Volunteer

Giving Through Service

The work of Friendly Center could not be done without volunteers. We have both ongoing opportunities and annual opportunities. When you fill out our volunteer form below, our staff will look at your availability and interest to determine the best fit for you.

Please see below regarding seasonal opportunities.

Ongoing Opportunities

Throughout the year, volunteers are needed for our ongoing programs that occur Monday-Friday. The times vary depending on the area. Hover over an opportunity for more information.

After-School Tutoring

 

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    After-School Tutoring

    Help students find success and have a positive impact on a child for life by being 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

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    Food Distributions

    Help distribute 8,000 lbs of food at our Mobile Pantry food distribution. Locations in Orange, Placentia, and Stanton.

    Great opportunity for groups!

Office & Admin

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    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.

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?”
— Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Seasonal Opportunities

During different times of the year, Friendly Center has special community events and fundraisers that require the help of many volunteers. Hover over an event for details. Please visit each annual event’s page for information on volunteer sign-ups: Spring Fun Day, Orange Int’l Street Fair, Holiday Outreach

Spring Fun Days

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    Spring Fun Days

    Our Spring Fun Days provide an opportunity to help with the collection or the distribution of Easter baskets to low-income children in the community. There are various locations and events to choose from. Volunteers are also needed to host craft tables for the children in attendance at the events. READ MORE

Orange Int’l Street Fair

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    Orange Int'l Street Fair

    Volunteer in one of our two booths at the Orange International Street Fair during Labor Day weekend. Over 500,000 people in attendance each year. We use about 100 volunteers in our food booth and a beer booth for the weekend! Sign-ups begin Aug 1st READ MORE

Holiday Opportunities

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    Holiday Outreach

    Volunteers are needed to help for our holiday events in November thru December. Turkey basket distribution takes place the Tuesday before Thanksgiving, Toy bagging occurs the first two weeks of December, while our Holiday Party events vary each year. We also need groups to host their own craft table for the children in attendance at the parties. Sign-ups begin Nov. 1st. READ MORE