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Community Service Coordinator

Berggren, Julie
Athletic Director, Community Service Coordinator, Varsity Softball Coach

GHS Athletic Department Seeks Volunteers

Help out at athletic Events and earn Community Service!


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Please contact Athletic Director Julie Berggren if you have questions.


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

South Valley Church Seeks Assistance

Sanctuary Teardown and Table Set up:

Time commitment: 2 hours max

Volunteers needed: 8

Time and Date:  Wednesday, March 4th3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Duties: Stack the church pews and move them out of the sanctuary, bring in round tables and set them up and place 8 chairs around each table.


Table Setting:

Time commitment: 2 hours max

Volunteers needed: 4

Time and Date:  Thursday, March 5th3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Duties: Get tables ready for Friday night event. Put tablecloths, silverware, cups and other sundries on each table.


Serving and clean up:

Time commitment: 4 hours max

Volunteers needed: 4

Time and Date:  Friday, March 6th6:15 pm to 10:00 pm

Duties: Putting coffee & water pitchers on tables, restocking dessert tables, refreshing coffee & water pitchers. Bussing tables after event and general clean up.


Sanctuary Teardown and Pew up:

Time commitment: 2 hours max

Volunteers needed: 8

Time and Date:  Saturday, March 7th, 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Duties: Remove round tables from sanctuary, vacuum carpet and replace pews.


If interested in any of these opportunities please contact:

Suzanne Lopez

          South Valley Community Church

         408-848-2363 x119 



March 14th 
8:00 AM-11:30 AM
Volunteers will meet at the Chamber of Commerce parking lot located on Eigleberry between 5th and 6th Streets 8:00 am March 14
ALL Volunteers need to bring a completed RELEASE FORM
All volunteers will be required to wear:
  • Closed toed shoes. No open toed shoes or flip flops will be allowed.
  • Long pants. No short pants of any kind.
It is also recommend that all volunteers wear long sleeved shirts, sun screen and hats.
Sign up directly be emailing the Gilroy Chamber of Commerce at  

Las Animas Elementary's Science Fair


student volunteers to judge the students' projects

Judging will occur on the evening of 

Tuesday, March 24th from 5:30-8:00PM.

If you are interested in this opportunity please email:


Earn 60 hours of community service taking care of elementary students as a volunteer Cabin Leader during Spring Break, April 6-10

Pick up an application from the Student Activities Office or download one here!

11th-12th graders regardless of age are welcome to apply. 

For more information, you could also contact Cabin Leader Coordinator, Jack Michael at 831-332-0798 or

Volunteers needed for the Power School 4H Program on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30-6:00 at Glen View and Eliot schools.

Contact person is Michelle Gonzalez at 408-665-0807. 

Henry W. Coe State Park Seeks Volunteers!

March 21--8:30-2:00

Trail Work!

Meet at Hunting Hollow entrance on Gilroy Hot Springs Road. Parent Signature is required.

Hot Drinks and Donuts will be provided...but please bring your own lunch and water.

It is suggested that you wear a hat and bring your own gloves.

For more information or to RSVP please call 408-683-2247 or 408-842-6215


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

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


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