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Community Service Coordinator

Berggren, Julie
Athletic Director, Community Service Coordinator, Link Crew Advisor, Varsity Softball Coach

Spanish Homework Help at Rod Kelley

Help Rod Kelley 4th Grade DI students with their Spanish!

Help the stuednts with speaking, understanding and completing homework every THURSDAY from 3-4.

Contact Community Service Coordinator Julie Berggren  if you are interested.

Volunteer at the YMCA

Complete community service hours by volunteerring  at the YMCA in Gilroy. They offer a wide range of opportunities for you!


  • Office clerk assistant
  • Referee on weekends
  • Coaching a youth League
  • Tutoring, Mentor, play sports, help complete projects in the After school program at the following schools in Gilroy:

Ø       Antonio Del Buono Elementary

Ø       Rucker Elementary

Ø       Las Animas Elementary

Ø       El Roble Elementary

Ø       Brownell Middle

  • Promoting Health and Wellness


Andrea Nicolette

Program Director, YMCA / GUSD Power School

408-762-6018 or 

Community Service Information

Upcoming Events!


Saturday, April 5 (shifts available from 7-7) and Sunday, April 6 (Shifts available from 7-3)

Contact Amy Carter at 408-373-6174



Sponsored by Victory Outreach!

50 students needed to help with set-up, face painting, and event booths.

Event is held at Christmas Hill Park

Contact Ruth at 408-612-5265


Run for Fitness!

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

Gilroy High School Track

Volunteer Time Blocks

7:00 - 11:00 or 8:00 - 12:00 

Contact: Mr. Vickroy

*Please Indicate Your School With Contact



Participants meet at their project sites at 8:30 am… see attachment for different project locations

Followed by a Volunteer Barbecue Starting at 12:30 pm

Christmas Hill Park 7050 Miller Avenue, Gilroy

Join caring local families in this day of community service.

For more information and online registration:

Sponsored by the Gilroy Interfaith Council Comprised of the City of Gilroy and Local Churches

Gilroy Gardens has offered an amazing opportunity to the students of Gilroy! They have volunteer opportunities available for you on the following dates

·         Friday April 4, 2014 (11am-5pm)*

·         Saturday April 5, 2014 (10am-6pm)

·         Sunday April 6, 2014 (10am-6pm)

·         Friday April 11, 2014 (11am-5pm)

·         Saturday April 12, 2014 (10am-6pm)

·         Sunday April 13, 2014 (10am-6pm)

·         Friday April 18, 2014 (11am-5pm)*

·         Saturday April 19, 2014 (10am-6pm)

·         Sunday April 20, 2014 (10am-6pm)

·         Friday April 25, 2014 (11am-5pm)*

·         Saturday April 26, 2014 (10am-6pm)

·         Sunday April 27, 2014 (10am-6pm)

Any student wishing to participate in community service at Gilroy Gardens should contact the Human Resources Office at(408) 840-7110 and provide them with the following information:

·         Student Name

·         School

·         Phone Number

·         Graduation Date

·         Hours Needed

As they near the park opening date, special projects or clean up days often come up. When this happens, they will call students off of our Community Service List, starting with the Senior Class. So, if you are interested and the dates above don't work for you--contact Human Resources and get yourself on their list!!!!

*Hours will not be credited for time volunteered during your school schedule.


Volunteers Needed

The GHS Athletic Department is looking for volunteers to work at various home athletic events beginning September 14.

Jobs include:

  • selling tickets
  • monitoring parking
  • providing crowd control
  • Scorekeeping
  • Announcing

Contact Athletic Director Julie Berggren if you are interested.

Ongoing Events

Gilroy Gardens

Opportunities Available year round!


Eva Trenberth 408-840-7140 


An all year activity with a multi-year commitment. For more information, contact 846-0460


Strorm Drain Stenciling

A great group activity that can be done all year round depending on the weather. For more information, contact 846-0460


Monterey St. Clean-up

Sponsored by GHS ASB.

Be a part of the City of Gilroy's Adopt-a-Spot Program and help keep Downtown Gilroy clean.

Meet @ the Dragonfly Cafe, 5th & Monterey



Gilroy Demonstration Garden--7360 Eigleberry

Every Wednesday and Saturday 10-1

Help water the plants and tame the weeds!

Tools and Gloves provided!

All VOLUNTEERS are welcome and appreciated!


Cuddly Critters, Hollister, CA

 Contact: Sue Foster 831-637-1336

Cleaning animal pens, changing bedding, scrubbing food bowls


Perfect Fit Equine Rescue

a rescue organization that gives new homes to unwanted/neglected horses

Contact: Laura 408-843-6382.


Town Cats

Morgan Hill

Weekly in the afternoons and evenings

Weekends 8-1/5-7  


Service Learning Opportunity


A range of service learning opportunities are available to high school students depending on their interests,

personal talents, and the amount of time they wish to dedicate. The three major areas of service learning include

youth empowerment, journalism, and nonprofit operation:

1. Engaging middle school students with mentoring, study, sports, and arts.

2. Journalism; taking photographs, writing articles and newsletters, interviewing people.

3. Research and administrative tasks associated with the operation of a nonprofit organization.


Santa Clara County Parks and Recreation Department

Go to and follow the Volunteer Here link or call the Parks Volunteer Program Office at 408-355-2254 or email at