The Volunteer Center is a non-profit organization that works to promote volunteerism in the East Bay area of San Francisco. Our mission is to expand our services to meet the needs of our local communities. We have 600 public and non-profit partners who rely on us to recruit volunteers for over 1200 volunteer opportunities. Every year, more than 15,000 people answer the call and connect with volunteer opportunities through our services.
If you're looking for ways to give back in Contra Costa County, there are plenty of options available. Each community library has different volunteer needs, so contact your local library for more information. Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa is a great place to start if you're looking for a way to make a difference in the lives of older people in the community. The average Meals on Wheels participant in Contra Costa County is 80 years old, lives alone or with a codependent spouse, and has one or more chronic health conditions that prevent them from preparing or buying nutritious meals for the day.
When you volunteer at Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa, you directly benefit older people in the community in meaningful and impactful ways. Meals on Wheels of Contra Costa is a California non-profit corporation recognized as a charitable organization under Section 501c (of the U. S. Internal Revenue Code).
If you're looking for other ways to give back in Contra Costa County, there are plenty of other organizations that need volunteers. From animal shelters to food banks, there are plenty of opportunities to make a difference in your community.