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Volunteer Opportunities For information about volunteer opportunities with the City of San Leandro and local nonprofit organizations go to the Recreation and Human Services Department section of the City’s website at

Casa Peralta Docents Age 18 years & up We need your help with this San Leandro historic treasure! Free training and handbook will prepare you to act as a guide for visitors to this Historic House Museum. Learn about Rancho San Antonio and the proud Peraltas whose vast cattle ranch once spread over 44,000 acres of the East Bay. Call Patty Mallari at 577-3975.

Human Services Ongoing • Age 14 years & up There are many community-based organizations that serve San Leandro residents and could use your volunteer help. Would you like to volunteer at a food bank or help persons with Alzheimer’s or youth with disabilities? The Recreation and Human Services Department can connect you with organizations that can use your help. For a list of volunteer opportunities go to: or call 577-3463.

Senior Services Ongoing • Age 18 years & up Make a difference by sharing your experience, expertise and time! Take part in special projects and events, perform clerical and administrative duties, meet and greet visitors, lead tours, help with attendance check-in for classes and workshops, prepare and serve food, set-up and tear down. For information, call 577-6053.

Community Library Age 14 years & up The beautiful Main Library could use your help! Adults may volunteer in the Friends of the Library Bookstore and/or Gift Shop. Volunteers also assist in the children’s department, shelving books, and a variety of other library tasks. You should be in good physical shape and enjoy working with the public. For adult volunteer opportunities contact Mary Lee Barr at 577-3986. For teen volunteer opportunities, contact Chris Selig, 577-3957. For Friends of the Library or Gift Shop, contact Nancy Fong, 577-3947. Adult and teen volunteers are also welcome at the new Manor Library. Contact 577-7971.

Project Literacy

Senior programs and activities are held at: San Leandro Senior Community Center • 13909 E. 14th St. Marina Community Center • 15301 Wicks Blvd. Senior Volunteer Orientation Day

Age 18 years & up Project Literacy provides free tutoring and support for adults who want to improve reading and writing skills. Be a tutor! Meet with your student for only 2 hours a week. Tutor training and materials provided. Contact Cinda Mariscal, 577-3944.

Computer Tutors

Graffiti We Need Your Help with Vandalism and Graffiti Every year the City spends valuable time and resources removing graffiti from our City parks. We need the entire community to get involved and report any acts of vandalism, graffiti or suspicious activity.

Age 18 years & up The library is recruiting volunteers with experience using the World Wide Web to demonstrate Internet basics to patrons. For information, call Patty Mallari at 577-3975.

911. . . . . . . . . . Emergency situations only

City Hall Office Volunteers

577-3400 . . . . After hours message line to report graffiti, street light outages,abandoned shopping carts, potholes, street tree issues or other maintenance requests.

Ongoing • Age 18 years & up Provide supplemental support for various departments at City Hall. Volunteers should enjoy working in a busy office environment. Routine tasks include preparing mailings, answering telephones, copying materials and other miscellaneous jobs. City Hall volunteers can also work at the information kiosk. For information, call 577-3463.


• Customer Service 577-3462

577-2740 . . . . Non Emergency Police 577-3440 . . . . Report broken playground and park equipment 577-3448 . . . . Report graffiti in your neighborhood

Summer 2012 Guide  

Activities Guide

Summer 2012 Guide  

Activities Guide