Office Volunteer at Busy Nonprofit



Times of day

Weekday Mornings

Time Commitment

A few hours per month


Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


1740 17th Ave
Santa Cruz
United States


The Volunteer Center is seeking friendly, personable and well-organized volunteers to assist the office manager with the following duties:

  • Answering inbound calls
  • Meeting and greeting Volunteer Center clients and direct them to the proper department
  • Assisting with mailings and other administrative duties, as needed
  • Assisting with office and facility scheduling
  • Collaborating on event planning
  • Collecting press clipping and organizing the media binder
  • Opening mail -Assisting with mail distribution

You can learn more about this volunteer position on our website:

The Volunteer Center operates 22 community-based programs that deliver critical services to people in need, and additionally refer prospective volunteers looking for positions to non-profit agencies across Santa Cruz. As a volunteer office assistant, your support is vital in helping our organization meet our mission and connecting people with meaningful service opportunities in our community.

Shifts & Time Commitment: Shifts are 9 am to 1 pm or 1 pm to 5 pm. We can be flexible on the time. We are open every day, Monday - Friday. Let us know what your schedule is like, and we'll see if it fits! Volunteers must commit to 2 shifts/month.

Training or orientation required: Initial orientation and training will be offered on an ongoing basis.

Volunteer Qualifications: -Friendly and personable -Punctual and able to commit to a minimum of 1 consistent shift per week -Able to multitask -Patient and persistent -Office experience is a plus, but we are willing to train and develop your office skills.

Minimum Age For Volunteers: 16

Volunteer Benefits: The Volunteer Center is a very friendly environment with warm staff. Our office manager Jan will be devoted to supporting your professional development with ongoing training and mentoring. This is a busy office and will provide the volunteer with excellent experience as a receptionist and office assistant. Several past volunteers have gained valuable experience that has helped them land jobs in the community.

Volunteer Center of Santa Cruz County:


  • Training Provided


  • International Volunteers

How To Apply

contact Volunteer Supervisor: Jan Brady Phone Contact: (831) 427-5070