Youth organizing a pantry at a dining hall

Maximize Your Volunteering Efforts

Now that you've decided to volunteer, here are 3 keys to maximize your efforts and become an extraordinary volunteer!


Local Spotlight: Emergency Food Bank Stockton/San Joaquin

The Emergency Food Bank has served the San Joaquin County area for 50 years providing a food pantry, mobile farmer's market, nutrition education, and more. Learn what's new and how you can help this season.

Youth painting a picnic area of a park

Be Ready to Volunteer

Volunteering, whether for a season or year-round, can be a rewarding experience. However, many people don't know how to start. Start with these thoughtful steps.

National Volunteer Week April 7-13, 2019

Volunteering is rewarding for yourself and your community. It's a win-win situation! I'm sure you've heard of the many benefits but you probably have never heard how to get started. If you're not sure how to begin, follow these steps.

Volunteering Year-Round National Volunteer Week April 23-29, 2017

Look around as you drive through your city, whether you're commuting to work or dropping your kids off at school, there are volunteers in our community supporting us in ways we may not readily notice. Community organizations are bustling year-round and could use your help to keep programs running smoothly. Here are a couple of unique … Continue reading Volunteering Year-Round National Volunteer Week April 23-29, 2017