• Community First

    Community First Ongoing Opportunities

    Canal Alliance  

    Mill Valley Rec

    Canal Alliance provides the legal, educational and supportive services that immigrant families in Marin need to stabilize their lives and move towards economic stability. Middle School volunteers and groups are welcome, if accompanied by an adult. Contact Fernando Barreto at 415-454-2640.   City of Mill Valley Parks and Recreation Volunteer to enhance the quality of life in Mill Valley. Volunteer projects include special events and the clean up and beautification of our public spaces, and all tools are provided. Make a plan with your group or family to participate in monthly workdays. Contact Ronnie Moore at 415-383-1370.

    Homeward Bound

     

    Glide Memorial Church

    Fireside Apartments
    Make a plan to participate with your group or family to make an evening meal for 10-15 low-income families & seniors to enjoy at the Fireside Apartments in Mill Valley. Contact Laurie Mandigo-Stoba.
      Glide Memorial Church
    Serve the homeless in San Francisco through the Free Meals program. Make a plan with your group or family to participate to make a meal in San Francisco. Additional student opportunities include community engagement, holiday events and fund development. Contact Tori Pinto at 415-674-6192. 
    Homeward Bound  

    Marin Audubon Society

    Homeward Bound
    Provides transitional and long term housing and support services for homeless families in Marin. Make a plan to participate with your group or family to make a meal at your home for 10-15 families and youth, & deliver it to San Rafael. Contact Andrea Rey 415-382-3363.
      Marin Audubon Society
    MAS is committed to education, conservation and restoration of Marin habitats for birds and wildlife. Make a plan with your group or family to restore habitat at the Redwoods, the tidal marsh at Triangle Marsh or the Corte Madera Ecological Reserve. Contact Lowell Sykes 415-388-2821 or Robert Hinz 415-282-8688. 
    Marin County Parks   SF-Marin Food Bank
    Marin County Parks / Marin Open Space District
    Middle school students can join community volunteer events, including coastal cleanups, listed on the events calendar online. All tools and supplies are provided, along with supervision and education. Often snacks/lunch are provided. Contact Greg Reza at 415-473-3378.
      SF-Marin Food Bank (Innocents Church, Corte Madera)
    Join other students from Marin middle schools in distributing food to families in need within our community at the Innocents Church. Contact Julie Torney at 415-461-5157. 

    Marin Humane
      Marin Youth Services
    Marin Humane Society
    As part of a global youth community service movement started by Dr. Jane Goodall, MVMS students can join Roots & Shoots, which meets at Marin Humane and works on projects to benefit animals and the environment in Marin County and beyond. Students meet every other
    Thursday for one semester. To apply, Click here for more information on the Humane Society
      Become a school leader on healthy relationships, as a member of the MAYA (Marin Against Youth Abuse) Advisory Committee. Be trained as a peer resource on healthy relationships. Come up with creative ways to raise awareness. Bring your leadership skills, enthusiasm, creativity and ideas, and apply for MAYA. Contact Angela Weikel at 415-526-2553.

    MV Library
      Mountain Play
    Mill Valley Public Library
    Become a library volunteer and perform a variety of functions that support the intellectual, cultural and recreational interests of our community. Activities include prepping for library programs, providing reading suggestions, and shelving books. Be part of a middle school advisory board, suggesting programs for tweens and teens. Natalie McCall at 415-389-4292 x 4733.
      Mountain Play
    Volunteers support the local Mill Valley arts community in continuing a long tradition of outdoor performance on Mt Tam. The Mountain Play brings the entire community together to celebrate story, music and theater. Volunteer positions vary. Seasonal: May and June. Volunteers who are 13 years or younger must be accompanied by an adult. To apply click here for more information on the Mountain Play.
    PAASS  
    Tutor Corps
    Project Awareness And Special Sports (PAASS)
    Together with high and middle schoolers who work as mentors and coaches, PAASS works with students with developmental delays and learning challenges to teach the mechanics of sports and to develop lasting bonds and relationships. Volunteers are needed for many programs including baseball, soccer, tennis, summer camps, etc. Email PAASS.
      Tutor Corps Foundation
    The Tutor Corps Foundation supports students committed to making a sustainable impact in their community. Grants are awarded in the amount of $250, $500 and $750 for innovative projects that address community-based issues such as poverty, education, health or the environment. Deadlines for applications are
    every October 1st, December 1st, and April 1st. Click here for Tutor Core Requirements , and to
    apply.
    Volunteer Match    
    Volunteer Match
    Find a cause that lights you up. Get in touch with a community based organization that needs your help. Call 415-479-5710 or email volunteermarin@cvnl.org.