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Health-Specific Volunteer Resources

Exploring Health Career's Pre-Health Enrichment Program Database
Search the database for student summer programs in health located throughout California and nationwide.

Community Health Partnership of Santa Clara County
CHP provides volunteer and internship information for clinics located within Santa Clara County.

San Francisco Community Clinic Consortium
The SFCCC provides volunteer and internship information for human and veterinary clinics located within San Francisco.


Local Volunteer Agencies

Hands on Bay Area - Volunteer Center
"Hands On Bay Area (HOBA) creates opportunities for people to volunteer, learn and lead in their communities. We manage 120 direct-service projects a month and offer educational programming to help volunteers become well-informed community leaders."

The Volunteer Center - Serving San Francisco and San Mateo counties
"The Volunteer Center partners with over 1,500 nonprofits in San Francisco and San Mateo Counties. On this site, you are able to search hundreds of local volunteer opportunities throughout the Bay Area - both ongoing opportunities and one-day volunteer events, appropriate for both individuals and groups."


State-wide Service Opportunities

California Volunteers
California Volunteers provides volunteer opportunities state-wide and oversees programs including AmeriCorps. Site has a searchable database for volunteer opportunities; may sort by opportunities available to teens.


National Service Opportunities

Energize - Youth and Students in Service
A resource web site for volunteer managers working with youth in community service, leadership and civic engagement. Contains an extensive list of resources on volunteering, service learning and related "hot topics".

Idealist.org
"Idealist is a project of Action Without Borders, a nonprofit organization founded in 1995 with offices in the United States and Argentina. Idealist is an interactive site where people and organizations can exchange resources and ideas, locate opportunities and supporters, and take steps toward building a world where all people can lead free and dignified lives." Contains a searchable database of national and international volunteer opportunities.

Kids Care
The mission of Kids Care Clubs is to develop compassion and the spirit of charity in children through hands-on service projects that benefit the needy in their local and global communities.

Kids Voting USA
Kids Voting USA is a nonprofit, nonpartisan grassroots organization working with schools and communities to enhance civics education and provide youth with voting experience at official polls on election days.

Youth4DirectRelief
Youth4DirectRelief is a community of like-minded students working together to raise awareness about global health and fundraise for Direct Relief International to improve the health and lives of people affected by poverty, disaster, and civil unrest.

Network for good
Contains a searchable database of national and international volunteer opportunities. May also look for teen-specific opportunities.

VolunteerMatch
Contains a searchable database of national and local volunteer opportunities.

Youth Service America
"Making service the common expectation and the common experience of all young Americans," Youth Service America (YSA) is a resource center and premier alliance of more than 300 organizations committed to increasing the quantity and quality of opportunities for young Americans to serve locally, nationally, or globally.

Youth Volunteer Corps of America
The Youth Volunteer Corps promotes civic responsibility through volunteerism among youth ages 11-18. The program draws young people from diverse ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds and actively involves them in community problem solving through volunteer service.


International Service Opportunities

A Broader View
A non-profit organization that arranges volunteer trips for spring break journeys and humanitarian missions.

Cross Cultural Solutions
A nonprofit that addresses critical global issues through volunteer work in communities.

Career Advancement Academy Surgical Technology Financial Aid

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