At Covenant House California, volunteers are invaluable to the daily operation of our programs.
Please consider your volunteer goals, interests and availability, then choose the type of volunteer service that will be the best match for you:
Corporate or Group Volunteers
Covenant House California provides small group opportunities for companies and organizations seeking team building or service projects.
Interested in making a tremendous impact in a young person's life? Join our Mentor Program and help youth in our transitional living program prepare for life after Covenant House.
Looking to volunteer on a regular basis? A variety of opportunities are available for you to join us daily, weekly or monthly.
We are in need of tutors (mornings M-F), individuals to help our youth with educational and employment goals (afternoons M-F), activity leaders (evenings), and individuals who can help with our arts, music, and documentary enrichment classes.
Special Event Volunteers
Interested in helping one day or evening at a time on an occasional basis? Sign up to be a special events volunteer and we will invite you to help at event throughout the year (Carwashes, Thanksgiving, our annual Spring Fundraisers)
Young Professionals Group
Covenant House California - Young Professionals Group (YPG): is the volunteer, networking and fundraising auxiliary group of Covenant House California (CHC). Comprised of professionals and business people aged 22 to 40, the mission of the YPG is to support Covenant House California's year-round work with homeless, trafficked and at-risk youth. Through our volunteering, professional development and fundraising efforts, we support the work that empowers youth to become independent, self-sufficient and contributive members of our community. Please click here for more information about joining this group.
Please note that Covenant House California does not accept court-mandated volunteers.
To apply or make additional inquiries about volunteering, download an application by clicking here.
In Los Angeles
Special Events and Volunteer Manager
323-461-3131 ext. 250
In the Bay Area
Our volunteer program in the Bay Area is currently on hold for a short time. Please check back for when opportunities become available.
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