Our Team

We are a volunteer organization powered by volunteers, for volunteers. A combination of dedicated volunteers and staff members make up our core program team with a staff-to-volunteer ratio of 1 to 14. 

Executive Director

Carlen Haag

Founder &

Jaci Feinstein

Program Manager

Lucy Lu

Volunteer Engagement

Jessie Case

Manager -
Corporate Engagement

Teresa Miller

Community Engagement
Starbucks Service Fellow

Vanessa Chappins

Salesforce Administrator

Aarathi Shatagopam

Action Teams

At HandsOn, we believe in strengthening communities through volunteer action. That’s why we’re on a mission to make volunteering simple and accessible for people across San Diego. Our Action Teams are the crew working behind the scenes to make it happen. Find what you’re passionate about and explore the ways to get involved!