Community Service

** Updated 06May2021**

Check out this list of area Service Organizations that need volunteers, and make a difference in your community today! This guide gives a wide range of volunteer opportunities from animal care, food and meal programs to health and arts, with contacts, websites and phone numbers provided for most listings.  Click here for more information about Community Service and also instructions on how to log your form and turn it in to Mrs. Fong.

Summer Volunteering Opportunity

Earn volunteer hours and help students and teachers in your community!  Become a Summer School Teaching Assistant (TA) for Saratoga Union School District!  Assist teachers and younger students in a summer Reading/Math class at Foothill Elementary or Redwood Middle School. Training is provided. Proof of volunteer service hours will be provided at the conclusion of the program. Summer school dates are June 14-July 9 in the mornings.  TA's must be 14 years or older as of June 14, 2021. View the Information flyer. Questions? Contact SUSD Educational Services at

Snapology Sumer Camp: Come join us and make a difference this summer by volunteering as a Teacher Assistant for Snapology of Los Gatos at our STEM Lego based summer camps. A hands on, enriching and fulfilling experience.

Duties: You'll be assigned to work with a teacher in the classroom to help maintain a safe and clean environment for students, assist the instructor as needed. Min15 hrs per week. Time: 9-12 or 1-4 or 9-4
Contact: (408) 341-9510 or email:

Camp Locations: Almaden, Los Gatos, Cupertino

Click here to learn about the Pediatric Volunteer Project Request

Please use the SHS Community Service Form to track your volunteer hours and to get more information about obtaining volunteer service recognition at graduation. Another great way to be engaged in your community is to GET OUT AND VOTE!! If you are 18 or will be turning 18 this year you can easily register online to vote at

Please see additional information below on current volunteer opportunities:

Santa Clara County Parks: See the list of upcoming volunteering events below: 

Weeding Parties—Weekends at Hellyer and Santa Teresa

Monthly Trail Days—Saturdays at various parks

Park Beautification Days—Various days at multiple parks

Register for these and other events by visiting our site at

Our City Forest:
 Volunteers are needed for planting, outreach and general duties. For more information go to or call 408-998-7337.

West Valley Community Services: Many volunteer opportunities are available at this private, non-profit community based agency in Cupertino that provides a continuum of basic needs, family support services, housing resources and case management to low-income or homeless clients. Please see the attached flyer below for more information.