Available Team Leader Opportunities

East County Horse Ranching
(Looking for up to 2 Team Leaders)
Organization: Challenge Ranch, Inc. 
Day/Time: 2nd & 4th Saturdays, 9:00am-noon
Part of Town: El Cajon
Description Volunteers help keep the ranch clean and beautiful! Projects range from light ranch work such as sweeping, sorting supplies, weeding, painting, and moving hay bales, depending on the needs for that day.

Food Pantry Project: Merchandising & Stocking 
(Looking for up to 4 Team Leaders)
Organization
: Jewish Family Service
Day/Time: Mondays, 10:00am-12:00pm
Part of Town: Kearny Mesa
Description: Volunteers are needed to help keep the Hand Up Youth Food Pantry and warehouse shelves stocked, organized, and clean. In addition, volunteers will be transporting food to the Corner Market from the warehouse. Volunteers will also make sure that displays are attractive and well maintained to enhance the shopping experience of their clients.

Habitat for Humanity ReStore (Looking for up to 8 Team Leaders)
Organization: Habitat for Humanity
Day/Time: Tuesdays, 10:00am-2:00pm & 2:00pm-6:00pm
Part of Town: Mission Valley
Description: The ReStore is a home improvement thrift store with a simple premise: by selling donated building materials, they can fund the construction of more Habitat homes. They need volunteers who can work as driver’s assistants, greeters, warehouse assistants, cashiers, and help with organizing and pricing inventory

Puppy Time: Clairemont
Organization Chihuahua Rescue of San Diego
Day/Time: 3rd Saturdays, 10:00am-2:00pm
Part of Town: Clairemont
Description Help Chihuahua mixes find their forever homes! As Team Leader, you will be directing both HandsOn and Chihuahua Rescue volunteers when to go in the pen with the dogs, walk the dogs, and hold the dogs. Your main role will to give volunteers instructions about their responsibilities and inform them about safety concerns with the dogs.

Puppy Time: Pacific Beach
Organization Chihuahua Rescue of San Diego
Day/Time: 2nd Saturdays, 10:00am-2:00pm
Part of Town: Pacific Beach
Description Help Chihuahua mixes find their forever homes! As Team Leader, you will be directing both HandsOn and Chihuahua Rescue volunteers when to go in the pen with the dogs, walk the dogs, and hold the dogs. Your main role will to give volunteers instructions about their responsibilities and inform them about safety concerns with the dogs.

Oceanside Pier Clean Up
Organization: Surfrider Foundation
Day/Time: 1st Saturdays, 9:00am-11:00am
Part of Town: Oceanside
Description: Join fellow volunteers in the fun-filled atmosphere of cleaning the beach! Volunteers will help Surfrider Foundation preserve one of San Diego's greatest treasures - it's coastline. Surfrider Foundation provides all necessary supplies and support. 

Seed to Preschool Urban Farm
Organization: North County Community Services
Day/Time: 1st Saturdays, 9:00am-12:00pm
Part of Town: Oceanside
Description: Spend the morning gardening with North County Community Services (NCCS) at the Balderrama Preschool, one of NCCS’s seven preschools. The NCCS preschools are working on building up their gardens at the preschools. The current gardens help grow 4000 lbs of fresh fruits and vegetables every year. This food is incorporated into the lunches and snacks served at NCCS preschools.

Sort Books for San Diego (Looking for up to 2 Team Leaders)
Organization: San Diego Book Project
Day/Time: 4th Saturdays, 9:00am-11:00am or 11:00am-1:00pm 
Part of Town: Downtown
Description: Volunteers sort, organize, shelve, and box used books for distribution to other non-profit groups. They unload and organize books from large containers on palettes onto book shelves in the warehouse (organized by category, e.g., fiction, how-to, mystery) or into packing boxes, as directed (for delivery to a particular group, e.g., elementary school or prison). 

Tecolote Canyon Preservation Crew
Organization: City of San Diego
Day/Time: 3rd Saturdays,  8:30am-10:30am (summer months) 9:00am-11:00am (November-May)
Part of Town: Mission Valley
Description Volunteers assist the Park Rangers with native species planting, invasive species removal, watering and other gardening tasks in the canyon. While removing invasive species, you can learn all about San Diego's native plants and ecosystem.

Email jessie@handsonsandiego.org if you are interested in leading a project(s) listed above or would like more information on becoming a Team Leader.