Children for Change

Children For Change Volunteer Opportunities

Children for Change is dedicated to helping others in our community. C4C invites families in participating schools (RVSD, Reed Union Schools and Davidson) and C4C alumni to sign up to volunteer on one of our curated volunteer opportunities.  All are appropriate for kids of all ages (except where noted).

Important notes for signing up for one of our C4C curated family volunteer opportunities:

  • Please indicate the TOTAL number of people volunteering. For example, if you are a family of 4 volunteering, please indicate 4 as the total number of volunteers.
  • All children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Information about our Partners:

  • Gilead House is a transitional home for homeless mothers and their children.  
  • Health Hub of Marin is coordinated by Marin Community Clinics.  At the health hubs, they provide free and bilingual services such as farmers market style food distribution, zumba, nutrition education, healthy taste tests, health screenings and information about community organizations
  • Homeward Bound is the primary provider of homeless shelters and services for homeless families and individuals in Marin.  They operate the Mill Street Shelter and Family Center.
  • Marin County Parks and Open Space manages Marin County Parks and engages a diverse cross-section of Marin residents in the active stewardship of parks and open space lands and facilities. 
  • Marin Humane Society brings animals and humans together, forging a bond that impacts not just homes, but makes neighborhoods happier and healthier. For over 100 years, they’ve been there to adopt, foster and advocate for animals, and so much more.
  • ExtraFood rescues excess fresh food from businesses and immediately delivering it to nonprofits serving Marin’s most vulnerable children, adults, and families
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Date (mm/dd/yyyy) Location Time (PST) C4C Volunteer Positions
11/13/2018 (Tue.) Gilead House, 1024 7th Street, Novato, CA 94945  6:15pm - 7:45pm  

Care for Kids at a Homeless Shelter (2)

Come play with the Gilead kids while their moms are in a group class. Read, play games and maybe help with homework! Please sign up only one volunteer per group.

 
1 of 2 slots filled
Allison Clark Clark
11/14/2018 (Wed.) Outside Marin Community Health Clinics, 3110 Kerner Blvd., San Rafael, CA  3:00pm - 5:00pm  

Farmer's Market-Style Food Bank (10)

Hand out food at the farmers-market style food bank

 
All slots filled
Liliana Espinosa (3)
Emily Martin (3)
Anne Altman (3)
lisa Wolin
Tyler & mom
11/18/2018 (Sun.) Civic Center Farmer's Market - South entrance to the market on the corner of Judge Haley and Peter Behr roads  12:30pm - 3:30pm  

Rescue Food from Being Wasted! "Glean" at the Farmer's Market (15)

You'll be amazed at how much food we can "rescue" from food waste. We'll gather excess from the farmers and deliver the fresh bounty to organizations in need. Volunteers "glean" and then drive to deliver the excess to organizations throughout Marin

 
5 of 15 slots filled
Stephanie Goldsborough
Kiersten Gaffney (3)
1 adult, 2 kids
Annelise Bauer
11/20/2018 (Tue.) Gilead House, 1024 7th Street, Novato, CA 94945  6:15pm - 7:45pm  

Care for Kids at a Homeless Shelter (2)

Come play with the Gilead kids while their moms are in a group class. Read, play games and maybe help with homework! Please sign up only one volunteer per group.

 
All slots filled
Stephanie Goldsborough (2)
11/21/2018 (Wed.) Marin Humane Society, 171 Bel Marin Keys Blvd., Novato  3:00pm - 3:45pm  

Give TLC to Adoptable Rabbits at Marin Humane Society (5)

Join us for Rabbit Romper Room at Marin Humane Society. The bunnies get a chance to romp and hop freely and socialize with people and when volunteering you can pet and play with these furry cuties.

 
All slots filled
Dael Tao (2)
Kai Morley (2)
Adult plus 2 kids
Sarah Ferner
1 adult, 2 kids
11/24/2018 (Sat.) Mill Street Shelter, 190 Mill St, San Rafael, CA 94901   5:15pm - 8:00pm  

Serve and Dine with Homeless - MAIN DISH

Each family can bring up to 4 guests. You will need to bring your dish ready to feed 55 people. A C4C Leader will be in touch with you closer to the date with more details. Main dish can be as "simple" as buying a bunch of roasted chickens!

 
Emily Elder

Serve and Dine with Homeless - SALAD

Each family can bring up to 4 guests. You will need to bring your dish ready to feed 55 people. A C4C Leader will be in touch with you closer to the date with more details and suggestions for preparing

 
Carolina Duvanced

Serve and Dine with Homeless - SIDE

Each family can bring up to 4 guests. You will need to bring your dish ready to feed 55 people. A C4C Leader will be in touch with you closer to the date with more details and suggestions for preparing

 
Katie Barger

Serve and Dine with Homeless - DESSERT

Each family can bring up to 4 guests. You will need to bring your dish ready to feed 55 people. A C4C Leader will be in touch with you closer to the date with more details and suggestions for preparing

 
Melissa Wahlstrom
11/27/2018 (Tue.) Gilead House, 1024 7th Street, Novato, CA 94945  6:15pm - 7:45pm  

Care for Kids at a Homeless Shelter (2)

Come play with the Gilead kids while their moms are in a group class. Read, play games and maybe help with homework! Please sign up only one volunteer per group.

