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Doing Good Together: Days of Service
Corp Volunteer Council
Use your professional skills to make a difference

Upcoming Events

 

Days of Service (DOS) are national volunteer days that unite individuals, families, service clubs, businesses, schools, and faith-based organizations in volunteerism throughout the year. Join us for one or more of our DOS events.

MLK Jr. Day of Service (January)

Community members can make their “day off” a “day on” by celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. through meaningful service. OneOC will partner with multiple local nonprofits including Orange County United Way, offering volunteer opportunities that address critical community issues.

Earth Day (April)

Earth Day is celebrated around the world, and OneOC observes it with volunteer projects that focus on preserving and beautifying Orange County’s environments. Take an active role in preserving natural habitats and making Orange County a cleaner and greener place to live in.

9/11 Day of Service & Remembrance (September)

In observance of the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, volunteers participate in projects that support our troops, veterans, and disaster preparedness, culminating with signature events that provide a community transformation.

Season of Giving (November - December)

Join us to celebrate a new Season of Giving including live service projects, nonprofit wish lists and a downloadable directory (easy-to-use resource guide) of volunteer opportunities throughout Orange County during the holiday season.

 
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We Need You Here!

URGENT NEED-DRIVERS Deliver Food Bags to Low-Income Nanas Kidz Families.

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, the Orange County Emergency Volunteer Center (EVC) has been activated to support immediate volunteer needs, including hands-on and virtual opportunities during this disaster. URGENT NEED-DRIVERS Deliver Food Bags to Low-Income Nanas Kidz Families. Grandma's House of Hope delivers over 40,000 meals each month to more than 3,000 hungry children effect by the COVID-19 crisis. Due to COVID-19 Grandma's House of Hope is in need of volunteer DRIVERS to help transport the food bags for our Nana's Kidz program. We’re looking for Drivers – 18 and older with valid Driver’s license and proof of insurance. Deliveries: Days: Most needed Wednesday Morning: 9 am – 12 pm Thursday Mid-Day: 1 pm- 3pm. You do not have to sign up for all days/times. Please click, "EXPRESS INTEREST" below for more information. This volunteer opportunity would require you to have your own vehicle to drive and be able to transport 150 to 200 Nanas Kidz food bags. Sample size cars used in the past; sedan or small SUV. Other vehicles will be considered. (CDC recommended precautions will be followed throughout the process – Masks, Gloves and Closed-toed shoes must be worn at all times.)

Garden Grove, CA

8/5/20 9:00 AM + more

Sorting Gifts for Those in Need

This is an excellent opportunity for a team of six to eight individuals working in a warehouse style environment with some moderate to heavy lifting involved. A generous amount of new gifts have been donated to The Salvation Army and need to be organized for Christmas, The Toy Gift Center, etc. This requires a team effort for maximum communication and organization. This is a multiple day project and groups can make arrangements to work one or more of the days listed.

Tustin, CA

8/24/20 9:00 AM + more

URGENT NEED: Feeding the Hungry

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic, the Orange County Emergency Volunteer Center (EVC) has been activated to support immediate volunteer needs, including hands-on and virtual opportunities during this disaster. Mary's Kitchens mission is to help those that are less fortunate. Show God’s love, grace and mercy. We are looking for volunteers to help meal prep, clean and serve our guest. We serve breakfast and lunch six days a week to over 200 people.

Orange, CA

8/5/20 8:00 AM + more

Donation Center Helpers Needed

Check a Suit. Change a Life. A single suit has the influence to change lives. And as a Donation Center volunteer, you will have the opportunity to change thousands...one suit at a time We need your help to ensure that our clients receive nothing but the best. As a Donation Center volunteer, you will be assigned to tasks such as sorting donations, sizing, tagging and assisting with tours. Help us provide our clients with the gifts of confidence, dignity, and hope. Can you spot a diamond in the rough? Do you love to organize? Put your skills to the test and help Working Wardrobes make the best first impression on our clients and donors: by checking a suit you can change a life! Qualifications: Must have a friendly and helpful attitude. Must be able to lift above your shoulders and stand for a period of time. Ability to perform repetitive tasks Safety Measures: Our donation center is a large warehouse with plenty of space for social distancing. There is a PPE station equipped with masks, gloves and hand sanitizer. All volunteers will be temperature checked upon arrival. We do ask that volunteers are able to stand for long periods of time and lift/push/pull a moderate amount of weight. Clothes are transported around the warehouse on clothing racks and bins. Shifts and Dates vary based on availability. Tuesday - Saturday 9:00am - 3:00pm. Limit 5 volunteers per shift. For more information please contact Bianca Herrera, Volunteer & Internship Manager.

Irvine, CA

Through 9/19/20