OC UNITED VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

TOGETHER, WE CAN PROVIDE HOPE AND TRANSFORMATION FOR EACH OTHER AND OUR COMMUNITY.

All prospective volunteers must go through the OC UNITED volunteer process which includes completion of:
(1) A Volunteer Application, (2) An Interview, (3) Reference Checks, (4) Background Checks, and (5) Final Assignment

VOLUNTEER APPLICATION

QUESTIONS? Email info@ocunited.org

FOSTER CARE INITIATIVE — Learn More

  • THRIVE Program
    • THRIVE Community / THRIVE Night – Join us in providing dinner and / or a life-skills development topic within our THRIVE Night’s on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of every Month. Background check required.
  • RESPITE Program
    • Serve At-Risk Families: Every Wednesday night, we serve several foster/adoptive/kinship families with dinner, programming, and trauma-informed childcare. We need your help to provide meals for them! Please prepare enough food for ~6 individuals. For more information, email renaed@ocunited.org.
    • Childcare Volunteers Needed: During our programs for at-risk families, we provide trauma-informed childcare to allow space for parents / caregivers to be refreshed and equipped with minimalized distractions. Indicate availability on application. Background check required.
    • RESPITE Program Interns: Every semester, we accept individuals looking to provide support for and grow our RESPITE Program. Roles include program coordination, case management, working with children & families, community engagement, marketing, and more. For more information, email renaed@ocunited.org.

HOMELESSNESS INITIATIVE — Learn More

  • Jobs for Life Champion: Commit to 12 months as a mentor to an individual who is currently experiencing homelessness. Must be available on Tuesdays and/or Thursday evenings. Background check required.
  • Jobs for Life Leadership Team: Join us in connecting businesses, empowering champions, praying for the team, and more. Background check required. Email mikec@ocunited.org for more info.

DOMESTIC ABUSE INITIATIVE — Learn More

  • Support Group Teachers: All teachers must have completed the full support group class as well as been certified by the Women’s Transitional Living Center (WTLC) as a certified Domestic Abuse Specialist. Background check required.

NEIGHBORHOODS INITIATIVE — Learn More

  • UNITED KIDS After- School Program
    • Reading Buddies: Help a child read or learn how to read on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:45pm-5:00pm at OC United’s United Kids After-School Program at Valencia Park Elementary.
    • Teen Leadership Mentor / Coach: Help a teen leader (we like to call them LITs which stand for Leaders in Training) to grow and succeed as they serve their peers at Valencia Park Elementary.
    • United Kids After-School Program Helper: Do you love working with kids? Are you skilled in academics and / or mentorship? We need your help! We currently only have enough volunteers to provide the program on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 2:00pm-6:00pm but we would love to provide this FREE trauma-informed after school program throughout the week. Background check required.
  • Maple School Program
    • ESL: Join a small team of loving volunteers in providing ESL lessons for elementary school students at Maple Elementary School. We meet M-W-F mornings, 8:30am – 10:00am. Email Judy Camp for more info (judy.camp@biola.edu).
    • Bible Club: We lead a student sponsored Bible Club at Maple School in Fullerton on Wednesday’s, 12:30pm – 2:30pm at Maple School. The program includes snacks, Bible verse review and story, activities to review stories, crafts, and music. Email Judy Camp for more info (judy.camp@biola.edu).
  • Valencia Park Community
    • Residents, share your voice! We need residents of the Valencia Park neighborhood to attend and support our weekly Community Meetings (Wednesdays from 8:15am-11am) at the Boys & Girls Club Room in Valencia Park (next to the school). Residents can share their voice on the community, community problems, and walk together to make the community safe for everyone! Representatives from Fullerton Police Department attend from 10am-11am.

MEDIA / CREATIVE TEAM — Apply Here

  • Creative Team
    • Regular photo / video / design content creation
    • Social Media posting
    • Questions? Email media@ocunited.org or apply HERE.
  • Event Photographer(s) & Videographer(s)
    • Provide photo / video support for an OC United event such as the Golf Tournament, Gala, Pumpkin Run, or another event.
    • Questions? Email media@ocunited.org or apply HERE.

VOLUNTEERING WITH OC UNITED

All prospective volunteers must go through the OC UNITED volunteer process which includes completion of:
(1) A Volunteer Application, (2) An Interview, (3) Reference Checks, (4) Background Checks, and (5) Final Assignment

VOLUNTEER APPLICATION

QUESTIONS? Email info@ocunited.org