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Fall 2022 Service Saturdays Events

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. 

  • Friday, September 23 and Saturday September 24

    Double Peak Challenge // Boys and Girls Club & The Friends of San Marcos

    Volunteer Times

    • Friday, September 23 from 3:00 - 7:00 pm
    • Saturday, September 24 from 6:30 am - 1:00 pm

    Location: San Elijo and Double Peak Challenge Course

    Volunteer Roles:

    • Volunteer to help at the Annual Double Peak Challenge! This race is quickly becoming one of the best trail races in the County and we need a lot of volunteers to make the event run smoothly. Volunteers are needed on Friday, 9/23 and on race day, Saturday, 9/24.

      There's something for everyone, so if you're not running or participating in the event, gather your friends and family and spend the morning with us at this fun community event. 

      Partial proceeds from The Double Peak Challenge go towards The Boys and Girls Club of San Marcos and The Friends of San Marcos Parks & Recreation! 

      Volunteer coordinators will be available to sign community service sheets for students. 

    CSUSM Service Saturdays Registration for Service Learning Hours Tracking

    Double Peak Challenge Volunteer Sign Up

    Website for Event

    Site Contact for Questions:  Francisco Madriz at

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  • Saturday, September 24

    Hollywood in San Diego // Hospice of the North Coast

    Volunteers Times

    • Various, Saturday, September 24 from 6:00 pm

    Location: Carlsbad Flower Fields

    Volunteer Roles:

    • There are a myriad of volunteer opportunities from set up of tables, drink stations, greeting attendees, taking pictures, serving beverages and dinner. It’s a unique event highlighting movies made in San Diego with live art tableaus, auctions and farm to table food all benefiting Hospice of the North Coast.

    CSUSM Service Saturdays Registration for Service Learning Hours Tracking

    Website for Event

    Site Contact for Questions: Jessica Martin at

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  • Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1

    City of Chula Vista's Champion's 5K Run

    Deadline to register is Friday, September 16

    Volunteers Times

    • Friday, September 30 from 4:00 - 7:30 pm
    • Saturday, October 1 from 6:30 am - 11:00 am

    Location: Olympic Training Center

    Volunteer Roles:

    • Volunteers will assist with set up, to water stations, check in, t-shirt distribution, registration, games, ticket sales.

    CSUSM Service Saturdays Registration for Service Learning Hours Tracking

    City of Chula Vista Volunteer Registration

    • Click "Register Now" tab and search "Volunteer" to sign up

    Website for Event 

    Site Contact for Questions: Aaron Ruiz, 

    City of Chula Vista Champion's 5K Run Flyer

  • Saturday, October 15

    Alzheimer’s San Diego Walk4ALZ 2022

    Deadline to register is September 30

    Volunteer Time:  6:00 am - 10:00 am (shift times and positions descriptions)

    Location: Balboa Park

    Volunteer Roles:

    • Seeking volunteers to assist with handing out water to runners, cheering on runners from the finish line, festival area clean up, greeting runners along with registration support and many more roles! 

    CSUSM Service Saturdays Registration for Service Learning Hours Tracking

    Website For Event:  

    Site Contact for Questions: Adrianna McCollum,

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

Community Partner looking to post a Service Saturday Opportunity?

Please fill out our request form.