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Gear-Up

Participate as mentor in the Gear-Up Program and mentor students at different high schools in the Bay Area. May provide opportunity for student teachers and tutors in mathematics.

Contact: Gear-Up

Phone: 408.924.6660

Email: adriennelovo@yahoo.com

Address 1: Different Locations

Address 2: Independence High School, 1776 Educational Park Drive San Jose, CA 95133

Address 3: William C. Overfelt High School 1835 Cunningham Avenue San Jose, CA 95122

Address 4: James lick High School 57 North White Road, San Jose, CA 95127

Address 5: Andrew Hill High School, 3200 Senter Road San Jose, CA 95111-1399

Address 6: Yerba Buena High School, 1855 Lucretia Avenue San Jose, CA 95122

Address 7: Mount Pleasant High School, 1750 S. White Rd., San Jose, CA 95127

Website: http://www.sjsu.edu/counselored/students/gear_up/index.htm



Generations Community Wellness


Our mission is to advance the health of vulnerable individuals and communities through physical activity and nutrition. Our programs include:

Healthy Youth


MOVETRITION™ combines physical activity with nutrition education to empower and activate our youth to make healthy choices for their mind, body and spirit.

Girls on the Move!™ is a safe space for girls to explore their academic interests and talents, peer relationships, and physical abilities learning nutrition and sport specific skills to enable girls to be physically active and live a healthy lifestyle.


Healthy Communities



Neighborhood Wellness Walks™ gather communities for healthy activity and create social connectedness. This volunteer-driven effort creates sustainable wellness activities in any neighborhood

Organizational Wellness creates, develops, and implements on site company-wide policies and programs to support employee health and overall wellness

Donate Your Fat™ is an online tracking tool to create and support healthy behavior change while raising money to combat the obesity epidemic and eliminate hunger

Healthy Aging



Spring Chickens™ is an evidence-based physical activity program for older adults with a broad range of abilities. Classes are offered in various locations throughout the Bay Area.

Walk this Way™ teaches older adults to make healthy lifestyle choices to enhance their abilities to take full advantage of their talents, learning new skills and sports to prevent the onset of chronic disease.

Successful Aging Training teaches seniors and professionals alike to properly use and teach our unique evidence-based physical activity program, Spring Chickens.

Contact: Dan McClure


Phone: 408.736.8326 
Email: dan@gteams.org
Address: 213 E Maude Ave, Suite 106, Sunnyvale, CA 94085 
Website: www.generationswellness.org

Girls For A Change

Our various volunteer positions are an essential ingredient in realizing our vision of connecting girls to professionals and community leaders. All volunteers are provided appropriate training for their position and are supported year-round by staff and professional connections.

Contact: Carrie Ellett

Phone: 408-515-8148

Email: ashley@girlsforachange.org

Address: Different Locations

Website: www.girlsforachange.org


Girl Scouts of Santa Clara County


Work on various outreach programs including a weekly hands-on in-school science program. Minimum commitment is 8 hrs weekly up to 20 hrs. Help out  troops without the commitment of being the primary leader. Assist in the Council office, flexible daytime hours in a professional office environment.

Contact: Mel Beach

Phone: 408.287.4170 OR 888.287.4170

Email: mbeach@girlscoutsnorcal.org

Address: 1310 S. Bascom Avenue San Jose, CA 95128-4502

Website: www.girlscoutsofscc.org



Grace Community Center


Serve in social, recreational, arts & crafts, educational and therapeutic programs for individuals with mental disabilities, some homeless. Grace is adjacent to campus.

Contact: Lisa Blevins

Phone: 408.293.0422

Email: lisa.blevins@sanjoseca.gov

Address: 484 E San Fernando Street San José 95112

Website: http://www.sanjoseca.gov/prns/centers/CC/GraceCC/GraceCCindex.asp




Habitat for Humanity Silicon Valley

Habitat San Jose is building homes for three years in Northside San Jose and needs steady source of volunteers for planning, design, construction, fundraising and program development. Special homes (for women and persons with disabilities) seek engineering/design.

Contact: Lindsey Edmonds

Phone: 408.942.6444 x301

Email: info@hfhsv.org

Address: 513 Valley Way Milpitas, CA 95035

Website: http://www.habitatsiliconvalley.org


Health Trust


Health Trust offers volunteer opportunities in multiple programs. Deliver meals through our Meals On Wheels program, provide groceries and nutritional supplements to clients through our Food Basket program, volunteer at our annual events such as the Open Air Health Fair, support our AIDS Services Fundraiser, Dining Out for Life, or become a leader in supporting school and community gardens through the Silicon Valley HealthCorps, an AmeriCorps program.

Health Fairs in October


The Health Trust need volunteers to help in Open-Air Health Fair at the San Jose Berryessa Flea Market which occurs annually a Saturday and Sunday in October. Free screenings, health education and exhibits will be available.  Spanish and Vietnamese speaking volunteers are needed to participate as one-on-one translators for attendees going through the health screening process. Skills desired is the ability to speak Spanish or Vietnamese.

Meals on Wheels, A Health Trust Program


Offers volunteer opportunities in multiple programs. Deliver meals through our Meals On Wheels program, provide groceries and nutritional supplements to clients through our AIDS Services program, teach elementary students the importance of nutrition and physical activity through our TEACH program, encourage high school students to pursue health career through our Speaker's Bureau, or volunteer at our annual events such as the Open Air Health Fair. Health Fair Information www.healthtrust.org/oahf

Health Trust Programs

Contact: Rachel Poplack

Phone: 408.961.9897

Email: rachelp@healthtrust.org,

Address: 2105 S. Bascom Ave., Suite 220 Campbell, CA 95008

Website: www.healthtrust.org


Silicon Valley HealthCorps

Contact: Katie Smith

Phone: 408.961.9899

Email: katies@healthtrust.org

Address: 1400 Parkmoor Ave., Suite 230 San Jose, CA 95126

Website: www.healthtrust.org




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