, helping them understand their goals and potential and providing them individual encouragement and guidance. Mentors are paired with a co-mentor and a student. Mentoring sessions occur every Saturday during the academic school year and are divided into activities to help you build a bond with your mentee and focused time for both mentors to help their mentee navigate the various projects that are part of the program's curriculum, such as applying to summer programs at universities across the country where they can get a taste of college-level courses and life on campus. Mission: Minds Matter is an organization dedicated to preparing motivated and bright students from low-income families to succeed in college. We work with students beginning in their sophomore year of high school all the way through their graduation from high school, both on academics (test prep, writing) and on life skills (time management, financial literacy, leadership). Each student is paired with two mentors who stay with them through the duration of the program. The vast majority of our students will be the first from their families to attend college, and we strive to give them the tools they need to thrive in college and in life. For more information, visit the Minds Matter LA website at http://mindsmatterla.org/ or email us at info@mindsmatterla.org. To Apply: Fill out the application at https://tfaforms.com/310839 Mentor Commitment: * Participate every Saturday during the academic school year from 12pm-2:30pm (approx 25 sessions/year, in Boyle Heights) * Attend at least 75% of the Saturday sessions * Check in with your student and your co-mentor on a weekly phone call Notable Minds Matter LA facts: 8 graduating classes - 115 graduates 100% of program graduates have been accepted to 4 year colleges, including Stanford, Harvard, Princeton, other Ivy League colleges, UC Berkeley, UCLA, among others Scholarships recipients: 7 Millennium Gates Scholar, 3 Milken Scholars, 2 Posse Scholars, 1 Jack Kent Cooke Scholar Notable internships: McKinsey Research Center, Mayor's Office (Los Angeles) Notable job placements: Disney Animation, Teach For America, Barclays

Los Angeles, CA

11/16/19 12:00 PM + more

Fight Hunger at Saturday's Farmers Market in Burbank

Quick Overview: We are working to fight hunger and food waste in Southern California, and we'd love to have you join us. Mission or Broader Program Description: Food Forward fights hunger and prevents food waste by rescuing fresh surplus produce, connecting this abundance with people in need, and inspiring others to do the same. Impact: You will be collecting beautiful fresh fruits and vegetables that would otherwise get thrown away, and donating 100% to local food banks, pantries, and shelters. Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities: Join the Volunteer Glean Team to help us collect donations of fresh produce from vendors at your local farmers market and box, sort, and weigh the produce. Volunteers should be comfortable carrying boxes of produce that may weigh up to 40 pounds, but don't need to worry about bringing equipment or transporting the food. Wear comfortable work clothing and close-toed shoes, and bring water to drink. Requirements: Volunteers must be at least 12 years old, and children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Any volunteer under the age of 18 will need to bring and have signed by a parent/guardian a Volunteer Agreement & Release for Minors. The form can be found on L.A. Works website Q&A section. **All volunteers must register through the Food Forward website. Sign up here: www.foodforward.org/volunteer.**

Burbank, CA

11/16/19 12:15 PM + more