Make a difference

Interested in Volunteering?

If you’re interested in learning about volunteer opportunities at Friendly Center, please complete the Volunteer Interest Form.

General Volunteer Guidelines:
  • Must be at least 14 years of age (17+ if tutoring).
  • Food distributions take place Monday-Friday in the morning.
  • Volunteer tutoring is currently not available to new volunteers.
  • Minors must be accompanied by an adult or complete Friendly Center’s permission slip.
  • Weekend opportunities only occur a few times each year.
Year-round Opportunities

Year-round Opportunities

After-school Tutoring

Help students find success by becoming a tutor. Come one or two days a week. A commitment to come for the remainder of the current semester is required. Tutors must be 18+ or a senior in high school. K-8th: (M,T,Th,F) 2pm-6:15pm & (W) 12:15pm-6:15pm

Food Distributions

Help distribute at one of our food distributions. Locations in Orange, Placentia, and Stanton. Typically these are scheduled in the morning.

Great opportunity for individuals or  groups!

Office & Admin

Occasionally we are in need of extra help around our offices. Help with general office tasks, organizing food drives, recruiting volunteers, or setting up at events. If you have a particular skill or service to offer, let us know!

Special Volunteer Opportunities

During different times of the year, Friendly Center has special events and fundraisers that require the help of many volunteers. Visit the event pages for details on volunteering at these special events.

  • Easter Basket Drive
  • Orange International Street Fair
  • Turkey Basket Drive
  • Holiday Events