Resources – Education/Community

Pleasanton Reads Project – Learners & Volunteers


What is The Pleasanton Reads Project? The Pleasanton Reads Project provides instruction in basic literacy and English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) through free weekly tutoring and/or ESL Conversation Practice Groups for eligible adults Who can join? Learners:  The program is open to Pleasanton residents aged 18+ who are either native English speakers or ESL students and who read

Pleasanton Reads Project – Learners & Volunteers2017-11-20T21:11:48-08:00

Dublin Heritage Center – Volunteers


Do you want to share the history of Dublin with the community as a volunteer? Heritage Park and Museum offers many opportunities: museum docents, greeters, park tour guides, collections management, historical research, gardening and beautification, photography, tour guides, hands-on-history actors, and Kolb House monitors. With so many different volunteer opportunities, there’s sure to be something

Dublin Heritage Center – Volunteers2017-08-08T23:33:25-07:00

Community Association for Preschool Education (CAPE, Inc.)


Community Association for Preschool Education, Inc. (CAPE, Inc.) is a non-profit organization that provides comprehensive early care and education through Head Start, Early Head Start, and State Preschool programs to children ages 0-5 in Eastern Alameda County, Early Head Start services in Central Alameda County through child care partnerships, and Medi-Cal certified Mental Health Services

Community Association for Preschool Education (CAPE, Inc.)2017-08-05T18:02:21-07:00

Family Paths Inc.


Non-profit organization of mental health professionals and dedicated volunteers that provide mental health counseling and therapy.  This multi-cultural agency serves the mental health needs of Children/Families in Oakland, Fremont and Hayward.   Services include  Family Support, Counseling and Parenting classes.   A 24-hour support line offers support and advice to Families and  Foster Parents. Visit

Family Paths Inc.2017-08-05T17:27:46-07:00

Gideons International


Be part of this important ministry focused on providing God’s written word to local hotels, schools, colleges, hospitals, jails, prisons, police, fire and military personnel. Who is eligible to join The Gideon's International? Generally, Christian businessmen and professional men age 21 and older, or retired businessmen and professional men, who adhere to the core spiritual

Gideons International2017-08-08T23:35:32-07:00

Court Appointed Special Advocates Program (CASA)


CASA serves abused, abandoned and neglected children, ages 8-19, who are dependents of the juvenile court system.  CASA volunteers establish stable relationships with foster children, getting to know their unique history and making informed recommendations to the courts.  When a child has an advocate, he/she is more likely to get needed services — and a

Court Appointed Special Advocates Program (CASA)2017-08-08T22:37:13-07:00

Abortion Recovery- Valley Pregnancy Center


Are you hurting from a past abortion? If so, we want to help. Valley Pregnancy Center offers  Abortion Recovery Bible Study Groups  for both women and men struggling with feelings of loss or regret from a past abortion(s).   Through these groups, many women and men have found resolution and freedom.  Individual sessions are also

Abortion Recovery- Valley Pregnancy Center2017-09-18T20:06:59-07:00

MedShare – Surplus Medical Supplies


MedShare is a 501 c(3) humanitarian aid organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people, communities and our planet by sourcing and directly delivering surplus medical supplies and equipment to communities in need around the world.  To make a donation of surplus medical supplies or equipment see the guidelines detailing the medical supplies

MedShare – Surplus Medical Supplies2017-08-12T16:58:34-07:00

Partners for Change – Be an Ally


Partners for Change. This national program provides mentors (Allies) to individuals in poverty seeking to change their lives by achieving financial self-sufficiency.  After completing a 14-20 week life skills course, participants are expected to contribute to the community completing the circle with action.  The Circle meets regularly to build friendships (Wednesdays, 6:00 PM- 8:00 PM),

Partners for Change – Be an Ally2018-07-11T21:54:13-07:00

Valley Children’s Museum- Opportunity for Adult Volunteers, CA Mission Experience


Valley Children's Museum mission is to spark the adventure of life-long learning for children and their grown-ups by providing opportunities for educational play for children, families and school groups through fun, interactive exhibits and programs.  This unique community resource provides an enriching atmosphere in which to explore a multitude of cultures and  learn about the

Valley Children’s Museum- Opportunity for Adult Volunteers, CA Mission Experience2017-07-07T19:45:44-07:00