Looking to help? Here are the opportunities for you!

Help At Risk

Help with grocery runs, deliveries, etc.

MV Helps

A program run by Mountain View residents for helping other at risk residents or healthcare professionals. Volunteering includes grocery runs, deliveries, and other related services. Seeking low risk, healthy individuals without immunocompromised family.


Email: mvhelpscommunity@gmail.com

Phone: 650-382-2677

Website and FAQ Page

Red Cross Blood Donation

In coordination with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Red Cross is seeking people who are fully recovered from the new coronavirus to sign up to donate plasma to help current COVID-19 patients. Patients who have fully recovered following a COVID-19 diagnosis may have antibodies in their plasma that can help those with serious or immediately life-threatening COVID-19 infections.

Santa Clara County Health Care Services

Currently in significant need for volunteers of all types to support staff in health care settings. This includes both people with direct patient care experience, as well as those with experience in administration and management, office specialties, logistics, environmental services/housekeeping/janitorial services, food service, pharmacy, lab work, social work, case management, information technology, nutrition and more.


Santa Clara Contact Tracing

Contact Tracing to identify people who have COVID-19 or may have been exposed to COVID-19. This work will interrupt chains of transmission, slowing the spread of the virus through Santa Clara County. Looking for volunteers over 18 years old.

Volunteers must:
  1. Be able to serve as a Disaster Service Worker with Santa Clara County for 32 to 40 hours per week for a minimum of 6 months, preferably 1 year
  2. Have access to high-speed internet and a computer
  3. Preferred: knowledge of health coaching and medical terminology (ideally health-related experience e.g. RN, LVN, medical assistant, nursing student, MD, medical student, paramedic, health coach or health educator, EMT)
  4. Have excellent customer service/interpersonal skills; strong typing and word processing skills; data entry skills
  5. Have strong written and verbal communications skills. Especially needed: individuals fluent in Spanish, Vietnamese, and Chinese
  6. Have excellent attention to detail
  7. Be able to work independently with minimal supervision

Phone: 650-947-2629
(Ann Hepenstal, City of Los Altos Emergency Preparedness Coordinator)

Interest Form


Help with COVID-19 by volunteering remotely or on-site. Features virtual and on-site volunteer opportunities to aid communities impacted by COVID-19. Thousands of volunteers are needed daily.


Community Services Agency

Food scarcity for our clients is growing while our volunteer force in the Food & Nutrition Center is shrinking. With the help of our caring community members, CSA will continue to be a safety net for those in need. I urge everyone to continue to reach out to CSA if you need help or are willing and able to contribute.


Phone: 650-964-4630
(Volunteer Coordinator)


Californians All

Government website for opportunities to volunteer in California. Volunteers can safely help their communities by following this guide developed in accordance with the California Department of Public Health’s safety guidelines while volunteering.



Student-run programs and professional services

Inara Middle School Mentoring

Inara is an organization dedicated to keeping middle school students engaged and motivated during quarantine as well as providing guidance through the transition from middle to high school. Currently recruiting motivated high school volunteers to serve as mentors for middle school students in the area. As Student Mentors, selected volunteers will have the opportunity to share their experience with younger students, earn volunteer hours, and develop interpersonal skills.


Email: outreach.inara@gmail.com

Application Form


Quarantutors is an organization of high school and college students across the world offering free online tutoring to K-12 students in need of academic support due to school closures caused by the recent COVID-19 outbreak. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, Quarantutors is committed to serving its community and nation as a whole in this time of limited student access to teachers, peers, and tutors due to government-mandated self-isolation. Looking for high school and college tutors.



Keep community spirits lifted!

Engaging with the Elders

Looking for talented volunteers willing to record some aspect of their talent (singing, poetry, dancing, etc.) to share online with the elderly. As a result of the Covid 19 pandemic many elders in nursing homes and care facilities are feeling increasingly isolated. The aim is to help combat the loneliness of our elders.


Email: engagingelders@gmail.com


QuaranTunes aims to create a community of musicians who share their skills and passions with aspiring musicians around the world. While our lessons are targeted at children ages 4-14, we also offer masterclasses taught by world-renowned professionals that are open to anyone. Our teachers are volunteers and all of our classes are free. However, we encourage a donation to our charitable cause in return for our services. We believe in the power of music to connect and bring joy to people around the world, especially in these hard times.