Community Volunteer Opportunities

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Below is a list of local community organizations who serve the general public with social, health, housing, and other services. Each is in need of passionate and dedicated volunteers. Please click on one of the links below to learn more about these great organizations.

If you know of or represent a community group that should be on this list, or want to change the information listed, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 408-615-2220 or email

Hope Services

  • Service Address30 Las Colinas Lane, San Jose CA 95119

Hope Services, a non-profit social enterprise focused on impact and innovation, creates programs that help people with developmental disabilities contribute economically and participate fully in their communities. Established in 1952 as a 501c3 organization, Hope currently serves over 3,700 clients throughout California and successfully operates a $57M+ annual budget. By coupling social enterprises with client services, Hope promotes independence for its clients by providing jobs and by changing attitudes about THE ABILITIES of people with disabilities in the workforce and in the community.

Their sustainable social enterprises include green re-use and recycling initiatives, retail operations, production and assembly, supply chain logistics, packaging, fulfillment, facility maintenance, and staffing. The earned revenue from these businesses creates meaningful jobs and wages for clients as well as provides essential funding for client programs.

Hope Services offers client support programs in seven counties, from birth to seniors, including counseling, children’s services, after-school, community living and day programs. Hope is seeking volunteers to work in our HopeTHRIFT stores located in San Jose, Fremont, and Watsonville. Hope is also are seeking volunteers to assist us at our donation center in Santa Clara. If you are interested, please contact them!



Contact Name and Phone:

Corie Britton, Executive Assistant - Facilities/Retail/Recycle Reuse

(408) 284-2869  

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