Make a Difference in your Community Volunteer with CAB!

CAB (The Community Action Board of Santa Cruz County) is ALWAYS looking for volunteers to help out in a variety of different ways. When you serve as a volunteer you help and you have fun, learn things and make new friends.

The administrative staff in Watsonville is continually on the lookout for administrative support. Are you someone who loves to write, has graphic skills or do you love to organize things? We have LOTS of opportunity.
The Programs have SO many opportunities to lend a hand; from homework tutor, food distribution, event coordinator, volunteer coordinator, help in so many ways. Make a difference in your community and volunteer with us today!

Current opportunities are listed below. If you find a volunteer opportunity that you are interested in, feel free to contact the program coordinator/director to learn more about the services needed. Make a difference in your community and volunteer with us today!

For internship opportunities, please CONTACT US  -the respective Program Director for information on available internships positions.

Davenport Resource Service Center

For information on all volunteer opportunities for the Davenport Resource Service Center, contact or 831-425-8115. For other volunteer opportunities at CAB's main office or elsewhere contact

Volunteer Opportunities in Davenport:

  • Teen Center Mentor
  • Homework Club Tutor
  • Food and Farm Distribution Assistant
  • Summer Program Assistant
  • Event/ Fundraiser -Coordinator Assistant
  • Volunteer Coordinator Intern
  • Volunteer Receptionist/ Administrative Assistant Volunteer
  • Maintenance/ Landscaping Volunteer
  • Senior Needs Assistant

For information on ALL volunteer opportunities


The Shelter Project

For information on all volunteer opportunities for The Shelter Project, contact Lourdes Arellano-Perez, Interim Program Coordinator, at or 831-457-1741, extension 130.

Assist clients by speaking with clients, answering calls and helping clients fill out applications. Requires Spanish skills and ability to work with people of all backgrounds. Hours are flexible and will work around volunteer's availability.

Location: (depends on schedule)
501 Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
406 Main Street ste#201, Watsonville, CA 95076

Commitment: Ongoing; will work around volunteer's availability.
Number of Volunteers Needed: 1-3 volunteers; at least one who is bilingual.
Age Requirement: 18 and older.

Training Provided: Training provided by staff and interns.
Inquiries welcome!