Become a Volunteer


    Student Volunteer Opportunities

    • The Animal Protection League is a non-profit that supports the City of Stockton Animal Shelter.  We do this by fundraising, off-site adoptions and much more.  Visit their website at for the volunteer application. Volunteer opportunities for students over 15 are:
      • Helping at Pet smart on the weekends with dog adoptions. This includes dog walking and helping set up and break down the kennels etc.  Hours are 10:30-3:30 both days.
      • Office support includes data entry, writing thank you letters and general office duties.
      • Pet Pantry bagging food for the program.
    • Volunteer at San Joaquin General Hospital! For this opportunity, you have to work directly with the Hospital. Check out their volunteer webpage here.  (
    • Stockton Homeless Shelter: Stockton Homeless Shelter is always looking for volunteers. Check out their webpage at: find out what might work for you. If you are under 18, you must have an adult accompany you. Call Susan at 209-465-3612 for more information.
    • The Community Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired is always looking for volunteers! Check out their website ( for more information.
    • To volunteer with Dameron Hospital, you have to be 18. If you're 18, check out their volunteer opportunities here!
    • VolunteerMatch exists to link the community to volunteer opportunities! Check it out!
    • The City of Stockton has a great listing of volunteer locations/opportunities.
    • Emergency Food Bank is always looking for volunteers.
    • Stockton Volunteer Connection is a website that has a listing of volunteer opportunities.
    • Habitat for Humanity has different opportunities for different age ranges! If you are under 18, check out their ReStore opportunity and get practical retail experience for your resume while earning Community Service Hours.
    • Spanos Elementary, After School Program - contact Nicholas Kimoto at 209.933.7335 ext3014 or to sign up to help.  (During the School Year)