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Join our community partners for one-time volunteer opportunities to assist a community partner as they meet a community need. Sign-up for each of the Service Saturday events using the RSVP links below.  We will send you reminders of your registration and information to connect with the Site Contact for each event. 

Spring 2023 Service Saturdays Events

  • Saturday, February 4

    City of Chula Vista's Fitness Center Grand Opening

    Volunteer Time:

    • Saturday, February 4 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Location: Otay Community Center, 3554 Main Street, 91911

    Volunteer Roles:

    • Volunteers will assist in fitness center walkthrough for guests, use of equipment, and/or raffle and giveaways

    CSUSM Service Saturdays Registration for Service Learning Hours Tracking

    Site Contact for Questions: Jasmine Nunez, Recreation Supervisor III, jnunez@chulavistaca.gov, (619) 409-1995

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  • Friday, February 3rd, 10th, 15th (Virtual)

    Project LIKE- 7th Annual Virtual Global Literacy Fair

    Volunteer Time:

    • Complete the volunteer interest form by 5PM on Friday, February 3, 2023.
    • Submit a brief bio, image, and voiceover by 5PM on Friday, February 10, 2023.
    • Submit the lesson plan by 5PM on Wednesday, February 15, 2023

    Location: Remote/Virtual

    Volunteer Roles:

    • Project LIKE literacy leaders will support the virtual event by developing lesson plans for elementary youth related to various academic/career pathways and serve as voice actors for read-aloud activities. Project deliverables due by 2/15/23

    CSUSM Service Saturdays Registration for Service Learning Hours Tracking

    Site Contact for Questions: Edwina Williams, Program Director, projectlike365@gmail.com

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  • Saturday, February 25

    MAAC PROJECT Parent Engagement Summit

    Volunteer Time:

    • Saturday, February 25 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Location: 956 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista, CA 92084

    Volunteer Roles:

    • Direct participants to their workshop & community resource fair, help with set up and clean up

    CSUSM Service Saturdays Registration for Service Learning Hours Tracking

    Site Contact for Questions: Ramona Araiza, Sr. Manager Family & Community Services; raraiza@maacproject.org

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  • Saturday, March 18

    Solana Center for Environmental Innovation: Food Cycle Program – Compost Bin Harvest

    Volunteer Time:

    • Saturday, March 18 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Location: Solana Center for Environmental Innovation, 137 N. El Camino Real, Encintas, CA 92024

    Volunteer Roles:

    • Every month we need help harvesting finished compost. Volunteers assist with shoveling finished compost, sifting compost using our awesome trommel, and moving compost to curing station.

    CSUSM Service Saturdays Registration for Service Learning Hours Tracking

    Site Contact for Questions: Jessi Goralski, volunteer@solanacenter.org

    Website: https://solanacenter.org/inspire_events/food-cycle-program-march-harvest/

  • Saturday, March 18

    Agua Hedionda Lagoon Foundation – Tip Top Run

    Volunteer Time:

    • Saturday, March 18 from 7:30 am - 2:00 pm

    Location: 1580 Cannon Road, Carlsbad, CA 92008

    Volunteer Roles:

    • 5k/10k sign holders, set-up, tear-down, cheerleaders/dancers for finish line, costume judges, photographers, working food/drink booths, passing out swag bags etc.

    CSUSM Service Saturdays Registration for Service Learning Hours Tracking

    Site Contact for Questions: Carly Shields, Volunteer Manager, carly.shields@aguahedionda.org, 760-804-1969

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  • Saturday, May 20

    Solana Center for Environmental Innovation: Food Cycle Program – Compost Bin Harvest

    Volunteer Time:

    • Saturday, March 18 from 9:00 am - 11:00 am

    Location: Solana Center for Environmental Innovation, 137 N. El Camino Real, Encintas, CA 92024

    Volunteer Roles:

    • Every month we need help harvesting finished compost. Volunteers assist with shoveling finished compost, sifting compost using our awesome trommel, and moving compost to curing station.

    CSUSM Service Saturdays Registration for Service Learning Hours Tracking

    Site Contact for Questions: Jessi Goralski, volunteer@solanacenter.org

    Website: https://solanacenter.org/inspire_events/food-cycle-program-march-harvest/


Fall 2022 Service Saturdays Events



Questions? Please contact Department of Service Learning and Civic Engagement staff at servicelearning@csusm.edu or civicengagement@csusm.edu. Check out the Speaking of Democracy page for additional events.

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