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Volunteer Opportunities

The CPTA Districts below are listed in alphabetical order. Find your district and sign up to get those volunteer hours in!

Nonspecific to District 

Ongoing – Veteran Affairs Volunteer

Inland Counties

3/2/19 – Big Bear Lake

3/2/19 – Raise Hare for a Cure, Riverside

Ongoing – Volunteer to become a coach, assistant, or sports clinician for Special Olympics of Southern California

Greater Los Angeles

2/9/19 – Read Aloud to Children

3/24/19 – Skechers Performance  LA Marathon

Ongoing – Feed the Homeless in Downtown LA, Venice, or Hollywood

Ongoing – Master Calendar of Events

Golden Gate

3/24/19 – Racing Hearts 10k – Palo Alto

Weekly – Deliver food to the SF community

Ongoing – Visit Hospice Patients

Ongoing – Ronald McDonald House: provide a home away from home for children (UCSF Benioff’s Children’s Hospital)

Ongoing – Pediatric Outpatient Clinical Volunteer – Stanford Children’s Health

Long Beach – South Bay

Ongoing – Long Beach Parks, Rec, and Marine

Ongoing – Long Beach Rescue Mission

Ongoing – The Volunteer Center South Bay-Harbor-Long Beach

Ongoing – Special Olympics Southern California

Ongoing – Miller Children’s & Women’s Hospital Long Beach

North East

2/2/19 – Jed Smith Ultra Classic, Sacramento

2/8/19 –  Race for Justice Valentine Run/Walk, Sacramento (Volunteer registration closes on 1/31/19)

2/16/19 – 2019 Sacramento Undy RunWalk

3/16/19 & 3/17/19 – Shamrock’n Supporting Cancer Survivors

Orange County

2/1-3/19 – Surf City Marathon, Half Marathon, & 5k

2/17/19 – Paws Fur Pink

3/17/19 – Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation Reaching For The Cure Half Marathon, 10k, 5k, And Kids

Ongoing – OC Food Bank

Ongoing – Orange County Rescue Mission


2/9/19 – 5k Race to Health

3/3/19 – Livermore Valley Half Marathon

3/9/19 – San Francisco Healthy Hearts 5k

Ongoing – Redwood City Volunteers

Ongoing – Redwood Empire Foodbank

San Diego County

2/2/19 – Save a Heart Save a Life 5k

2/13/19 – People in Recovery Table Tennis Tournament

2/16/19 – Encinitas Beach Cleanup

2/20/19 – Vista Food Distribution

2/23-24/19 – Awesome 80’s Run

3/24/19 – Camo for a Cause

3/31/19 – Encinitas Half Marathon

Fridays – North Park Food Distribution Set-up

Saturdays – Get Active with The Arc in Chula Vista

Sundays – Serve a Hot Meal at San Diego Rescue Mission

Ongoing – Outdoor Outreach 

Ongoing – San Marcos Parks and Recreation

Ongoing – Rock Steady Encinitas

Ongoing – Girls on the Run

San Joaquin Valley

2/23/19 – End of the Trail Half Marathon and 10k

3/2/19 – San Joaquin River Trail Half Marathon and 10k

3/24/19 – The Fresno Donut Run, Fresno

Ongoing – City of Stockton Volunteers

Ongoing – San Joaquin General Hospital

San Jose

3/16/19 – San Jose Spartan Race Super and Sprint Weekend, Patterson

3/17/19 – San Jose Spartan Race Super and Sprint Weekend, Patterson

3/31/19 – Hellyer Half Marathon, San Jose

Ongoing – Volunteer Opportunities in San Jose


San Gabriel Valley

2/2/19 – APU STEM Day

3/9/19 – Pasadena Triathlon, Duathlon, and 5K

3/9/19 – Holi Festival of Color Los Angeles

Ongoing – City of San Gabriel Volunteer Organization, Citizen Volunteer Program

Ongoing – Maryvale Early Education or Community Ambassador Program

Ongoing – Habitat for Humanity SGV

Ongoing – Keep Baldwin Park Beautiful


3/2/19 – PPIE Pleasonton Run for Education – Distribute Race Posters

3/16/19 – PPIE Pleasanton Run for Education – Neighborhood Letter Distribution

3/16/19 – Badger Cove Half Marathon 10k & 5k, Livermore

3/17/19 – Shamrock 5k Fun Run & Walk, Dublin

3/30/19 – Roanne’s Race, Livermore