Because of issues of confidentiality and licensing, opportunities for volunteers to provide hands-on support to children and families at Kinship Center are very limited. To find out if there is a current need for volunteers in your area, please refer to the phone numbers below.

There are occasional opportunities to volunteer informally with events, on committees, or with fundraising projects. Many children and teens help Kinship Center by participating in projects through their schools or with their local Scouting or other organizations. For information please call one of the Development Office numbers below.

For information about volunteer opportunities, please call:  
Monterey County (831) 455-9965
Orange County (714) 383-9335
San Luis Obispo County (805) 434-2449
Santa Clara County (408) 554-2550 x5
Development Office, Central Coast (831) 455-4723
Development Office, So CA (714) 383-9335

To become a volunteer for Kinship Center, individuals are asked to comply with the following:

  • Attend a personal interview with a staff member
  • Complete a volunteer application
  • Successfully complete criminal and child abuse checks
  • Complete a health screening that includes a TB test
  • There are certain other requirements for volunteers who work directly with children

Kinship Center is not able to accept volunteers serving court-mandated community service.

Why Give to Kinship Center?

Helping one child and family at a time is the day-to-day activity that gives life to our belief that “thriving families make thriving communities.”

Today’s donors and volunteers are looking for evidence that their investments do more than maintain the status quo. Making an impact and a difference is a return on an investment, and at Kinship Center this vision is true for every child whose life is stabilized and changed. Our leadership ensures the long-term positive outcome of making children part of a community of thriving families.

Your investment in Kinship Center helps ensure that every child in California has a permanent, stable family.

Find out more about giving to Kinship Center. Or click here to make a secure online donation.

Note: Gifts to Kinship Center are tax-deductible. Kinship Center is a member of Seneca Family of Agencies, a California nonprofit corporation, tax ID #94-2971761. Kinship Center subscribes to the Code of Ethical Principles and Standards, and the Donor Bill of Rights, developed by The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP).

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