Volunteer Center Latest Events and Training


Human Race Success- Thank-YOU!  Capes were flying at the 35th Annual Human Race on May 9th and more than $230,000 was raised for our community. We couldn’t have done this without you. Let’s keep that thermometer rising. Teams have until May 29th to turn in their final donations. Learn More about Race Day or Make a Donation.


HR_sesnon-houseHuman Race Awards Celebration- Tues June 23 5:30-7PM- Join us for refreshments at the Cabrillo College Sesnon House as we distribute checks to participating teams, award prizes, and share race day highlights. Due to limited space we ask for 2 representatives per team. RSVP Now


Ongoing Opportunities and Campaigns:


Youthserve senior tech day

Senior Tech Days – YouthSERVE and our senior centers are back in action to help local seniors increase their skills with technology, social media, and digital devices. Seniors are invited to drop-in at monthly workshops in Santa Cruz or Watsonville to access new technology skills for connecting with family and friends. View Dates and Learn More



matter_to_communityMake Your Moments Matter Campaign- For the last two years we have stepped out to the community to ask what matters most to you.  Check out what your friends and neighbors had to say via our collection of stories and photos.   Learn More About the Campaign.



Friends Outside_parent holding child's handFriends Outside Volunteer Orientation- 1st Tuesday of Every Month @ 10AM- Join Friends Outside staff at the Volunteer Center to learn how you can help individuals and families in the transition from incarceration to back to the community. Friends Outside volunteers are making huge strides in reducing the recidivism rate and you can too.  Learn More- email



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