Volunteers play an important role in the City of Ventura. By contributing their time, energy, and talents, volunteers support a wide variety of programs and services. From beach clean-ups, to coaching, to leading historical tours, and delivering meals to seniors, volunteers make a huge difference in our community!
City Volunteer Opportunities
Helpers at the Community Gardens
The City of Ventura is regularly seeking volunteers ages 16 and older, to assist in maintaining our beautiful community gardens at Cornucopia, Kellogg and/or Westpark sites. Community service hours are available to students and groups. Weekdays 9 am to 5 pm.
The City of Ventura is looking for volunteers, ages 14 and older, to assist in maintaining our sailing and kayaking equipment at the Leo Robbins Community Sailing Center (at the south end of Pierpont Blvd.). Scheduled the 1st Friday of every month from 10 am - 12:30 pm. Community service hours are available to students.
The City of Ventura is regularly seeking volunteers ages 16 and older, to assist in maintaining our beautiful rose gardens (pruning) at the Historic Olivas Adobe and Barranca Vista Park sites in Ventura. Community service hours are available to students and groups. (10 is the maximum number of volunteers for each scheduled project)
The City of Ventura is regularly seeking volunteers to help prep, serve and/or deliver food to our Senior Nutrition Program participants. Volunteer shifts are typically between 8:30 am - 2:30 pm daily, excluding weekends and holidays.
Volunteers are an essential component to the Ventura Police Department’s Community Problem Oriented Policing efforts. Volunteers have an opportunity to learn about law enforcement and help improve law enforcement services. Be part of a community program concerned with the common good and well-being of the city we all love.
Saturday, September 23, 2023, is California Coastal Cleanup Day. The largest annual volunteer event in the nation. Celebrate by registering for one of our monthly beach cleanups listed below on September 23, or visit the CA Coastal Cleanup website for more locations across the state: