Looking to volunteer or find community service opportunities? Giving back to your community is a great way to help others and gain valuable experience.
The Valley Resource Center has various programs to get involved in. Our philanthropic programs assist military, low-income children and seniors. We are currently seeking volunteers to assist with our adopt-a-troop military care package program. To sign up or get more information, click HERE or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Below are other great organizations that are currently providing volunteer or community service opportunities. Please contact them directly for more information.
Voices for Children - The Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program for Riverside County. With just 10-15 hours a month, you can help create a brighter future for a child in foster care by advocating in court, school, and the community. Information sessions are held every month in Temecula, the Coachella Valley, and Riverside. Details can be found on our website (speakupnow.org) or by calling our recruitment team at (951) 492-9301
Trauma Intervention Program of Southwest County (TIP) - Volunteers provide emotional support, help arrange for shelter, clothing, assist police officers with death notifications, serve as liaisons between survivors and emergency personnel, provide information to appropriate agencies for ongoing support, and serve as temporary protectors for vulnerable survivors.
SCORE Inland Empire - Volunteer as a SCORE business mentor and share your valuable business knowledge.
Special Olympics -
St. Martha's Food Pantry -
Hemet Womens Club - Exceptional group of women who work on community needs including child advocacy, arts in the community, conservation, domestic violence, education, leadership, and much more.
Meetings are the 3rd Thursday of each month September - May at
Hemet Public Library, 2nd floor
300 E Latham Ave. Hemet Ca 92543
Volunteer Crime Watch - The Menifee Crime Watch (previously Sun City Crime Watch) plays a vital role within the Menifee Police Department. Menifee Crime Watch performs high-visibility patrols and fulfills request for house checks when residents are on vacation.
Crime Watch volunteers patrol in 3 hour increments from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday, mainly in the Sun City core area and Quail Valley.
Additional volunteer opportunities are available to assist at DUI checkpoints, community events, and crime scene and traffic collision response.
This is a very dedicated group of individuals who want to make a difference in their community. Because they help reduce crime by being the eyes and ears for the department, their time giving back to their community is well spent and greatly appreciated.
For more information on volunteering please call 951-210-1000.
Canine Support Teams, Inc. - Help your community by raising a future service dog! Puppies are trained to assist those with disabilities and provide the gift of independence. To become a part of the CST Puppy Raising Family call
(951) 301-3625 or Puppy Raiser Instructor (Donna) 951-255-0302
Menifee Lions Club - The Menifee Lions club is a global leader in humanitarian service and is actively recruiting new members. Participation is very flexible and there are opportunities for youth to become involved as a Leo. Local Lions' Clubs also collect eyeglasses and used cellphones for those in need.
Contact Marty for more information at (951) 757-6486
Menifee Valley Community Cupboard - Help sort and distribute food to families in the Sun City/Menifee area.
Mary Ann Leonard (951) 746-5147
Murrieta Police Department - The Murrieta Police Department is actively recruiting volunteers who can commit to a minimum of 16 hours a month assisting in a variety of duties within the police department.
Corporal Kent Chivington - (951) 696-3600 x6716
Relay for Life Murrieta - Raises funds for American Cancer Society
Laura Ruiz (951) 796-5876, email@example.com
Murrieta Friends of the Valley -
Murrieta Rotary Club -
EQUU8 - Horsemanship and Therapeutic Riding
PO Box 1574
San Jacinto, CA 92581-1574
City of Temecula - Students in 9th-12th grade are needed for various city-wide events. This is a great way to show your community pride and a rewarding way to receive volunteer hours to fulfill your graduation requirement.
Community Mission of Hope - Warehouse Volunteers for Food box distribution Wednesdays 9:00 am - 11:00 am.
Jacob's House - Looking for community service hours? Projects include gardening, cleaning, social media ambassador, and future Jacob's House events. Contact the volunteer coordinator at (951) 452-2627.
Habitat for humanity - Inland Valley, Inc.; HFH - Volunteer opportunities for every age and skill level. Volunteers are needed to help with home repairs, fundraisers, faith relations, corporate team days, and the global village progam.
27475 Ynez Rd #390
Temecula, CA 92591-4612
Rancho Damacitas - Volunteers are at the heart of helping Rancho Damacitas youth move beyond their painful pasts into hopeful, successful futures after foster care. There are a variety of opportunities to get involved and directly impact those we serve. All volunteers must be over 18 years old, unless otherwise noted.
All interested individuals must first attend an informational tour. They are held the second Tuesday of each month from 5:00 – 6:00 PM. For more information, or to RSVP, contact Kristi Piatkowski at (951) 302-2317 x221 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Reality Rally - The 8th annual Reality Rally is looking for volunteers to join in their Fun For Funds 3 day event raising funds for Michelle's Place Breast Cancer Resource Center. There is a large choice of volunteer positions during this amazing 3 day weekend of fun.
Temecula Valley VFW Post 4089 - Assist with Friday Dinner fundraisers every week
Project Touch -
Veterans Business Action Committee "Battle Tested Entrpreneurs" - The VBAC meets monthly in Murrieta to assist veterans who are starting their own business and are looking for volunteers to help support their organization.
Animal Friends of the Valleys - Volunteer opportunities include shelter assistance, filing, the on-site store, adoptions shows, yard checkers, fostering, fundraising events, senior's pet day and Huey's Heroes Reading Program.
The Huey's Heroes Reading Program meets Wednesdays from 3:00 - 4:30 to encourage volunteers of all ages to sharpen their reading skills while spending time with a shelter animal for human interaction. Participants are rewarded a $10.00 gift card to Barnes & Noble for every 10th reading session completed.
33751 Mission Trail, Wildomar, CA 92595
Youth volunteer opportunities and community service
Assistance League Temecula Valley - Assisteens of Temecula Valley membership is open to boys and girls in grades 7-12. Volunteer opportunities include:
- Operation Book Worm – New books for identified at-risk children given out at the Harvest Festival and Peter Rabbit events.
- Harvest Festival – Held at the chapter house for Temecula/Murrieta Head Start preschool children. Includes pumpkin painting, snacks, games and a new book.
- Peter Rabbit – An event held off site for Temecula & Murrieta Head Start pre-school children. Includes petting zoo, train rides, egg hunt, treats, games, a new book, and pictures with Peter Rabbit and Eyore.
- Community Outreach/Chairman’s Project – A once a year project developed by the Assisteens Chairman benefitting a need in the community.
- Rancho Damacitas – New bedding is purchased for children living at Rancho Damacitas.
- Operation School Bell Support – Financial support of Assistance League’s Operation School Bell program. This program provides new school clothing to identified at-risk children in Southwest Riverside County.
- Rewarding Positive Behavior – Gift certificates for teens living at Rancho Damacitas showing improvement in school, home life or social behavior.
- Honoring Our Veterans – A pasta dinner held for veterans at the chapter house.
28720 Vía Montezuma, Temecula, CA 92590
Patterson House & Museum - Looking for volunteers to help restore the Patterson House
28030 Patterson Avenue Winchester, CA 92596