COVID-19 Community Services in Santa Cruz County

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Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 16 people are interested

Are you looking for ways to help during this public health emergency in Santa Cruz County? We are actively working with community partners to identify where volunteers can safely help meet community needs. We invite you to check out the list of current needs and register.

We have multiple projects for several different nonprofit organizations that you can do from home in addition to volunteer needs in the community to support food distribution and other essential services. Please note that we have projects throughout Santa Cruz County not just at our primary location in Live Oak.

You can view our full list of projects (updated regularly) on the Volunteer Center website:

When you select "I want to help" for this project we will follow up with a phone call or email within 3 business days and be added to our email list where we send out a weekly bulletin with updated volunteer needs.

Our current needs for in-person volunteer support include:

  • Food Distribution at various locations (every day)
  • Distributing information about COVID-19 and Emergency Preparedness resources at various locations
  • Grocery Shopping for seniors
  • Homeless Shelter Support

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About Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County


1740 17th Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to transform our community and ourselves through volunteerism, empowering everyone to be the difference.


We provide in-person, phone and electronic matching services to connect community members with a volunteer role and we work with more than 300 community programs countywide to ensure the right fit.

Emergency & Safety


We'll work with your schedule.


1740 17th AveSanta Cruz, CA 95062



  • Safety & Disaster Education
  • Food Delivery / Distribution


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Orientation or Training
  • Time Commitment varies
  • For some positions, you will need to complete a background check.

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