Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer OpportunitiesQuality and attentive Volunteers who give their time and skills are welcomed in various areas on campus: tutors, teachers’ aids and activity assistants in the areas of academics, life skills, recreation and vocational training. The process for a potential volunteer is to attend an Orientation where you will receive detailed information about Casa Pacifica, tour campus, attend training with training staff and determine if your schedule and skills will match campus schedule and needs. Once you have attended the Orientation you will proceed with filling out an application to start the on campus volunteer registration.

Casa Pacifica adheres to thorough Pre-Training Requirements for Volunteers that consist of the following:
• Volunteers are required to be 21 year of age due to licensing requirements
• Volunteers are requested to to commit to one year of a consistent agreed upon schedule
• Volunteers are required to attend (1) half day of training and RSVP prior to training date
• Volunteers are required to complete a local *Livescan fingerprinting (*screened through the Dept. of Justice/FBI)
• Volunteers are required to complete a local test for TB (test can be administered on site at Casa Pacifica Clinic) 

On Campus Volunteer Opportunities

Librarians - Tuesdays from 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Non-Public School (NPS) assist in the classrooms-mornings
Barbers/Haircuts ( boys & Girls) – evenings

For additional Volunteer inquiries contact Morgan Tandy, Volunteer Coordinator at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or (805) 366-4022.

Become an Angel

Since the Angels’ inception, the group has raised over 3 million dollars for the children of Casa Pacifica. Each volunteer has a heart made of gold, the attitude of a saint, and the strong desire to make a difference. If we’ve just described you, consider becoming an Angel. more...  For more information please contact the Development office at (805) 366-4011 or e-mail: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Become an Amigo

Inspired by the Angels auxiliary, two men started the Amigos in 2004 to fulfill the need for more positive male role models in the lives of Casa Pacifica’s kids.  The goal is to provide activities that teach basic life skills, teamwork, sportsmanship and fair play. more...For more information please contact the Development office at (805) 366-4011 or e-mail: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Casa Pacifica Wine, Food & Brew Festival

We need numerous student and adult volunteers to help us put on Ventura County’s premiere wine and food tasting event. Students are eligible to earn community service hours by working the day-of event. Adults are needed and encouraged to help with event set up as well as 1-hour shifts on Sunday, the day-of event. Please note that volunteers who also plan to attend the festival will need to purchase tickets. Please join us as we try to raise much needed funds to help abused, neglected and at-risk children and their families. For more information please contact the Development office at (805) 366-4011.

Tutoring

Our preschool, non-public and county schools need tutors during and after school hours. The schools need volunteers to tutor students in reading, math, electives and homework. One-to-one assistance gives students the time and attention they need to excel in school.

Activities

Volunteers are needed to assist counselors and supervisors in developing and implementing activities with a therapeutic value. These include sports, team events, cultural activities, dance, music, and arts and crafts. If you have any special talents that you would like to share, please call our volunteer coordinator.

Independent Living

This program teaches children basic life skills. Volunteers are needed to teach social, hygiene, cooking, cleaning and laundry skills.

The Cottages-Shelter/Residential

In the cottages (crisis care and residential treatment), volunteers are needed to assist with homework, reading, outings with staff and any other after-school projects and activities.

Vocational Education

Students ages 13+ are offered a four-week training program in which they learn skills for finding employment in many areas on and off campus. The training program covers applications and resumes, work ethics, professionalism, career counseling and role-playing interviews. If you are interested in assisting in this program or being a vocational speaker, please call Carrie Hughes, Director of Development and Public Relations at (805) 366-4011.

Cloud 9

Built by dedicated Angels and on-campus volunteers, Cloud 9 is Casa Pacifica’s on-campus student store. The store represents a unique incentive program as children must earn behavior points in order to shop. Cloud 9 program offers our children the opportunity to understand the responsibilities of money and the reward of proper behavior. Cloud 9 solely offers products donated by generous community members and businesses. Steady and up-to-date supplies are always needed and, of course, appreciated by the children. If you are interested in Campus Volunteering please contact Cloud 9 at (805) 366-4022 or e-mail: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).



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