Volunteer Opportunities for Teens
VARIOUS OPPORTUNITIES

Volunteer Center of Contra Costa
County:
472-5760  General Info
472-5773  Joan Tomasini
2401 Shadelands Dr., #112 ,
Walnut Creek
http://www.helpnow.org/
*Obtain a list of teen volunteer
opportunities, or inquire about
serving on the Youth Action
Council.
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Online Volunteer Information:
http://www.volunteermatch.org/
*Extensive and varied inventory
SHELTERS / FOOD
PROGRAMS

Loaves & Fishes Dining Room:
324-2368 (Mtnz) Carol Babcock
785-5719 (Cncrd) Gary Mann
1802 Alhambra Ave.
Martinez
*Food Preparation / Catering
Kitchen
Summer & Holiday opps
Hours: M-F  9am-1pm
MISCELLANEOUS

Assisteens:
934-0901  Kim Stevens
2711 Buena Vista Ave.
Walnut Creek
* Fundraising efforts to support
seniors and children.
Age:  Grades 8-12
Go to   
 website

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Bedford Gallery :
295-1418  Ann Trinca
1601 N. Broadway
Walnut Creek
*Internships w/City approval
www.bedfordgallery.org
PRESCHOOLS

Bay Area Crisis Nursery:
685-8052  Lisa H.
1506 Mendocino Dr.
Concord
*Grade 12 (18 yrs of age)

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Kid Time, Inc.:
930-6550  Leah Rosenthal
1547 Greary Rd.
Walnut Creek
*Requires a letter from school,
and a letter from student
confirming good health and ability
to work with kids.
HOSPITALS

Kaiser Hospital:
295-4430  Ray Szutu
1425 S. Main St.
Walnut Creek
*High School students
Age 14-18
one year commitment required
(total 156 hours  per year,
3 hours per week)
Weekdays:  4pm-7pm
Sat & Sun:9am-1pm or 1p-4p
or 4p-7p
May also include Lennon Ln
location (Shadelands)
FOR OVERSEAS

Books for the Barrios
687-7701  Nancy Harrington
Walnut Creek
*Collecting and packing books
for children overseas.
Internships?  Eagle Scouts?
www.booksforthebarrios.com
SCHOOLS

Eagle Peak Montessori School:
946-0994  Deanna Early
800 Hutchinson Rd.
Walnut Creek

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Ygnacio Valley Elementary:
682-8000  ext 85537   Kim Lacroix
2217 Chalomar Dr.
Concord
*work in classrooms with children
and photocopy
HOSPITALS

Mt. Diablo Hospital:
Contact:  NHS Pat Brands only
2540 East St
Concord
*Open to 2nd semester Frosh,
Soph, and Seniors
Minimum 3.0 GPA

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Both John Muir & Mt. Diablo
Hospitals offer summer
internships for high school
juniors & seniors
.  This is an
excellent opportunity to explore
health care careers and earn
some money as well. Stop by the
Career Center for application
directions.
LIBRARIES

Walnut Creek Library:
646-6773  Bill Kold
1644 N. Broadway
Walnut Creek
*Call for list of opportunities

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Ygnacio Valley Library:
938-1481  Robert Nelson
2661 Oak Grove Rd.
Walnut Creek
*Call for list of opportunities
NURSING HOMES/ELDERLY

San Marco Convalescent:
933-7970 ext29  Suzi Gilles
130 Tampico
Walnut Creek
*Energetic teens of any age
needed.  Orientation & parental
permission required.

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Ygnacio Valley Care Center:
939-5820  Toni Barner
1449 Ygnacio Valley Rd.
Walnut Creek
*Must be 14 yrs old;
current TB test required &
background check performed
ANIMALS & OTHER
CREATURES

Alexander Lindsay Museum:
935-1978  Chris Bernard
1931 First AVe.
Walnut Creek
*-Clerical and/or maintenance
work (Age:16+)

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Animal Rescue Foundation:
925-296-3142  Katie Trapani
2780 Mitchell Dr.
Walnut Creek
*Take volunteer class and work
with cats and dogs, or foster a
dog or cat at home.
For details, visit   
http://www.arf.net/
COMMUNITY SERVICE
AT NHS

Senior Services:    Grade 12

Youth  Educators:   Gr. 11-12

Conflict Management:   Gr. 10-12
Contact: Lynda Hayes,
Student Svcs, Main office

Peer College Counseling:  Gr. 12.
Contact:  Pat Brands
College & Career Center

Peer Tutoring:  All Grades
Contact:  Sharon Barrington
Multimedia Center

ECK Clubs:   All Grades
Contact: John Miller
Room 23