Get Involved!

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."  Margaret Mead

We offer volunteer opportunities to meet Community Service requirements for school and can help you find information about voluntarism and social issues affecting youth, including:

Books:

It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going! by Chelsea Clinton

Websites:

Amnesty International
News alerts of atrocities and human rights violations around the world, information, education, and active campaigns on ways we can all help.

Do Something
The country's largest not-for-profit for young people and social change.

The Bully Project
The social action campaign inspired by the award-winning film BULLY.

Felidae Conservation Fund
A resourceful, passionate and dedicated team of conservationists who are working to safeguard global ecosystems, with felid species as natural world guardians.

Foundation to Decrease World Suck
100% volunteer-operated and exists for the purpose of raising funds to be donated to other non-profit organizations.

Habitat for Humanity International
Got some free time? Build a house! This great organization brings needy families together with volunteers to build affordable, safe housing.

Harry Potter Alliance
The Harry Potter Alliance is a nonprofit organisation run primarily by Harry Potter fans. It was founded by Andrew Slack in 2005 to draw attention to human rights violations in Sudan.

Marin.org
County of Marin web site that offers volunteering resources.

Marin Humane Society
An award winning animal shelter located in Novato that provides pet adoption and foster services, lost/found and animal behavior services, low-cost spay/neuter and vaccination services, humane education outreach, and animal assisted therapy programs.

Marine Mammal Center
A private, non-profit U.S. organization that was established in 1975 for the purpose of rescuing, rehabilitating, and releasing, marine mammals who are injured, ill, or abandoned.

Pacer’s National Bullying Prevention Center
PACER provides innovative resources for students, parents, educators, and others, and recognizes bullying as a serious community issue that impacts education, physical and emotional health, and the safety and well-being of students.

Rock the Vote
Founded by musicians, this site focuses on freedom of speech and artistic expression, political empowerment of young people, getting teen voters motivated to use their power to change things in their communities and the world.

Richardson Bay Audubon Center & Sanctuary
An American, non-profit, environmental organization dedicated to conservation.

Share the Bounty Marin
Our goal here at Share The Bounty Marin is to help those in need by picking up excess fruit and vegetables from your backyard gardens and delivering them to the local food bank.

TeenWorks at The Ranch
TeenWorks is a community service and volunteer work program for children in grades 6-8th.

The Trevor Project
The leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

Volunteer Marin
Check out this site for community service opportunities in Marin.

WildCare and Terwilliger Nature Education
Advocates for wildlife for a sustainable world; we actively pursue this mission through nature education, wildlife rehabilitation and community outreach.

Youth Service America
YSA helps young people find their voice, take action, and make an impact on vital community issues.

 

Last Revised on
January 2017