 
All slots filled
Allison Clark Clark
Rachel Holbrook
11/28/2018 (Wed.) Outside Marin Community Health Clinics, 3110 Kerner Blvd., San Rafael, CA  3:00pm - 5:00pm  

Farmer's Market-Style Food Bank (10)

Hand out food at the farmers-market style food bank

 
All slots filled
Brook Wilkinson (5)
Manor
Celia Ostria (3)
Narahya Byrne (2)
Two kids and two adults... is that ok?
Homeward Bound's Family Center, 430 Mission Ave, San Rafael  6:00pm - 7:30pm  

Cook and Serve at Homeward Bound's Family Center (2)

This is a unique opportunity to provide a comforting meal to families at Homeward Bound's Family Center. You'll cook and serve at the Family Center. C4C kids are invited to participate in drawing therapy with the resident kids.

 
All slots filled
Amity Sadigursky
Jodie Barton
12/04/2018 (Tue.) Gilead House, 1024 7th Street, Novato, CA 94945  6:15pm - 7:45pm  

Care for Kids at a Homeless Shelter (2)

Come play with the Gilead kids while their moms are in a group class. Read, play games and maybe help with homework! Please sign up only one volunteer per group.

 
All slots filled
Laura Belluomini (2)
12/11/2018 (Tue.) Gilead House, 1024 7th Street, Novato, CA 94945  6:15pm - 7:45pm  

Care for Kids at a Homeless Shelter (2)

Come play with the Gilead kids while their moms are in a group class. Read, play games and maybe help with homework! Please sign up only one volunteer per group.

 
All slots filled
Stephanie Goldsborough
Kendra Gilberd
12/12/2018 (Wed.) Outside Marin Community Health Clinics, 3110 Kerner Blvd., San Rafael, CA  3:00pm - 5:00pm  

Farmer's Market-Style Food Bank (10)

Hand out food at the farmers-market style food bank

 
2 of 10 slots filled
Laura Belluomini (2)
Homeward Bound's Family Center, 430 Mission Ave, San Rafael  6:00pm - 7:30pm  

Cook and Serve at Homeward Bound's Family Center (2)

This is a unique opportunity to provide a comforting meal to families at Homeward Bound's Family Center. You'll cook and serve at the Family Center. C4C kids are invited to participate in drawing therapy with the resident kids.

 
All slots filled
Rachel Holbrook
Amanda Ramsey
12/16/2018 (Sun.) Civic Center Farmer's Market - South entrance to the market on the corner of Judge Haley and Peter Behr roads  12:30pm - 3:30pm  

Rescue Food from Being Wasted! "Glean" at the Farmer's Market (15)

You'll be amazed at how much food we can "rescue" from food waste. We'll gather excess from the farmers and deliver the fresh bounty to organizations in need. Volunteers "glean" and then drive to deliver the excess to organizations throughout Marin

 
12 of 15 slots filled
Susie Shaw (4)
Kelly Natenshon (4)
2 adults, 2 kids
Anne Altman (4)
2 kids 2 adults
12/18/2018 (Tue.) Gilead House, 1024 7th Street, Novato, CA 94945  6:15pm - 7:45pm  

Care for Kids at a Homeless Shelter (2)

Come play with the Gilead kids while their moms are in a group class. Read, play games and maybe help with homework! Please sign up only one volunteer per group.

 
12/19/2018 (Wed.) Marin Humane Society, 171 Bel Marin Keys Blvd., Novato  3:00pm - 3:45pm  

Give TLC to Adoptable Rabbits at Marin Humane Society (5)

Join us for Rabbit Romper Room at Marin Humane Society. The bunnies get a chance to romp and hop freely and socialize with people and when volunteering you can pet and play with these furry cuties.

 
All slots filled
Kate Gustin (2)
Sienna Driegert
Amanda Ramsey (2)
12/22/2018 (Sat.) Mill Street Shelter, 190 Mill St, San Rafael, CA 94901   5:15pm - 8:00pm  

Serve and Dine with Homeless - MAIN DISH

Each family can bring up to 4 guests. You will need to bring your dish ready to feed 55 people. A C4C Leader will be in touch with you closer to the date with more details. Main dish can be as "simple" as buying a bunch of roasted chickens!

 

Serve and Dine with Homeless - SALAD

Each family can bring up to 4 guests. You will need to bring your dish ready to feed 55 people. A C4C Leader will be in touch with you closer to the date with more details and suggestions for preparing

 
kelly eyler

Serve and Dine with Homeless - SIDE

Each family can bring up to 4 guests. You will need to bring your dish ready to feed 55 people. A C4C Leader will be in touch with you closer to the date with more details and suggestions for preparing

 

Serve and Dine with Homeless - DESSERT

Each family can bring up to 4 guests. You will need to bring your dish ready to feed 55 people. A C4C Leader will be in touch with you closer to the date with more details and suggestions for preparing

 
Christy Haddad
12/25/2018 (Tue.) Gilead House, 1024 7th Street, Novato, CA 94945  6:15pm - 7:45pm  

Care for Kids at a Homeless Shelter (2)

Come play with the Gilead kids while their moms are in a group class. Read, play games and maybe help with homework! Please sign up only one volunteer per group.

 
12/26/2018 (Wed.) Outside Marin Community Health Clinics, 3110 Kerner Blvd., San Rafael, CA  3:00pm - 5:00pm  

Farmer's Market-Style Food Bank (10)

Hand out food at the farmers-market style food bank

 
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