Volunteer Opportunities at SLVHS
There are many ways to volunteer out in the community. Below is a list of some common volunteer locations, though come see Charlotte in the counseling office if you are looking for more.
Important: Click here for the Volunteer Hours Sheet. Students who wish to have their volunteer hours counted towards the President's Volunteer Service Award, a national recognition for community service, need to submit all their hours before March 27, 2020. More details on the Service Award can be found below.
Local Volunteer Opportunities
- Valley Churches United
- Call (831) 336-8258 to see about current opportunities to volunteer
- Mountain Community Resource Center
- Santa Cruz Volunteer Center (Huge Listing of Opportunities)
- Camp Krem
Walnut Avenue Family & Women's Center (13+) - Early Childhood Education ProgramWebsite: http://www.wafwc.org/volunteer/Notes: You need to stop into their office to pick up a parental consent form and instructions on the application process for minors. The volunteer positions open to minors are in our Early Childhood Education (ECE) program. Minors do not attend the general volunteer orientation.
President's Volunteer Service Award
Given by the White House, students whom complete a specific number of volunteer hours during a year can be recognized for this award. The period of when hours are counted is April to March and it is the students responsibility to submit their hours before the March deadline.
Below is a listing of the required amount of hours for each award, keep in mind that depending on the students age (in March), this has a huge factor in how many hours are required:
|Teens (11–15)||50–74 hours||75–99 hours||100+ hours|
|Young Adults (16–25)||100–174 hours||175–249 hours||250+ hours|