Volunteer Fair

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This year's Volunteer Fair took place on October 25, 2017 from 12-2 pm in the Quarry Plaza.

Held each fall annually, the fall Volunteer Fair gives UCSC students the opportunity to get connected with local Santa Cruz community nonprofits. Community organizations join the SVC in the Quarry Plaza (outside the Bay Tree Bookstore) for an afternoon of networking and education on the issues in Santa Cruz. Organizations attend the event to table, promote their efforts, and find eager UCSC students to fill their volunteer needs. Check out the event for more information on the SVC's services, to meet participating organizations, and find volunteer opportunities with causes you are passionate about.

If your organization would like to participate in the next Volunteer Fair, please send an email to the SVC. We send out online invitations to all of the organizations in our database at the beginning of each fall quarter.

If you have any questions regarding the event, are an org that would like to participate in future fairs, or are a student that would like to volunteer to help run the event, please contact us at volunteer@ucsc.edu.

Organizations which participated in the 2017 Volunteer Fair include:

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Santa Cruz County
  • CASA of Santa Cruz County
  • Coastal Watershed Council
  • Communi-Qi Acupuncture
  • Community Action Board
  • Community Aid and Resources
  • Community Bridges
  • Davenport Resource Service Center
  • Day Worker Center of Santa Cruz
  • Digital NESt
  • Diversity Center of Santa Cruz
  • Ecology Action
  • Elderday
  • Pamilies in Transition of Santa Cruz County
  • Farm Discovery at Live Earth
  • Food Not Bombs
  • Friends of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries
  • Grey Bears
  • Habitat for Humanity Monterey Bay
  • Homeless Garden Project
  • Homeless Service Center
  • Jacob's Heart Children's Cancer Support Services
  • Jesus Mary Joseph Home
  • KZSC
  • Land Trust of Santa Cruz County
  • Mercy Housing
  • MESA
  • Planned Parenthood Mar Monte

  • Project Pollinate
  • Rotaract Club of Santa Cruz County
  • Sanctuary Exploration Center
  • Santa Cruz AIDS Project
  • Santa Cruz Barrios Unidos
  • Santa Cruz Children's Museum of Discovery
  • Santa Cruz Community Ventures
  • Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter
  • Santa Cruz County Friday Night Live
  • Santa Cruz County Public Defender's Office
  • Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History
  • Santa Cruz Public Libraries
  • Shared Adventures
  • Slug to Slug
  • Suicide Prevention Service
  • The Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County
  • UCSC Arboretum
  • UCSC Circle K International
  • Undergraduate Honors and Research
  • Walnut Avenue Family and Women's Center
  • Watsonville Wetlands Watch
  • Western Service Workers Association
  • WiSE
  • YMCA Camp Campbell

If you are a community organization that would like to attend or learn more about the fair, please contact us.

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