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Carousel Ranch, Inc.
34289 Rocking Horse Rd, Agua Dulce, CA 91390
Organization Description - Carousel Ranch is dedicated to providing equestrian therapy disabled children, creating a unique and individualized program to meet each child’s specific needs and goals. Utilizing a combination of vaulting (gymnastics on a moving horse) and therapeutic riding (both English and Western), we strive to create an atmosphere where every child can and will succeed…a place where therapy is disguised as fun.
Volunteer Opportunities - Working outside on the ranch, participating in lessons working alongside instructors in lessons with the children, work with horses (grooming, etc.) and general ranch maintenance, etc. Office work available as well including phones, mailings and helping with special events.
Hours of Operation –
· Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 1:00-5:30pm
· Saturdays 9am-1pm
Office work available
· 10am-6pm Tuesday - Friday
Volunteer Hours Required - Call to schedule in advance
Contact Person(s) - Gail Berke, Volunteer Coordinator; Denise Redmond, Executive Director
Telephone Number – 661.268-8010; best time to contact: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 10am-2:30pm (when Gail is in the office)
Email - email@example.com
Circle of Hope
Hope's Haven Cancer Wellness Center
23033 Lyons Ave., Suite 3, Newhall CA 91321
Organization Description - Circle of Hope, Inc. is the only breast cancer organization in the Santa Clarita Valley that provides financial, emotional, and educational support services for uninsured and underinsured individuals with breast cancer, their families, and the local community.
Volunteer Opportunities - S-L students can volunteer their time in a variety of ways, from event registration to being a part of a mentorship program.
Hours of Operation - Monday -Thursday, 9am-2pm; other hours by appointment
Contact Person - Pam Ripling or Lori Carpenter
Telephone Number – 661. 254-5218
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
City of Santa Clarita
The fingerprinting and background check process can take up to two weeks. Please plan your volunteering schedule accordingly as you will not be allowed to volunteer until you have been cleared.
Volunteers under the age of 18 must have signed consent to volunteer from a parent/legal guardian.
Volunteer Engagement Program - 20880 Centre Pointe Parkway, Santa Clarita CA 91350
Organization Description – Local government.
Volunteer Opportunities - Various community service opportunities, including youth and family programs, special events, volunteer internships, graffiti removal, homework help, sports and aquatics programs, library programs, open space and trails maintenance, special projects, office/clerical work, etc.
Hours of Operation - Monday - Thursday 7:30am - 5:30pm, Friday 8am - 5pm
Contact Person – Tess Simgen, Gabby Vera
Telephone Number – 661.250-3787
Email – email@example.com
Additional Comments – All volunteers must register on SantaClaritaVolunteers.com. Volunteers who will work with youth will be fingerprinted at no charge to the applicant. Ongoing volunteers need to attend an orientation. Volunteers may need to make a commitment longer than the semester duration, depending on the project. It is requested that volunteers dress appropriately; the city will provide volunteer shirts for most events. Those interested in volunteering at the Newhall Community Center, Canyon Country Community Center, or libraries must attend an orientation. Interested volunteers need to sign up on the interest list at SantaClaritaVolunteers.com to be contacted by staff about the orientation.
Community Hiking Club
24820 Fourl Road Santa Clarita, CA 91321
Areas We Serve
Native Garden Maintenance
Condor Habitat Micro-trash clean ups
Piru Creek Dam Busting and Clean ups
Local city clean ups
Trail Maintenance and Building
Organization Description -The Community Hiking Club is based in Santa Clarita, California. They organize hikes and educate the public regarding the various wilderness lands of Southern California.
Volunteer Opportunities - Our students will assist with micro-trash clean-up, invasive weed removal, graffiti removal, trail improvements, campground clean-ups, breaking user-created dams, rock removal, user-created fire pit removal, campground development, campground hard-scape removal, mentoring at-risk kids.
Volunteer Hours – Saturday and Sunday 8:00am-3:00pm, Some weekday afternoons can be arranged if necessary.
Volunteer Hours Required- 10
Contact Person - Dianne Erskine-Hellrigel, Executive Director
Telephone Number – 661.259-2743 (phone calls may take up to a week to be returned)
Additional Comments - The community Hiking club requires fingerprinting only if working directly with children. Students should be in good health as most activites require physical stamina. Students should wear clothing appropriate for the weather and the activity. Work/garden gloves will not be provided. All students will need to bring water, lunch, and snacks for themselves.