Volunteer Opportunities

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Most volunteer activities require only a few hours of your time.  In most cases our VPS volunteers will be coordinated by the sponsoring organization as pass through volunteersFor any VPS-sponsored events our volunteer coordinator will be responsible for coordinating your efforts. 

If you would like to become involved in helping to coordinate VPS activities or helping with administrative and internet tasks please let us know.  We encourage your participation in VPS and welcome you to share your talents.

Following is a list of organizations with Ongoing Volunteer opportunities.

Ongoing Volunteer Opportunities

Your Sustainable City
Palm Springs is working on many initiatives for sustainability and green development. You can read about these efforts at the following website www.yoursustainablecity.com. If you are interested in knowing how you can help, use this email link to volunteer: michele.mician@palmsprings-ca.gov


Desert Regional Medical Center
Volunteering at the Desert Regional Medical Center would be ideal for those interested in the medical field. The Center has many volunteer opportunities in the following areas: Admitting, ICU, Nursing Floors, Front Lobby, Hanson House, Gift Shop, etc. For more information on volunteering, call (760) 323-6394. Desert Regional Medical Center is located at 1150 N Indian Canyon Dr Palm Springs, CA 92262. Before volunteering, you will need to fill out an application, go through an orientation and background check. Visit the DRMC website to learn more: desertregional.com


Friends of the Palm Springs Animal Shelter
4810 Camino Paracela, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone: 760-323-8151
The Friends of the Palm Springs Animal Shelter are always looking for volunteers. If you'd like to volunteer, email us at Palm Springs Animal Shelter, or visit our website at psanimalshelter.org


Domestic Abuse Helpline for Men and Women
Volunteers are needed as Answering Service Operators (take information from callers and direct them to the right person) or a Helpline Advocate (take and counsel people who call the helpline). To be an Answering Service Operator, you have to take 30 hours of training online and commit to at least one 12 hour shift per week. Helpline Advocates have to make a one year commitment. For more information, email dahmwagency@gmail.com.


Palm Springs Youth League
Do you enjoy being active? Do you like working around children? Volunteers will oversee youth in baseball and softballs areas as well as help out in other ways. The Palm Springs Youth League's Office is located at 3965 Mesquite Ave Palm Springs, CA 92262. To start the volunteering process, visit their website at tshq.bluesombrero.com.


Palm Springs International Film Society
Palm Springs International Film Society needs volunteers to help out at theatres, the festival office and at several different special events held during the year. Volunteers can help with crowd control inside and outside an event, work in the office, take tickets and much more. You do have to wear a uniform but there are benefits to volunteering. After you volunteer a certain amount of time, you get a voucher to see a performance. For more information, visit their website at: www.psfilmfest.org


Palm Springs Air Museum
The volunteer program at the Palm Springs Air Museum consists of Docents, Visitor Services, Gift Shop Clerks, Restoration Workers, Plane Handlers and Library assistants. The Palm Springs Air Museum is also classified as a World War II History Museum. History buffs or those that have intimate knowledge of WW II would surely enjoy themselves as they volunteered for the Museum. For more information, visit the museum's website: palmspringsairmuseum.org


Mizell Senior Center
There are many volunteer opportunities available through the Mizell Senior Center. Please contact Tom Hengy, Manager Of Volunteer Services at (760) 323-5689 (email:ThomasH@mizell.org) to find a volunteer match for you.
Business Phone: 760-323-5689. Website: www.mizell.org For an online volunteer application, click Here

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