The following agencies are already approved for service. If you would like to complete your community service at a site not listed here, please contact the Dean of Faculty and Students for approval prior to service. This listing is updated frequently so check in often to see new service agencies with which the school will work. (Last update: September 5, 2019)
Service with Children
After School All-Starts at Lowell Elementary School
Address: 625 South 7th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
Tutoring, enrichment, activities, volunteer after school on weekdays 4 – 6 pm
Big Brothers, Big Sisters
Buddy with a child looking for a role model
Boys and Girls Club – Levin Clubhouse
Address: 4955 Edenview Drive, San Jose, CA 95111
Boys and Girls Club – Smythe Clubhouse
Address: 2195 Cunningham Avenue, San Jose, CA 95122
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County
Address: 2625 Zanker Road ,San Jose, CA 95134
Service Opportunities – firstname.lastname@example.org
Children’s Discovery Museum
Address: 108 Woz Way, San Jose, CA 95110
Phone: 408-298-5437 ext. 271
Foundation for Affordable Housing:Embrace Program
After school program, tutoring enrichment classes, assisting with classes. Monday – Friday 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm.
Address: 2600 Corde Terrace Circle, San Jose, CA 95111
Contact: Mary Hines and Julie Nguyen
Grail Family Services
After school program for 1st– 3rd graders, Monday – Thursday 3:30 – 5:00 pm
Contact: Dwaimy Rosas
Phone: 408-347-7892 ext. 306
Head Start of Santa Clara County
Assist with classes.
Address: 1290 Ridder Park Drive, San Jose, CA 95131-2304
Contact: Lisa McClain
Use the volunteer website to find out more about the process and opportunities
Address: 974 Willow Street, San Jose, CA 95125
Play Flag Football
Assist with flag football teams.
Address: 89 Dillion Avenue, Suite B, Campbell, CA 95008
Contact: John Mora
Playworks at Lowell Elementary School
Sports activities, tutoring, assisting with after school program, leading outside activities with children. Monday – Friday 3 – 5 pm.
Address: 625 S. 7th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
Contact: Aaron Lieberman
After school program 3 – 6 pm.
Address: 115 E. Reed Street, San Jose, CA 95112
Contact: Asha Theebaraj, Resident Service Coordinator
A project which helps children feel more respected and valued
Make blankets for children and babies.
Address: 2724 Elkhorn Court, San Jose, CA 95125
Reading with children.
After school Monday – Friday 3:30 – 4:35
Horace Mann School Reading Center
Address: 55 North Seventh Street Room 301, San Jose, CA 95112
Contact: Bethany Grove
Phone: 408-535-6237 ext. 301
Ronald McDonald House
Provide support to families;
Monday –Friday, 4 – 7 pm and Saturdays 9 am – noon or 10 am – 1 pm
Minimum age is 16 years old.
Address: 520 Sand Hill Road, Palo Alto, CA 94304
San Jose Public Library, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Library Children’s Room
Be a reading buddy to a younger child or be a tutor in the homework center. Fill out application at the library (parent or guardian signature is needed on the application)
Monday – Friday 3 – 6 pm, weekend dates also available.
Address: 55 North Seventh Street, San Jose, CA 95112
Contact: Nancy Buckles
The Tutoring Network
Tutor local elementary students in a variety of subjects
Walden West Outdoor Science School
Cabin leaders for science camp
Address: 15555 Sanborn Road Saratoga, CA 95070-9707
Contact: Sherry Stack
Washington CORAL Program
Homework tutoring, games, physical activity, reading, tutoring, Monday – Friday 3:30 – 5:30 pm.
Address: 100 Oak Street, San Jose, CA 95110
Contact: Denny Hurtado
Phone: 408-283-6150 ext. 106
Play with children
Address: 375 South Third Street, San Jose, CA 95112
Contact: Jenny Mann, Childcare Supervisor
Phone: 408-295-4011 ext. 237
SERVICE WITH THE ELDERLY
See the website for a volunteer application and opportunities
Address: 38035 Martha Avenue, Fremont, CA 94536
Contact: Valerie Gobin
Catholic Charities of Santa Clara County Older Adult Services
Cypress Manor Residential Care
Visit with residents
Address: 167 Blake Avenue, Santa Clara, CA
Herman Health Care
Help someone recovering from surgery
Lincoln Glen Convalescent
Application, interview and orientation required.
Address: 2671 Plummer Avenue, San Jose, CA 95125
Contact: Jessenia Zepeda
Live Oak Adult Day Facility
Monday – Friday 9am – 3 pm
Address: 1147 Minnesota Avenue, San Jose,CA 95125
Our Lady of Fatima Villa
Visit with the residents
Address: 20400 Saratoga-Los Gatos Road, Saratoga, CA 95070
Contact: Virginia Estrada
Regency Evergreen Valley
Looking for students who can play a musical instrument or sing in the early evening of weekdays and/or weekends.
Address: 4463 San Felipe Road, San Jose, CA 95135
Contact: Lorena Villanueva
Phone: 408-532-7677 ext. 229 or ext. 236
Senior Center of Morgan Hill
Volunteers needed for the Senior Lunch Program.
Contact: Bill Glass
Terraces of Los Gatos Convalescent Home
Visit with residents
Address: 800 Blossom Hill Road, Los Gatos, CA 95032
Valley Pines Retirement
Visit with residents
Address: 545 E. Main Street, Morgan Hill, CA 95037
Contact: Carolyn Heinan
Visit with residents.
Address: 588 N. Fourth Street, San Jose, CA 95112
Contact: Julie Hubbard
Phone: 408-294-2505 ext. 12