Friday, May 31, 2024  From 9:30 AM – 12:00 PM Come volunteer and help improve Willow Springs Park in Long Beach. Why: Volunteers play a crucial role in the restoration of wetlands, which are vital ecosystems supporting diverse plant and animal life while providing essential services like water purification, flood control, and carbon sequestration. Who: Breathe SoCal’s mission is Promoting…

As an integral part of DWC’s Workforce Development programming, the Learning Center offers a safe space for women seeking employment to search and apply for jobs and to participate in academic and vocational counseling sessions and job readiness workshops. Volunteers create a supportive, peaceful Learning Center environment by providing one-on-one assistance with computer questions, helping…

The Day Center is the point of entry for women coming through DWC’s doors: it provides access to three meals a day, clean bathrooms and showers, changes of clothes, an address for individuals to receive mail, case management, and medical services. Day Center volunteers support our Day Center team by welcoming participants; helping distribute toiletry…

Our Permanent Supportive Housing Program provides 119 units of comfortable, safe, and affordable housing without time limits as residents work towards personal stability. Residence hosts provide a welcoming, supportive atmosphere in the lobby of DWC’s permanent residences, welcoming and checking in with the women, signing for packages, answering the phone and door, and chatting with…

DWC’s Kitchen served over 260,000 meals in 2020 alone: our incredible Kitchen team serves three nutritious meals seven days a week and offers an important space for women to connect and to share a meal with each other. Kitchen volunteers help with meal preparation (e.g. chopping and measuring); help keep the kitchen clean and organized…

Provide basic cuts for unhoused and formerly unhoused women and gender diverse individuals. We work with your schedule! Unhoused and formerly unhoused women face many challenges, including lack of access to basic self-care routines that many of us take for granted, like regular haircuts, and the low self-esteem that goes along with it. You can…

Help DWC’s maintenance team keep the center and Permanent Supportive Residence clean and safe by helping with basic maintenance tasks such as power washing walkways, changing lightbulbs, removing debris, etc.

Help us keep our donations area clean and organized! The sooner we’re able to process and put away in-kind donations such as clothing, food, and home goods, the sooner we can get it out to the folks that need it. If you like to organize, this is a great opportunity for you! This opportunity is…

Help with various charity and community event projects. We do an annual 1-5K event each year that focuses on children and we always need help before the event and on the day of the event.

Those who participate in our volunteer-to-job program develop a personalized plan with SHARE! staff, learn necessary job skills, and build confidence. Training is available for jobs such as: administrative assistant, volunteer coordinator, fundraiser, marketing associate, receptionist, community organizer, referral specialist, meeting coordinator, and more.

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