Bay Area Volunteer Information Center

This website provides information abour volunteering opportunities in the Bay Area.    


Taproot Foundation

Pro Bono work. The Taproot Foundation enables business professionals to donate their skills to help nonprofits with their marketing, human resources, strategy management...  Post your resume online, Taproot Foundation will contact you if you can help them. 3 to 5 hours / week. 


California Volunteers

CaliforniaVolunteers is the state office that manages programs and initiatives aimed at increasing the number of Californians engaged in service and volunteering. Their program “California Volunteer Matching Network” lists volunteering opportunities by interests : art, education, environment...


HandsOn Network.

HandsOn Bay Area, 135 Bluxome St., 2nd Floor,San Francisco, California 94107. (415) 541-9616. 

Largest volunteer network in the US. Offers community service opportunities and projects, starting age 14. A good way to get involved in the community.



Organizes volunteer events such as sorting food for homeless shelters and cleaning up neighborhood park. Perfect for those who are looking for short term commitments. 


Volunteer Match

Volunteering opportunities with nonprofit organizations by location and interest area. Easy to use search engine. 


Look also for classifieds on Craigslist  - Community - volunteers.