East Bay Volunteer Opportunities
Hypertension and Wellness Sunday
February 23, 2020
Various locations and times
The Ethnic Health Institute is seeking volunteers for Hypertension and Wellness Sunday, a screening and health awareness event hosted at various faith-based communities in Alameda and Contra Costa Counties. Volunteers are needed to lead health education activities and blood pressure screenings.

Morning and Afternoon shifts are available.

To volunteer sign up here . For questions, contact Edith Hernandez at ehernandez@samuelmerritt.edu
Steps to Bridge the Gap
Second Saturday of Every month
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Various locations

Next Orientation: March 21, 2020, 9:30 am - 1:00 pm at SMU
Student volunteer from all SMU programs are invited to become walk leaders for an ongoing collaboration with Alameda County Public Health Department and Roots Community Health Center.

Monthly park walks are held the second Saturday each month and represent one dimension of the multi-pronged approach to addressing diabetes disparities.

Students interested in volunteering, must attend a mandatory orientation. The next orientation is scheduled for March 21, 2020.

For more information contact Arlene Swinderman at aswinderman@samuelmerritt.edu
SF Peninsula Volunteer Opportunities
Second Harvest Food Bank
February 8, 2020
8:45 am – 10:45 am
San Jose, CA
Second Harvest Food Bank in San Jose seeks volunteers to distribute food and other supplies to community members in need.

To volunteer for this event sign up here
Academy of Friends- 40th Annual Ruby Red Gala
February 9, 2020
Beginning at 12:00 pm
San Francisco, CA
Academy of Friends is hosting the 40th annual Academy Awards Night Charity Gala to raise funds that benefit HIV/AIDS organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area. This year the gala will benefit the LGBT Asylum Project.

Volunteers are needed to set up, work the event, and clean up.

Multiple shifts are available.

To volunteer for this event sign up here
Martin de Porres House of Hospitality
February 22 & 29, 2020
8:30 am - 12:00 pm and 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
San Francisco, CA
Martin's, as it is affectionately known, is a free restaurant, serving breakfast and lunch during the week and brunch on Sundays. Their mission is to serve in the spirit of compassion, understanding and love. Volunteers are needed to prepare and serve a healthy, fresh-off-the-stove meals. No kitchen or restaurant experience is necessary.

To volunteer for the event sign up here
Sacramento Volunteer Opportunities

Check for events in the March 2020 Digest!

Participation in these events is entirely voluntary with no obligation to attend/participate. As these are voluntary, non-work events, attendance/participation is not considered work and will not be paid time.
450 30 th St. Oakland, CA 94608
Peralta Pavilion, Suite 2800
(2 nd floor)
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