Volunteer Opportunities

Interested in volunteering at Upward Bound House? Contact us at volunteer@upwardboundhouse.org for more information on how to get involved. 
The Young Professionals Board (YPB) supports Upward Bound House through fundraising, awareness and professional assistance, thereby furthering the agency's mission of eliminating homelessness among families with children. 
What:  As a part of our program, we offer classes to the parents in residence to help them transition to permanent housing, independent lives and healthy lifestyles.  Who:  Professionals such as human resources professionals, personal financial planner, nutritionists, psychologists (to name a few professionals who have recently volunteered their time!)   When:  Weekday evenings, Monday through Wednesday Where:  Family Place (Santa Monica) Contact:  Volunteer Coordinator - volunteer@upwardboundhouse.org
What:  While parents are taking life skills classes, we offer enrichment programs to the children in residence.  We need volunteers to help play games, coordinate activities, facilitate arts and crafts or simply be a mentor.  Who:  Adults When:  Weekday evenings (Monday through Wednesday) from 6:00 - 7:00 pm. Where:  Intergenerational Center (Santa Monica) Contact: Volunteer Coordinator - volunteer@upwardboundhouse.org
What:  We have on-going needs for volunteers to help with answering phones, general office needs and donation sorting. We also have specific project-based needs. Who:  Adults When:  Weekdays during regular business hours Where:  Family Place (Santa Monica) Contact:  Volunteer Coordinator - volunteer@upwardboundhouse.org