2015 Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon
Volunteering can be an exciting, growing, enjoyable experience. It is truly gratifying to serve a cause, practice one's ideals, work with people, solve problems, see benefits, and know one had a hand in them. --Harriet Naylor
Looking to get involved with your community? Not sure where to start? Our community offers an abundance of opportunities for individuals and families to volunteer their time. Volunteers are a critical part of many agencies’ ability to offer a wide variety of programs and to continue to assist families in need. Volunteering also strengthens our commitment to the community we share.
The City does accept community service participants from GAIN (Greater Avenues to Independence) based upon program needs. Participant should be aware that they must complete a program interview and background check prior to acceptance. For placement availability please contact Community Programs at 661/267-5665.
INTERNS: The City accepts student learners and interns based upon availability. Students should contact the city well in advance if they have a specific department or program they would like to intern for.
SERVICE HOURS: Student learners completing school required hours (20 hours or less) that are 16 years of age or older may contact SAVES directly at 661/267-5191. Available Hours: Monday through Thursday: 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM
SERVICE PROJECTS: Student learners are encouraged to develop service projects based on their individual interests. The attached catalog of project ideas may inspire you.
Court Ordered Service
The City accepts Court Referred Community Service in the following programs. A referral must be completed from the Volunteer Center of Los Angeles prior to registering with a City program.
Volunteer Los Angeles - Antelope Valley Office
City of Palmdale Maintenance Department
Available Hours: Monday through Friday: 6:30 AM – 4:00 PM Contact: 661/267-5338
Participants must attend an orientation prior to placement
South Antelope Valley Emergency Services (SAVES)
Available Hours: Monday through Thursday: 7:30 AM – 6:00 PM Contact: 661/267-5191