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California State University, Long Beach

Children, Family, and Youth Related Community Service


Boys & Girls Clubs of Long Beach

  • Website:
  • Contact: Karen Reside, Director of Program Development
  • E-mail:
  • Phone: (562) 595-5945
  • Address: 3635 Long Beach Blvd. Long Beach, CA 90807
  • Needs:
    Volunteers for literacy and math tutoring

Carmelitos Family Learning Center

  • Contact: Jenny Salazar
  • Phone: (562) 423-1510
  • Site Address: Family Learning Center-711 e. Via Wanda, Long Beach Ca 90805
  • Description: The Family Learning Center provides homework help, mentoring , arts and crafts, computer access to children that live in Carmelitos, a low income housing community.
  • Need:
    Tutors, mentors, students that can facilitate arts and crafts activities

Carmelitos- Recreation Center

  • Contact: Empress Varnado
  • Phone: (562) 728-6654
  • Site Address: Recreation Center 851 Via Carmelitos, Long Beach Ca 90805
  • Description: The Recreation Center provides a fun space for youth to hang out after school. We provide recreational activities.
  • Need:
    Basketball, tennis, volleyball coaches, dance tutors, mentors

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Casa Youth Shelter

  • Website:
  • Contact: Gary Zager, Ernestine Wright or Pam Sepulveda
  • E-mail:
  • Phone: (714) 995-8601 or (562) 594-6825
  • Address: 10911 Reagan Street, Los Alamitos, CA 90720

Children Uniting Nations

  • Website:
  • Contact: Aaron Gray, Community Liaison
  • E-mail:
  • Phone: (323) 944-0500 ext. 242
  • Address: 6380 Wilshire Blvd. STE 1006, Los Angeles, CA
  • Needs:
    Volunteer Opportunities. Children Uniting Nations is looking for mentors to give one hour a week to a child that has been abused. This would be a one-year commitment because we have found that abused children need some stability in their lives.

Clark & Atherton Mercantile

  • Website:
  • Contact: Dixie Dohrmann
  • E-mail:
  • Phone: (562) 432-1440 or (562) 590-8984
  • Address: 1712 Clark Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90815
  • Needs:

    Volunteers would help us sort, price and hang donated clothing, organize clothing racks, sort price and thoughtfully place/integrate on the floor all the home accessory items we receive, assist customers in locating items, and writing up sales. Volunteers would also learn about merchandising, determining values, customer service and communicating with customers about what our purpose is. We have a great group of existing volunteers, and everyone shares in the responsibilities of running a store. Every donation is valuable, as is every customer.

Coaching Corps

  • Website:
  • Contact: Priya Sodha, Regional Program Manager
  • E-mail:
  • Phone: (510) 815-7224
  • Address: 1122 South Robertson Blvd Suite 12, Los Angeles CA 90035
  • Needs:
    Volunteer coaches in afterschool sports programs teaching a variety of sports ranging from basketball and football to yoga and golf. Open to all levels of experience. Time(s) preferred : Monday - Friday from 3pm-6pm.

Coollege Track

  • Website:
  • Contact: Brandon Roberson
  • E-mail:
  • Phone: (310) 360-0733
  • Address: 2130 East First Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033
  • Needs:
    Students to support College Track scholars for a minimum of 3 hours at consistent times/days each week either as a Tutor or a Student Success Coach Intern

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Corazon De Vida

El Nido Family Centers

  • Website:
  • Contact: Alexx Tobeck or Lambra Gatewood, Volunteer Coordinators
  • E-mail:
  • Phone: (818) 896-7776 (Alex) or (323) 971-7360 (Lambra)
  • Address: 500 Shatto Place #425 (Administrative Office), Los Angeles, CA 90020


Free Arts for Abused Children 

  • Website:
  • Contact: Angela Thomas, Volunteer Coordinator 
  • E-mail:
  • Phone: (310) 313-4278
  • Address: 5301 Beethoven Street, Suite 102, Los Angeles, CA 90066
  • Needs:

    We are always looking to bring on more volunteers who wish to share their creativity and compassion with the children we serve. Our volunteers are not limited to professional artists, so all are welcome! We welcome almost any creative practice, from drawing and painting, to music, to yoga, and beyond. Free Arts volunteers must be 18 years or older, U.S citizens, able to pass a background check, and passionate about youth development. If you are interested in applying please complete the following steps: 

    All volunteer applicants are asked to complete the following process:

    1. Complete our Online Application at 
    2. Attend a New Volunteer Orientation 
    3. Complete Background Check

Painted Turtle, The

  • Website:
  • Contact: Karin McNamara
  • E-mail:
  • Phone: 310-451-1353
  • Address: 1300 4th Street Suite 300, Santa Monica Ca 90401
  • Needs: The Painted Turtle has year-round volunteer opportunities, including Fall and Spring weekend sessions where volunteers work as Program Pals helping to facilitate activities or as Family Pals helping our campers and families make the most of their time at camp! We also offer week-long summer volunteer opportunities, where volunteers join a summer cabin team and serve as volunteer Cabin Counselors.

Pathways-Volunteer Hospice

  • Contact: The Volunteer Coordinator
  • Phone: (562) 531-3031
  • Address: 3300 South St. #209, Long Beach, CA 90805

Su Casa Family Crisis & Support Center

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The Orange County Child Abuse Prevention Center

  • Website:
  • Contact: The Volunteer Coordinator
  • E-mail:
  • Phone: (949) 722-1107
  • Address: 2482 Newport Blvd. #7, Costa Mesa, CA 92627

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Urban Compass

  • Website:
  • E-mail:
  • Phone: (323) 383-7588
  • Address: 11100 South Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90059

Vista Del Mar Child & Family Services

  • Website:
  • Contact: Daniel Rivera or Brenda Thompson
  • E-mail: or
  • Phone: (310) 836-1223 ext. 634 (or 390)
  • Address: 3200 Motor Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90034
  • Needs:

    We are currently looking for volunteers to take on the role of a relationship mentor. The Relationship Mentor program was created for our residential youth who have little to no contact with their parent or guardian. These teens are commonly placed in our care due to severe cases of abuse, neglect, and abandonment.