Volunteer

Volunteers help us make a difference in our community!

“The kindness that CommUnify shows to the community is awesome. I am so proud to be part of this organization and hope to help in other needed areas.”        ~ Crystal Godwin, Volunteer

Here are some ways that you can volunteer with CommUnify, and help Santa Barbara County residents live healthy, resilient, and financially secure lives:

Head Start Helpers

  • Volunteer in one or more of our 24 classrooms throughout Santa Barbara County and assist teachers with children ages 0-5.
  • Activities with kids include reading, playground help, snack distribution, project assistance, arts and crafts, enrichment programming, and more.
  • Volunteers must complete onboarding and training process and create a Volunteer Hub account.

CommUnify Ambassadors

  • Make follow-up calls to clients as they participate in our programs and advise them of the additional services and support we can offer them.
  • Volunteers must complete onboarding and training process and create a Volunteer Hub account.

Campus Beautification Days

  • Volunteers will assist with updating and maintaining our Head Start campuses throughout Santa Barbara County. Projects may include painting, gardening,     minor repairs, cleaning, organizing, building, and more.
  • Campus Beautification Days will be held twice yearly at each location. Volunteers may sign up to help at as many locations as they wish. 
  • Volunteers must create a Volunteer Hub account and sign up in advance.

Administrative Supporters

  • Assist staff with office and administrative duties including mailings, copying, scanning, shredding, data entry, and other tasks as needed.
  • Projects may be completed at our headquarters or regional offices. Some projects may be available to complete remotely.
  • Volunteers must create a Volunteer Hub account and sign up in advance.

Event Team Members

  • Help with the planning, set-up, management, and breakdown of CommUnify events throughout the year.
  • Events may include fundraisers, trainings, meetings, conferences, and community fairs throughout Santa Barbara County.
  • Volunteers must create a Volunteer Hub account and sign up in advance.

Senior Friendship Calls

  • Make weekly calls to seniors to reduce feelings of isolation.
  • Volunteers must complete onboarding process, pass background check, get Live Scan and be 18 years of age or older. 
  • Minimum six-month commitment of two calls per week or more.

Stay tuned for additional opportunities...

Thank you again for your interest in volunteering with CommUnify!

All volunteers are required to set up a Volunteer Hub account and complete the User Form. Please visit https://communifysb.volunteerhub.com/ to begin the process.

 

For more information please contact Joni Kelly, our Volunteer Coordinator at jkelly@CommUnifySB.org or call 805-964-8857 extension #1109