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Community Service Information

GHS Requirement for extra-curricular activities


# of Hours Completed by:

Class of:

Sept. 15, 2016

Jan. 15, 2017

May 1, 2017


















Starting for fall sports 2017-2018 School Year, community service hours will be checked also to be cleared for athletics.

Ongoing Events

The Gilroy Center for the Arts 
7341 Monterey Street
often has community service opportunities
Stop by the College & Career Center and Talk to Dia Hoshida!

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


Gilroy Demonstration Garden--7360 Eigleberry

Winter Hours: Wed and Fri 2-5pm and Sat 8:30-Noon. Tools and Gloves provided! All VOLUNTEERS are welcome and appreciated! More info:


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  


Upcoming Opportunities!

Bookroom Volunteers needed - see Toi in the bookroom before or after school 



Athletic Department Needs your help at the following events:


February 21 - April 17 Swimming Sign up Link


March 16 - April 20 - Track and Field Home Meets Link


May 5th - 26th - Track and Field League and CCS Finals  Link


May 31st - Spring Sports Banquet Link



Volunteers Needed



Want to have some fun earning those hours?

Rod Kelley Elementary school is looking for volunteers for  its Talent Show. This is a great way to earn those important volunteer hours and have some fun in the process.


• Talent Show

• Friday, March 24

• Volunteers needed between 4:00 p.m.-9 p.m.

• Several activities available

• Looking for at least 20 volunteers

What you will be doing

• During the Talent Show

o Working concession stands

o Monitoring students waiting to perform

o Miscellaneous activities as needed

• After the Talent Show

o Moving tables/chairs

o Cleaning up


If you are interested, please contact Cynthia Van Laar at 831-334-7683 (BEFORE 5pm) or by email at

You will check in with Liz Hewitt or Cynthia Van Laar when you arrive at Rod Kelley.

Please be sure to bring your volunteer hours log sheet with you so we can sign off on it!


Cesar Chavez Day Celebration - Saturday, April 1st 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

We are having the event at the San Ysidro park
The volunteers will check in @ 8:00am with Ana Quintero
Contact: (408) 413-8929 


Student Volunteers needed!   

Who:    responsible students

What:  volunteer to earn community service hours at the 8th Annual

   Parent University

Where:  Gilroy High School

When:  Saturday, April 22, 2017


This is an annual event is designed to inform and train parents to implement strategies that support the closing of the Achievement Gap for English Language Learners students in grades K-12th at all school.


  • Volunteers are needed to help with:

  • Childcare (8:30 AM to 1:00 PM)

  • Greeters/ hand out packets/ brunch help/general help (8:30 AM to 1:00   PM)

  • General Support/ clean-up crew ( 10:30 to 1:00 PM)

A MANDATORY information meeting will be held on Wednesday, April 12, at lunch in the gym foyer.




Volunteer Opportunities Weekly

            call/email to schedule an appointment during the week to volunteer

Where: Gilroy Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center

                     8170 Murray Ave, Gilroy, CA 95020


Parking is limited in parking lot; street parking is recommended.

Meet in the front lobby at 3 pm, I will come greet you, and introduce you to our seniors.


If you are interested, please e-mail:  Ciarra Bischoff  Activities Director




Henry Coe State Park

January 21, February 25 and March 25

Trail work, wear sturdy shoes, bring lunch, water, gloves.  

About 5-6 hours each day.

May 20th Ranch Day - help with kids' crafts (need 2 or 3). Lunch provided. About 5 hours.

To sign up (A MUST) and get more information email 

Sponsored by the Pine Ridge Association





Volunteers need - have a sewing school in Gilroy for children and would like to have students from the high school help in the class room.  It would be helpful if they had some knowledge or interest in sewing but I can work around  both those desires if not available. Would like to touch base with you when you return to work.  The name of my business is Proud to be Me  sewing Classes located at 7660 Monterey Rd. Gilroy Suite 104. Email 



The Fire Marshall needs two volunteers to help sort donated food/water packages for distribution to local charities.  The project will probably take two after-school sessions, approximately 3-5 p.m. (or 3:30 – 5:30, whatever works for after-school).  The volunteers need to be physically fit enough to carry a flat of bottled water or full bags of food.  Interested volunteers should contact Susan Voss at the Recreation office, (408) 846-0460, as soon as possible.




Community Service Coordinator

If you would like to post information for your community service event,

please contact Jami Reynolds at (408) 843-4615 or email

with the following information  (where, what, when, contact information, directions, etc..) or the link for students to sign up.

Senior Class of 2017

  • All Students in the Senior class of 2017 must have 70 hours completed by January 15, 2017 in order to participate in spring semester extra-curricular activities (includes Prom).

  • Seniors must also have 80 hours completed by May 1, 2017 in order to participate in the Senior Trip and/or Graduation.  

  • Transfer students must complete 5 hours of community service per quarter enrolled as a GUSD high school student.

  • The number of hours on your schoolloop portal update only once per quarter. It is always an excellent idea to make a copy of your hours for your own records before you turn them in.

Junior Class of 2018

  • All Students in the Junior class of 2018 must have 50 hours completed by January 15, 2017 in order to participate in spring semester extra-curricular activities (including Prom). 

  • Transfer students must complete 5 hours of community service per quarter enrolled as a GUSD high school student.

Running Total

Class of 2019 622 Hours
Class of 2018 2,996 Hours
Class of 2017 6,069 Hours
Class of 2016 21,436 Hours
Class of 2015 23,877 Hours
Class of 2014 27,457 Hours

 Grand Total: 82,457 Hours

as of 3-11-16

Hall of Fame

Hours   Name    Class of

749 Heffington Kyle 2014

672 Francisca Urias 2015

667 Erica Perez 2015

598 Victoria Rodriguez 2015

580 Johnson Bianca 2014

414 Villarreal Nicholas 2014

384 Carissa Jackson 2015

304 Alvarez Marisa 2014

279 Katrina Carter 2015

242 Marissa Mayorga 2015

233 Elizabeth Corral Lustre 2015

233 BecerraCanales Blanca 2014

225 Garcia Michael 2014

223 Loo Zachary 2014

222 Ariana Ornelas 2015

212 Michael Lasquete 2015

207 Ashley Bonesio 2015

201 DeAngelo Kamber 2015

200 Gabriela Martinez 2015

200 Marquez Mendoza Maria 2014

195 Sinaih Martinez 2015

195 Olmos Victor 2014

191 Buford Jacklyn 2014

185 Elizabeth Ayala Arredondo 2015

185 Leticia Ochoa 2015

180 Victor Daza 2015

174 Kachakji Bryan 2014

171 Brenna Keeler 2015

171 Magana Andrea 2014

169 Barrera Maribel 2014

167 Jesus OchoaVargas 2015

166 Gutierrez Miguel 2014

164 Ortega Felicia 2014

163 Fox Paul 2014

163 Pipkin Courtney 2014

162 Ana Carrillo 2015

161 MariaGuadalupe Lopez 2015

161 Devin Nguyen 2015

160 Darius AlexanderJones 2015


City of Gilroy Opportunities

Click Here!!!


The City of Gilroy has MANY summer opportunities available.

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