Service Learning

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

TREE PLANTING

The City of Long Beach, along with community partners, are conducting a tree planting and canned food drive on Saturday, October 18 from 9am - noon at the corner of Daisy Avenue and 20th Street.  Volunteers are needed and community involvement is encouraged!  For more information call (562) 570-6866.

 

 

TREE PLANTING

The City of Long Beach, along with community partners, are conducting a tree planting on Saturday, November 8 from 9am - noon at Peace Park, 1411 Atlantic Avenue.  Volunteers are needd and community involvement is encouraged. For more information call (562) 570-6866.

 

 

VOLUNTEERS WANTED

Volunteers are needed for the Long Beach Marathon Sunday, October 12th.  Call (562) 570-7135 to register.  The deadline is Friday, December 5th.  If you have any questions, call Councilman Dee Andrews' office at(562) 570-6816.

 

 

HOWL-OWEEN VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

On October 28th, El Dorado Nature Center will be hosting their Howl-oween Festival and transforming the trails into a spooky trick or treat adventure.  They are looking for volunteers to help with decorating, craft booths, face painting, costume characters, and part of their “Go Ghouls Trail Squad”.  Volunteers need to be 14 years or older.  To sign up, email your contact information to:   meaghan.oneill@longbeach.gov

 

 

27TH ANNUAL MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. PEACE AND UNITY PARADE CELEBRATION

Volunteering is a rewarding experience that give you a chance to meet new people, make new friends, explore new interests and make a significant contribution to your community.  Download the document below to sign up to volunteer for the MLK Peace and Unity Parade Celebration taking place Saturday, January 17, 2015.

Volunteer Flyer

 

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED

Volunteers are needed to help future US citizens fill out citizenship applications this spring.  Download the attached document for application form and further information.

Volunteer Information Form

 

 

 

TUTOR A HOMELESS CHILD

Just one hour a week can make a difference in the life of a child.  No experience necessary!  Training is provided.  Apply online at:  www.schoolonwheels.org.

 

 

 

COMPUTER TUTORS NEEDED

Long Beach Brethren Manor is a senior apartment complex with a large computer room and many seniors who are learning how to do e-mail, Facebook and how to surf the web.  One-on-one tutoring by student volunteers has been very successful.  If you would like to volunteer, they would love to have you!  For more information, call the Resident Service Coordinator at (562) 427-3374.

 

 

 

WRAP PROGRAM LOOKING FOR VOLUNTEERS 

WRAP is a free after-school program that focuses on academics and physical fitness.  Organizers are looking for out-going and enthusiastic volunteers who enjoy working with children.  If you are interested, download the flyer below for details and school contact information. 

WRAP Volunteer Flyer  

 

 

HOSPITAL VOLUNTEERS

Lakewood Regional Medical Center is looking for teens age 16+ to become hospital volunteers.  If you are interested, please call Raven at (562) 531-3031 to schedule an interview. 

 

 

 

PORT OF LONG BEACH VOLUNTEERS

Serve your community and learn about the Port of Long Beach. Fill out an application on line at: www.polb.com/education. Call Mario Gonzalez at (562) 499-3427 or e-mail to mgonzalez@polb.com if you have questions.
 
 
 
30-MINUTE BEACH CLEAN UPS
 
Meet on the beach at Granada Avenue in the Belmont Shore area on the third Saturday of each month to participate in the city’s 30-Minute Beach Clean Up. Free parking, bags, gloves, refreshments, and door prizes are available. Such an easy and constructive way to earn Service Learning Hours!
 
 
 
MONTHLY SEAL BEACH CLEAN UPS
 
On the fourth Saturday of each month, from 11am-2pm, Seal Beach clean ups will be conducted. Meet at 1st Street and Ocean, next to Rivers End Café. Parking passes, bags, and gloves are provided. Such an easy and constructive way to earn Service Learning Hours! Bring your log! 
 

 

FISHER-PRICE BEACH CLEAN UP

Meet at the Lone Sailor Memorial on Ocean Blvd., between Orizaba and Redondo Avenue on the 4th Saturday of each month.  For more information, contact Audrey and Tom at:  fpbeachcleanup@hotmail.com.

 

 

 

SCHEDULE YOUR OWN BEACH CLEAN UP!
 
Groups or clubs may schedule their own beach clean up at any time by contacting Justin Rudd at justinrudd@aol.com. Bags and gloves will be provided.
 
 
 
NEED HOURS?
 
Do you need creative and fun ways to volunteer and give back to your community? Go to www.justinrudd.com and check out the many events looking for volunteers.