The City of Santa Monica is committed to community participation in the
enhancement and expansion of city services. The City is dependent on its
staff and the invaluable support of many volunteers. Being a volunteer
encourages civic pride and provides a personal sense of satisfaction.
There are a wide variety of volunteer opportunities within the City of
Santa Monica. Whether you prefer working with children or seniors or
animals, we have a place for you! The Volunteer Program is an excellent
resource and can help you find a volunteer position that matches your
objectives and skill set. We also publish the Volunteer Directory:
Santa Monica/Westside which is a comprehensive listing of non-profit,
human services organizations that rely heavily on volunteer efforts.
Please fill out the interest card below or feel free to email us at
so that we may help you find a volunteer assignment that matches your
interests and scheduling needs. Have fun, meet new people, gain job
experience and become aware of what the City of Santa Monica has to offer
Fingerprint background checks are required prior to placement in City of
Santa Monica sponsored programs.
Volunteer Interest Form