Volunteer Ventura!

Contact Us

If you have any questions about future volunteer opportunities, contact: 

Tom Musgrove
Community Partnerships Coordinator
(805) 654-7706

Steven DeFratus
Community Partnerships Supervisor
(805) 658-4732

Volunteer Ventura


The City of Ventura relies on the generosity of its volunteers to support a wide variety of programs and services offered to our community. As a volunteer for the City of Ventura, you will have the opportunity to contribute your unique talents and energy towards providing a richer quality of life for our community. And by joining our City volunteer team, you will share in an opportunity for self-development and self-fulfillment. 

Sign Up To Volunteer

The City, along with our dedicated community partners, host one-time and recurring volunteer projects. We strongly encourage volunteers to pre-register for a project to ensure we have an accurate headcount and can communicate with you via email to confirm the project and any essential information so you and/or your group have a rewarding volunteer experience. 

To register for a volunteer project, please click on the name of the opportunity below to learn more about the project. Registration is quick and easy and only requires your name, email address and whether you are signing up as an individual or as a group on behalf of your business, organization, or service club.

Seeking Volunteers for the Senior Nutrition Program (SNP)

The City of Ventura is seeking volunteers to help prep and serve food at our Westside Cafe. Volunteer shifts are from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm daily, excluding weekends and holidays. A minimum of 1 day per week is required. 

For more information on how you can be of service to our wonderful adult and senior patrons, please contact:

Cheryl Bucklin
Adult & Senior Services Coordinator
(805) 654-7557

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Seeking Volunteers for Rose Garden at the Historic Olivas Adobe

The City of Ventura is looking for volunteers ages 16 and older, to assist us in maintaining our beautiful rose garden (pruning) at the Historic Olivas Adobe site in Ventura. Community service hours are available to students and groups (maximum number of volunteers for this project is 10). Volunteering is scheduled at your own time. 

Please contact:

Gina Reyes
Community Partnerships Coordinator
(805) 658-4728

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