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

Billy DeFrank LGBTQ+ Community Center

  • Community List
  • Service Address938 The Alameda San Jose, CA 95126

The Billy DeFrank LGBTQ+ Community Center provides community, leadership, advocacy, services and support to the Silicon Valley’s LGBTQ People and their Allies.

Internship Opportunities:

Senior Luncheon Program: Wednesday & Fridays 10AM – 1PM. Work on logistical set up, clean up, socializing with seniors. Research free passes to events and museums, movies, trips etc. for seniors. Coordinate events for them, find out what other needs they have, find useful resources and events/activities for LGBT seniors.

#Artsplosion for young queer artists: once every two months held at the Center: help organize the event, promotions, and on-site coordination, researching & applying for art grants, and looking for opportunities to work with the broader art community.

Rainbow Bingo: Wednesdays, at 7PM – 9PM, be part of an organized team that coordinates Bingo nights.

Front Desk and Library: regular shifts, learn the basics about working with a team, safety issues, resources, working with people (customer service).

Special events: Help organize, promote, coordinate the logistics on the day of the event. Everything from fundraising events, Rummage Sales, social events, Scrub Days (clean up day at the Center), holiday events (Thanks Giving Day, Xmas Day potlucks, New Year’s Eve), to hosting seminars, Community Forums etc.




(408) 293-3040

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