Volunteer Opportunities

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Looking to get involved with your community? Not sure where to start? Our community offers many opportunities for individuals and families to volunteer their time. Volunteers are a critical part of many agencies’ ability to offer programs and to assist families in need. Volunteering strengthens our commitment to the community we share.

Greater Avenues to Independence (GAIN) /Transitional Subsidized Employment (TSE) Participants

The City accepts community service participants from GAIN based on program needs. Participants must complete a program interview and background check prior to acceptance. For placement availability, please call 661-267-5473.

Service Learning

Student Interns

The City accepts students and interns based on City needs. Students should contact the City well in advance if they would like to intern for a specific department or program.

Service Hours

Students completing school-required hours (20 hours or less) who are 16 years of age or older may contact South Antelope Valley Emergency Services (SAVES) at 661-267-5191. Service hours are Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Court Referred Community Service

The City accepts court referred community service in select programs. A referral must be completed from the Volunteer Center of Los Angeles prior to registering for a City program.