From the sandy beaches of Southern California to the golden hills of San Francisco and the snow-covered Sierra mountains, California’s diverse environment provides numerous opportunities to impact communities. With more than 60 programs invested in solving pressing challenges at the local level, CaliforniaVolunteers gives dedicated and service-oriented individuals chances to serve – from disaster services, economic opportunity, environmental stewardship, healthy futures to education, and veterans and military families. 

Who Are We?

As the state service commission, CaliforniaVolunteers, Office of the Governor, addresses state and community challenges by investing in high impact service solutions, while leveraging public, private, and nonprofit partnerships and resources. Through AmeriCorps, Disaster Volunteer, and Volunteer Action, CaliforniaVolunteers transforms small investments into community impact to get things done for California.

Get Things Done for California

AmeriCorps members in California are a collective group of dynamic and diverse individuals of all ages and backgrounds who are investing their time and talent by giving back to their communities. These passionate and driven AmeriCorps members work throughout the state to achieve our mission through the advancement of innovative service. Join today to get things done and serve California. You can directly impact those around through a variety of service paths:

  • Travel through national parks to restore trails and ensure the protection of states environmental treasures
  • Help at risk and low income students graduate on time and strengthen the cradle to career pathway
  • Provide parents with the tools necessary to ensure the health and well being of their child
  • Teach students about the importance of healthy eating habits
  • Deploy with our nonprofit partners to assist with immediate needs associated with disaster response and recovery

Ready to serve in California?