The Pleasanton Senior Center has several volunteer opportunities available.  Positions  include working as an on-call receptionists , front desk greeters, InDesign graphic artist who can assist with formatting and entering information for Senior Center's EDGE newsletter  (2-3 days a month), Program Aide ( assists with games like cards, Bingo, Arts and Crafts, etc.), and Computer Tutors.

Sage Cafe (located at Pleasanton Senior Center) is currently seeking volunteers or groups  to assist with light waiter/waitress and busing duties.  Shifts available Monday - Friday, from 10:30AM - 1:30 PM.  Other tasks include: setting up the check-in table area, logging in each diner as they arrive, collecting lunch fees, and distributing meal tickets.

Where: Pleasanton Senior Center, 5353 Sunol Blvd., Pleasanton

Contact:  Call Raymond at (925) 931 5366 for more information about these and other opportunities

Posted: 04/28/2015

Creative and energetic childcare providers who can supply short-term care (respite) in the homes of children with special needs are needed. The children may be developmentally disabled, or have experienced abuse, neglect or pre-natal drug exposure, or are HIV-affected.  Applicants must meet the following criteria:

Have experience working with children and families.
Be at least 18 years old, and have a high school diploma or GED.
Have access to a motor vehicle in good working order.
Be able to obtain a criminal record clearance.
Be eligible to work in the U.S.

 This is a part-time (no guarantee of hours) position which pays  $10.00 - 10.50 hour (depending upon the number of children in your care). Respite is provided in the child’s home and is generally needed after-school, evenings, and weekends.

Contact: Raelene at  (510) 834-2443 x3032 to find out how to apply or go to our website at

Posted: 03/23/2015

Senior Support Program of the Tri-Valley, (SSPTV)  sponsors this interactive 7- week program as part of the Finding Wellness program.  Topics include fall prevention, using and understanding medications, alcohol awareness, hydration, stress management, chronic pain and exercise.

The program, funded several times throughout the year in the Tri-Valley, would like to reach more people. If your group (minimum of 8 individuals  and maximum of 25)  is interested in scheduling the series, please contact the Behavioral Health Program Manager for details.

The program is free, but the group will need to provide the meeting site.   SSPTV is located at 5353 Sunol Blvd., Pleasanton.  For more info, call (925) 931-5379 or email

When:  1 time per week for 1.5 hours per class

Contact: Behavioral Health Program Manager

Posted: 03/16/2015

Open Heart Kitchen has paired up with the non-profit organization, The Urban Farmer.  Volunteers will come to your home, harvest your fruit, and donate it.  All you have to do is register your tree and request that the fruit be donated to Open Heart Kitchen.


Posted: 03/06/2015

Community Youth Courts, a diversion program to middle and high school teens who are first time offenders of misdemeanor or lesser crimes are entirely voluntary and address the early stages of juvenile delinquency by bringing teenage offenders before a jury of their peers.  Youth volunteer positions are: court clerk, advocate, jury member, and Spanish-English translator. (This is a great way to fulfill school Community Service requirements!)  Adult positions include: advocate mentor, court attendant, jury mentor, Spanish-English translator, and case manager. For more information visit  

Contact: Tonya Clenney at (925) 337-7175


Posted: 01/05/2015

There is an urgent need for teen and adult volunteers at the food pantry to help with bagging food and working at the counter as well as the thrift store where opportunities include sorting and stocking donations, helping customers and working at the cash register!  (Hours are flexible).  Mandarin speaking volunteer also needed.

When:  Food Pantry hours: Monday - Thursday, 9:30 am-noon & Thursday, 5 - 7 pm

Thrift Store hours: Monday - Saturday, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Where: 418 Junction Ave, Livermore (food pantry) & 116 N L St., Livermore (thrift store)

Contact:  email Lynne or call  (925) 449-5845 for additional information

Posted: 01/05/2015

This monthly meeting of non-profits, churches, school representatives and agencies focuses on working together to meet Livermore and Tri-Valley human service needs.

When: 9:30-11:00 AM- see contact

Where: Livermore Multi-Service Center, 3311 Pacific Ave., Livermore

Contact: Chris Wilson for information

Posted: 11/24/2014

Children without safe homes are depending on Agape Villages to help them reshape their futures. You can help by creating a backpack of love for a foster child, volunteering to help in the office, or adopting a family at Christmas.

Where: 3160 Crow Canyon Place, Suite 120, San Ramon

Contact: call (925) 866-3020 or visit

Posted: 10/27/2014

Volunteers are needed to become Friendly Visitors to a senior on a one-to-one basis.  Volunteers may choose to run errands, transport to stores/appointments or just visit with the senior.  A two hour per week commitment is ideal, but this is flexible.  Also needed are volunteers to do non-routine yard work such as raking leaves, trimming, planting flowers, or weeding.  Volunteers (with small trucks) are needed for one-time commitments which would include moving items from a storage unit, taking small items to the dump or transporting other items within the Tri-Valley.

When: Time and Schedules are flexible

Where: Cities of Dublin, Livermore, Pleasanton

Contact: (925) 931 5388 or email Lorie Rohloff

Posted: 10/14/2014

This Bible study & fellowship is for adults 18 and over with developmental disabilities.  The meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month from mid-September through June. Each meeting starts at 6:00pm with a free dinner at 6:15pm followed by prayer time, Bible study, crafts, and games. Special events are also scheduled throughout the year.

When:  1st and 3rd Fridays of each month

Next Event:  Call to reserve a spot.  The event is sponsored by our special needs adult community.  All ages and special needs abilities are welcome.

Where: Valley Community Church (upstairs in seminar room), 4455 Del Valley Parkway, Pleasanton

Contact: June Irick or call 925-828-1363 (by Wednesday before event) to volunteer or to reserve a spot.


Posted: 09/30/2014