Volunteering has a meaningful, positive impact on your community. But did you know that it can have many benefits for you too? Here are some reasons to volunteer:

  • Learn and develop a new skill
  • Be a part of the community
  • Find new interests or hobbies
  • Explore career fields

Take a look at the opportunities listed below and start volunteering today!

City of Pleasanton Volunteer Opportunities - New opportunities posted here regularly. CHECK BACK OFTEN!

TRI-VALLEY HEALTH FAIR: We are looking for volunteers for the Tri-Valley Health Fair taking place on Saturday, April 16th at the Firehouse Arts Center. Volunteers will be helping with set-up and clean-up, and assisting vendors advertise/provide their services. Morning and afternoon shifts are available. Please sign up here

2016 Leadership In Training Program Participants will have the opportunity to work with City of Pleasanton staff and assist in Summer programs in order to gain valuable work experience and earn community service hours. 

City Serve Tri-Valley: Current Opportunities: A regularly updated list of wide-ranging volunteer opportunities in the Tri-Valley. Check back often for new volunteer opportunities!

EARTH DAY CREEK CLEAN-UP: Friday, April 22nd from 3:30-5:30pm. Volunteer will be picking up trash, removing invasive species, and learning about local wildlife! Please sign up here

Alviso Adobe Community Park (16+) Volunteers help us take care of our native plant gardens, prepare for environmental education programs, and help out at special events. It’s a fun way to complete your high school community service hours! Volunteers are needed on weekends year round between 10:00 AM-4:00 PM. Click here to sign up for volunteer shifts: (Link to https://www.volunteermark.com/pleasanton/alviso-adobe-weekend-volunteers)

Pleasanton Public Library - Middle School volunteers needed during summer. High School volunteers needed throughout the year.

Open Heart Kitchen 
Volunteering at Open Heart Kitchen (OHK) helps contribute to the service and preparation of nutritious meals that are distributed to individuals in the Tri-Valley area free of charge.

Discovery Shop (American Cancer Society)
The Discovery Shop is always looking for volunteers to help with sorting donations. Visit for more details.
1987 Santa Rita Road, Pleasanton, CA
(925) 462-7374 ‎

Tri-Valley Animal Rescue 
There are many different was to volunteer at the Tri-Valley Animal Rescue. TVAR is an all-volunteer based organization where individuals can either be a part of the Teen/Junior Program, help with the foster program, participate in administrative work, and also assist in fundraising and outreach events.

Stanford Health Care A wide variety of volunteer opporutunities are made avaialble within ValleyCare such as assisting in the gift shop, thrift shop, and also becoming a junior volunteer.

Valley Humane Society
The Valley  Humane Society offers several opportunities for teens including a new, FREE program for Pleasanton juniors and seniors that are interested in marketing. There are three sessions available and it will also qualify for 20 service hours.

Oakland Zoo
Outdoor Education Trips. Get forms from your high school. For sophomores to seniors only.

Tri-Valley Youth Court
Youth and Adult volunteers needed as jury members/mentors, advocates, and other positions. 

Tri-Valley Haven (13+)

Paws in Need

Red Cross (16+)

Santa Rita Jail Reading Program: Start With A Story

Sheperd’s Gate Domestic Violence Shelter

Kaiser Permanente Hospital

Museum on Main (13+) Join the Museum on Main’s team of volunteers today for a fun, interesting and rewarding experience.  There are 10 different types of volunteer postitions available. More information about evach job is on the website liked above. Make a difference in our community by becoming a volunteer at Museum on Main!

Gentive Hospice (16+This is your opportunity to make a difference in the lives of terminally ill patients and their families! Volunteers at Gentiva receive special training and support under the direction of Gentiva’s Volunteer Services Manager. Patient support volunteers then visit patients to read to them, listen to music, reminisce, and provide emotional support and socialization. Visit the website above for more information.