Alphabetized List of Community Learning Opportunities
Below is a list of community learning opportunities compiled by CCLL. This document is also available at CCLL web site by TOPIC at: http://www.sjsu.edu/ccll/students/CurrentService/index.htm
2nd Chance 4 Pets
This volunteer-run non-profit organization is established to reduce the number of pets relinquished and euthanized in shelters due to the death or incapacity of their human companions. Opportunities include assisting in the distribution of flyers for homeless pets, adoption fairs, various team and individual projects. Virtual opportunities and internships include writing and editing, internet research, program management and creative design. Volunteers must have excellent communication skills and be able to respond to email.
Contact: 2nd Chance 4 Pets
Address: 1484 Pollard Rd, No. 444, Los Gatos, CA. 95032
Academic Chess is looking for volunteers to join us in our chess instruction activities on elementary school campuses in the Silicon Valley. Chess classes meet between the hours of 2PM to 5PM Monday thru Friday. We provide the instructional materials, and chess instructor classes to help our develop their teaching skills. We are a non-profit nurturing after-school enrichment organization that has taught in the Silicon Valley for the past 12 years.
Contact: D'Lamont Robinson
Address: Different Locations in CA
Alum Rock Counseling Center- Mentoring program
The mentoring program provides an opportunity for students to share their positive experiences and help change the lives of young people living on the East Side of San Jose. Mentors are asked to commit to a Mentee for 1 academic year and spend 6-8 hours with Mentee on a monthly basis. Opportunities are also provided for group outings, individual outings, and attending events with your Mentee such as SF Giants, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Lawrence Hall of Science, Symphonies, San Jose Earth Quakes, Alcatraz Cruises and many more. ARCC Mentor Program can be applied toward College Courses, Experience in working with youth, and Community Service Hours.
Contact: Beatriz Ramos
Phone: 408.294.0500 Ext.129.
Address: 1245 East Santa Clara Street San Jose, CA 95116
American Cancer Society Silicon Valley / Central Coast
The volunteers and staff members of the American Cancer Society empower and mobilize communities to prevent cancer, save lives, and diminish suffering by distinguishing the Society as the organization of choice for meaningful volunteer engagement.
Contact: Marcia Yankelitis
Address: 747 Camden Ave Ste B Campbell, CA 95008
American Diabetes Association - San Jose, CA
American Diabetes Association Community Outreach Program is seeking volunteers for the following opportunities: Become active/contributing members of our program planning committee for “Feria de Salud” (major health fair) and educational diabetes community programs on nutrition, obesity, vision, dental and foot care and tabling at selected health fairs. Training on basics of diabetes will be provided, along with an introduction to general ADA brochures.
Contact: Linda Mayberry
Address: 4040 Moorpark Ave, Suite 105, San Jose, CA 95117
American Heart Association / American Stroke Association
We are working everyday to save lives from America's No. 1 and No. 3 killers, heart disease and stroke. Our goal is to reduce risk, disability and death from heart disease and stroke by 25 percent by the year 2010.
The Bay Area After-School All-Stars provide free, comprehensive out-of-school programming for under-served youth, focusing on enriching the mind, body, and character of every child we serve, and giving them the skills and self-confidence needed to more fully engage in the core school day. Bay Area After-School All-Stars have academic and health & sports programs.
Address: Varies, different Bay Area-Afterschool All-Star programs at school location